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How to Spend an Overnight Layover in Reykjavik, Iceland

After a whirlwind week in London and Paris, our trip ended with an overnight layover in Reykjavik, Iceland. The only other time we spent in Iceland was a brief 2-hour layover in the beginning of the trip before boarding the plane to London. Going to Iceland wasn’t ever a thing for me. I was under […]

Seminole Heights gets vacay vibes from The Pink Pineapple tiki bar

Husband-and-wife Kimmy Bruehl and Eric McKinney love going to tiki bars. Whenever they travel to a new city, one thing they enjoy doing is trying out the local tiki bars. Unfortunately, whenever friends visited Tampa, there wasn’t one here so that gave them the idea to open one. Kimmy and Eric have experience working in […]

How to Spend 24 Hours in Paris

On the plane again! So after riding around London for the day, we hopped over to Paris right quick to see some sights. We started early that morning with a walk from the hotel to the bus stop to catch the transfer to the airport. There wasn’t much time to get super comfy on the […]

Pete’s General revives St. Petersburg’s Historic Uptown neighborhood

The Historic Uptown neighborhood in St. Petersburg is getting a small renaissance with the opening of Pete’s General next month. Think of it as a small supermarket similar to the weekend markets in the Tampa Bay area. Residents can walk up and buy a variety of goods, from food to flowers, sold by different vendors. […]

#SoFetch: Where to Visit in London for the First Time

Never ever in my life did I ever think I’d be going to Europe. The only instances I had with experiencing life outside the US are the Carnival cruises I went on. For some reason, Europe just seemed like such a faraway place.  Well, 2 flights and a 2-hour layover later, I was there with […]