Author: Jaime ("Jemmy") Legageur

Episode 19a: Freedom RVing on the Gulf Coast Preview

We are talking about Freedom RVing (Freedom Boat Club’s sister brand), whom we met them at the Miami Boat Show back on episode 16b. And, we’ll chat with Randy, their Membership Sales Manager, about the concept of using the boat club model now for RVing. We’ll check-in to the Community Clipboard and share a fun Father’s Day activity. And then we’ll get into a whole bunch of other fun Florida stuff, including Critters of Florida, Flori-DUH, Foods and Feel-Goods, and a segment from a brand new Roaming Reporter, Dave Butler from the Florida Beer Blog. Listen in…

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Finding Florida’s 19th Adventure with Freedom RVing Featured in Island Sand Paper

Reporter Gary Mooney from the Island Sand Paper interviewed Jaime and Glenn about their upcoming Finding Florida adventure with Freedom RVing, and they couldn’t be more thrilled with the article! Thank you for the story, Gary. Jaime and Glenn are so excited to come through in a couple of weeks, check out FMB and its people, and visit their sister show, Beach Talk Radio, for their live broadcast on Saturday morning. See you there!! (And, special thanks to Jacki Liszak at the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce for the referral.)

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Episode 18c: Festival Fun, Part 2

We wrap up our tour of festivals galore with Jaime checking out the music, crawfish, and beer at the Cajun Crawfish and Music Festival in Palm Beach Gardens. There were cooking demos, local celebrities, classic Bourbon Street drinks, amazing cajun music bands, and LOTS of crawfish!! Listen in as Jaime catches up with her third EVER podcast guest, Jay Cashmere of WPTV/WFLX, at his cooking demo. And, she also chats with event MC, Virginia Sinicki of the KVJ Show, on what it takes to put on a good festival in Florida. And, did we mention crawfish???

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Finding Florida’s 19th Adventure with Freedom RVing Featured in Fort Myers Beach Observer

Woo-hoo!! Finding Florida and their upcoming adventure with Freedom RVing were featured by the Fort Myers Beach Bulletin | Fort Myers Beach Observer. Thank you to reporter, Meghan Bradbury for the story. Jaime and Glenn are so excited to come through in a couple of weeks and see the sights!! (And, special thanks to Jacki Liszak at the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce for the referral.)

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Episode 18b: Festival Fun, Part 1

Florida is just FULL of festivals, fairs, and art shows all year ’round. And, in this adventure, we visit three festivals that REALLY couldn’t be much more different, and we split up our attack. In Part 1, Glenn flies solo at one of Florida’s biggest events–the Sun ‘n’ Fun International Fly-in in the lovely town of Lakeland. It’s the 2nd largest airshow in the world! Then, Glenn drove down to Delray Beach and joined Jaime for the Hatsume Japanese Fair at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, which is the largest Japanese festival in Florida. We were surprised by an old friend from a previous episode, and Glenn got an education in Anime and the sub-culture that goes along with it. Listen in…

Then, in Part 2 (Episode 18c), Jaime hits up all the crawfish and beer at the Cajun Crawfish & Music Festival in Palm Beach Gardens on April 20th. Details are in the show notes, if you want to join her!

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Episode 17: Turning Business Trips into Workations

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 turned Podfest into a workation of our very own by grabbing a few listeners and checking out the view from 400ft in the air on the ICON Orlando–the tallest observation wheel on the United States east coast! Listen in…

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Episode 16b: Sailing into the Miami International Boat Show

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…

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Episode 15b: Manatee Madness in Crystal River

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…

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Episode 15a: Manatee Madness in Crystal River Preview

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…

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Episode 14b: Holiday Magic, Florida-Style

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 with 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…

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Episode 14a: Holiday Magic Preview

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 to see what’s going on in YOUR town!!

Then, we’ll get into a whole bunch of other fun Florida holiday stuff, introducing you to our first ever double-dose of Our List Fix with “Great Gifts BY Floridians” versus “Goofy Gifts FOR Floridians.” It’s our Florida Holiday Gift Guide!! Listen in…

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

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 friends for the show’s anniversary. Listen in…

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

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 called “Our List Fix.” Listen in…

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Episode 12b: FRLA’s Restaurant Show

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 that are bringing fresh, new innovations to our local industries. Tune in as Jaime and Glenn introduce you to some of the best personalities in the biz!! Special thanks to the team at the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association! Listen in…

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Episode 12a: FRLA’s Restaurant Show Preview

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, and our Hero of the Month. Listen in…

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

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…

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