No Kids, Will Travel

The Tampa Bay History Center

The Tampa Bay History Center

We decided to take a few hours to get a look at the history of our new home of Tampa Bay. The Tampa Bay History Center is three floors of permanent and temporary exhibition space by the water in downtown Tampa covering 12,000 years of Florida history. The museum includes a branch of the Hillsborough County […]

Clearwater Beach

I’d have to say one of the best things about living in Tampa is being less than 30 minutes away from some great beaches. Clearwater Beach is consistently ranked as one of the best beaches in the United States. It has wide strips of white sand, warm water, amenities, and a vibrant downtown if you […]

My Walk Through History

I was doing some thinking this weekend about all the historic places and events I’ve witnessed and devised a chart to cover some of them.

Tarpons Baseball

Tarpons Baseball

My earliest memories of professional baseball are going to minor league games in Hagerstown. The Hagerstown Suns were a Baltimore Orioles-affiliated minor league team at the time, so occasionally you would see a major leaguer that had gone down to the Suns for rehab. I had some of my best birthday parties at that minor […]

Under the Sea Out of the Sun

We did a little exploring yesterday and found ourselves at the Florida Aquarium. The compact aquarium on three floors along the water in downtown Tampa seems to be a great way to beat the heat. You get the chance to have some close encounters with various animals for free, too. The Ray pool lets you […]

Going Greek in Tarpon Springs, Florida

Going Greek in Tarpon Springs, Florida

We’ve written about Tarpon Springs, the capital of the natural sponge industry, before but that article was mainly based on research. We’re now living only 25 minutes from Tarpon Springs and figured it’d be a fun way to kick off our holiday weekend. The first thing we want to tell you is don’t use the […]

A Little Honeymoon

A Little Honeymoon

We’ve been living in Tampa for almost a month now and we’ve finally settled in enough that we decided to take a little trip to the beach. Amanda asked around at work and the gym to get recommendations for which beach to try first. She got several answers and after doing some research we settled […]