Gorgeous Orchid Show at Selby Gardens

Gorgeous Orchid Show at Selby Gardens

By Kai Rambow   An explosion of color from over 25 varieties awaits you at The Orchid Show at Selby Gardens.  Created around the theme of the four elements of nature: earth, air, fire and water, Selby Gardens once again showcases orchids in an intriguing manner. The...
Airboat Adventures at Lake Tohopekaliga

Airboat Adventures at Lake Tohopekaliga

By Kai Rambow   Startled by our airboat, a raccoon burst out of the marshy grasses and bounded for shore.  This is one of the fun surprises of taking an airboat ride; you won’t know what you’ll see on your ride.  On our trip we saw snail kites, bald eagles, herons,...
Exploring New and Old at Ringling

Exploring New and Old at Ringling

Exploring New and Old at Ringling By Kai Rambow   When you think Ringling, you probably think circus. The Ringling encompasses a diverse collection with something of interest for just about everyone.  What started as the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art continues...
Astonishing Angkor Wat

Astonishing Angkor Wat

Astonishing Angkor Wat By Kai Rambow You’ve seen these temples in movies, yet may not make the connection.  You vaguely recall hearing the name, but can’t quite place it.  Angkor Wat is classified as one of the ancient wonders, and as my friend Jodie-Beth described...
Climb Mount Dora – It’s Really Easy

Climb Mount Dora – It’s Really Easy

Climb Mount Dora – It’s Really Easy By Kai Rambow “I climbed Mt. Dora,” reads the T-shirt, followed by “Elevation 144 ft.”  Since Florida is the flattest state, this is nosebleed territory.  Not quite quaint, but definitely cute, Mt. Dora reminds one of a New England...
A Taste of Old Florida on Pine Island

A Taste of Old Florida on Pine Island

A Taste of Old Florida on Pine Island By Kai Rambow While time travel doesn’t exist – yet, you can experience Florida as it was decades ago.  Staying at the 1926 historic and charming Tarpon Lodge you can get the feel of old Florida – but with air conditioning and...