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June in Florida – A Photo Essay

In 2008, I spent Spring Break camping in Florida and I loved it so much that I returned back the next year during summer. I drove down to Florida with my boyfriend at the time all the way from Ohio. If you love beautiful beaches you have to visit the Clearwater Beach area. This is the website I used at the time: http://www.visitstpeteclearwater.com and it’s still my favorite website for this area. One place that’s not highlighted on the map is Fort de Soto park which should definitely be on your list. We stayed at the Madeira Beach KOA and rented a wooden lodge cabin. The campsite has a really great selection of all sorts of beautiful cabin lodges to choose from. There’s a nice swimming pool open all year round as well as a hot tub. We rented bikes and cycled the Pinellas Trail which can be reached directly from the campground. We kayaked the Long Bayou by the campground. They organize fun outdoor movie nights as well as other social events which ae a lot of fun. Since we had the car with us, we got …

Airbnb Finds: The Rustic Modern Tiny House

If you enjoyed my Tiny Houses post series then you will love this Rustic Modern Tiny House from Airbnb. This charming little house was built by the Airbnb hosts themselves and the space consists of just 350 sq ft. This charming beauty is located in Portland and the hosts hold a Superhost badge on Airbnb so you know you are in good hands with them. The price per night is €90. I also have a $20 off coupon for you when you sign up with Airbnb.

Eat at: Herb Box Market at Southbridge – Scottsdale, Arizona

Right next to the Herb Box Restaurant at the beautiful Scottsdale Waterfront location is The Herb Box Market. This pretty little place has all sorts of goodies, from interesting snacks, to salads, divine desserts and awesome drink options. When I lived in Scottsdale, I usually came here for their Gluten Free cakes which are absolutely out of this world delicious! They have a Gluten Free cake of the day every day and a Happy Hour on cakes after 4pm. If you have Gluten issues and you are in the area, this place is most definitely worth a visit. Address: The Herb Box Market, 7134 E. Stetson Drive, Suite 100, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 Telephone: (480) 289-6161 Hours Mon: 8:30a to 6p Tue: 8:30a to 6p Wed: 8:30a to 6p Thu: 8:30a to 9p Fri: 8:30a to 9p Sat: 9:00a to 9p Sun: 9a to 4p

Win a Trip for 2 in Australia, Europe, Asia or USA

TourRadar and Contiki are giving away a Trip for 2 to one lucky winner! All you gotta do is Like the TourRadar Facebook page, enter your email address and carefully select the trip of your choice. The trips take place in Australia, Asia, Europe and USA. The itineraries are really amazing, and they would be a lot of fun. You just have to keep in mind that you will be paying for plane ride to one of these places if you do indeed win. Good Luck! 🙂

Motherhood Around the World

Last year I came across these beautiful and very interesting stories on families raising their children abroad and the contrast between their new country and their home country. I’m posting links to all of those articles bellow. They are quiet interesting, not just for mothers and families, but I believe any traveller will appreciate reading these. 24 Surprising Things about Parenting in the United States 18 Surprising Things about Parenting in Chile 13 Surprising Things about Parenting in Turkey 14 Surprising Things about Parenting in Australia 20 Surprising Things about Parenting in Germany 16 Surprising Things about Parenting in China 15 Surprising Things about Parenting in England 12 Surprising Things about Parenting in India 10 Surprising Things About Parenting in Mexico 12 Surprising Things About Parenting in Abu Dhabi 11 Surprising Things About Parenting in Northern Ireland 13 Surprising Things About Parenting in Congo 10 Surprising Things about Parenting in Japan