New York Travel Fest Day Three: If I Can Make It Here, I Can Make It Anywhere……

Bohemian National Hall, home of Czech culture on New York City’s Upper East Side, played host on day three of New York Travel Fest.  No one other than Czech Tourism’s Jiri Duzar was on hand to welcome festival attendants to the beautiful setting and provide a presentation on traveling to the Czech Republic. A striking … More New York Travel Fest Day Three: If I Can Make It Here, I Can Make It Anywhere……

New York Travel Fest Day Two: I Want To Be Part Of It, New York New York…

Of course you could Uber from Brooklyn to NYU, but what would be the fun in that? Part of experiencing the NY city vibe is connecting with locals on the subway, and on this particular morning the locals were supercharged over the electrical outages impacting Manhattan’s rush hour traffic.  So off on the delayed C … More New York Travel Fest Day Two: I Want To Be Part Of It, New York New York…

New York Travel Fest Day One: No Sleep Till Brooklyn!

We’re all used to seeing those pretty Instagram pictures of the sun setting over Central Park, the ferry crossing in front of the Statue of Liberty, and the ball dropping over Time Square.  Starting this week, expect that line up to be changed-up.  Thanks to the fifth annual New York Travel Fest, boroughs that tourists … More New York Travel Fest Day One: No Sleep Till Brooklyn!

Only Nine More Days Until New York Travel Fest: Lock In Your Tickets With This 30% Discount Code !!!

New York Travel Fest was conceived by Roni Weiss over five years ago and has amassed a steadily growing following from global sponsors, industry specialists, and travel enthusiasts alike.  This year’s line-up of engaging speakers, educational sessions, and community outreach events promises to be a hit once again! Now in its fifth year, the event … More Only Nine More Days Until New York Travel Fest: Lock In Your Tickets With This 30% Discount Code !!!

Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth: You Can’t Bathe In It, But They’ll Let You Have A Sip!!!

  Did you know that the 20 cannons defending Saint Augustine’s early settlement back in 1565 were capable of firing 60 to 80 six pound cannon balls per minute?  Six pounds you say, that’s nothing! Well, think again.  Large enemy ships carrying cannons couldn’t come close to the Saint Augustine shoreline as the inlet was … More Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth: You Can’t Bathe In It, But They’ll Let You Have A Sip!!!

Kiss Me I’m Irish: Saint Patrick’s Day Shenanigans in Savannah, Georgia

When the Irish takeover Savannah, the entire city turns into one big party for the senses. The festivities kick off with an annual parade where everyone is a star, as the crowd gets just as dressed up as the people marching. Waiting for the parade to get started, we watch a gaggle of women applying very … More Kiss Me I’m Irish: Saint Patrick’s Day Shenanigans in Savannah, Georgia

Anastasia Island Paradise: Florida’s Must See Beach For Wildlife Encounters

Early spring mornings are my favorite time to explore Florida’s picture perfect beaches. Temperatures are warming up, and while the majority of tourists are still asleep recovering from their previous night’s debauchery, it is the perfect time for a bike ride on Anastasia Island to go wildlife spotting! Located 5 miles south of historic Saint Augustine, Anastasia … More Anastasia Island Paradise: Florida’s Must See Beach For Wildlife Encounters

Ravine Gardens State Park: Not All Of Florida’s Hiking Trails Are Flat!

What makes Ravine Gardens State Park worth a visit you ask? Well for starters, the park has not one but two 120 feet deep ravines that were created by springs flowing into the Saint John’s River.   The ravine is active, constantly changing, and will kick a novice hiker’s ass due to the many elevation … More Ravine Gardens State Park: Not All Of Florida’s Hiking Trails Are Flat!

Invigorating Hike Along The Suwannee River Section Of The Florida Trail

We have all heard about the Pacific Crest and Appalachian Trails, but did you know that Florida has its very own 1,300 mile National Scenic Trail, one of only eleven congressionally designated NSTs in the United States, and the only NST where hikers can enjoy subtropical and temperate ecosystems year round?  Can you picture yourself … More Invigorating Hike Along The Suwannee River Section Of The Florida Trail