Travel

Subscription-Based Travel Solution?

Etihad Airways has announced TravelPass, a travel solution targeting frequent travelers. The frequent flyers can purchase a TravelPass for a set number of trips or a predetermined period instead of booking their flight one trip at a time. The innovation is aimed at giving flyers ease of booking and making their travel more cost-efficient. Robin […]

ROYAL CARIBBEAN DEBUTS COCO BEACH CLUB

The Coco Beach Club is the result of a $250 million transformation of the small cay in the Berry Island chain in the Bahamas. The beach club built for the exclusive use of Royal Caribbean guests touts the first floating cabanas in the Bahamas. The resort also includes an oceanfront infinity pool, beach cabanas, a […]

A Sea Safari for Sea Cows

A Sea Safari for Sea Cows

Last weekend, we had the chance to check another experience off our list of Florida adventures: getting up close and personal with the manatee. What is a manatee, you might ask? Manatees are large, fully aquatic, herbivorous marine mammals commonly referred to as sea cows. You can find three different kinds of gentle sea creatures: […]

Visiting Some Mermaids

Visiting Some Mermaids

We decided to take a spur-of-the-moment trip Saturday to check off one of our Florida “must-see” sites, the mermaids at Weeki Wachee State Park. The mermaids perform shows 16-20 feet below the surface of the natural spring to an audience in a theater behind large windows looking out on the underwater world. The amazing underwater […]

Bush Fires in Australia: Animals Need Our Help

We know a lot has been going on in the news during the past several weeks and it’s been hard to keep up. One of the many headlines is the more than 100 fires burning in Australia, scorching 12 million acres. To put that in perspective, the Amazon fires that were huge news earlier in […]

Merry Christmas

We are both under the weather and we still need to hit the road to head home for the holiday. So, life is a struggle at the moment. You can at least see Storm is prepared to hit the road in her new camper all decorated for the holidays. We wish you all the best […]

It’s 80 Degrees and Time to “Play That Hockey”

It was bound to happen once we settled in here in Tampa and hockey season started. We took this Saturday night and spent it at Amalie Arena in downtown Tampa. Don’t worry; we didn’t convert to being Lightning fans, the Caps were in town. The arena isn’t new but doesn’t seem to be showing its […]

A Day Trip to the World

We live an hour away from a land of dreams. A world where fantasy and reality meet to inspire. You may think we are talking about the Magic Kingdom. You’re close but we are talking about the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow or EPCOT for short. The vision for EPCOT was to include an urban […]

A Revelation at Arlington Cemetery

If you visit Arlington National Cemetary just across the Potomac River from Washington, DC there are many things to move you. The wide-open spaces of the military cemetery and its rolling hills with its evenly spaced graves with identical markers are easily considered beautiful. The reverence and tradition of the “Old Guard” unit that marks […]

The Scarlet Rails of South Florida

Virgin Trains, a subsidiary of Virgin Group, is a privately funded rail company is developing 170 miles of new track into the completed state-of-the-art intermodal facility located in the new South Terminal at the Orlando International Airport (MCO) as part of the company’s Phase 2 expansion into Central Florida. “This is a historic milestone on […]