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Traveling

Get to Adventure Island – Tampa

September 12, 2014
Waterpark in Tampa Bay - Adventure Island

Disclaimer: As a Busch Gardens ambassador, my family was invited to visit Adventure Island. We received four free day passes in exchange for this review. I was not compensated monetarily for this review. All opinions are my own based on my experience.

This was my first visit to Adventure Island in Tampa. Yep, the last time I went to a water park was close to five years ago when we went to Aquatica for my niece’s birthday. The girls were so young, and it was overwhelming to say the least having two toddlers running in opposite directions. So I figured now that they were older, I would be able to relax a little and enjoy.

 

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Eating

The History of Ulele

September 9, 2014
dinner at ulele

Are you a Pocahontas fan? Well, it turns out Pocahontas’s story may have been an adaptation of Ulele’s story. Ulele was an indian girl who threw herself in the fire to protect 17 year old Juan Ortiz in the name of love. And that’s how the story goes.

It seems pretty fitting that the new talk of the town restaurant in Tampa Heights would be name after such a love story because the work that went into renovating the 1903 structure to what it is today could only be referred to as a labor of love. The beautiful high ceilings and ornate wood siding as well as the beautiful iron sculptures throughout Ulele has a fancy yet comfortable feeling. Sophisticated, yet accessible.

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Traveling

A day in Tampa Bay

August 23, 2014
Tampa

Earlier this year my daughter’s school class took a trip to the Glazer Museum in Tampa. I was supposed to go but because of work commitments I had to cancel last minute. I made a promise to her that I would bring them back this summer. I had to make good on my promise so we headed down the road to downtown Tampa.  If you’ve never been to downtown Tampa and you have children, there are lots of things to do.

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