What to Expect When You Go Parasailing for the First Time

Parasailing – I’d never really considered doing it but when the idea got into my head, there was no getting rid of it. I was preparing for a trip to Key West ahead of my 30th birthday and I somehow decided parasailing would a fun new thing to try.  I like going on the water…

A Photo Journey Through Biscayne Bay

Unfortunately, it was quite overcast and a little rainy on the day I decided to cruise along Biscayne Bay. Still, I love city views from the water and Miami was no exception. Gawking at luxury homes, cruise ships and skyscrapers is a pretty good way to spend an afternoon regardless of the weather, right?  

A Photo Safari Through Lowry Park Zoo

Did you know that giraffes give birth standing up? That’s right! A baby giraffe enters the world by dropping about five feet to the ground.  I’ve always been fascinated by the sight of giraffes but I had no idea about that little fact until I visited Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa. I just knew I…

These Photos Will Make You Want to Visit the Florida Aquarium

If you thought the Florida Aquarium in Tampa was just about looking at pretty fish, think again. It’s an educational experience and you’ll find birds, snakes, alligators and other animals as you explore the exhibits. You will touch a stingray or sea anemone and take a cute selfie but you’ll also learn about the importance…

Tampa Bay CityPASS: Is It Worth the Money?

As I did my research for my trip to Tampa, Florida, the CityPASS kept popping up. Now we all know that very often we come across deals that aren’t really deals. On the surface, it appears that you’re saving money but when you actually do the math, that isn’t the case. The Tampa Bay CityPASS…