st. augustines st. george st. and the beach

The last night in Florida I decided to spend in St. Augustine. Last year we didn’t see much therefore I have been wanting to explore the town more. We didn’t leave until later from my aunts so by the time we got there it was around 3:00 pm. Therefore again, we didn’t get to do as…

a day at the florida aquarium

The Florida Aquarium in itself was a good experiences. We really enjoyed the Wetland Trail where we got to walk through what felt like the swamps and streams of Florida. Coming face to face with wading alligators (behind glass of cause), active otters,  and  free-flying birds such as roseate spoonbills, blue herons and white ibis. We also came…

end detour fort matanzas national monument 

It’s amazing how much a child’s interests change over the years. For my almost 7-year-old, though strongly into superheroes, recently decided he’s interested in history or old things as he calls it. Towards the end of our trip when I asked him his favorite part he surprised me when he answered “the old Fort.” So I decided on the…

a day in LegoLand 

I left on this trip trying not to go to any of the big amusement parks but seeing that Central Florida is home to many parks it was hard for us to avoid them. In the end I gave in and decided we’d go to Legoland. It wasn’t to bad of a drive, long stretches…

detour to castillo de san marcos

On our current adventure south we decided to take a detour off of I95 once we reached Florida. We stopped in Saint Augustine, one of the oldest continually occupied European settlements in the continental United States. We visited Castillo de San Marcos it was very beautiful and educational visit. We learned how it was build…

disney at 5

I’m not really sure what I was thinking when I brought my son to Disney at the age of 5. Well almost 5. I bet there are many parents out there saying 5 is a fine age to bring a kid they still have their imagination and love for all the characters and so on.…