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Venetian Pool in Coral Gables.

By Danielle Charbonneau Some of the best advice I was ever given is, “If you live like a tourist in your own town, you’ll never get bored.” I have found this advice to be remarkably true. As an adventurer by heart and a columnist covering fun things to do in ...

By Danielle Charbonneau Some of the best advice I was ever given is, “If you live like a tourist in your own town, you’ll never get bored.” I have found this advice to be remarkably true. As an adventurer by heart and a columnist covering fun things to do in ...

By Danielle Charbonneau Some of the best advice I was ever given is, “If you live like a tourist in your own town, you’ll never get bored.” I have found this advice to be remarkably true. As an adventurer by heart and a columnist covering fun things to do in ...

Baris von Coburg learns to cook chicken satay at Sur la Table's culinary classroom in Boca Raton. By Danielle Charbonneau There is a comical meme out there that captures my recent culinary spirit well. A few small pieces of toast are cut into dainty triangles and artistically arranged into modern geometric ...

By Danielle Charbonneau I’ve been known to keep a pretty exhaustive bucket list. Two activities on this uber-long, idealistic list of mine include scuba diving and setting a world record (for anything). This June 16, I will have the opportunity to complete both of these simultaneously. Dixie Divers in Deerfield ...

By Danielle Charbonneau | Photos by Jeff Graves It started with a rainbow — first a quarter circle of yellow painted in the left bottom corner of the canvas, followed by thick arches of magenta, cerulean blue, then midnight blue and black, stretching diagonally to the upper right corner. We ...

Ira with two Friends of Deerfield Island volunteers. By Danielle Charbonneau On a particularly chilly morning in January, I met Ira Wechterman at Sullivan Park to board a boat to Deerfield Island. Ira is the passionate president of Friends of Deerfield Island, a non-profit organization of volunteers he founded in 2015 ...

By Danielle Charbonneau Rick remembers the first time he saw a kiteboarder. He was sitting on the beach at dusk when suddenly he saw a young man being effortlessly dragged through the waves attached to a neon kit. Rick watched as the kite pulled the man’s body along the shoreline for ...

Whole fried snapper, which is prepared table side. By Danielle Charbonneau In a world where we retreat to our own corners of the home, plugged into our own individual iPads and laptops to binge watch Netflix in the privacy of our own little sphere, culture can sometimes be a bit isolating. ...

By Danielle Charbonneau The instructor helps Danielle's boyfriend Baris strap on his flyboard in the aquamarine waters of Aruba. By Danielle Charbonneau   One of my favorite holiday traditions as an adolescent was watching “Jingle All the Way” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Arnold plays a determined dad on a mission to buy ...