Category: Central Florida

Find where you can eat, stay and play when traveling to Central Florida with or without kids.

Couples Getaway – Innisbrook Golf Resort – Much More than Just Golf

My husband and I love staying on golf resorts. But the funny thing is, we are not golfers. I think there is this almost limiting idea that if you don’t play golf that there will be little else for you … Continue reading

Visiting Universal Studios in Florida with Young Kids

Here’s the deal. I’m not a fan of amusement park rides. I love visiting amusement and theme parks, but I detest going on the rides. I get thrill enough of seeing my kids and husband having fun while I watch … Continue reading

Family Convenience at the Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando Florida

We are back in Orlando! This time to Universal. I waited for us to head to Universal until my youngest was five years old, since, unlike Disney, this park seems to be more for kids five and up. At least most … Continue reading

Visit Tampa – Quick Tour – Video

Tampa is a city that is definitely on the up and up. Full of great, unique restaurants and tons of activities and festivals. Find out what there is to do in this cool city. Visit Tampa – Quick Tour – … Continue reading

Wanna Know What To Do in Tampa, Florida in 48 Hours

Sometimes our travels simply don’t allow us to stay in a place for a week. However, every little bit counts and in a 48 hour, with a good plan in hand, you can have a great time learning as much … Continue reading

Tampa Restaurants – Where to Eat While Visiting Tampa

You want to know what the biggest surprise of visiting Tampa was? The restaurants! They aren’t just your normal type, but institutions jam packed with history, culture and truly unique food fare. Tampa Restaurants – A Taste for Everyone Columbia … Continue reading

Lights on Tampa – Downtown Tampa, Florida

Once per year, Tampa gets lit up. And it’s not during the holiday season, but a unique collection of artists get together and decorate Downtown Tampa. Lights on Tampa Festival What Lights on Tampa is All About This is a … Continue reading

Visit Tampa Bay – History and Facts That You Didn’t Know

Are you ready to be totally surprised? I was when I started planning my trip to Tampa Bay area. I had no idea the history, the importance and the up comeuppance of this really cool city. After visiting the Tampa … Continue reading

An Unlikely Spot for a Manatee Viewing Center – Tampa, Florida

Manatees are some of the coolest animals you can possibly see in the wild. It’s kind of like walking along a trail and bumping into Black bear, truly awe inspiring. My family and I are huge Manatee lovers and fans. … Continue reading

The Oldest and Most Iconic Restaurant in Florida – Columbia Restaurant Tampa

Historic restaurants are my absolute favorite spots to check out when visiting different cities. My family and have had the pleasure of eating at the oldest restaurant in the United States while visiting Boston. I’ve had a date with my hubby … Continue reading

Tampa Bay History Center – Get the Low-Down on Tampa, Florida

Here’s the real low-down. I have been to a couple of history centers in various cities in the past, and the best recommendation I had about them was that they were great cures for insomnia. So, to say the least, I was … Continue reading

Oxford Exchange Tampa – Dine with the Movers and Shakers of Tampa, Florida

Every city has a restaurant that is known to be the ‘Mover’s and Shaker’s’ go-to spot. Kind of like when you hear people in Hollywood say, “Let’s do lunch”, if they were in Tampa they would be heading to the … Continue reading

The Florida Aquarium – Afternoon for Kids

One of the fun things about Tampa is that everything is so close to one another you can easily fit several fun activities for kids in one day without overtiring them or driving them around too much. A good, easy … Continue reading

Eat Like the Native Indians of Tampa at Ulele Restaurant

From my brief visit to Tampa, Florida I can sum it up like this: Tampa is on the up and up! Everywhere you look there is construction going on, remodeling, re-inventing, and reinvigorating a city that at one point was one … Continue reading

Learning Adventure – Visit the Glazer Children’s Museum in Tampa, Florida

When traveling with kids, I find that the children’s museums, where ever available, is a great starting point to teach kids about the local culture and history. Visiting the Glazer Children’s Museum was an immediate intro to what Tampa, Florida was about, from an … Continue reading

Staying in Downtown Tampa – Location is Key

Location, location, location. Staying in Downtown Tampa is truly the way to start your Tampa trip. Tampa in itself is a walkable a city with plenty of things to do and see. However, when you stay along the river, and … Continue reading

Pampering Yourself at the Epicurean Hotel in Tampa

My stay at the Epicurean Hotel was much more than just a regular visit. In a truly long time, I dove into self-care. And what better place than at the in-house spa at the Epicurean – Evangeline Spa. The motto … Continue reading

Restaurants in Tampa – The Élevage Restaurant Experience

Two things you need to know: 1. If you’re staying at the Epicurean Hotel you have to eat at least once at their in-house signature restaurant – Élevage Restaurant 2. If you’re staying in Tampa or living here, you must make a … Continue reading

Why the Epicurean Hotel Is In a Class of It’s Own

One of the things I enjoy most before a trip is doing all the research about the best hotels to stay at in any location. My first go to search always heads to boutique hotels.  And the mother of uniqueness and … Continue reading

Wanna See What Punta Manabique in Guatemala Looks Like?

I’d love to show you what the real Punta Manabique looks like, but the waves were way too choppy for us to get to it. So instead we got to another area which is a deserted island like spot. It had … Continue reading

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