STA Nights of Lights: Tips from an Almost Local

One of the most celebrated holiday events in the Sunshine State is St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights. The annual event runs from Mid-November through the end of January and has become a holiday tradition for me over the past 5 years that I have spent Christmas in the Oldest City. If you have been following […]

The Paradise Coast, Where Luxury Meets Laidback

Sugar sand beaches and slow sunsets melting into the horizon are just a few offerings that are unique to the Gulf Coast of Florida. I was blessed with a four-day hosted trip to the Paradise Coast, the stretch of Southwest Florida inclusive of Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades. This area offers both diverse landscapes […]

FLOvid19- A Complete Florida Foodie Take-Out Guide

To Quickly Access Take-Out Guides, Click the Button for your Region We have almost made it through the second week of Isolation Vacation. If you have not given away your children or cut your own bangs then you’re doing great, sweetie. The first week was actually pretty glorious being forced to work from home. I […]

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 […]

Retro Resort Review: Postcard Inn Islamorada

I have a deep love for Old Florida motels. When I see breezeblocks or a neon sign, I squeal inside.  I moved to FL when I was 6, but before my family lived here we stayed at Midcentury “Mom ‘n’ Pop” motels.  I remember thinking how cool it was that they had HBO and I […]

5 Spots for Sweets in the Sunshine State

As I live a FLOmadic life, I am seeking the best desserts and treats with flavor that is unique to Florida. I was once told that calories do not count on vacation, and although the statement defies logic, I roll with it. I have created a roundup of the “5 Best Spots for Sweets in […]

Death or Glory Bar in Delray

On a side street in Delray Beach there is a hidden Tiki oasis, tucked in a carport of a historical home built. Death or Glory is a young establishment with two years of business under its belt, but its building sitting at 116 NE 16th Avenue helped write the story of Delray Beach. Death or […]

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 […]

Local Legend: Howley’s Restaurant WPB

There are not many places that can adapt to time while preserving its history and authenticity, however Howley’s Restaurant succeeds. An eclectic mix of Midcentury nostalgia clashes with millennial quirk, to create the perfect diner along Dixie Highway that has toted the slogan “Cooked in Sight, must be right!” since 1950. I frequent Howley’s almost […]

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 […]