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Cultural Odyssey: Fort Lauderdale and Miami

by Peter Morrell on 12 December 2014, 15:12PM Cultural Odyssey: Fort Lauderdale and Miami Peter Morrell gets a cultural and culinary adrenalin shot on the final leg of his journey in Florida After a couple of days of culture and relaxation in the Fort Myers / Sanibel area it was time to drive across the Florida peninsula to Fort Lauderdale before moving on to Miami. My destination in Fort Lauderdale was the Museum of Art at the end of Las Olas Boulevard one of the city’s most fashionable street. Like all the other places I visited in Florida the museum had much to offer. It has a collection of more than 6000 permanent exhibits ranging from the pseudo cartoons of Roy Lichtenstein to the pop art of Andy Warhol. Home for the night was the Riverside Hotel, just a short walk away. Built in neo Spanish colonial style, it is the only hotel on Las Olas Boulevard. The bouleva...
Florida’s Cultural Odyssey: Fort Myers and Sanibel

Florida’s Cultural Odyssey: Fort Myers and Sanibel

Peter Morrell continues his journey in Florida and on the third leg has the perfect combination of culture and relaxationAfter a hectic time in Sarasota I was on my way to the Fort Myers area, about a 90-minute drive south. Leaving the motorway, the last half hour of the journey took me through fields of cattle, reminding me of the little known fact that cowboys originated in Florida and is still ...
by Peter Morrell on 29 October 2014, 10:10AM

Cultural Exploring in Sarasota

Cultural Exploring in Sarasota

Peter Morrell, editor of www.culturalvoyager.co.uk continues his cultural odyssey in Florida and on the second leg has a very packed agenda. I was heading for Sarasota, which is only about an hour's drive south from my last stop, St Petersburg. In front of me was a very busy 36 hours of cultural exploring. I was staying near Lido Key, just a few minute’s drive from the city centre. My roo...
by Peter Morrell on 03 July 2014, 10:07AM

Cultural Odyssey in Florida

Cultural Odyssey in Florida

Peter Morrell, on his four part cultural tour of the Sunshine State, starts in style with St Petersburg It’s before 10:00am on a December morning and I am strolling next to Tampa Bay. The sky is blue, it’s well over 70 degrees, the locals are bidding me good morning and I am looking forward to seeing three world class art galleries all within a walk of each other. St Petersburg is a c...
by Peter Morrell on 07 February 2014, 12:02PM

Old and New in Winnipeg

Old and New in Winnipeg

Aboutmygeneration.com Peter Morrell goes on a spectacular rail journey and finds Winnipeg is full of very interesting revelations.Many people have told me about the ‘Hermetic Code’ of the Manitoba Legislative Building in Winnipeg, Canada. The building, at the geographic centre of North America, is based on the layout of King Solomon’s Temple and ancient symbols are hidden in plai...
by Peter Morrell on 20 January 2014, 11:01AM

A Cultural Odyssey in Florida

A Cultural Odyssey in Florida

Peter Morrell finds that there is a lot more to the Sunshine State than beaches and theme parks with a host of attractions sure to satisfy the most avid culture vulture.I went on a remarkable journey of discovery recently in the Sunshine State of. Starting in Tampa, the road trip saw me eight days and more than 500 miles later in Miami. My mission was to find out how much culture Florida had to of...
by Peter Morrell on 02 December 2013, 11:12AM

Is cruising for you?

Is cruising for you?

Is cruising for you? Peter Morrell goes on a mini cruise to find out what a life on the ocean waves is really like.Surveys have shown that only about 15 per cent of people in the UK have been on a cruise. This means that there must be a lot of people who are wondering what a holiday on a ship is really like. To find out more, my wife and I recently went aboard Fred Olsen’s Balmoral for a thr...
by Peter Morrell on 03 September 2013, 09:09AM

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