Local Tips For Visiting Tarpon Springs, Florida

By Alex Kallimanis: Just 30 miles northwest of Tampa, Tarpon Springs has the largest per capita Greek American population of any town in the USA. Around 25% of some 29,000 Tarpon residents are of Greek descent. An abundance of excellent Greek restaurants, bakeries, fresh seafood, craft breweries, boutique shops and festivals makes Tarpon Springs a…

Cedar Key, Florida: An Authentic Getaway

When discussing the Florida keys, people tend to think about the chain of islands south of Miami, like Key West. But there are keys all over the state. The term key derives from the Spanish word cayo, meaning small island. Cedar Key, on the Gulf coast of Florida, 134 miles north of Tampa, embodies small…

Great Day Trips from Tampa

From Ybor City night life to a parade of palm tree lined beach towns on the Gulf Coast, Tampa, Florida makes for an ideal getaway. Amusement parks like Busch Gardens offer family friendly fun for all ages. And the Tampa area’s culinary scene rocks for latin cuisine, seafood, Greek and so much more. It’s close…

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…