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Inside Background
Tampa's architecture is quite diverse and reflects the city's history and...
Last edited: November 02, 2012
The city of Tampa's culture is very ethnically diverse with a strong Latino...
Last edited: April 03, 2014
The city of Tampa began hundreds of years ago as a Native American village...
Last edited: June 06, 2006
There are quite a few neighborhoods unique to Tampa.  In the city here are a...
Last edited: March 22, 2014
Cigar City Mafia : A Complete History of the Tampa Underworld -- by Scott M...
Last edited: March 22, 2014
The Tampa Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau is a great resource for both...
Last edited: April 03, 2007
As with all of Florida, Tampa gets very hot and humid in the summer months and...
Last edited: June 06, 2006
Inside Transportation
THE INTERSTATE 4 CORRIDOR connects Tampa with Daytona Beach via Orlando.    It...
Last edited: March 27, 2006
When visiting Tampa you have many different options to get around with.  You...
Last edited: March 22, 2014
Taxis in Tampa need to be called when you are ready for a pickup, unless you...
Last edited: December 02, 2008
Tampa International Airport is one of the Worlds Finest Airports, and VERY user...
Last edited: March 22, 2014
Inside Things to Do
The most interesting thing about Tampa is its history, especially as it relates...
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ATTRACTIONS: Busch Gardens Florida Aquarium Ybor City Channelside Museum of Art...
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After the Sun Sets in Tampa, there are a variety of choices.  For just about...
Last edited: April 13, 2008
Manatee Viewing The manatee is an aquatic mammal (air breathing, young born...
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Some great shopping can be found throughout the Tampa Bay area.  The largest...
Last edited: March 22, 2014
Tampa, Florida is a great place to visit or live. It's full of beautiful things...
Last edited: October 03, 2013
 A 45-foot-high pedestrian bridge — the centerpiece of a new pedestrian trail...
Last edited: April 22, 2014
CRIME IN YBOR CITY is an unfortunate fact of life. However, statistics indicate...
Last edited: November 15, 2006
  Picnic Island:Located in South Tampa near McDill Air Force Base. Lots of...
Last edited: June 15, 2007
The Tampa Bay area offers many Annual Events for young and old, you just have...
Last edited: January 22, 2014
Tampa is a great Florida destination for family travel.  It is less expensive...
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Guavaween is another excuse to go out and party in Ybor City and usually takes...
Last edited: October 22, 2012
Bayshore Boulevard is located in South Tampa, close to downtown Tampa and right...
Last edited: September 21, 2008
  Gator farms are gruesome, botanical gardens are seasonally pretty, but Big...
Last edited: April 02, 2010
This quaint and historic community is located in the heart of old Tampa, just...
Last edited: March 04, 2013
Metropolitan Cigars in Tampa has everything you are looking for. They have both...
Last edited: June 27, 2006
If you wish to find a quiet place to be, look around here. If you are patient...
Last edited: April 01, 2014
Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI)   MOSI is a not-for-profit...
Last edited: January 03, 2011
18 Hole, par 71 Semi-Private Golf Club located in Northeast Tampa near USF and...
Last edited: January 19, 2011
Inside Dining Scene
Tampa is known for its Cuban/Spanish cuisine.  It also has a variety of other...
Last edited: January 19, 2012
Breakfast  Pink Flamingo Cafe, located on Davis Island, serves breakfast and...
Last edited: March 07, 2009
A night of drinking seems to always bring out the munchies!  Most bars close at...
Last edited: December 11, 2006
If you're new to the Tampa area or are visiting on business and are looking for...
Last edited: February 01, 2008
Bella's is a great italian restaurant in Tampa. It is authentic, and friendly...
Last edited: February 18, 2014
 Bern's Steak House is world famous for their steaks and their wine cellar (one...
Last edited: March 22, 2014
Gaspar's Grotto has gone through some remarkable changes. They have a new chef...
Last edited: April 24, 2009
Rigatoni's Tuscan Oven is a great little locally-owned Italian Restaurant...
Last edited: December 28, 2008
The Laughing Cat is convenient to the Trolley line.  You  can eat near a window...
Last edited: December 09, 2006
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: March 25, 2014
A little preparation will help simplify the process of entering the United...
Last edited: June 03, 2013
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: June 16, 2014
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?  100°F...
Last edited: March 12, 2013
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: April 12, 2014
While tipping is NOT mandatory in most of the United States, it is expected in...
Last edited: January 24, 2014
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: September 08, 2007
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: May 22, 2013
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: October 02, 2010
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: March 22, 2014
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: May 04, 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: April 08, 2013
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: April 29, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: December 17, 2013
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: June 06, 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: March 06, 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: January 20, 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: January 20, 2014
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: October 28, 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: January 11, 2014