A One Day Itinerary: Exploring Tarpon Springs, Florida

A One Day Itinerary: Exploring Tarpon Springs, Florida

Tarpon Springs is known for two things; Greek food and sponges. The two may seem like an unlikely pairing; however, the relationship started in the early 1900s, when Greek sponge divers settled in Tarpon Springs and created a thriving industry selling natural sponges harvested from the Gulf of Mexico. Today, Tarpon Springs relies mainly on [...]

Unwind While Exploring St. Petersburg’s Sunken Gardens

Unwind While Exploring St. Petersburg’s Sunken Gardens

Amid stop-and-go traffic on searing blacktop pavement lies a tropical roadside oasis. St. Petersburg's Sunken Gardens is one of Florida’s last roadside attractions. Its humble beginnings started as a hobby for the landowner who drained this land of its marshy water and created the tropical garden we continue to enjoy over a hundred years later.  [...]