It appears that due to the Coronavirus some think Memorial Day travel might be down - but not for us. Our plan is to get back into vacation mode We recently received a press release from the American Automobile Club (AAA). It said for the first time in 20 years, AAA would not issue...
As things begin to get back in gear, many people want to know how to tell which Florida beaches are open. To that end, we have found there are several ways to check - especially if you know where you are headed. Over the course of time, we have witnessed several communities that had opened,...
We were sitting around planning our next adventure when we started to consider what we love about Florida. And the answer is - quite a lot. At first we tried to prioritize our list. But that turned out to be a fool's errand. So instead, we thought we'd present them here in no particular order. Sunrises...
After weeks of social distancing due to the Covid-19 infestation, we think travel is in order to help preserve our mental health. Psychological experts say the whole notion of social distancing sounds dire - and we agree. We're being told to stay away from other people and sequester ourselves. The orders are to...
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade - and where do you get it? In Sarasota that would be the ChillMobile of course. We had planned to go to Sarasota to take one of the Discover Sarasota Tours. Our hope was to take one of their many different tours and blog about it. We were...
So last week I was minding my own business and cruising my Facebook page when I came upon an online trivia show hosted by Visit Bradenton Gulf Islands. Well, I decided to play along and ended up winning an echo dot. Visit Bradenton Gulf Islands is the official travel planning resource for Anna Maria...
Eating healthy while traveling has been a challenge for us. Those who follow us know that we are seniors and that we believe in eating more natural fare. Many years ago Hippocrates said, " Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food." That said, finding such restaurants while traveling can...
Recently my wife and I had a discussion over which we liked better the Florida sunrise or sunset. First, we decided that "better" might not be the proper word. For us, it might rather be "which do you prefer?" As it turns out, each has its own charm. The Sunrise There's something about getting...
  The outbreak of Covid-19 brings great travel preparation opportunities for those of us who like to travel. We agree with officials of the American Automobile Association. They project that many Floridians' cars could be parked in the driveway for at least another month. It's all due to the statewide "stay-at-home" order which is part...
Recently we saw a question in the Travel Insider Bucket List Facebook Group page asking what was the worst travel advice you'd ever been given. Member Lu Zhan replied - "Work hard and when you retire, then you can travel." We could not agree more - that might be the worst advice ever. Early...
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