Captiva Island Cruises – Sun, Fun and Flawless Beaches

We were stumped. The ceiling and walls of Cabbage Key’s breezy back patio were dripping with dollar bills. Where on earth would we leave our “donation” ? Affixed with gobs of masking tape and mounted with the precision of a leaf blower, I couldn’t see an inch of available space. Thousands of […]

Want to do Something Fun and Different? Try Eastern State Penitentiary

As mother nature hints at warmer days to come, I look forward to exploring unique and interesting places. One of my favorites is Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. If you’re like me, fascinated by the criminal mind, fading ruins, and history in its most infamous, Eastern State Penitentiary will […]

Two egrets on Sanibel Island, Florida

The Best Way to Visit Sanibel Island’s Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

It was a balmy morning, just after 7am, and I was at the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge and Bird Sanctuary on Sanibel Island, a popular vacation spot in southwest Florida, sandwiched between the Gulf of Mexico and Pine Island Sound, known for its pristine beaches, shelling, […]