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Downtown Mount Dora: Live, Love, Explore

Do you like the feel of a small town, meandering through tree lined streets, finding hidden antique shops or a village market? If you answer “yes” then you will love downtown Mount Dora. This is the kind of place I picture an old fashioned 4th of July parade and picnic to take place. With Donnelly […]

Epcot Disneyworld: Discover Future World, Then and Now

Epcot Disneyworld is by far my favorite theme park. It may not be where people go when they want thrill rides like Busch Gardens. It may not be the magical place of fairytales like Magic Kingdom. However, since I first visited in 1984, this park has sparked my imagination more than any other. Back then, […]

Trans Stars: Witness These Genuine Works of Art and Become Inspired

There is something about watching a drag show that leaves you feeling spectacular. I don’t know why. As a woman I often feel self conscious of my looks, especially now that I am no spring chicken. However, when I see how these trans stars shine, I can’t help but feel amazing as well. Watching these […]

Things to do in Jacksonville FL: Discover Hidden Gems

Tired of the usual vacation spots? Looking for something different? Jacksonville may not have the thrill of Orlando, but if you look closely, you will find some hidden gems. Located in the northeastern part of the state, there are several things to do in Jacksonville FL. Home to University of North Florida, Jacksonville holds many […]

The Coolest Airbnb: Feel the enchantment of Gary’s World

Are you looking for a unique but affordable vacation experience? Then this coolest Airbnb is for you. My husband Dan and I travel extensively in Florida and are always on the look out for a unique Airbnb. During the past year I have especially searched for the coolest Airbnb stays since we were trying to […]

Blueberry Wine: Boost Your Immune System with these Sensational Libations

Tired of theme parks? Looking for a more sophisticated trip for grown ups? Central Florida has more to offer than theme parks. On a recent trip to central Florida, my husband and I decided to check out some local wineries. To our surprise we found several wineries specializing in blueberry wine. Whether you live in […]

Busch Gardens FL: Enjoy the Ultimate Family Fun Guide

Do you love the Thrill of rollercoasters? Love the crazy feeling of being suspended upside down? The force that glues you to the back of your seat? Then Busch Gardens FL is the place for you. Busch Gardens FL provides a great family vacation with animals, rides, and shows. Current hours are 10am-6pm Monday through […]

Rainbow Springs State Park: Fall in Love with Nature

Birds chirping, squirrels scurrying around to hide food, the sound of a lazy river rolling by with people laughing on a warm day, these are some of the things that draw us to the great outdoors. Maybe you need a lazy afternoon free from the worries from work, where you just float slowly down a […]

Small Town Florida: Enjoy the Hidden Magic and Get Away From it All

As we drove up Florida Turnpike towards small town Florida and away from our crazy South Florida lives, I began to relax. My tiki bar mix boomed out Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville from the stereo. I donned my vacation hairstyle. That means I ran my fingers through my hair when I woke up and left it […]

Legoland FL: Feel the Excitement of Being a Kid Again

Legoland FL is open with extra safety measures in place during the current pandemic. Safety measures include, limiting capacity, cashless payments, social distancing, as well as enhanced cleaning practices. Currently facial coverings are necessary indoors and on rides for those 8 and up. However, if you forgot yours, the park has them available for purchase. […]