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Flying Back Home To #Orlando

I am #OrlandoStrong and will fight for my city, but it would be selfish to stop there.

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Top 10 Tampa Tattoo Shops

Finding the perfect spot to get your next tattoo can not only be […]

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Top 10 Tampa Coffee And Tea Spots To Chill And Restart Your Brain

Feeling like pulling your hair out over that presentation or paper you’ve been working on relentlessly at your kitchen table and wanting to slam your computer against the wall?  Been there.  We’ve all been there.  Lots.

Here’s 10 spots to break you out of that funk and get you back in the zone.

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14 UCF Startup Founders That Will Make You Want To Drop Out And Start A Business

Being young (or in college) didn’t stop these entrepreneurs from putting it all on the line for their crazy ideas. Meet 14 UCF startup founders who skipped a party or 2 and built a BIG business instead.

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Now Datz What I Call A Cheat Day!

Who’s still going strong with their resolutions? We think all of your […]

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Your Guide to Getting (The F*@!) Off I-4 and Using Orlando’s Hidden Backroads

I bet this morning you spilled your coffee during the stop and […]

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10 Inspiring Orlando Stories That Will Make You Love This City

Tired of hearing only bad news in O-Town? Here are 10 stories about people triumphing in the face of adversity.


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20 Reasons Why You Should Live In Another Country in Your 20’s

Living in another country didn’t provide me with all the answers, but it exposed me to a different reality.

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11 Reasons Why Milliennials Should Make Miami Home, Not Just a Spring Break Destination

Miami is one of the best, yet underrated places for millennials to live. Here’s 11 reasons why…

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10 Orlando Bars Where Getting Drunk Is Only Half The Fun

What if there were places we could go to enjoy carefully crafted cocktails within an environment that doesn’t require us to lose our voices by shouting nonsense into someone’s face from two feet away?

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Cheap Latin Eats In Orlando You Probably Never Knew Existed

Appetizing food doesn’t always have to be $14 a plate.

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Top 10 Beachside Bars In Tampa To Cool Off With A Frozen Cocktail

Feeling beach-y? These cocktails will bring you straight to the beach without getting you too sandy.

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10 Wine Bars That Are Sure To Leave You With A Taste Of Orlando

If you’re looking for something more than chugging Coors out of the side of a beer can, these wine bars should do the trick.

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10 Tampa Mexican Joints That Will Make Sure You Never Touch An Old El Paso Taco Box Again

Tacos, burritos, margaritas and guac… Who’s bringing the best in the Bay area?


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10 Orlando Wedding Boutiques That Will Make Every Lady & Gent Stand Out

Prepping for your wedding should be as exciting as you were on your first date. Here are 10 boutiques that guarantee simplicity and style.

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The Best Vegan Options in Tampa and Exactly Where to Find Them

Whether you’re trying out Meatless Mondays as part of your New Year’s Resolution or you’ve been vegan for quite some time, there is a dish waiting for you.

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These 10 Orlando Gyms Will Get Your Butt In Shape For The New Year

At any of these 10 gyms, you will be working out much more than your behind. Find the right one for you here and get out there!

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Top 10 Gastropubs In Tampa

These pubs do food and drink right. What more could you ask for?

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5 Almost Certain Ways to Spot Dolphins In The Bay Area

Want to see dolphins in their natural habitat but not sure where to go? Check these 5 places out to get the Instagram of your dreams.

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10 Insanely Beautiful Oregon Hikes Even The Novice Can Enjoy

When in doubt, always go where the locals go. Here are 10 Oregon hikes that are 100% local-approved.

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How Buddy Brew Started A Coffee Revolution By Serving Up Happiness, One Cup At A Time

I couldn’t discern exactly why I found my first sip to be so profound. Apparently, I’m not alone in this initial reaction.

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Your Ultimate Guide To The Best Outdoor Activities In Tampa (hint: there’s a ton)

How to get off your ass and live adventurously in Tampa in one, simple listicle.

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Check Off Your New Year’s Resolutions With Tampa’s 10 Best Running Events

10 races to get your body pumping and start 2016 right.


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It’s Margarita Time! Tampa’s 10 Best Mexican Restaurants, Ranked

Sayonara drive-thrus and long-ass Chipotle lines. Prepare for Tampa’s 10 best Mexican spots, ranked by deliciousness.

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10 Tampa Bay Beaches That Are Calling Your Name

You can’t say you’ve been to Tampa without going to these beaches.

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10 Most Haunted Spots In Tampa And The Spooky Stories Behind Them

Tampa isn’t just beaches and sun. It has a dark side.

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A 20-Something’s Guide To St. Pete: 40 Epic Things To Do In The ‘Burg

The ultimate guide you never knew you needed but now refuse to travel without.

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Relocating In Tampa? Here Are 15 Neighborhoods Worth Exploring

Finding a place to love doesn’t have to be hard, especially with these neighborhoods that all something unique to offer.

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10 Reasons We’re Stoked For Gasparilla, Tampa’s Biggest Party Of The Year

Land Ho! Here are 10 ways to prepare for the biggest invasion of the year.

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10 Luxury Hotels In Tampa You Won’t Believe Are Under $200 A Night

Luxury doesn’t have to equal expensive. You just have to look hard enough.

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The Ultimate Guide To Tampa Bay’s Best Holiday Festivities

I’d leave your hard shell jackets at home. You don’t want heatstroke.

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15 Events That Prove Orlando Doesn’t Suck During The Holidays

We may have palm trees & sunshine, but that doesn’t mean we don’t make it snow in December.

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Tampa’s 15 Best Desserts And Exactly Where To Find Them

Have your cake and eat it too at these 10 Tampa restaurants, who serve up some of the most delicious desserts in the Southeast.

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10 Reasons Tampa International Airport Is The Coolest One In America

The Tampa Airport goes above and beyond chain restaurants, shitty bars and overpriced shoe shines. Find out the 10 most underrated parts of this ‘port.

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10 Best Cafes In Tampa For Every Mood You Could Be In

Happy, sad, excited or exhausted — these 10 local cafes have got a remedy for you.

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40 Awesome Date Ideas You’ll Actually Want To Do In Tampa

O.K., no more excuses for the same old Saturday nights on the couch or lazy Sunday mornings.

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Top 10 Brunch Restaurants In Tampa, Ranked


Have the “Brunchies?” No worries, here are some of Tampa’s Best Bruncheries.

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20 Dog Friendly Restaurants In Tampa You Can Dine With Your K-9


Don’t pub crawl this weekend. Grab your dog and make it a pup crawl.

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15 Top Tampa Restaurants You Had No Idea You Could Order For Delivery

And you’re still ordering Domino’s for the 3rd time this week because…?

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19 Pancake Spots In Orlando That Will Make You Quit IHOP For Good

Classic, silver dollar, short stack or pecan, it need not matter – one bite of these and you can be sure that you’ll be coming back for more.

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Top 24 Things To Do, See, Drink And Eat In Seminole Heights: Tampa’s Most Exciting Burb

Your Ultimate Guide to everything Seminole Heights has to offer, which happens to be a ton of awesomeness.


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Sunny Side Up: 10 Exciting Things You Need To Know About The Future Of Tampa

Hint: it involves a lot of amazing food, delicious drinks and award-winning startups.

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20 Fastest-Growing Jobs In Tampa For 20-Somethings

It’s a worthy investment of your time to find out which jobs top this list as the fastest growing jobs in Tampa.

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10 Best Nightclubs In Orlando, Ranked

“No strict dress code. No cover. No bullshit. I cannot fathom how much this place rules.”

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10 Parks In Florida You Need To Visit At Least Once This Winter

That is, of course, if you can bare those chilly Florida winter temps to adventure to 10 of these incredible local parks.

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15 Mouth-Watering Restaurants In Orlando You Never Knew Delivered Straight To Your Doorstep

Now keep in mind these are only the top 15 —  there’s still 1,500 other restaurants to choose from.

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The 10 Best Cuban Restaurants In All Of Tampa Bay

These 10 Cuban spots are giving Miami a run for their empanadas.

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Get Styled By Orlando: 9 Super Chic Fashion Boutiques Right Around The Corner

Who would have thought that Orlando was home to some of the most original and fashionable boutiques in the southeast?

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10 Ways To Have The Most Epic Saturday In Tampa

If you’re looking for some good eats, scenic spots, great beer or even surrealist art, this list is for you.

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Don’t Go To Bed Hungry: 10 Crazy Good Restaurants In Tampa That Stay Open After Midnight

Why settle for a McDonald’s drive-thru meal? Whether you are craving Latin, Greek, or pub cuisine, Tampa has something for you for every hour of the night.

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10 Best Donut Shops In Orlando

Behold, a definitive guide to Orlando’s best donut shops and spots that simply cannot be missed on a mission for sweets, sprinkles or chocolate sauce.

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The 20 Things You Absolutely Need To Know Before Moving To Tampa

When you think Florida, do you think Miami, sunshine, and old people? Think again.

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Ride Your Bike While Meeting People, Eating Awesome Food And Drinking Cold Brews In Orlando

From the Cross Seminole Trail to the Orlando Urban Trail onto Lake Baldwin and more, meet your Orlando bike tour guide, Sarah Peerani and explore the culture, the food and the drinks that make Orlando the City Beautiful.

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Tampa’s Great Escapes: 10 Of The Best Bars In The SoHo Area

You can’t say you’ve taken advantage of Tampa’s nightlife until you’ve been to these 10 bars.

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10 Un-Pho-Gettable Pho Restaurants In Tampa

Judging by the pictures, there’s no such thing as too many rice noodles, so bring your appetite.

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10 Things You Cannot Pass Up On A Visit To Tampa

Tampa is proving to have way more to offer than the bay and beaches. Check out our 10 must-visit spots in this city.

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Tap Into Tampa: Your Guide To The 10 Must-See Breweries In the Bay Area

Since Tampanians have the best weather, they might as well drink the best beer.

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Experience Orlando’s Farmer’s Markets: This Week’s Must See Vendors at Lake Eola

Located right in the heart of Lake Eola, the only thing more beautiful than the lakeside scenery is the flourishing local businesses that bring life to the market Orlando has come to know and love.

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10 Popular Movies You Never Knew Were Filmed In The Tampa Bay Area

Last month, news of Ben Affleck’s new movie, “Live by Night,” made […]

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20 Orlando Brunch Spots That Take Eggs, Bacon And Pancakes To The Next Level

Leslie: “Why would anybody ever eat anything besides breakfast food?” Ron: “People are idiots, Leslie.”

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The Ultimate Weekend Getaway Guide: 10 Impressive Spots Just Outside Of Orlando

Whether you want a healthy dose of mother nature or a new spin on city life, we’ve got you covered. And don’t worry — we promise there’s nothing about Disney or Universal on this list.

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10 Trendy Gastropubs That Make Orlando Feel Like NYC

Prepare to be impressed — O-town has completely stepped up its culinary and pub game, giving us even more excuses to dine & drink every night of the week.

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Join The Family: Orlando’s Best Ma & Pa Shops, Restaurants And Everything In-Between

I better not see you at a Walmart or T.G.I. Friday’s for at least a year after reading this one.

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12 Actually Cool Things To Do Solo In Orlando

So get up, get out and get over yourself; it’s time you took a personal day that goes down in the books.

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13 Awesome Sushi Spots You Need To Know About In Orlando

Really, since when has a “Louis Vuitton” roll ever sounded like a bad idea?

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Since When Do “Punch”, “Drunk” and “Rum” Actually Belong In The Same Sentence? In This Video, That’s When

Click now to get the drink recipe you’ve been needing without even knowing it.

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The Rum Runner Drink Recipe That Will Have You Literally Running To Your Nearest Liquor Store

It’s that good — we promise.

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From Raw Sushi To Creole, These Restaurants Are Orlando’s Cream Of The Crop When It Comes To Seafood

We ranked all the top seafood joints in Orlando by category — find out where to fill your next seafood craving.

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You’re Not Actually From Florida Unless You Know How To Make This Drink

No but really — there’s 4 different flavors of fresh oranges in this one, all equal in awesomeness.

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The 11 Best Gluten-Free Restaurants In Orlando

Gluten-free should not equal flavor free. Try these 11 best restaurants that go above and beyond catering to your celiac needs.

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Watch And Learn How To Make A Boozy Electric Lemonade From Wall Street’s Favorite Mixologist

Matt Pearce demonstrates how to craft the perfect cocktail that gets you buzzed like jungle juice but tastes like sunshine.

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Watch And Learn How To Make A Killer Mai Tai From Wall Street’s Favorite Mixologist

What better way to make it feel like summer all over again than with a rum based tropical drink from Wai Tiki’s resident bartender Matt Pearce?

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A Guide To Orlando’s Top Latin Eateries You Need To Try Right Now

Find out which 11 Latin restaurants made the list — but just know they’re all guaranteed to be delicioso.

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30 Of The Best Quality Vegan Options Orlando Has to Offer

From the best bakeries to fine dining, these restaurants are home to Orlando’s best Vegan eats.

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Orlando’s Best Kept Non-Secret: A Checklist Of The City’s 11 Finest Food Trucks

Food trucks are still a burgeoning scene, and for that, they need all of your loving.

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Experience Orlando’s Farmer’s Markets: This Week’s Must See Vendors At Winter Park

Why settle for soggy store-bought produce when we have something even better than backyard gardens; we have Farmer’s Markets! This week we ventured to the Winter Park Farmer’s Market — find out which vendors you can’t afford to miss at this market.


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Going Beyond Starbucks: 10 Coffee Spots Every Orlandoan Needs To Know About

Who knew some of the best coffee shops in Orlando to get your morning fix were hidden in these locations?

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Get Lost in Orlando: 12 Nature Trails You Have To Try This Weekend

It’s time you gave downtown and Wall Street a rest and took it to the great outdoors. Your mind (and body) will thank you later.

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The Top 10 Taco Tuesday Spots In All Of Orlando

Your Tuesday afternoon just got a wholeee lot tastier.

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9 Most Anticipated Hip Hop Artists Performing In Orlando This Fall

It’s no secret that rap and r&b has taken the music industry by storm. Now, some of your favorite artists are about to take over O-Town. Click to find out who and where.

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Orlando Filmmaker Shakes Up The Film Industry With Awesome And Affordable Online Bootcamp

Find out why this local said: “There are literally no excuses left for this generation of young aspiring filmmakers.”

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10 New Restaurants In Orlando Actually Worth Visiting

Who knew that Orlando could have so many drool-worthy restaurants open within such a short time? Florida food lovers unite  — you need these spots in your life.

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23 Things I Wish I Knew When I Moved To A Different Country

Adam Lewis Walker sheds his knowledge on some much needed tips for moving across the pond as he becomes adjusted to life in the U.S.

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How A 17-Year-Old Self Taught Musician From Orlando Is Already Selling Out Shows Like A Pro

Get to know one of the most impressive up and coming musicians Orlando has to offer — and the one thing you’d never guess this performer had to overcome.

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7 Lessons I Learned From Living, Working & Playing in Ibiza

Tip #3: Venture beyond tourist filled Playa d’En Bossa and San Antonio if you wish to indulge in more than paying homage to the rave gods.

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See How A Watermelon Shaped Ukulele Inspired This Musician To Say “Here I Am”

We had the chance to catch up with Sami Scott and ask her about the inspiration for her EP, how she feels about the Orlando music scene and what’s next for this indie rocker.

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9 Reasons You Need To Get To Cuba In The Next 12 Months

Greg Rollett offers up 9 reasons why Cuba absolutely needs to be at the top of your travel list this year.

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The Best Of Orlando Brewing Company’s Seasonal Beers

Find out what seasonal brew is best for you.

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11 Orlando Tapas Restaurants You Have To Eat At To Call Yourself A Foodie

Or, you know, if you just want some really bomb food and drinks.

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7 Secret Speakeasies And How To Get Inside Them

Even Al Capone would be impressed with these joints.

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Here’s The 25 Highest Paying Jobs You Can Land In Orlando

We bet you can’t guess what #1 is.

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Tricks, Treats and Fashion Week: The 10 Best Fall Events In Orlando

Soak up the fun before you have to switch out those tanks for tees.

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15 Celebrities You Never Knew Got Their Start In Orlando

Click to find out how “Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century” and “Orlando” ever ended up in the same sentence.

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Orlando Is Dope, Here’s 33 Instagram Posts To Prove It

Orlando isn’t just about Disney World, people.


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5 Rooftop Bars That Make Orlando Feel Like The Big Apple

See that view? Now just picture that with a drink in your hand at one of these must-see rooftop bars.

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13 Abandoned Places Around The World You Need To Tour Before You Die

From Missouri to Japan, there’s a haunted place whispering your name.

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From Irish Castles To Treehouses: 20 Airbnb Rentals Almost Too Amazing To Be True

Because hotels are so 2008.

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11 Ways to See New York That Have Nothing To Do With Times Square

These spots will keep you far, far away from tourists in scuffed up tennies.

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7 Incredible Places Around The World To Volunteer While Vacationing

It feels great to get away, but even better to give back.

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