Tag Archives: Florida

Tourism and the Climate Crisis

The U.S. state of Florida is a tourist mecca and is at the same time at the center of the global climate emergency. To highlight the growing emergency, the Florida nonprofit The CLEO Institute staged a dramatic gift shop in … Continue reading

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Honest U.S. Travel Ads

h/t Jeff Wysaski

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Sunshine Express

The new Florida intercity passenger rail system is called the Brightline, but I would have called it the Sunshine Express. Just my opinion, however I did live in the Sunshine State for most of my 20s and I just don’t get “Brightline”; it sounds like a … Continue reading

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Art Connects Past and Present

German street artist Andreas von Chrzanowski (aka Case Maclaim) recently completed this wonderful mural for the Jacksonville, Florida Art (Re)Public Project. The piece, which is located in the heart of the city on Forsyth Street, incorporates books with titles relating the … Continue reading

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Go Amphibious

If you have ever dreamed of going camping and boating, the Sealander is the perfect solution for you. This nifty little schwimmcaravan retails for around $20,000, but it’s fully customizable and comes with an electric motor, heating and cooking equipment. … Continue reading

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Fire Rainbow

photo from Ken Rotberg, Delray Beach, Florida

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I Can’t Believe We Lost To Lewisburg

It’s official. Newtown, Pennsylvania is cool. But only the seventh coolest small town in America, to be precise. The borough took the seventh spot in the “Coolest Small Town” competition by Budget Travel Magazine. With 15,082 votes, Newtown came in ahead of … Continue reading

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Hello Dali

If you’ve ever spent any time in St. Petersberg, Florida, you know that it’s a perfectly appropriate location for the spectacular new Salvador Dali Museum. The amazing new waterfront attraction, which opened on 1-11-11 at 11:11 am, features a geodesic-like … Continue reading

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