Things to Do in Tampa Bay Florida: Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks

Next in the series of where to take your visitors in Florida: Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks. A small, pleasant few blocks of waterfront with Greek architecture and food, plus shells, souvenirs and sponges galore at kitschy little shops.

NEW BOOK: Photos for No Apparent Reason (PFNAR) 2015!

Announcing my latest book: Photos for No Apparent Reason 2015! This glossy coffee-table photography book contains all the Photos for No Apparent Reason at the end of each blog post from 2015. Forty-eight full-color photos and all the details about each one is available for sale now!

Mo’ Betta Gumbo New Orleans Restaurant in Loveland, CO

Surprising, excellent New Orleans cuisine out West! Mo'Betta Gumbo southern food restaurant in Loveland, Colorado, just outside of Denver, serves up convincingly authentic Cajun and Creole food right out of the Big Easy!

Gas Full Service Restaurant St. Augustine, Florida

On Anastasia Island in St. Augustine in a converted filling station, Gas Full Service Restaurant does not disappoint when it comes to killer hamburgers and tasty American fare.

Castillo de San Marcos Fortress in St. Augustine, Florida + Brazilian Daiquiri Recipe

Built by the Spanish in the 17th Century, Castillo de San Marcos is a prominent feature of St. Augustine's coastline in Florida. It's the oldest surviving fortress in North America located in the oldest European-founded city. It's walls are made of coquina, a native stone. It's changed national hands a number of times and is reputed to be haunted as well. In addition, I've posted a Brazilain Daiquiri recipe included for summertime!