5 Cool and Unusual Places in Tampa

Tampa is full of unusual and quirky attractions that would leave someone baffled and amazed. In case you are looking for something new in Tampa, check out these weird but cool places which borders between the bizarre and the awesome. Hindu Temple of Florida A Hindu temple in Florida? Are you serious? Yes, I am. This Hindu temple is a sight to behold among the flat terrain of Florida’s bay area. Created in order to cater to the increasing number of Hindu devotees, this temple now serves as the prayer and meditation center for Hindu believers in Tampa. Dysfunctional Grace Art Co. If you love odd things and the macabre, I bet you’d be ecstatic to find out that there’s an art gallery where “creepy and demented” is the norm. Dysfunctional Grace sells things like taxidermy, animals preserved in jars, coffins, banned books, and other oddities. Oh, they also sell […]

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A Tourist’s Guide in Tampa

Tampa, Florida is an awesome place to spend your vacation with its vast offerings of things to do, first-class restaurants, interesting festivals, and top-notch tourist spots. If you’re planning on visiting Tampa sometime in the future, here are some of the top spots in Tampa as well as some tips you should know when exploring the Cigar City. Hotels There are hundreds of accommodations in Tampa, but hotels found on Downtown gives you the best access to many tourist attractions and business corporations. Le Meridian is the most unique and popular luxury hotel in Downtown Tampa that offers a top-notch accommodation and amenities. Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk is also a great place in Downtown that offers superb view and amenities. Since the Downtown area is a prime location of tourist hotspots, prices here can be a bit expensive especially during the peak season, so if you’re on a budget, look for […]

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Must-Try Local Dives in Tampa

Are you somewhere in Tampa, Florida and you’re planning to eat out but don’t know where to go? Faced with the dizzying array of food choices from the city’s numerous restaurants, it’s no surprise that you’ll find yourself overwhelmed. But don’t worry, this friendly local foodie will help you with that. Here are some of the best restaurants in Tampa that you should definitely try. Mise en Place Mise en Place is the best restaurant to dine in for Modern American cuisine. This 30-year old bistro has continued to dominate Tampa’s local food scene with its innovative and beguiling dishes despite the increasing number of new restaurants in the City. Armed with not just decades of experience and culinary creativity, Mise en Place brings a gastronomic adventure like no other, where every bite of each carefully crafted dish is an explosion of flavor. This, paired with their wide selection of […]

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No Money, No Problem: Fun & Free Activities in Tampa

Tampa is a hub of awesome tourist spots, top-notch food strips, recreational centers and loads of fun activities. If you’re broke and don’t want to spend a dime but still want to enjoy what Tampa has to offer, you don’t have to worry. Whatever your interests are, there are a lot of options for fun and free activities that you can do. Check them out below. Museum Hopping Tampa is decked full of local museums that you can get into without paying a dime. If you’re a history nut or has a great appreciation for culture and history, this is the perfect pastime for you. The J. C. Newman Cigar Company, which is the last operating cigar company in Ybor has a small museum that you can visit. The Tampa Firefighters Museum, previously the Fire Department Headquarters, is another museum that has free admission. This is a tribute to the […]

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Quick Tampa Fishing Guide

Tampa is a hotspot for fishing junkies no matter the time of the year and that’s no secret there. The city is 35% water, bordered by two bays – Old Tampa Bay and Hillsborough Bay – and dotted with small rivers and lakes. If you can’t find a single decent fishing spot in Tampa, then you’re either blind or just not looking properly. But don’t worry, this quick fishing guide will put you up to speed with what makes Tampa fishy. *wink* Fishes and Seasons You won’t have a shortage with the variety of fishes swimming in Tampa’s waters. Home to over 200 species of fish, Tampa Bay attracts more than just locals anglers but also fishing enthusiasts from around the world. Here you can catch Redfish, Snooks, and Spotted Seatrouts in the shallow waters all year round. Sheepshead and Black drum, on the other hand, are best caught during […]

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