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Midnight Drive in Downtown Miami Beach

Driving through Downtown Miami Beach after the clock struck twelve midnight...

Day Trip to Japanese Rock Gardens

I arrived at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens for a lovely day trip a mere two hours before they closed (unknowingly), but still had enough time to wander around the lovely little lake to view the floral and rock gardens. Spending a full morning and afternoon there would have been ideal, so I will return for a full day of delightful observing! A serene stroll through the Morikami Japanese Gardens was such a pleasurable [...]

Tips for Attending a Floridian Christmas Parade

Attending a Christmas parade in Florida takes a different type of planning. Compared to snow-covered parade-watching - I've stood in Michigan freezing weather - there are a few things to keep in mind when standing in the hot sun! Here's my "Parade-Watching Tips": Wear lightweight clothing such as shorts and t-shirt - or a comfy cotton wrap dress Bring a sweater as it can be a bit chilly in the morning (then take off as [...]

Take a Trip Down Memory Lane at a Hometown Christmas Parade

If you're visiting sunny Florida for Christmas, be sure to attend the annual "Ye Olde Hometown Christmas Parade" held every year in Winter Park, Florida! This year marks their 64th Annual parade, sponsored by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce... watch the video above, and be sure to attend next year's parade!

Amazing Art in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Check out some of the amazing art sculptures, architecture, and more... in beautiful downtown Vancouver! I spent a couple of days there, and was amazed by the beauty!