Tag: Florida

The Haunted Places of St Augustine, Florida

There are many haunted places in St. Augustine, Florida. This city is often referred to as the “Ancient City” or as “The Nation’s Oldest City”. There is good reason too! This is, in all actuality, is the oldest city in the United States of America. In the year of 1565, a man by the name …

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Island In The Sun – The Other Palm Beach

In the famous misquote, F. Scott Fitzgerald says: “The rich are different from you and me.” Ernest Hemingway replies: “Yes. They have more money.” The sedate island of Palm Beach thumbs its Worth Avenue nose at Miami’s flamboyant South Beach. Winter elite never carry cash and party on yachts the size of RMS Queen Mary …

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Artist Spotlight: Dale Chihuly Glass Art

Today we are celebrating one of the world’s most talented blown glass artists, Dale Chihuly, who has a number of amazing exhibits around the United States to be seen.  Many of these photos are from both permanent installations and traveling exhibits, and it’s fascinating to see how some of the same sculptures give different impressions in …

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The Tombstones and Creepy Old Crypts of Walt Disney World’s Haunted Mansion

Dear Lou… We just love the Haunted Mansion! Every time we go, we just love looking at the graves in front of the entrance, and we just noticed the mausoleum at the exit. Were they always there (I don’t remember the mausoleum)? And are the names on the graves of real people or just made-up? …

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Disneyland, CA Versus Florida’s Walt Disney World

Many people wonder which theme park area is better, Disneyland in California or Walt Disney World in Florida. Having been to both parks, I have come to the conclusion that the answer is not an easy one. Both areas are so unique that at times it feels like one is trying to compare apples to …

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Highlights from Epcot’s Flower & Garden Fest 2018

This marks the 25th year of Epcot’s Flower & Garden Fest, where visitors can enjoy fantastical gardens with Disney character topiaries, a variety of flavorful food and drink offerings including an enticing violet lemonade, and of course lots of adorable goodies to shop for in Walt Disney World.  If you haven’t had a chance to visit …

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