Curaçao Travel Guide

    Are you thinking of retiring in Curaçao? Or maybe just looking to book a relaxing family vacation or romantic weekend getaway? This guide to Curaçao offers a brief history of the island, and gives information and tips about when to go, how to get there,...

Using Cell Phones Overseas

Traveling internationally doesn’t mean that you need to be disconnected from your family and friends. When overseas, I’d recommend using Skype or Google Hangouts when you have an internet connection. You can call home for free using those VoIP tools, and the video...

This is Curaçao – Video

Many years ago, my wife and I had a discussion about Curaçao when she mentioned that one of her high school acquaintances spent the summer there at an uncle’s house. That conversation was probably the first time I thought that I might be able to do that too. If her...

Retire in the Caribbean

#183338864 / gettyimages.com I sometimes dream of retiring to an island and basking in the romanticism of the Caribbean. I currently live in south Florida, in a location that many of my friends up north think of when they are planning their vacations. In fact, this...

About the Nest Learning Thermostat

Begin Your Smart Home With Nest Your home’s thermostat probably isn’t on your mind throughout the day.  It’s likely something you set months ago and adjust infrequently – maybe only as the seasons change.  If you’re like most people, you leave the house at one...

Smart Homes for Snowbirds

  #165745775 / gettyimages.com What is a smart home? A smart home is one that utilizes automation and the latest in technology to provide the home owner with comfort, security, efficiency, and convenience, whether you’re home or away.  Think of a home where...

Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips for Snowbirds

Air Conditioning Maintenance and Service for Snowbirds Living in the South, one often overlooked item you should pay attention to is your air conditioning unit. I have found in my Florida home that we don’t use the air conditioner very often during the winter months,...

Southwest Florida Extreme Weather Contact Information

Each year the National Coastal Data Development Center creates/updates extreme weather contact sheets for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  These contact sheets can be considered a one-stop reference for contacting government officials and...

The City with the Best Family Friendly Hotels: Orlando, FL

Orlando has captured the title of best city for family friendly hotels, according to TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice awards. The city placed 6 of its hotels in the top 10 hotels for families in the United States, and each of those hotels also placed in the...

Best Florida Hospitals by Region

I like Florida. My first real experience with the state was back in 1996. I was a young Lance Corporal in the Marine Corps and had just gotten assigned to MATCU school in Millington, TN. After only 3 months, the school was relocated to Naval Air Station Pensacola and...

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