Florida

A Supposedly Fun Thing: An Exhibit of Voyeuristic Travel

Guest post by Jamie Rhein Photographer Mitya Trotsky‘s exhibit, “A Supposedly Fun-Thing,” at the ArtMedia Gallery in Miami has me wishing I was heading to Florida soon, and thinking about travel photography. Specifically, what it takes to get a photo of merit that evokes more than just a pretty scene. Timing is often key, like …

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Lassoing the Sun: An Ode to National Parks and People

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] By the end of the first two pages of Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America’s National Parks, by Mark Woods, I was hooked. This is not just a memoir of Woods’s year …

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Things to See and Do on Marco Island

Things To See and Do on Marco Island, Florida

Marco Island, the largest of the 10,000 islands south of Fort Myers, Florida, is a wonderful place to visit with families.  It offers beautiful beaches, waterfront activities, fabulous resorts, and delicious food. Things to Do on Marco Island Despite the fact that Marco is the largest of the 10,000 Islands, it’s still relatively small.  As …

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Universal Islands of Adventure Orlando: 12 Strategies for Fun

As we waited among the throng of people to go through Universal Orlando security near the drop-off parking lot in Orlando, Florida, it was clear I needed strategies to maximize this one day visit.  Although, for my 20 year-old daughter, 11 year-old son, and myself, Universal’s Islands of Adventure’s thrill rides and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter were a perfect …

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