Art

Cirikli Stilt Birds

When you visited Walt Disney World's Epcot in the 1990s, do you remember having a tall bird-like creature nibble on your shoulder? A lot of Disney fanatics fondly recall the Cirikli Stilt Birds with their colorful feathers and sometimes mischievous a...

The Surreal Images of a Puddle Photographer

Orlando-based travel photographer Chris Carr finds inspiration when he looks down. After a rainstorm is optimal. Carr has been a professional photographer for years. But it wasn't until a few years ago when he snapped a reflection in a puddle that h...

These Creepy Dolls are Truly “Deviant” in Every Way

Orlando artist Linda Janssen has been creative as long as she can remember. As a little girl, she would make lavish mansions for her Barbie dolls out of cardboard boxes and twine. A few years ago, Linda made several creepy dolls to use as props at a...

5 Fun Places to Visit in Downtown Orlando

It’s no secret Orlando sometimes gets an undeserved reputation for being all about the Mouse House, Shamu and Harry Potter. The general thinking is there’s not much to do in downtown Orlando. But the City Beautiful is a nice place to spend a few hour...

Apalachicola: The Definition of Old Florida

Located in Franklin County on the Gulf Coast, “Apalach” is a picturesque reminder of Old Florida. Quaint boutiques and art galleries, stately inns, brightly painted homes and some of the nation’s best seafood restaurants line its tree-lined streets. ...

The Story Behind This Beachside Castle

Look carefully the next time you’re traveling up A1A north of St. Augustine and you might notice a piece of roadside architecture that’s a little out of place for the beaches of Florida. Poking above the trees is a series of large turrets that belong...

10 Things Everyone Should Do in Tampa

Millions flock to Tampa every year to spend time in one of Florida's hottest sun-soaked cities. You already know about attractions like Busch Gardens theme park,  the Florida Aquarium, and Lowry Park Zoo. But what about those places and experiences a...