Great Road Trip Stops from Florida to Washington, DC

By Bell & Alex: When we moved from Orlando to Washington DC we decided to turn the 850 mile drive into a week’s vacation. Rather than bang it out in a day or two, we took the scenic route that had us on the road exploring the east coast of the US. Most people recommended…

Orlando, Florida: Things to Know

By Alex Kallimanis: Orlando is the world’s most visited city, drawing more than 72 million visitors anually. That’s a staggering number, equal to the population of the United Kingdom. I grew up in Orlando and know the city well. As a teenager I worked at Magic Kingdom. Later I graduated from UCF, one of the…

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…

Celebration, FL

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 town compared to Orlando…