The Gasparilla Pirate Festival is a unique Tampa tradition. It takes place annually on the third Saturday in January and includes over a month’s worth of pirate-themed activities. It’s best known for the Gasparilla Parade. This local festival is named after Jose Gaspar, a mythical Spanish pirate. The festivities begin with an “invasion” of Tampa […]
No other animal can fill the role sharks play. If we remove sharks from the oceans, the stability of all marine ecosystems is threatened. What if 2 billion people lose their primary protein source? Can we ever afford to take that risk? END THE WAR ON SHARKS!
Orlando Has Depth There is much more to do than the Mickey. When we think of Orlando, Florida the first think that comes to mind is Disney. True, Walt so to speak put Orlando on the map. Ever since the early 1960s, when Walt Disney chose Central Florida as the location for his most extensive […]
It is the season of the sting in South Florida beaches. Be warned and you will be fine. You do not want to go near these creatures. “Pretty blue balloons with nasty stinging tentacles have washed up on South Florida’s beaches, with the arrival of Portuguese man-of-war season. Lifeguard stands across the region are flying […]
Disney World Raises Ticket Prices The popular Orlando, Florida vacation destination announced ticket prices will go up this week. Anywhere from $2 to $5 per day. Also Florida resident tickets are on the rise. While that may be disturbing, Disney has announced new rides and park openings like Toy Story Land this year and […]
Inspiration and Healing From the Beaches and Sea Getting away from it all is vital to your well-being, especially if you incorporate the beaches and sea into your vacation. Even if you can only snag a week or two a year, the benefits to your psyche are remarkable. Taking time off from your work […]