Monthly Archives: May 2016

Elephants at Two Tails Ranch

If you have never seen an elephant paint, or fed carrots to one of these gentle giants, you are in for a wonderful experience at Two Tails Ranch at Williston. Read on to find out what else the visit will … Continue reading

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Fort Myers History

Fort Myers, known as the City of Palms, is a thriving city and the seat of Lee County. Barely more than 120 years old, this city has an interesting history as it developed from a waterside swamp to becoming the … Continue reading

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What to Expect on a Crystal River Manatee Tour

The warm spring-fed waters of the Crystal River are one of the best places in Florida to see manatees all year round. This is also the only area in the world that is licensed for interactive tours with manatees, which … Continue reading

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What Makes Robert De Niro the Archetypal Italian

What Makes Robert De Niro the Archetypal Italian Robert de Niro may be only one quarter Italian, but is always identified as an Italian-American. His great-grandparents, Giovanni De Niro and Angeline Mercurio, emigrated from the Molise region of southern Italy, … Continue reading

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Escape the Crowds in the Backwaters of Venice

Escape the Crowds in the Backwaters of Venice Venice is divided into six historic sestieri, each with its own character and hidden gems. Once you’ve taken a trip down the Grand Canal and tired of the crowded attractions around San … Continue reading

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Why You’ll Never Pay Hotel Rack Rates Ever Again

If you’re planning a trip, it’s a good time to check out the excellent deals available through hotel auction websites. The award-winning RoomAuction.com is one of the simplest: 1. Browse their 55,000 hotels worldwide and pick a few hotels you … Continue reading

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Top Art Deco Hotels on South Beach Miami

South Beach (SoBe) was developed in the early 20th century as a winter playground for wealthy northern visitors. Many of the earliest hotels were built in the Art Deco style and had flats roofs, where parties were held during the … Continue reading

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