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Miami Arts and Culture: More than Sun and Sand

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Posted in Activities, Archeology, Architectural, Arts and Culture, Beach Vacations, Destinations, Florida, History Tours, Sightseeing, United States of America

Modern skyscrapers on the Miami River in downtown Miami (Credit: Jerome Levine) Miami is probably best known to tourists as a popular cruise port and gateway to the sandy beaches of greater Miami Beach. But over the last decade, the downtown area of the city has been transformed into a
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Desserts Glorious Desserts on the Highseas

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Posted in Activities, Adventure, All Inclusive, Antarctica, Asia, Australasia, Australia, Caribbean, Cruise, Culinary, Destinations, Europe, Family Travel, Florida, Gambling, Gay and Lesbian Travel, Holiday Travel, Honeymoon and Destination Weddings, Luxury, Mexico, New Zealand, North America, River Cruises, Romance, Shopping, Solo Travel, Spiritual Travel, Style, United States of America

Chocolate Chocolate Orange Cake by Nadia Ali When most people think about going on a cruise, the first thing that comes to mind is the dreamy vacation onboard a luxury ship surrounded by the sea. Spending evenings watching the cabaret shows, having a posh dinner and walking on the deck
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The Fabled Colonial Key West

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Posted in Accommodations, Activities, Adventure, Beach Vacations, Biking, Birdwatching, Cruise, Culinary, Family Travel, Festivals, Florida, Food Tours, Garden Tours, Gay and Lesbian Travel, Green Travel, Historical travel, Holiday Travel, Honeymoon and Destination Weddings, North America, Romance, Shopping, Solo Travel, Spiritual Travel, Style, The Journey, United States of America

Key West Aerial View by Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau Key West is described as the southernmost city giving visitors a taste of the Caribbean without even leaving the US. The tourist board even states Key West is a “unique tropical island city.” However it is defined, Key West is
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Where to Eat, Stay, and Play During the Daytona 500

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Posted in Activities, Beach Vacations, Florida, United States of America

The Daytona Beach Welcome is right at the Speedway, which happens to be next to the airport. With the Daytona 500 coming up the weekend of February 19th, most eyes in the Florida city will be on the racetrack, but that’s far from the only thing to do
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Five Fabulous Bed and Breakfast Locations to Visit for Mother’s Day

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Posted in Accommodations, Beach Vacations, Culinary, Family Travel, Florida, Food Tours, Garden Tours, Hiking, Lodging, North America, Style, United States of America, Wild Life

Mother’s Day will be here before we know it and I can guarantee that most mothers would adore a getaway with you more than any other present you can imagine. Hotels and resorts are perfectly lovely, but there is nothing as comfortable, charming, and unique as a stay at a
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5 U.S. Family Resorts Perfect for Spring Break

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Posted in Accommodations, Activities, Family Travel, Florida, Hiking, Uncategorized, United States of America

As spring break time approaches, families considering vacations are faced with a dilemma — should we head to a resort in the Caribbean or stay close to home? Don’t rush to get that passport. The answer shouldn’t be that cut and dry, as there are some wonderful resorts with lots
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Stunning Winter Sun Breaks

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Posted in Adventure, All Inclusive, Anguilla, Aruba, Asia, Australasia, Australia, Beach Vacations, Caribbean, Culinary, Destinations, Family Travel, Florida, Gay and Lesbian Travel, Green Travel, Historical travel, Holiday Travel, Honeymoon and Destination Weddings, Luxury, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Planning, Romance, Solo Travel, United States of America

Winter Sun Getaway by Nadia Ali     Brrr, it’s getting cold outside! The temperatures are dropping, the days are getting shorter, and keeping warm inside the house has become a top priority. But fortunately for travelers who are seeking a winter vacation, January is the cheapest month to fly
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Family Getaway to the Amazing Emerald Coast of Florida

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Posted in Activities, Beach Vacations, Destinations, Family Travel, Florida, Style, United States of America

View of the beach. If your family is lucky enough to be one of those which has kids starting school after Labor Day, you still have time to plan a trip to the gorgeous Emerald Coast of Florida. And you should immediately do so. The pure sugar white sand and
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The Best Kept Secret in Florida: Amelia Island

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Posted in Beach Vacations, Family Travel, Florida, Shopping, United States of America

Evening beach view on Amelia Island.      Before we drove to the lovely and historic Amelia Island on the Atlantic coast of Florida, I had never heard of it. Amelia Island is one of the Sea Islands, a chain of barrier islands that reaches along the east coast of the
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Seven-Day Immersion in the Soundtrack of Our Lives

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Posted in Caribbean, Cruise, Florida, Luxury, North America, Style, United States of America

Recently, my spouse and I found ourselves at the epicenter of a masterfully orchestrated convergence of three great loves – music, cruises, and of course, each other. The venue was a premium class cruise ship full of dedicated music lovers and a dozen well-known jazz virtuosos. Living in this magical
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Three Last Minute Spring Break Destinations

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Posted in Accommodations, Activities, Beach Vacations, Biking, Destinations, Family Travel, Florida, North America, Style, United States of America

So Spring Break is rapidly approaching and you have made no plans whatsoever? And your family is clamoring for a beach getaway? No problem. The Gulf Coast of Florida awaits in all its magnificent sugar white sand and turquoise water splendor. Although people have their favorite beaches and I have
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Five Fabulous Fall Beach Destinations

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Posted in Accommodations, Activities, Beach Vacations, Biking, Destinations, Florida, Lodging, North America, Romance, United States of America

It’s not too late to head to the beach! The official first day of fall has come and gone, the weather is slowly getting cooler and the days shorter so beach vacations may seem like a thing of the past at this point but, in reality, this is absolutely the
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A Day in SoBe – South Beach, Miami

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Posted in Beach Vacations, Culinary, Florida, Shopping

One of the beautiful SoBe beaches. One of the most important things I learned when I was in South Beach, Miami for a day recently is that if you are “in the know” you call it SoBe. If you find yourself in SoBe for a day and you like to
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Quiet, Beautiful and Family-Friendly: Navarre Beach, Florida

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Posted in Accommodations, Beach Vacations, Florida, Lodging

Navarre Beach in front of Summerwind Resort Before we arrived at lovely Navarre Beach, we stopped at a Publix grocery on the way to pick up drinks and snacks to stock the fridge in our condo. We stopped before we got to Navarre because the last time I was there
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