Written by Evan Snow - "Snows Stops" South Florida Food Blogger After coming a few times for lunch I'm Happy to say my first Dinner experience at Hardy Park Bistro was a success. From the moment you walk up and are warmly greeted at the casual (yet sophisticated) dining house, you know you're in for a culinary treat. With 20 plus years of...
By Mark Chesnut with Global Traveler Ask most travelers to name the top LGBT travel destinations in the United States, and Fort Lauderdale will likely appear near the top of the list. After all, this Florida vacation paradise spent years carving its role as a favored getaway for LGBT travelers — especially gay men. And the destination is aiming for...
Whether you are visiting Fort Lauderdale from far off destinations or a local in serious need of a stay-cation, Fort Lauderdale is a vibrant place to visit! With miles of beaches, world-class dining and nightlife as well as the Everglades, the choices for fun are virtually limitless. One of the best ways to truly enjoy Fort Lauderdale is get out on...
By Melody Pittman with Wherever I May Roam Hollywood is not only the movie capital of the world, but also a dazzling beach town in greater Fort Lauderdale that is coming into its own and making a big name for itself. I was lucky enough to have vacationed in Hollywood, Florida a few years ago and enjoyed a luxury stay at the Diplomat Hotel. I loved...
By Kim H. with Work Hard Travel Well As a part of the Travel Bloggers Exchange Conference I attended this year, there were tours that allowed us to become familiar with the area. Angella from The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau (#HelloSunny) picked us up. We were starving so our first stop that wasn’t scheduled was to Tom...
By Kelly Church There may not be a utopia, but for one lifelong Florida resident, Fort Lauderdale is the next best thing. As one of the largest cities in the state and a popular tourist destination, Fort Lauderdale sits seaside in the southeastern portion of the state. With an average year-round temperature of 77 degrees, the city draws people to...
Written by Tim Leffel - (CHEAPE$T DE$TINATIONS Blog) It’s a common lament from foreign travelers—especially Europeans—that it’s difficult to get around in most U.S. cities without your own car. In our automobile-centric young country, there often aren’t many easy options for getting from A to B on public transportation. There are plenty of...
Written by Valerie & Valise: I want to state for the record that I hate the word “shimmy.” Unfortunately for my wordsmithing-self, it always starts as a “shimmy.” A little swing to my hips, and a bip-bop in my shoulders. During a really good meal, I can’t deny that clapping has been known to occur. It took me years to realize that I have a Happy...