Archive for 'Travel'

The hills are alive, and lively, in Swiss summer

The hills are alive, and lively, in Swiss summer

By Mark Gauert   City & Shore Magazine The lady in the ball cap walking her dog down the mountain asked where I was from. “Floride?’’ she repeated in French, before switching to English. “Why would [...]

Five late-summer Florida road trips

Five late-summer Florida road trips

By Bonnie Gross City & Shore PRIME  Wakullah Springs A historic state-park lodge near Tallahassee Just 15 minutes south of Tallahassee, Wakulla Springs State Park feels like a well-preserved heirloom. Made famous by Tarzan films – [...]

Five fast Florida getaways you deserve

Five fast Florida getaways you deserve

By Emily J. Minor City & Shore PRIME Magazine Sometimes you just need to get away. Quickly. Maybe it’s work. Maybe it’s the kids. Maybe it’s work, kids and – who knows? – the neighbors. Whatever [...]

Travel editor’s choice: Where to go in 2017

Travel editor’s choice: Where to go in 2017

By Thomas Swick City & Shore Magazine In Florida Sanibel & Captiva The timeless quality of these two islands tends to keep them off Where-To-Go-Next lists. Travel trends come and go and people still scour the [...]

A cruise for everyone on the blue horizon

A cruise for everyone on the blue horizon

By Thomas Swick City & Shore Magazine On the afternoon of Nov. 9 – a summery hot day in Miami – Armando Christian Pérez, aka Pitbull, performed at the christening ceremony of the Norwegian Escape, the [...]

Five deluxe upgrades in South Florida travel

Five deluxe upgrades in South Florida travel

By Eric Barton City & Shore Magazine Just about anywhere else, a stay at a top-end resort means planning well ahead and at least a half-day’s travel. Not in South Florida. Across town from almost everywhere [...]

Top travel picks in Florida, USA, world in 2016

Top travel picks in Florida, USA, world in 2016

By Thomas Swick City & Shore Magazine In Florida Orlando The City Beautiful is automatically associated with Walt Disney World (even though the resort is located in Lake Buena Vista) but it is becoming a destination [...]

A guide to latest, greatest spa treatments

A guide to latest, greatest spa treatments

By Felicia Levine and Mark Gauert Overworked and overtired? Then close your eyes. Now breathe deep and picture spending a day – or a week – at one of South Florida’s most luxurious spas. Can you [...]

Taking time to get to know Tallahassee

Taking time to get to know Tallahassee

By Mark Gauert We never go to Tallahassee for fun. When we go to Tallahassee – once before the fall semester, once after the spring – we go to take our son to or from Florida [...]

Getting lost on Little Palm Island in the Keys

Getting lost on Little Palm Island in the Keys

By Mark Gauert When I was 5 years old, my mother lost me on Tom Sawyer Island. It wasn’t her fault. She’d had a tight grip on my hand as the log raft crossed the waters [...]