5 Charming Towns in Volusia County, FL

Volusia County is located in the North Eastern part of Central Florida.  The most notable town in the county is of course, Daytona Beach, the self-proclaimed “world’s most famous beach.”  Daytona Beach is great, but Volusia County is also home to some of the most charming small towns you’ll find anywhere.  Some you may have...
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Orlando Speakeasies

Speakeasies have become a relatively recent trend in cities all over the country.  Well, I guess you could call it an old trend.  Necessity turned trend maybe?  While I tend to avoid the overly trendy, my love of fringe, feathers, and fine cocktails wins out over my distaste with the tragically hip every time. As...
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Orlando’s Margaritafest 5

  Okay, so I know it’s not technically travel since I live here (and hopefully no one is traveling to Orlando for Margaritafest), but this is the post I wish someone had written about Margaritafest 4 (or 3,2,1) before I spent $35+ tax on my “VIP” experience. I’ll start by saying that the margarita is...
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The Great American Pie Festival

It’s pie time!  Today and tomorrow Celebration, FL hosts the annual Great American Pie Festival, so now seemed like a great time to take a break from the re-cap of my amazing African adventures and focus temporarily on things back home.  What’s the exact opposite of Africa and about the most American thing in the...
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Weeki Wachee Springs

Unfortunately, being tied town with several jobs means that most of the time I can’t go too far from home (at least for now).  The bright side of this is that I live in Florida and there are plenty of weird and wonderful locations only a day trip away.  Weeki Wachee Springs State Park is...
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