Monday, 27 April 2015
Around The World In #80Stays: Golf Buggying In Florida
I'm just back from a
jolly good EPIC holiday in Florida - my very first time in the USA and most certainly not my last! If you couldn't guess, I've had the holiday of a lifetime and I thoroughly enjoyed traveling alone to meet my companions on location - it wasn't half as scary as I thought it would be - in fact I LOVED flying alone! This break has been planned for a little while alongside a family wedding with the bearded one my boyfriend (of whom I celebrated 6 months with whilst here, swoon!) and his family & friends, as well as a quick trip to Savannah (Georgia) planned whilst in this area. We have been staying in The Villages, a very unusual experience for any first in the States... it's a retirement settlement in Sumter county, Florida, a friendly, age-restrcited "golf cart community" for the over 55's - long story as to how I came to stop here, but I've had a blast and I want to be back there in the sunshine right now! We stayed at Towneplace Suites by Marriott within Lady Lake and every morning started with a dip in the pool and a quick bronzing session on the poolside beds - pure heaven. The hotel was air conditioned, but when hopping over to Savannah for a few days during the trip I really noticed just how reliant I had become on this haha... phwoar, sweaty wasn't the word!! And then the adventures started... so many parties, plans & gatherings arranged, days out to some truly inspiring locations, pre-wedding celebrations including Bachelor/Batchelorette parties, some great company, amazing food & drink to sample (I'm in love with Shrimp & Grits!) and a huge amount of fun in our own private golf buggy between town squares. I've got so much to tell you on this trip, so to start, I want to show you a little video that will tell you much more of a story about the golf buggying we've just had a giggle doing. (Check out my dirty laugh at the end of this video, I can't believe just how much my life has changed over this past year and the adventures my #80Stays travel challenge has taken me on... wow!) Jetlag-be-gone.... Watch the video here: [youtube height="HEIGHT" width="WIDTH"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwvfoM7Weug[/youtube] You can also read about Miss Sue Flay's "Around The World In 80 Stays Challenge"and other Secret Stays & Reviews here. Or get in touch via social media through Facebook, Instagram & Twitter for a natter about life in general! Please Note - I paid my own way on this occasion and I am in no means obliged to blog or write about my experience, but I simply choose to share their offerings with my readers, should I enjoy the experience. Any questions or to discuss an independent review or "Secret Stay", please do email: firstname.lastname@example.org All images © 2015 Miss Sue Flay, these may not be used or reproduced without written permission from the owner, many thanks in advance.