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Cocoa Beach Florida – Fun On The Space Coast

Cocoa Beach Florida – Fun on the Space Coast

If you love rockets and the beach, then Cocoa Beach Florida might be the place for you and your family.  My family and I made a plan to come here to see the Atlas Mars Unmanned rocket launch in July. Cocoa Beach is a popular beach spot for watching the launches and for local Floridians to get away for breakcation.  Of course, it could be a destination for you, too. We stayed a nice hotel / timeshare on the beach…

Cool Things To Do In Daytona Beach

Cool Things to Do in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, Florida is one of the most visited places in the United States. Every year thousands of travelers come to enjoy the spectacular beaches, great restaurants, exciting nightlife and of course, NASCAR racing. This area of Florida really does offer something for everyone. No longer is it just a destination for spring breakers but for families as well. Anyone really who wants to have fun in the sun and let loose will have a wonderful time here. There are…

Snorkeling In Key Largo Marine Sanctuary!

Snorkeling in Key Largo Marine Sanctuary!

Just a short drive from Miami is the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park with America’s only living coral reef. It is celebrating its 50th anniversary and its success in protecting and conserving its natural resources. This is the jewel of the Florida Keys because of its live coral reef. When you visit the sanctuary you visit America’s first underwater preserve. The live coral reef and abundance of sea life is truly breathtaking and unique. When you ride in the…

Visit Key Largo And Discover Paradise On Earth

Visit Key Largo and Discover Paradise on Earth

Known as “The Dive Capital of the World,” Key Largo is one of those places that makes you pinch yourself because when you’re there, you’re sure you’re dreaming. Not only is the area ridiculously beautiful with pristine beaches, crystalline water and lush mangrove forests, there are also a plethora of activities. From diving to snorkeling, swimming, kayaking or deep sea fishing, you’ll never be bored in this tropical paradise. Catch a Big One! Experience a fishing adventure of a lifetime.…

Vacation To St. Augustine Florida

Vacation to St. Augustine Florida

If you did not know, the oldest city in the United State States is in Florida, St Augustine and I was determined to get to visit this historic city. I thought how unbelievable it is that I have lived in Florida for 20 years and never visited this landmark city. When driving from Jacksonville South on A1A, the view is quit exhilarating of St. Augustine because you will travel over Vilano Causeway, which gives you a great view of the…

Belize, A World Of Wonder & Wilderness

Belize, A World of Wonder & Wilderness

The country of Belize is located between Mexico and Guatemala on the Caribbean coast. The geography of Belize features a mixture of mountainous land, tropical forests, and gorgeous beaches leading to crystal blue waters teeming with life and character. Man has enhanced the character of Belize even more, with historic Maya temples, agriculture, and architecture dotting the landscapes of some cities. A BRIEF HISTORY OF BELIZE Belize has a long and complex history. Basically, there were four major periods that…

Adventure Costa Rica Style

Adventure Costa Rica Style

Where can you rappel from waterfalls, zip in a harness across the top of a rainforest canopy, mountain bike around an active volcano, kayak, take a ride in an ultra-lite plane, enjoy hours of class four whitewater rapids, explore caves a mile and a half underground and have world class meals? Costa Rica. Not only can you choose from all these activities, but you can afford to bring your family along for an adventure that teenage kids would love. Or…

Cozumel The Tropical Paradise On The Mexican Coast

Cozumel The Tropical Paradise on the Mexican Coast

Until 1961, Cozumel was a sleepy little fishing village. Then, a television documentary by noted diver and nature lover, Jacques-Ives Cousteau, showed the world the beauty of our island waters. Today the very mention of Cozumel stirs images of tropical fish, aqua blue waters, and white powdery beaches. Even though hotels, restaurants, and other business have sprung up to serve tourists, when you visit Cozumel you'll still feel as if you're light years away from the rest of the world. It's a…

Guatemala

Guatemala

Today's Guatemala "Guatemala" means the land of many trees. Indeed, it once was just that. Today, pine, oak, and fur trees have been cleared and replaced with farmland, in most states. The northern third of Guatemala, or Peten, remains a vast, sparsely settled region of swamps, hardwood forests, grassy plains, and jungle; wild boars, jaguars, and monkeys, but is also arguably threatened. A local logging program that has been in place for the last 12 years has had fervent support…

Bahamas-Nassau/Paradise Island

Bahamas-Nassau/Paradise Island

Ahhhhhh, the Bahamas! Who doesn’t fantasize about the clear waters of the Caribbean, punctuated with steel drums and a symphony of color? It was the frostbite of winter, when the California rains had soaked our spirits, and SAAD moods prevailed. We decided that traveling was a better choice over another visit to the therapist. We made the right decision! From Los Angeles, it takes about 7 hours to get to the Bahamas, depending on what island you travel to. A…