Things to do in Tampa Bay Florida: Mazzaro’s Italian Market Murals in St. Pete

Continuing the series of inexpensive daytrips near the Tampa Bay, Florida, area, this week I present the murals on the Mazzaro Italian Market buildings in St. Petersburg. When you have out-of-town visitors and don't know what to do with them, treat them and yourself to an interesting, photographable destination that is cheap and uncomplicated. Plus, buy my books and blog gear to fulfill your holiday shopping list!

Highland Tavern in Denver, CO

The Highland Tavern in Denver's LoHi (Lower Highland) district is a neighborhood bar with a great selection of beers on tap and really good bar food. I recommend the Tavern Burger and also exploring the whole neighborhood for drinking and dining.

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.

Historic Lutz, FL, Train Station – and new subscription method!

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Mouflon Sheep Roast in the Bavarian Forest

The Bavarian Forest is an area of natural wonder in eastern Germany on the Czech border. There, I visited my friends' friends' hotel (Steinbruchsee) and had savory mouflon (sheep) roast.