9 Things Not to Do in Your Vacation Rental

9 Things Not to Do in Your Vacation Rental

After so many years of managing vacation rentals, we have learned what keeps guests happy and, unfortunately, what makes them unhappy. Happy vacations are our business and so we’ve compiled a list of nine things not to do in your vacation rental. Some might surprise you and others might make you blush. Hide damaged items […]

Where on Earth is Clearwater Beach?

Where on Earth is Clearwater Beach?

  Clearwater Beach is the best-known beach along a stretch of very nice beaches. To the south you will find Sand Key Beach, Belleair Beach, Redington Beach, Indian Rocks Beach, Madeira Beach, St Pete Beach, and a few others. To the north are the natural beaches of Caladesi Island State Park, Honeymoon Island State Park, […]

Pay for Parking from your Beach Blanket

Pay for Parking from your Beach Blanket

  Clearwater Beach has joined a growing number of cities that are using parking meters and pay stations that visitors can operate via their mobile devices. How can you pay for parking with just your phone? We asked the same question, and here are the answers we found. Parking meters throughout town are now offering […]

Burrowing Owls of Florida; Who Knew?

Burrowing Owls of Florida; Who Knew?

  Florida is a known bird-watching capital of the world and, thanks to a new book and its accompanying movie, one of those birds is in the spotlight. The new book, entitled ‘Hoot,’ portrays a struggle surrounding Florida’s burrowing owls. It was written by Carl Hiaasen, author of over twenty books including other kids’ books […]

The American Digital Tether to Work

The American Digital Tether to Work

An increasing number of Americans are losing out on vacation time. While one reason is the refusal to take time off (what?). The other reason is that they have an open portal to work which they carry with them on vacation. If you are an active member of our society today, you know what we […]