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Best Romantic Date Ideas: 50 Great Plans for Romance

According to a study done by the Pew Research Center, over 50% of adult Americans report that they are in a serious romantic relationship. If you are one of these people, 50 great plans for romance are waiting for you. What are some romantic date ideas? Traveling is always a great way to change perspective, […]

Great Romantic Getaways in Florida: Go Now

What are the best places in the world for a honeymoon? Recently I collaborated with travel writers to discover the best places for romantic getaways worldwide. However, when people ask me, ” What is your favorite vacation place?”, I say Florida. I know, I’m biased because I live here. But my husband and I keep […]

Flagler Beach Florida: how to rekindle romance now

Picnicking on the beach, feeding each other chocolate dipped strawberries, soaking in a two person Jacuzzi, do these things conjure up images of a romantic getaway? Maybe you prefer stargazing while floating in a heated salt water pool, then stepping into cozy robes to make your way back to your private suite. Perhaps your romantic […]

Discover 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 […]

shows limestone formations in Florida Caverns State Park

Discover Caverns in Florida: Introducing Nature a it’s Best

Did you ever want to try spelunking? Experience timeless caverns in Florida, and then go camping at Florida Caverns State Park. We initially stopped here for the night on our road trip to Louisiana. But it is an experience worth repeating. Timeless Caverns in Florida Cave Tours Located in Northern Florida in Marianna, Florida Caverns […]

Islands of Florida: Discover a Unique Way to Vacation

Dan and I recently got out and travelled. Well, it was a two day road trip to one of the islands of Florida. We rented a sailboat through Airbnb on Merritt Island, located on the Space Coast. This may sound glamourous to you if you have never been on a sailboat before. In reality it […]

Romantic Rentals Panama City Beach: Places to Share the Love

When looking for a beach getaway, look for rentals Panama City Beach. The Florida Panhandle has approximately 200 miles of white powdery sand beaches. Panama City Beach is located 112 miles west of Tallahassee, FL and about 130 miles east of Pensacola, FL. During the spring each year, Panama City Beach is a haven for […]

view of The Gulf of Mexico from Cedar Key

Cedar Key, How to Escape the Daily Grind Now

Cedar Key, a cluster of small islands west of Ocala, rests in the Gulf of Mexico. My husband and I stayed at the Island Place Condos for a night a few years ago on a road trip to New Orleans. Initially, we read about Cedar Key in The Best Romantic Escapes in Florida, vol. II […]

Steinhatchee, FL

Steinhatchee, How to Discover This Hidden Romantic Retreat

Towards the north end of the Gulf of Mexico lies the little town of Steinhatchee, FL. It is off the beaten path and a great place for a romantic weekend in Florida. Alternatively, if you like nature, there are local parks to explore. Or if you prefer the water you can charter a boat and […]

Shows a bike decorated with blue and white flowers in Tarpon Springs

Discover Tarpon Springs, How to Visit Greece in America

The town of Tarpon Springs started as a Greek sponge harvesting village. Many Greeks still live here so it is a great place to immerse yourself in Greek culture and cuisine. Wander down to the sponge docks to browse the shops and restaurants. We spent two romantic nights on a houseboat docked at the marina. […]