Alternative Orlando Gems You Don’t Read About

Orlando is the theme park capital of the world, and its 60 million annual visitors tops everywhere else on the planet. While many tourists visit Orlando primarily for Disney World and Universal Studios, the city has a lot more to offer asides from Mickey Mouse and kitsch tourist shops. I grew up in Orlando and…

Great Day Trips from Tampa

Tampa was our home from 2005 to 2008. We recently returned to the area and were reminded why it’s such a great destination to visit year round. While Orlando is the theme park capital of the world, Tampa has great theme parks like Busch Gardens and is more of a foodie & cultural town compared…

Tips for Visiting Disney World Over the Holidays

The holiday season can be a great time to visit Disney World. Cinderella’s Castle is especially spectacular covered in colorful lights. And the parks, already pretty, have an added charm with Christmas decorations galore. The downside is that the holidays are a busy time to visit Disney parks, and it’s important to have a good strategy…

Honeymoon Island, a top Florida beach

Like most people, we love the beach. But whether it is cold or sunny, it doesn’t matter for me. I just love sand, the waves and fresh air. The thought of being landlocked makes me nervous! And my favourite beach while we lived in Florida was Honeymoon Island, a top Florida beach for sure.