Florida, with its beautiful coastline, picturesque beaches and blue skies, is a popular holiday destination for many. Of course there are certain attractions you must visit whilst away, such as the famous Disneyland theme park, Cumberland Island and Downtown St. Augustine. Cumberland Island Only accessible by boat, Cumberland Island is a great place to explore, [...]
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Unbeknownst to most is the fact that the weather in May can be just as beautiful in Florida as it can be during high summer, with temperatures often reaching 30°C during the month. This can be very pleasant therefore, if you do not cope well in hotter weather. Also, if you plan on staying in [...]
Want to see alligators in the wild? Myakka River State Park in Florida has lots of them! I boarded the Gator Gal for an airboat tour of Myakka. We saw big alligators, little alligators, a wild pig, vultures, cranes and even an eagle!
If the movie doesn’t show up, follow this link to view it on youtube. In Florida I visited the Clearwater Marine Aquarium to see Winter, the dolphin from the movie “Dolphin Tale”, starring Harry Connick, Jr. and Morgan Freeman. While I hadn’t actually seen the movie before, I soon learnt a lot about Winter’s story and [...]
On the blog trip to Florida with Virgin Holidays and Visit Florida we visited the NASA Kennedy Space Center. This is a video of our “KSC Up-Close” Tour. (If you cannot see this video, click here to watch it on Youtube) I’m a complete Geek and I absolutely loved the Kennedy Space Center. We had lunch [...]
On the morning of our airboat tour of Myakka River State Park in Florida, the question on everyone’s mind was “are we going to see any alligators?” No matter how many different kinds of wildlife there would be, what we really wanted to see was alligators. And you know what? We certainly weren’t disappointed. We [...]
Imagine a woman with a shoe for a hat. Pretty funny right? Now imagine that woman on a Segway. Wait… lets take it one step further. Imagine a woman with a shoe for a hat, on a segway, doing a dance! That’s what my afternoon looked like after a tour of The Dali museum in St. Petersburg, [...]
Whilst Florida is known for its roller coasters and rides, the Sunshine state also has plenty of options for relaxation, whether you want to spend your holiday lazing on the beach or soaking up the culture as well as the sunshine. Florida is known as the theme park capital of the world and a trip [...]
(If this video doesn’t show up, please watch it on youtube here) On the #VFBLOGTRIP with Virgin Holidays and Visit Florida, we had the opportunity to visit Kennedy Space Center and do their KSC Up-Close: The Vehicle Assembly Building Tour. I wrote a post about being a geek at the Kennedy Space Center, but I’ve [...]
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I'm a British girl from Manchester and I have been traveling solo since 2008. After graduating from university I decided there was more to life than the hours between 9 and 5, so I packed my journalism degree into my suitcase to travel the world and work remotely. I hope to inspire you to be your own boss, live life and travel the world.