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Moon Tampa & St. Petersburg

Moon Tampa & St. Petersburg

Second Edition
ISBN-10: 1612385249
ISBN-13: 9781612385242
Size: 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches
250 pages
$17.95 US
Rights: World
Published: August 2013

About the Book

Tampa resident Laura Reiley and St. Petersburg resident Bob Jenkins offer their unique perspectives on Tampa and St. Petersburg, from exploring the Salvador Dali Museum to enjoying the quirky Gasparilla Pirate Fest. They include trip strategies for a variety of travelers, such as a "Nature Lovers Tour" and "Tampa Sports," covering the Yankees spring training. Including expert advice on the Museum of Science and Industry, Busch Gardens, and nightlife in historic Ybor City, Moon Tampa & St. Petersburg gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Laura Reiley
About Laura Reiley
After college, Laura Reiley entered the world of work on the heels of a two-year culinary school program. A professionally trained chef, she was now qualified to draw discriminating and effete conclusions about meals eaten, wines consumed. She did so with gusto, reviewing restaurants and writing about food for magazines and newspapers in Baltimore, Maryland; San Francisco, California; and most recently St. Petersburg, Florida.

A food writer must keep one eye on food, but it is somewhat inevitable that the other eye drifts to the anthropology of food: the folkways of the eaters and drinkers. After moving to Florida’s Gulf Coast in 2003, Reiley began to admire how Harriet Beecher Stowe once described her home state—“a tumble-down, wild…general happy-go-luckiness which (is) Florida.” What better way to explore her wild new home than with a first edition of Moon Florida Gulf Coast, for which she won first prize in the 2005 North American Travel Journalists Association awards? From there, she set her sights on all the allures of Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, and Central Florida.

While some people swear by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and psychologists often use the Neo Personality Inventory to determine personality type, Reiley is convinced that it all comes down to this: There are two personality types—those who ride the rides, and those who stay on the ground and hold the cotton candy for those who ride the rides. Reiley rides the rides. She lives in Tampa with her husband, a psychologist; her daughter, an eleven-year-old; and her dog, a schnoodle.
Bob Jenkins
About Bob Jenkins
Bob Jenkins has sailed on more than 60 cruise ships and traveled extensively in Western Europe, in heartland America, and on six of the seven continents. Despite his global experience, Bob’s greatest expertise is a result of all the years he made the 22-mile commute from St. Petersburg to Clearwater, discovering different ways to navigate the often-crowded roads, exploring the back lanes, and familiarizing himself completely with the area.

Bob studied journalism in college and went on to work for the Grand Rapids Press and for Newsday. He moved to St. Petersburg in 1969, beginning a 39-year career with the St. Petersburg Times in a variety of roles, including 19 years as travel editor.

Bob also served on the Board of Directors of the Society of American Travel Writers for almost a decade and was presented with its highest honor for service, the Marco Polo award. He now works as a freelance writer specializing in travel.

Bob lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Dianne. Along with being a Tampa Bay Rays fan, he loves to sail and fish in his free time. Visit him online at bobjenkinswrites.com.

Also in This Series

Moon Acadia National Park
Moon Acapulco, Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo
Moon Alaska
Moon Alberta
Moon Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula
Moon Angkor Wat
Moon Arches & Canyonlands National Parks
Moon Argentina
Moon Arizona
Moon Atlanta
Moon Atlantic Canada
Moon Austin, San Antonio & the Hill Country
Moon Baja
Moon Baltimore
Moon Bangkok
Moon Beijing & Shanghai
Moon Belize
Moon Bermuda
Moon Big Island of Hawai‘i
Moon Blue Ridge & Smoky Mountains
Moon Brazil
Moon British Columbia
Moon Buenos Aires
Moon Cabo
Moon California
Moon California Road Trip
Moon California Wine Country
Moon Cambodia
Moon Canadian Rockies
Moon Cancún & Cozumel
Moon Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket
Moon Charleston & Savannah
Moon Charlotte
Moon Chesapeake Bay
Moon Chiapas
Moon Chile
Moon Cleveland
Moon Coastal California
Moon Coastal Carolinas
Moon Coastal Maine
Moon Coastal Oregon
Moon Colorado
Moon Costa Rica
Moon Croatia & Slovenia
Moon Cuba
Moon Cusco & Machu Picchu
Moon Dallas & Fort Worth
Moon Denver
Moon Dominican Republic
Moon Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands
Moon Fiji
Moon Florida
Moon Florida Gulf Coast
Moon Florida Keys
Moon Four Corners
Moon Galápagos Islands
Moon Georgia
Moon Glacier National Park
Moon Grand Canyon
Moon Guadalajara
Moon Guatemala
Moon Handbooks
Moon Honduras & the Bay Islands
Moon Hudson River Valley
Moon Idaho
Moon Illinois
Moon Ireland
Moon Istanbul & the Turkish Coast
Moon Italy
Moon Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo
Moon Jamaica
Moon Kansas City
Moon Kaua‘i
Moon Kentucky
Moon Las Vegas
Moon Maine
Moon Maryland & Delaware
Moon Maui
Moon Mexico City
Moon Michigan
Moon Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Moon Milwaukee & Madison
Moon Minneapolis & St. Paul
Moon Minnesota
Moon Montana
Moon Montana & Wyoming
Moon Monterey & Carmel
Moon Montréal & Québec City
Moon Moscow & St. Petersburg
Moon Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills
Moon Mumbai & Goa
Moon Napa & Sonoma
Moon Nashville & Memphis
Moon Nevada
Moon New England
Moon New Jersey
Moon New Mexico
Moon New Orleans
Moon New York State
Moon New Zealand
Moon Nicaragua
Moon North Carolina
Moon Northern California
Moon Northern California Wine Country
Moon Nova Scotia
Moon Oahu
Moon Oaxaca
Moon Olympic Peninsula
Moon Ontario
Moon Oregon
Moon Pacific Mexico
Moon Panama
Moon Patagonia
Moon Pennsylvania
Moon Peru
Moon Philadelphia
Moon Phoenix, Scottsdale & Sedona
Moon Pittsburgh
Moon Portland
Moon Prague & Budapest
Moon Puerto Rico
Moon Puerto Vallarta
Moon Rhode Island
Moon Rio de Janeiro
Moon San Diego
Moon San Juan Islands
Moon San Juan, Vieques & Culebra
Moon San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato & the Bajío
Moon Santa Barbara & the Central Coast
Moon Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque
Moon Sarasota & Naples
Moon Scotland
Moon South Carolina
Moon South Korea
Moon Southern California
Moon Spain
Moon St. Louis
Moon Tahiti
Moon Tahoe
Moon Taj Mahal, Delhi & Jaipur
Moon Tennessee
Moon Texas
Moon Thailand
Moon Tucson
Moon USA Travel Planner
Moon Utah
Moon Vancouver & Victoria
Moon Vermont
Moon Virgin Islands
Moon Virginia
Moon Walking and Eating in Provence
Moon Walt Disney World & Orlando
Moon Washington
Moon Western Canada
Moon Wisconsin
Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton
Moon Yosemite
Moon Yucatán Peninsula
Moon Zion & Bryce




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