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Road trip around Florida Tampa Lake Wales Day 6

Road trip around Florida: Tampa & Lake Wales – Day 6 I think we are getting used to eating at MacDonald’s for breakfast. Pancakes, hash browns, and coffee have become a trip ritual. We take this time to use the free WiFi before leaving at 10 a.m. As we drive over the bridge toward Tampa we […]

Road trip around Florida Sanibel and Captiva Day 5

Captiva is a tourist haven. There is a small shopping center at the end of this Island for your shopping needs. You can also find a small restaurant in that same place. Prices are however a bit high over here. It seems to have been designed for the high-class member of the society. You might […]

Everglades Holiday Park AirBoat rides and Alligators

Everglades Holiday Park AirBoat rides and Alligators As we arrive at the Everglades Holiday Park, I am amazed to see so many people enjoying the Everglades. We park the car and go to the ticketing office, which also happens to sells Dippy Dots – our most favorite ice-cream, so we are delighted to grab one […]

Xtreme Indoor Karting Mini Golf Arcade

Xtreme Indoor Karting Mini Golf and Arcade Florida One thing Explorason has always wanted to do is to drive indoor motorized karts.  But he has only just become tall enough, and he is excited to finally get the chance. We arrive early.  Being from out of town we are not sure how long it will […]

Road trip around Florida Everglades – Day 4

Road trip around Florida Everglades – Day 4 We leave behind the beautiful Florida Keys and head back toward Miami. Two people told us to take the fast freeway to our next destination, and avoid the ‘boring’ Everglades. We met a lovely inspiring couple when we visited Macdonalds for a bite. They insisted that we […]

Miccosukee Indian Village and Alligators Everglades Florida

Miccosukee Indian Village and Alligator show – Everglades Florida Australian single MUm and her 8-year-old are about to explore some of the Everglades in Florida today. And we are excited! When we are driving along, we see a few airboat rides available, but being a world-traveling duo, we really want to learn about the traditional […]

Road trip around Florida Key West – Day 3

We had planned to leave Key West early. However, we couldn’t leave without visiting the southern point of mainland USA marker. All fine, but realizing that there had been a big running marathon on this weekend, the line-up for the teams was about an hour long, so we jumped in front for a 2-second photo […]

Road trip around Florida Key West – Day 2

Spending the night in our comfortable hired vehicle was quite an awesome experience. I should feel proud of myself for getting a comfortable air bed for me and my son. However, I realized that there are so many free-roaming chickens and roasters in the streets of Florida Keys. They made too much noise that might […]

Road Trip around Florida

How our road trip all began The greatest moments during our trips have been made by the interactions we have had with strangers, the random acts of kindness from us, and the beautiful sceneries we have spotted along the way. As we land in Florida, we know that this is the very same experience we […]

Golf Family Funtime USA

My son loves golf. In fact, he was taking golf lessons when he was just 4-years-old, and so he is no stranger to the golf course. Now we are in the USA we haven’t had much of an opportunity to play golf, though we have heard the USA has some amazing Golf Clubs and Golf Courses.  […]

Fort Lauderdale Florida for a day

Fort Lauderdale Florida for a day – Single Mum travels As we fly in from The Bahamas to Fort Lauderdale, we see all the ships setting out to sea. We are pretty excited to be here. We catch a cab from the airport ($25 US) and are really pleased with the hotel – see separate […]

Fort Lauderdale Discovery & Science Museum

Fort Lauderdale Discovery & Science Museum – Florida, USA Attraction Name: Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science – Florida, USA Location:  401 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 Telephone:  (954) 467-6637 email: Website: Child-friendly: yes Review: We only have one day before our cruise to explore Fort Lauderdale, so we decide it is time for Explorason to select what […]