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Staying at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach – An Elegant, Historic Luxury Experience

Visiting Palm Beach County Florida year after year I have discovered what I want for my family and me to experience. And The Breakers Hotel has been on the top of my must-do list. We have visited the hotel two years ago, for a dining experience. But really, that was just a tease. Finally, after […]

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Medieval Times Orlando – A Photo Adventure

When I was 18 years old, a freshman at University, I came home to visit my family for the first time after leaving. As a celebration, my folks, took my brother and me to a Medieval Times restaurant. To say the least, I have great memories of spending time with them while being totally entertained. […]

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Dolphins Plus – Amazing Swimming with Dolphins Adventure

When visiting the Florida Keys there are certain things that everyone must do. Ride a motorcycle across the 7 – mile bridge, go for a sunset party on Mallory Square, enjoy the nightlife on Duval Street and go swimming with dolphins. For our trip we stayed on two main Keys – Key Largo and Key […]

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Live Music and Legendary Fun at Sloppy Joes Key West

When learning about all the different places to visit in Key West, Sloppy Joe’s Bar is probably one of the most legendary and traditional of all. When I contacted Sloppy Joe’s, they recommended if you come with kids it would be better to come for lunch, at night it turns more into a live music […]

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Key West Bike Rentals – The Best Way to Learn History of Key West

What is the best way to learn all you can about the place you are visiting? How about a bike tour. And where is biking totally appropriate and fun? Key West, Florida. I found Key Lime Bike Tours via Tripadvisor. What immediately got my attention was not only do you get a fun tour of […]

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An Unknown Secret for the Florida Keys Vacation Rentals

Have you ever considered staying on a Marina? I’m not talking about only on a sailboat, but in a luxury condo, as well? These types of difficult choices are only to be made when you start searching for Florida Keys Vacation Rentals. As you can see, they are truly tough choices indeed. When I was […]

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Restaurants in Key West – Hogfish Bar and Grill – A Local’s Secret

When visiting the Florida Keys eating at fun seafood restaurants are just as important to visit as the historical places that put this place on the map such as Sloppy Joe’s and Captain Tony’s or anything Ernest Hemingway. The latter restaurants and bars are more for the nighttime partying scene, and seafood joints on the […]

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Our Mini Honeymoon Motorcycle Road Trip – How About Renting a Harley Davidson?

After eleven years of marriage my husband and I are going on an ‘official’ mini honeymoon. Or in other words, romantic getaway. Technically we never had a honeymoon since we got married and immediately moved to Costa Rica. Now, instead of planning to move to a new country, I got to plan a totally cool […]

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Deerfield Beach Restaurants – Put Oceans 234 at the Top of Your List

Did you know that brunch can be one of the most interesting meals offered by restaurants? Breakfast is probably one of the most favorite meals and when it is infused with lunch this gives the chef complete freedom to create meals that you wouldn’t normally have. And when this takes place in restaurants like Oceans […]

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Drinking, Dancing and Dining – Date Night at BB King Blues Club

This is a bit embarrassing to admit, but my husband and I haven’t gone dancing in almost a decade. Before we had kids we used to go out to clubs, listen to live music, dance. Then somehow, without us even realizing it, ten years have flown by. Now it is time to regain a bit […]

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JBs on the Beach Restaurant – What a Great Surprise

If I can describe our visit to JB’s on the Beach Restaurant in Deerfield Beach, Florida, one word comes to mind immediately – FUN! When we visited my parents in West Palm Beach for the third year in a row, I decided it was time to venture a bit further from City Place and the restaurants there. […]

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Where Can You Have Fine Dining With a Laid Back Beach Feel – Jupiter Beach Resort

My family has a tradition. Whenever we finish a road trip, we always end it with a bang. For our grand finale restaurant I found Jupiter Beach Resort and made reservations at Sinclair’s Restaurant. The goal was to arrive for the sunset, chill outside while the kids played on the beach or hammocks. Unfortunately when […]

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Looking for Fun and Different Places to Eat in Florida – This Gourmet Deli Will Surprise You!

Confession time – I am probably the only New Yorker who has never eaten at a gourmet deli. Crazy, I know! So when my family and I traveled in Florida I decided it was time to introduce my kids to a real delicatessen. The main reason why delis even came up on my radar was because […]

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Villas of Grand Cypress – A Splurge That Everyone Needs to Take

By the time we arrived to Villas of Grand Cypress we’ve been traveling for over a week and needed some serious downtime. When I arranged our reservation I only had one night in mind before heading back home. That all changed within the first hour and I immediately modified it to two nights and a late […]

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Who Wants to be a Nascar Driver for a Day? Me, Me!

Ever wanted to become a nascar driver? I’ve toyed with the idea, but nothing more than pretend. After visiting the Daytona International Speedway, my son(s) became a bit obsessive with the idea. Sure boys want to be car racers, who doesn’t? But realistically, it will not be happening in our foreseeable future.  But wouldn’t it be great […]

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Resorts in Orlando Florida – Staying in a Luxury Suite Without Breaking the Bank

Resorts in Orlando Florida are everywhere. Finding the right one is a challenge onto itself. Most offer luxury rooms, villas, suites at luxury prices. Meaning, they are way out of our budget. When I found Blue Heron Beach Resort, I truly couldn’t believe their rates. I had to call them a couple of times to […]

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Ripley’s Believe it or Not Orlando – Is it Kid Friendly?

Last time I visited a Ripley’s Believe it or Not was over twenty years ago. When I realized there was a Ripley’s in Orlando Florida I was determined to take my kids to see it. I grew up with the Ripley’s Believe it or Not show, I love trivia and completely absurd yet real facts […]

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Florida Legoland – We Finally Arrived!

My planning for Legoland began in December 2012. That was a long time to wait for a cool place. But it was a great way to keep my kids behaving (for the most part) during the year knowing that the carrot at the end of the reward stick was Legoland. So you can imagine how […]

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Hotels Near Legoland Florida – Fewer Than You Think

Legoland has been our family’s wish list for well over a year.  At first I considered staying in Orlando, so we can add a few more attractions to the time there, but one hour drive in each direction was just too much. So an alternative plan came into action. Stay as close as possible to Legoland, […]

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Who Wants to See the Weeki Wachee Mermaid Show?

Weeki Wachee National State Park came on my radar when I was planning a trip through Northern Florida as a place to stop and see real mermaids swim. Wait – what? Mermaids? That was my reaction when I first heard about it. And after that all I wanted was to see the Weeki Wachee Mermaid […]

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