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Episode 17: Turning Business Trips into Workations

3/19/2019
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As a special bonus episode, we decided to explore how travelers turn their business trips into vacations, or "workations." We were privileged to be the opening Key Note Speakers at Podfest Multimedia Expo in Orlando--mecca for both conventions AND vacations. So, while we were there, we decided to ask some of our fellow podcasters about how they were turning THEIR Podfest business trips into a workation--visiting Disney and other surrounding attractions with family and friends along. And, we...

Duration:00:42:42

Episode 16b: Sailing into the Miami International Boat Show

3/6/2019
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Floridians are known for their boat fever: small boats, speed boats, fishing, yachting, cruising--you name it! So, this month, we hit the water at the Miami International Boat Show. Jaime and Glenn checked out Florida’s boating industry, including the money, gear, and personalities that come along with it. Though we didn't get onto BoatUS Foundation's On-Water Training Course as planned, their reps plus tons of locals and boaters chatted with us along the way. Listen in... Finding Florida...

Duration:00:56:00

Episode 16a: Sailing into the Miami International Boat Show Preview

3/4/2019
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Jaime and Glenn are talking about Florida's boating industry, which is just HUGE and (as we found out) FULL OF MONEY!! And then we'll get into a whole bunch of other fun Florida stuff. including FML, Our List Fix, a Mystery Sound, and a special "Glenn's Choice" edition of Florida Or Not. Listen in... Finding Florida Podcast Episode 16a: Tour Guide: Jaime "Jemmy" Legagneur, Co-Host and Chief Enthusiasm officer: Jaime@FloridaPodcastNetwork.com Tour Guide: Glenn the Geek, Co-Host and Chief...

Duration:00:29:34

Episode 15b: Manatee Madness in Crystal River

2/4/2019
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Floridians are known for taking advantage of living on the water--including enjoying and protecting our beloved manatees. So, this month, Glenn and I accepted an invitation from Miles and the staff at Discover Crystal River to spend some time underwater with these gentle giants, hang out at an annual festival in their honor, and eat the amazing food Crystal River has to offer. And, FPN Insider, Steve, took us out on his boat to check out the many waterways. Listen in... Finding Florida...

Duration:01:05:53

Episode 15a: Manatee Madness in Crystal River Preview

1/31/2019
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Today, we are talking about Crystal River, which is a place defined by water and dedicated to the preservation and protection of a single species--the manatee!! We will share our chat from Three Sisters Springs with with Miles Saunders, Media and Content Manager at Discover Crystal River. And then we'll share our latest updates and get into a whole bunch of other fun Florida stuff, including a Mystery Sound, Florida Travel Tips, and Florida or Not. Listen in... Finding Florida Podcast...

Duration:00:46:50

Episode 14b: Holiday Magic, Florida-Style

12/19/2018
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We are finding the holiday spirit in Florida!! We’ll be revisiting with our friends at the Bonnet House for their holiday celebration and discover some of the most "Florida" of Christmas trees. We get nostalgic at the Delray Beach Playhouse for The 1940's Radio Hour: A Play with Music. We find ourselves with my son, Jordon, in the middle of a 100-ft Christmas tree and experience some adventure fails along the way. And, best of all, I take Glenn to CHOICH!! Listen in... Finding Florida...

Duration:00:55:37

Episode 14a: Holiday Magic Preview

11/22/2018
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Get ideas of the kind of fun you can have here in Florida for the holidays--a favorite time of year for so many of us. Just because we are in Florida--the SUNSHINE State--doesn't mean we don't know how to get into the holiday spirit! Jaime and Glenn will talk to representatives from three different visitors bureaus--St. Augustine, Pensacola, and Tampa Bay, about all the activities going on for the season. But, even if you're not from any of THOSE places, check with your local visitors bureau...

Duration:01:08:06

Episode 13c: A Look Back at Our First Year

11/13/2018
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On this special episode, Jaime and Glenn will be looking back on our first year of adventure, revisiting with the concept of the show, and reflecting on just how far their travels have taken them--literally and figuratively. Listen in as they try to keep all four tires of this show on the road... Finding Florida Podcast Episode 13c: Tour Guide: Jaime "Jemmy" Legagneur, Co-Host and Chief Enthusiasm officer: Jaime@FloridaPodcastNetwork.com Tour Guide: Glenn the Geek, Co-Host and Chief Fun...

Duration:00:30:18

Episode 13b: Our 1st Anniversary and Oktoberfest of the Palm Beaches

10/30/2018
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Jaime and Glenn are celebrating the 1st anniversary of the show! That’s right… It was one year ago that they first fired up their mics and recorders for their first adventure at Disney. So, come celebrate this milestone with us!! On THIS adventure, Glenn starts the day with a surprise stop for Jaime. Then, they try Beauty and the Beeeef's Epic Burger in Wellington. And, then it's an evening of bratwurst, beer, and lederhosen... oh, my! Jaime and Glenn head to Oktoberfest to party with...

Duration:01:05:20

Episode 13a: Our 1st Anniversary and Oktoberfest of the Palm Beaches Preview

10/26/2018
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Join us in ushering in Finding Florida's 1st anniversary! On this episode, Jaime and Glenn share the history of Florida's German culture and Oktoberfest celebrations. Jaime shares a conversation with Doug Fairall, Brand Marketing Manager at Due South Brewing in Boynton Beach about their special Oktoberfest lager and Florida's craft beer scene. And then they'll get into a whole bunch of other fun Florida stuff, including FML, Florida or Not, our Hero of the Month, and a brand new segment...

Duration:01:00:56

Episode 12b: FRLA's Restaurant Show

10/10/2018
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For this adventure, Glenn and Jaime were invited by the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association to cover their annual Florida Restaurant Show, which they held together with the Healthy Food Expo in Orlando. So, they grabbed their press passes and mics and hit the exposition floor--meeting, greeting, and eating their way through the Show. They found all kinds of Florida brands and businesses to highlight in this episode--some of which have been part of Florida's fabric for years, and others...

Duration:01:14:26

Episode 12a: FRLA's Restaurant Show Preview

10/4/2018
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On this episode, Glenn and Jaime look ahead to their trip around the expo floor of Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association's Restaurant Show. They'll talk about Florida's restaurant industry, which is a driving force in our economy, and interview Kevin Speidel--VP of Resort Operations at Hilton Grand Vacations and Chairman of the Board for FRLA. And then they'll get into a whole bunch of other fun Florida stuff, including Critters of Florida, Florida Foods & Feel-Goods, Florida or Not,...

Duration:00:50:47

Episode 11c: Small Towns Coast-to-Coast Part 2 of 2

9/28/2018
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In the second half of their freestyle coast-to-coast adventure, Glenn and Jaime start day 2 by discovering tasty treats and wine at Webb’s Candy Shop in Davenport. Then, they learn about Florida's aviation history at the Aerospace Center for Excellence in Lakeland. And, they land on Florida's WEST coast in Riverview (near Gibsonton), get nostalgic at the International Independent Showmen’s Museum, and give us their adventure wrap-up. Listen in... Finding Florida Podcast Episode 11c: Tour...

Duration:01:17:20

Episode 11b: Small Towns Coast-to-Coast Part 1 of 2

9/13/2018
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Kick off this freestyle coast-to-coast road trip with Glenn and Jaime grabbing breakfast at a classic diner and checking out a violin shop in Melbourne. Then, they ride sidecar on the open road in a Ural motorcycle and play with sheep dogs. And, they end the day with Jaime forcing Glenn to play with snakes at a venom show. Listen in... Finding Florida Podcast Episode 11b & 11c: Tour Guide: Jaime "Jemmy" Legagneur, Co-Host and Chief Enthusiasm officer:...

Duration:01:04:43

Episode 11a: Small Towns Coast-to-Coast Preview

9/6/2018
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On this episode, Glenn and Jaime look ahead to their next adventure getting off the main highways and going coast-to-coast on some back roads, checking out some of central Florida’s small towns and best random finds. They'll give you a little bit of history on Melbourne and Lakeland. And, they'll get into a whole bunch of other fun Florida stuff, including the Community Clipboard, Critters of Florida, Florida or Not, and Flori-DUH. And, we reveal Glenn's Mystery Sound from episode 10a!...

Duration:00:43:21

Episode 10c: Geek vs. Gamer in the Southeast Part 2 of 2

8/23/2018
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Glenn and Jaime continue their head-to-head Geek vs. Gamer competition from Palm Beach to Dade County. They will flip out over high scores in pinball, try to beat an escape room bomber, and dive into a classic video game venue that serves up craft beer. Conclude our gaming adventure and see who wins: Geek or Gamer!! Listen in... Finding Florida Podcast Episode 10c: Tour Guide: Jaime "Jemmy" Legagneur, Co-Host and Chief Enthusiasm officer: Jaime@FloridaPodcastNetwork.com Tour Guide:...

Duration:00:59:58

Episode 10b: Geek vs. Gamer in the Southeast Part 1 of 2

8/16/2018
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It's summer--the season of the greatest of competitions--from the Olympics and the World Cup to Survivor and Big Brother. So, what better way to join in on the fun than with a head-to-head competition of our very own? That's right... Glenn and Jaime are going Geek vs. Gamer in the southeast, and we are starting with shoot-outs, Skeeball, go karts, and more at Xtreme Action Park in Broward! Listen in... Finding Florida Podcast Episode 10b: Tour Guide: Jaime "Jemmy" Legagneur, Co-Host and...

Duration:00:40:11

Episode 10a: Geek vs. Gamer in the Southeast Preview

8/15/2018
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On this episode, Glenn and Jaime look ahead to their next adventure by getting into some classic game history and chatting with Danny Pena of Gamertag Radio about Florida's gaming scene. Jaime introduces you to Silverback, a local comic author she met at Florida SuperCon. And, they'll get into a whole bunch of other fun Florida stuff, including the Community Clipboard, Florida Foods and Feel-Goods, Florida or Not, and a Hero of the Month. And, this month, Glenn has a Mystery Sound! Listen...

Duration:01:04:28

Episode 9c: Americana in Our State's Capital - Part 2 of 2

7/31/2018
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In their first trip to the panhandle, Jaime and Glenn visited our State's Capital of Tallahassee. In part 2, they hop on some Segways, tour a lumber-yard-turned-art-park, taste local brews, share Glenn's highlight, and so much more! Listen in... BIG thanks to Rachel Jeter and Gary Stogner at Visit Tallahassee for putting together a great tour of their town for us. And, we would also like to thank DoubleTree by Hilton Tallahassee for our stay! Finding Florida Podcast Episode...

Duration:01:02:34

Episode 9b: Americana in Our State's Capital - Part 1 of 2

7/17/2018
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In their first trip to the panhandle, Jaime and Glenn visited our State's Capital of Tallahassee. In part 1, they share Jaime's highlight, test their artistic skills, travel back in time, check out a local eatery, and see Tallahassee from the trees! Listen in... BIG thanks to Rachel Jeter and Gary Stogner at Visit Tallahassee for putting together a great tour of their town for us. And, we would also like to thank DoubleTree by Hilton Tallahassee for our stay! Finding Florida Podcast...

Duration:00:41:40