2020 Tampa Bay Gasparilla Pirate Festival

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HISTORY The Gasparilla Pirate Festival is a large parade and a host of related community events held almost every year since 1904 in Tampa, Florida celebrating the apocryphal legend of José Gaspar (also known as Gasparilla), a mythical Spanish pirate who supposedly operated in Southwest Florida in the early 1800s. Tampa’s Gasparilla season runs from mid-January to early March and features three large parades. The focal point of Gasparilla is the Parade of Pirates, […]

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Wicked The Musical – Live from London

When Dorothy famously triumphed over the Wicked Witch of the West, we only ever heard one side of the story. Gregory Maguire‘s acclaimed 1995 novel, ‘Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West’, re-imagines the Land of Oz, creating a parallel universe to the familiar story written by L. Frank Baum and first published as ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz‘ in 1900. […]

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Incredible Cliffs of Moher in Ireland

We couldn’t wait to get into Dublin, have a few pints, and some bangers and mash.  There’s so much to do in Dublin, many people don’t venture outside of the city limits.  Don’t be one of those people!  Paddywagon tours made our experience one that we will never forget. Leave Dublin behind for one day and experience the extreme beauty […]

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Shedd Aquarium In Chicago

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Trekient had the opportunity to visit the Shedd Aquarium.  It’s an indoor public aquarium in Chicago, Illinois in the United States that opened on May 30, 1930. The aquarium contains 32,000 animals, and was for some time the largest indoor aquarium in the world with 5,000,000 US gallons of water. It seems as if they are constantly updating exhibits, adding […]

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Bango! Amsterdam – Improv with a Twist!

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BANGO! Introducing Bango! New Form Improv with a Beat In 2018, Boom Chicago turns 25 years old and we are still innovating! Andrew Moskos, the director of 7 Deadly Dutch Sins, Trump up the Volume and 9/11 Forever, presents Bango!, a brand new comedy show and a brand new comedy style: New Form Improv. This new show takes fewer suggestions from the audience and moves past the […]

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Legacy Trail Sarasota, FL

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The Legacy Trail is a 12.5-mile (20.1 km) multi-use recreational trail in Sarasota County, Florida running between Sarasota near Palmer Ranch and Venice. The rail trail is part of the former Seminole Gulf Railway corridor. The land was purchased by the county in 2004 and formally opened to the public on March 28, 2008 Trail Hours and Rules Open year round from 6 a.m. – sunset. The Legacy Trail, parking areas and accesses are dog friendly. […]

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