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Unique Florida Beach Experiences for Summer Vacation

April 21st, 2012

Miami Beach

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travelers Resources at Trekhound.com

For many who make the pilgrimage to sunny Florida, it’s all about the beaches, Baby! But not everyone’s idea of the perfect beach getaway is the same. Some want to go shelling with their grandkids while others are looking for the best summer vacation opportunity or the ability to cruise with their car on the sand. Depending on your preference, there a few safe bets you can make to have the best Florida beach experience possible.

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Sensational Florida Shopping Experiences

March 21st, 2012

Florida Shopping

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travelers Resources at Trekhound.com

Regarding places to shop in Florida, the venue list borders on completely overwhelming. There are a few scenes however, that stand out. First time visitors will definitely want to consider bumping these Florida shopping experiences to the top of their travel itinerary.

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Cruise Review: Oasis of the Seas – Gigantic + Enormous = Ginormous

July 11th, 2011

Oasis of the Seas

By Mike Cooney – Chief Explorer, Cooney World Adventures

During a recent Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (RCCL) familiarization tour of the Oasis of the Seas, I had the opportunity to see and experience one of the most magnificent ships in the world. She is a floating city in every way. Here are just a few facts that help prove my assertion . . . on any given seven-day cruise more than 8,000 people call the Oasis home, she has 24 different dining experiences, countless entertainment venues, over a dozen shops and stores, and state-of-the-art water and sanitation systems that are more efficient than most of the land-based versions. The only ship larger by just a few inches is her sister ship Allure of the Seas.

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New Cruise Ships Sailing from Florida

May 7th, 2011

Disney Dream

By Beverly Collins

There’s never been a better time to take a cruise from Florida. The cruise lines are continuing to add new vessels and they are getting bigger and more luxurious with each new ship. The new Disney Dream, sailing from Port Canaveral has the first ever on board water coaster that plunges you over the side of the ship and the Allure of the Seas, the biggest ship on the water today, has several ‘neighborhood’ style sections including a Central Park themed area for passengers to enjoy. New cruise cabins are available and prices are good too. Here are the latest, greatest ships sailing to many exotic ports of call.

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6 Great Things to Enjoy in Florida

April 20th, 2011

Fernandana Beach

By Myscha Theriault

There’s lots to enjoy here in the sunshine state. From the Florida Keys to the panhandle, and Miami Beach to St. Augustine, sites and activities abound. Whether you’re looking for souvenirs, photo ops, seafood or sunbathing spots, we have literally got it all. Which is why people from all over the world travel here at all times of the year. While there are too many activities to list in a single article, here are six great things to do in Florida that stand out above the rest.

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Best Florida Places for Spring Break: Families, Couples and College Students Alike Can Count on Having a Fun Time

March 1st, 2011

Florida Spring Break

By Myscha Theriault

Looking for the best Florida places to vacation for spring break? Well, it depends on whether you’re with the college crowd, part of a couple with kids, or an active senior looking to get out of the cold while you treat your grandchildren. Whatever your speed, we’ve got it covered with reviews of the following hot spots.

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Valentine’s Day in Florida – Pamper Yourself in Luxury or Escape to the Outdoors for Adventure

February 7th, 2011

This couple has it made in the shade

Valentine’s Day is the time of year when we do something special for the one we love. Whether your sweetie likes to be pampered in luxury or head into the great outdoors for a little adventure, Florida has just what you’re looking for and if you’re inclined to do the most romantic thing on Valentine’s Day and make if official, Florida has some great places to get married and then enjoy a romantic honeymoon.

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Oasis of the Seas – Home in Fort Lauderdale

November 15th, 2009

Oasis of the Seas Enters Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Royal Caribbean International’s newest cruise ship – the highly anticipated Oasis of the Seas – made her global debut today, arriving into her home port of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fl following a 14-day transatlantic crossing from Turku, Finland. Hundreds of eager onlookers – ranging from Royal Caribbean top executives to local government officials, residents and media – came out to welcome Oasis of the Seas to the United States for the first time and to be among the first to catch a glimpse of the world’s most revolutionary cruise ship.

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