Published Articles


Day Trippers – Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park’s Summer Music Festival Travel Tips

Which Disney Hotel Is Right For You?

Best Beach Towns In America

The Best Holiday Route in Miami

Miami Cheat Sheet (Travel Guide)

Getaway Guide:  Weekend Trip To The Everglades        

Getaway Guide:  Weekend Trip To Tampa

Getaway Guide:  Weekend Trip To Key West

Getaway Guide:  Weekend Trip To Daytona Beach

The Best Scenic Drives Within 60 Miles of Miami

Best Weekend Getaways In The South Florida Area

Best Pet-Friendly Getaways Near South Florida

Best Honeymoon Suites In South Florida

Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The South Florida Area

Best Holiday Travel Tips For People From South Florida


Cook with Your Kids: Score Big-Time Hugs

12 Fun Fourth of July Activities for Kids

Cooking Ideas For Kids From A South Florida Chef

Top Resources For Homeschool Families In South Florida 

Tips For Keeping Your Kids Active From A South Florida Fitness Professional


Best Places To People Watch In South Florida

Top Flying Adventures In South Florida

Best Spots For A Picnic In Miami

Best Places For Stargazing In South Florida

Best Rafting And Tubing Near South Florida

Best Paintball Areas Near South Florida

Best Dates For Adventurous Couples

A Rock Climber’s Guide To South Florida

Ask An Expert: Best Bike Rides In South Florida

Best Extreme Sports And Rec Spots In Miami


Best Permanent Exhibits In South Florida

Best Photography Classes In South Florida

Best Poetry Events In South Florida

MUSIC’s Top 5 Music Festivals in the Caribbean

2012 Sounded Good:  The Best Breakout Music Acts In South Florida 

Best Places To Get Your Classical Music Fix In South Florida

The Top 5 R&B/Soul Music Festivals in the U.S. 

The Nation’s Best Cities for Live Music Performances


Best New Year’s Eve Parties In South Florida


Best Outdoor Exercise Classes In Miami

Best Running Clubs In South Florida

Best CrossFit Studios In South Florida

Best Budget Fitness Classes In South Florida


30 Things You Need To Know About Jacksonville Before You Move There

30 Things You Need To Know About Deerfield Beach Before You Move There

10 Things Only Someone From Tallahassee Would Understand

10 Things Only People From Tampa Would Understand


Preview of BCS National Championship Game At Sun Life Stadium 

A Guide To The Ford Championship Weekend At Homestead-Miami Speedway

Preview Of The Orange Bowl


Restaurant Review – Red Fish Grill

Restaurant Review – 15th Street Fisheries


Rediscover South Florida by Traveling Locally –

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  1. […] Shawanda is a freelance writer and author in her native Miami, Florida.  In addition to, she’s written for CBS, MapQuest, Solo Parent Magazine, Movoto Real Estate, and Boating Times Magazine.  Personally, she’s a wife, a mom of two boys and two girls.  She’s a bona fide travel geek, music lover, and book worm.  Check out some of Shawanda’s other published articles on her website. […]

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