Islamorada The Flohemian Way

It is known as the “Sportfishing Capital of the World,” but if heading out to sea is not your forte, this Keys community is my favorite for its beachy, Bohemian art scene. You do not need to have a seafaring schedule to enjoy the islands and its namesake purple sunset skies. I rounded up 3 free roadside destinations for you to explore Islamorada the Flohemian Way.

The Ultimate Guide to the Glades

Out of all the Florida Travel Tips I have shared, my Everglades trip has been the most repeated by my FLomad community. Over the course of a few trips, I have tested these best spots and things to do in The Everglades. You will never forget your time in The Glades, this river of grass […]

The Local Spots in Downtown St. Augustine

The Local Spots series is a highlight reel of favorite local businesses and landmarks that have made an impact on the community, source Fresh from Florida or play an incremental role in the town’s history. If your stay in a Florida destination is brief, this series will serve your needs as you live local. I […]

Finding Old Florida in Jax Historic Neighborhoods

I have this thing with Old Florida. Before amusement parks and country clubs lined the spine of our state, Florida was still considered to be paradise. I am constantly driving down US-1, the original East Coast Highway, seeking out vintage neon signs and abandoned attractions. In my quest of capturing Old Florida, I developed an […]

The Local Spots in WPB

The Local Spots series is a highlight reel of favorite local businesses and landmarks that have made an impact on the community, source Fresh from Florida or play an incremental role in the town’s history. If your stay in a Florida destination is brief, this series will serve your needs as you live local. For […]

Exploring Culture during MOSAIC

Cinco de Mayo is over, and you are awaiting the long haul to Memorial Day for the next holiday. You may think no excitement awaits in the moments in between, only to be introduced to summer by afternoon storms and humid air. This is the reality of South Florida, it gets uncomfortably swampy. Not only […]

Jupiter Jungle Paddling

I have been a paddler for 11 years. I always wanted to surf, but growing up on the gulf coast of Florida we were rarely blessed with waves. When SUP boards hit Florida around 2007, I went to the one surf shop that had them and just threw $1200 my AmEx card. I remember my […]

“On your left!” for Florida Bike Month

March is Florida Bike Month and Palm Beach has organized great events to celebrate it. Nationally, Bike Month is typically in May, but the wise cyclists of Florida banded together to make it March since the weather is delightful compared to the swampy afternoons of late May. I’ve gotten in the saddle a lot recently (that is, […]

Spelunking the Shoreline

It’s been a hot minute since my last post, and the hiatus was largely due to a new chapter in my career which requires a lot of effort, enthusiasm, and studying. As the dust is settling around my new position, I decided I need to dust off my little blog and get her going again. […]

Far East Tampa at Thai Temple

Last weekend I went home to visit my family in Palm Harbor, so my global local adventures took me away from SoFlo to a hidden treasure in East Tampa that resembles the Far East. Wat Mongkolratanam, is its formal name, but its commonly referred to as the Thai Temple. It hosts a Sunday Market from 9:30AM-1PM to […]