13 of the World’s Most Romantic Destinations

The world offers a wealth of romantic destinations. A gondola ride in Venice allows visitors to experience a floating city that resembles the Mediterranean powerhouse from 600 years ago. Beautiful beaches from Florida to Australia offer relaxing outdoor playgrounds and breathtaking backdrops to enjoy flavorful food and mouth watering drinks. Exotic Zanzibar, known as Spice…

Canals with the gondolas parked and a dark moody sky over Venice

Florida Snowbirds: Tips for an Extended Stay

The sunshine state is a favorite wintertime home for many northerners. 663 mikes of great beaches, palm trees and outdoor activities offers a sanctuary away from shoveling snow. It is also a great place to socially distance in beachside state parks. I grew up in Florida and we have spent some time this winter enjoying…

Sunrise over the ocean with a pier in the background

Florida to Washington, DC: Great Road Trip Stops

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 to explore the route in more depth. Savannah and Charleston are typically considered musts, and we stopped in both for…

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…