Category Archives: Florida

Mini-Guide to Key West, Florida

  Over the past year and a half, we’ve traveled to Key West six or seven times either for work or short vacations. Our stays have ranged anywhere from four days to thirty. Below are a few tips on where … Continue reading

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I think this picture about sums up last weekend’s Gasparilla festival in Tampa. The Southerner and I woke up at 7am last Saturday, put on our best pirate costumes, and boarded the Starlight cruise in St. Pete.  The Starlight is … Continue reading

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Weekend in Sarasota

We revived our failed New Year’s plan this weekend and visited Sarasota, Florida.  We stayed at the Indigo Hotel (walking distance to downtown) in this lovely room: The Southerner and I both agreed that the hotel was very nice, but … Continue reading

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The Southerner and I decided to ditch our Sarasota plans (in other words, we waited until the last-minute and all of the hotels in Sarasota were booked) and stay in St Pete for New Years.  Our last two New Years … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Market, Downtown St. Pete

I gleefully shot out of bed this morning, pouncing on the Southerner to wake up, so that we could attend the first Saturday morning market of the fall in downtown St. Pete.  Amazingly, this morning was also the first since we’ve moved here … Continue reading

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Some of you forgot to cross your fingers

I won’t bore you with the details about our move to St. Petersburg, Florida but let’s just say my car didn’t make it with us the first go-round and we had to go back to get it.  Two trips from … Continue reading

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Americas update

Aside from trying to refrain from starting all of my sentences with the words This one time in New Zealand!, the Southerner and I have spent the last three weeks traveling across the South and making logistical decisions about our impending … Continue reading

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