La Venta Park in Villahermosa, Mexico offers rare look at Olmec “mother culture”

Parque Museo La Venta, or La Venta Museum Park, in Villahermosa, Mexico is home to the last remains of the enigmatic Olmec culture. The Olmecs, considered by many to be the “mother culture” of the later Mesoamerican cultures such as the Aztecs and Maya, disappeared from the archaeological record around 200 AD. Known primarily by […]

Relax amidst Mayan temples and pyramids at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

If you are heading to Walt Disney World and have an interest in all-things Mayan then you definitely want to check out Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. The resort is billed by Disney as “a Southwestern-themed haven of brightly colored casitas, rustic ranchos and beachfront cabanas” yet it also features a significant amount of Mayan-themed attractions. […]

Kids make free planters for mom at Orlando-area Lowe’s stores

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Lowe’s Home Improvement Stores in the Orlando area offered a free kids’ workshop where the little ones could build a flower planter for mom. The project, called the Chalkboard Planter, was part of the Lowes Build and Grow series of free workshops for kids where once a month they […]

Sea World field trip offered education and fun for second graders

Second graders from an Orlando-area elementary school had the adventure of a lifetime when they got to attend Sea World for a field trip as part of Sea World’s Education Program. They learned all about sea life from the famed Orcas to Beluga Whales, walruses, sea lions, penguins, sharks, manta rays and more. In addition […]

The 2016 Celebration Exotic Car Festival thrilled fans and families alike

Lamborghini, Rolls Royce, Ferrari, Aston Martin, McClaren, Lotus— these are just a few of the names of the world’s most expensive and exotic cars that were on display at the 2016 Celebration Exotic Car Festival in Celebration, Florida. The festival ran for four days, April 14-17, and benefitted the children’s charity, Make A Wish Foundation. […]

Free things to do with kids in Orlando this weekend (April 2, 3)

This weekend offered several free things to do with your kids. If your kids are into arts and crafts Home Depot, Michael’s and Disney’s Art of Animation Resort offered free kids workshops. If your child prefers more physical fun then several area bowling alleys participate in the “Kids Bowl Free” promotion. The first Saturday of […]

Horseback riding on beach at Jekyll Island, Georgia offers unique experience

One of the more unique experiences offered on Jekyll Island, Georgia (located just an hour north of Jacksonville) is horseback riding on the beach. Your adventure begins by going to the Clam Creek Picnic area on the island’s north end and signing up at the horse staging area. Hour long rides cost $65 and the 1.5 hour […]

Jekyll Island’s Easter Egg Stroll offered fun for entire family

Located just an hour north of Jacksonville, Jekyll Island is one of Georgia’s famed “golden isles.” Every year the residents of Jekyll Island, Georgia host their annual Easter Egg Stroll. Billed as an event for kids, Jekyll Island’s Easter Egg Stroll actually offers fun for the entire family. The Easter Egg Stroll takes place in Jekyll Island’s […]

A look back at St. Patrick’s Day 2016 in Savannah

Every year the city of Savannah, Georgia hosts one of the largest, if not the largest, St. Patrick’s Day festivals in the country and 2016 was no exception. And as with every year, one of the first tasks of any visitor to Savannah during this time is finding parking. Luckily the City of Savannah has […]

Food Truck Friday in Celebration, Florida

Once a month the picturesque town of Celebration, Florida hosts some of the best food trucks in the Orlando area. Food Truck Friday, as it’s named, falls on the second Friday of each month and is always a lively affair. This month included twelve food trucks such as Voodoo Kitchen, Over Rice, KBBQ Box, Monsta […]

El Tenampa Mexican Restaurant in Kissimmee, Florida

El Tenampa Restaurant in Kissimmee, Florida produces some of the most authentic Mexican food outside of Mexico. I discovered this little gem while Googling where to find tacos al pastor in the Orlando area. After reading multiple reviews of how authentic El Tenampa’s tacos al pastor are, I had to try it. Tacos al pastor […]
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