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…

Our New Home, Washington, DC, Mired in Controversy

Last month we relocated to Washington, D.C. (yes, chorus the boos). In 12 years of marriage, we’ve now lived together in 7 cities on 3 continents. This past winter was our first as snowbirds. Last September we temporarily relocated from Boston to Florida, working remotely as we continued to travel extensively, including a month long…

Romantic Winter Road Trips from Boston

If you’re spontaneously making Valentine’s Day plans in the northeast or have another romantic occasion coming up, we have you covered. Before recently relocating back to Florida to be snowbirds for a season, we lived in Boston for two and a half years. We experienced a lot of New England year round, but there were…

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…

What Makes Philadelphia Great to Visit?

  The 2016 Democratic National Convention took place in Philadelphia this week. And while we won’t get political here (asides from saying that Donald Trump would be a disaster as president), democrats made an excellent choice for their convention. Philadelphia is loaded with great history, food, romantic spots and cool hangouts. Here are some reasons…