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Sarasota Travel Tips: Big Top Brewing Company

While other parts of the country have enjoyed having microbreweries in their towns for decades, Florida (like we do here in the South) is a tad slower to catch on… but no more. There are craft beers to be enjoyed here in the Sunshine State and even more importantly in my new (old) home of […]

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Eat Local with Farm to Table Dinners in Bradenton, Florida

If you are in Florida and looking for a unique and special dining experience, you should definitely do dinner on the farm. In Bradenton, Florida,┬áKing Family Farms has joined up with The Loft 5 to offer Farm to Table dinners and let you have a dining experience unlike any other…

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Live Music, Bradenton Florida

While Bradenton, Florida might not be the most sought after destination…it does have it’s hidden jewels. The beaches are beautiful (and there is actually parking), the people are friendly, and now to add another to that list…you can find some great live music here. Downtown consists of about 5 or 6 bars, all of which […]

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The Tasting Room, St. Augustine

While on a recent trip to St. Augustine, Florida, my husband and I stumbled across The Tasting Room, and both agreed this was one of the best restaurants we had ever been to. Really. Between the friendly service, amazing food, cozy atmosphere, and live music…this place is gonna be hard to top!

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Florida Travel Tips – The Other Orlando

Germans and Americans alike are all very familiar with Orlando. Micky Mouse, theme parks, large hotels, and dinner theaters often come to mind when this city is mentioned. All that is great in it’s own way, but I was pleasantly surprised to see Orlando has another side, an artsy, mom and pop, cobblestone street, vintage side….a side I […]

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Authentic Florida, Cortez Kitchen

Everytime I head back to Florida from Munich, I am seriously craving some sun, saltwater, and seafood. Usually one of the very first stops when I am home is the Cortez Kitchen for a fresh blackened grouper sandwich and a beer after an awesome day at the beach. If you are looking for a locals […]

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Pepe’s Cafe – Key West, Florida

If you are in Key West and looking for somewhere authentic to have some good food in a laid back Key West atmosphere, look no further than Pepe’s Cafe.  Of all my travel tips for Key West, this place is one of my favs. They have been around for over 100 years and are considered […]

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