So you’re going to Key West? You’re going to have a great time–there is no more laid-back place on earth. There’s a reason Hemingway chose here of all places to call home, and it’s because there are really no troubles in Key West. It has beautiful beaches and island scenery, with none of the bustle. There’s no stress, no rush, no emergencies. Just the Keys, the sunshine and maybe you. This is a popular destination…

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Muggles everywhere can’t get enough of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Whether lifelong fans of the series or newcomers to the story, there’s something for everyone at what’s quickly become the number one rated theme park in the Orlando area. What exactly makes Harry Potter stand out amongst the world’s most famous parks? I had the chance to discover for myself. The park spans two distinct areas–Hogsmeade in Islands of Adventure and Diagon Alley…

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Bear Lake trailhead is the most popular spot in Rocky Mountain National Park, with the parking lot at capacity usually by no later than 7am. A lot of people want to hike this trail, and there’s a reason for that. With up to 4 alpine lakes, well-marked paths and dream-like views, it’s an enjoyable way to spend a day in nature. An alpine lake is a lake at 5,000 feet altitude or more. Bear Lake…

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Whitewater rafting is one of those things that sounds worse than it actually is. Maybe it’s because I took it easy and went during low tide, or maybe because I paid extra attention during the orientation session to be sure I wouldn’t die from this experience, but everything turned out to be a whole lot less anxiety inducing, and a whole lot more fun, than expected. Let’s start from the beginning. I found an amazing…

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Boozy brunch is South Florida’s favorite weekend pastime, and for good reason. There’s no better way to start the day than with a little sunshine and a lot of mimosas. The growing popularity of this activity, however, has made Miami locations subject to inevitable problems, including overcrowding and price gouging. The solution? Head to Fort Lauderdale. Just 40 minutes north of Miami, the city’s residents fully embrace boozy brunch. It’s not uncommon to see groups…

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