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Warm Things Up in Florida This Valentine's Day

Life Travel

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and here are some fun things to think about for your romantic weekend, especially for my fellow Floridians. Wake Up Call: Early It may be early, but what’s more romantic than watching the sunrise as you are floating 1,500 feet in the air? I couldn’t wait to take a hot air balloon ride with my fiancé. The setting was absolutely picture perfect, however after being in the air for about 2 minutes, I…

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Soaring High in the Sky

Travel

I have been fortunate enough to spend many weekends at the area theme parks, wrestled a gator or two (I use wrestle loosely, but I’d like to think I’m braver than most), and I’ve been on several airboat tours through the Florida Everglades, but my favorite adventure is always soaring high above Central Florida in a hot air balloon. The 5am wake up call is never easy, but the experience is like no other.  It’s really hard to describe in…

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Photo of the Day: Feeling Brave

Life

That day I was feeling brave at Gatorland…maybe a little too brave. There was a trainer behind the camera, so I felt safe but several of my friends and family have told me never to get that close to a gator again. My advice to anyone wanting to capture a photo like this…if you don’t want people to get upset with you for “putting your life at risk” then just get a photo from a little farther away. Like this…

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Weekend on the Ranch (Westgate River Ranch)

Travel

From beaches to theme parks to cattle ranches, all things are possible in Florida.  I recently took a weekend getaway to Westgate River Ranch, where I learned things about myself I never knew.  It was a trip of firsts for sure. The resort, located in River Ranch, Florida, is about an hour from Orlando, but it is a change of scenery for sure.  I love Orlando for all it has to offer, but sometimes it is nice to just escape into…

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The Introduction

Life

My name is Rochelle.  I am lucky enough to live in one of the top tourism destinations in the world which means there is always something to do.  Growing up I had no idea my home town of Orlando, Fl was a place people would dream of coming .  I remember from a very early age going to Disney for dinner or to see Christmas lights.  It wasn’t until I was older, and in college, that I realized, wow, people…

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