There is nothing that surpasses the importance of research in planning a getaway. We use TripAdvisor to review the restaurants, lodging and points of interest in area we plan to visit. It helps us determine where we'll go and what we'll do. Recently, we attended an extended...
The bag contains a lot of Skinbuzz products and makes it perfect to take on the road.
We are always looking for new products to take with us that make our trips easier and more fum. In fact, we have a Hints & Tips section with Gadgets and planning suggestions for just that. Recently we obtained a new product called Skinbuzz. It all came in a neat little...
It was on May 9 of 1754 that the first cartoon appeared in an American Newspaper. Appearing in the Philadelphia Gazette, it was titled "Join or Die," . The ink drawing was penned by Founding Father Benjamin Franklin. It depicted a sectioned snake with each piece representing...
This is National Travel & Tourism week. Here in Florida, no matter where you are there's a fun day trip that's easily within an hour of where you're sitting right now. Whether it’s a drive up the backroads a journey to a destination location or a jaunt to a special...
Winter at the beach has a lot to offer, and officials at the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission remind folks it's a perfect time for collecting shells. Shells are Fun and Useful As a former island dweller, seashells have become an integral part of my home ...
  To assist with driving, The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has launched its Holiday Travel Campaign. We like the idea. It's to ensure motorists "Arrive Alive" to their destination. Holiday Travel    The holidays are a peak travel period. Subsequently, millions of Floridians and visitors are expected to travel on Florida roads over the next two...
  There are lots of day trips in the Sunshine State. In fact, some of us like to make them overnighters. That is, if  we can discover the appropriate accommodations.   Nevertheless, our friends from Florida Backroads Travel have put together a compendium of ideas. Where to Go    These trips are based on different themes. The nearly two dozen different ideas...
   The gift of time may be the best gift you can give.    When it came to gift giving, in the past we used to give material goods as presents. That CD they wanted, a sweater, Star Wars mug or some other thing that we'd heard that was a heart's desire.    However, as we have gotten older, we have...
   In our travels we have visited lots of locales - but we've never actually been on any kind of organized tour.    Oh, we have taken a lot of trips around the Sunshine State.  But our favorite destinations have been smaller, funky and interesting towns that we've explored on our own. Matlacha for instance, is tiny but there is...
   From classics like Key Largo, Easy to Love and Kid Galahad - to more recent offerings like The Longest Yard, Scarface and Wrestling Earnest Hemingway there's been more than 160 major motion pictures filmed in Florida.    Melbourne's Mike Noga compiled the list of these films for the internet site Imdb. Originally  from Southern Tasmania, Australia Noga relocated to...




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