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Coconut Grove – Exploring Miami

September 13, 2019 7:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Title image: View of Biscayne Bay from the fifth-floor restaurant/bar of the Mr. C hotel, Coconut Grove, looking east. In the distance is Key Biscayne. I am loving being in Miami for the academic year and teaching at Florida International University. After spending two weeks in Brickell, I decided to... read more

Brickell

Brickell – Welcome to Miami!

August 30, 2019 6:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

My first week of teaching at Florida International University just ended. Now to explore my Miami neighborhood: Brickell. I chose to hang out here for a couple of weeks. You know, fancy Miami. While I find a more permanent place to live for the semester. I had expected a more... read more

Miami and Palm Beach, Florida

March 24, 2017 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The second-to-last stops on our Southeast Coast Road Trip were Miami and Palm Beach, Florida. I skipped right over this part of the trip and wrote all about Cuba, but I wanted to make sure I shared about this part of our journey too. We stayed two nights in Coconut Grove.... read more

Day Tripping in Central Florida

February 28, 2017 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Take a morning walk along the St. John’s River in Sanford, an easy 30-minute drive north of Orlando in Central Florida On our road trip from Charlotte NC to Miami, the third stop (after Charleston and Savannah) was St. Augustine, Florida. Established in 1565, it’s the oldest continuously settled city... read more

T-Secret: Gail Kent The Acne Maven

November 11, 2016 10:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Title Image: Gail Kent, founder of T-Secret, giving a facial The best secret in Orlando, Florida is Tamahra’s Secret, aka T-Secret, a skin care salon in College Park. It’s not Orlando’s best kept secret, by any means, because it is widely known both locally and nationally and, indeed, clients fly... read more