A Love Letter to Florida

A Love Letter to Florida

Florida, you know I love you. But I can’t do this anymore. This time I’m really leaving you. I know it’s not the first time I’ve said it I’m going for good… First College. Then an overseas job. Then a near runaway life in Italy… And still there was you, shadowing the chapters of my life with your omnipresence. But […]

Wend City Guide: Tampa, FL

Wend City Guide: Tampa, FL

I am an easygoing traveler. I’m always up for an epic adventure of course, but gimme a coffee shop and a bookstore and I’m good….I’m also bit of a snob about those things… While performing one weekend in Tampa I found a coffee shop and a bookstore with just the right atmosphere; the perfect place for me […]

Where I Wend: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Where I Wend: Fort Lauderdale, FL

I’m a Florida resident, born and bred. Still, I haven’t made too many trips South of my Central Florida base. The few I’ve made I remember vividly. Turning off that Turnpike recalls memories like: The morning my Dad and I woke before sunrise and drove to Hollywood, Florida so that at 9am I could dance before the Royal Caribbean […]

Florida Rainstorm

Florida Rainstorm

I was asleep in bed, embraced by a thick duvet and too many pillows when I heard it—the familiar sound of the storm siren. Distant but powerful. It’s strange, but I find this sound comforting. I like the dissonant drone, like a chord that never rounds out. I imagine the sound spreading out over my little […]

TBEX for the First Time

TBEX for the First Time

I didn’t need another travel podcast to tell me TBEX was the place to be for travel bloggers. If you’re reading this (likely a blogger too?), you’ve probably heard the same thing. TBEX, Travel Bloggers Exchange, is an international conference now held annually in Asia, North America, and Europe. It brings together bloggers both pro and amateur […]