Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 2013

  I’ve been want­ing to visit Epcot’s Inter­na­tional Flower and Gar­den Fes­ti­val for years, not real­iz­ing that it was a feast for more than just the eyes! In their 20th year cel­e­brat­ing mother nature’s finest flora, the fes­ti­val also offers a vari­ety of spring-inspired culi­nary dishes avail­able in the Gar­den Mar­ket­places. A dozen kiosks are set-up […]

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veg ‘n’ out: magic kingdom

Dis­ney World’s theme parks are filled with fun, excitement and mag­i­cal expe­ri­ences for every­one to enjoy. My favorite rides in the Magic King­dom included the speed and thrills of Space Moun­tain or get­ting soaked on Splash Moun­tain. For a lit­tle more relax­ing expe­ri­ence, I really enjoyed Mickey’s Phil­har­Magic 3D movie and the audi­ence inter­ac­tive Mon­sters, Inc. Laugh […]

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Uncommon Shopping in Seaside

Family-owned and oper­ated for over 20 years, Mod­ica Mar­ket in the Cen­tral Square of Sea­side, Florida offers many gourmet and spe­cialty items.  Mod­ica Mar­ket has a nice selec­tion of fresh pro­duce, exotic mush­rooms, nuts, gourmet chips, crack­ers & snacks, spe­cialty & locally made sauces and dips, hard to find gourmet pas­tas, bou­tique wines and micro […]

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A Day of Play in Seaside

Seaside Vegetarian

Halfway between Des­tin and Panama City, along the Emer­ald Coast waters, lies fairy­tale beach towns on County Road 30A.  Among those beach towns is the mas­ter planned com­mu­nity of Sea­side. Wooden cus­tom cot­tages, wide porches and a com­ple­men­tary color palette to the bor­der­ing gulf waters makes Sea­side the vision of a beach town ideal. While enjoying […]

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Veg ‘n’ Out: Key West

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Key West is bet­ter known for Fan­tasy Fest, Duval Street, free roam­ing chick­ens, key lime pie, mile marker 0, south­ern­most point, six toed cats and the Hem­ing­way house, but also among those six square miles of island time are some unique and note­wor­thy veg cui­sine restau­rants. To max­i­mize your Key West expe­ri­ence, I rec­om­mend renting […]

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Veg ‘n’ Out: Downtown Disney

Disney Vegetarian Feature

  Dis­ney World is Orlando’s tourist mecca with four theme parks, two water parks, dozens of themed resort hotels and count­less places to grab a bite to eat. With that being said, this arti­cle is focused on veg­e­tar­ian and vegan options at the Down­town Dis­ney Mar­ket­place. I started my Down­town Dis­ney Mar­ket­place veg expe­ri­ence at […]

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Veg ‘n’ Out: St. Augustine

St. Augustine Vegetarian

The Florid­ian Restau­rant The Florid­ian describes them­selves as ‘regionally-authentic, fresh from the source cui­sine: a clever syn­the­sis of down home South­ern com­fort foods and lighter, health­ier dishes, with many veg­e­tar­ian options.’ The Florid­ian restau­rant was a great din­ing option for veg­e­tar­ian me and my omni­vore travel com­pan­ion. We started the after­noon lunch with the fried […]

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