14 Jan, 2014 in Tallahassee
Monster Truck Jam - Civic Center - Tallahassee (32)

One of the most horrific cultural experiences of staying in Tallahassee Florida was an event I went with an Israeli family on my last week in Tallahassee. I’ve heard about this cultural phenomenon and saw bits and pieces of it in some of the Hollywood movies, but it really takes the actual experience to make […]

30 Dec, 2013 in Itineraries, Tallahassee

Last year, somewhat unexpectedly, I found myself on a research exchange to a small town in northern Florida called Tallahassee – home to Floirda State University where I was to work with a professor in the social psychology department. Before going to Tallahassee I wasn’t sure what to expect, there wasn’t much available on the […]

30 Dec, 2013 in Tallahassee
Florida State University Campus (24)

Florida State University was my academic home for 6 months while I was on a research attachment to the United States. I’ve been to a fair share of campuses throughout the united states, and though there’s nothing too extraordinary about the FSU campus it was nicer than I expected. Large lawns, red stone architecture, decent […]

19 Nov, 2013 in Tallahassee
Christmas lights in Tallahassee (23)

This time last year I was living in Tallahassee and was surprised to see the preparations for Christmas starting as early as November. Riding around town I noticed quite a few light shows popping up in various churches and I occasionally stopped by to have a look.   Take this next one, …

13 Sep, 2013 in Tallahassee
Lake Ella Tallahassee (1)

Among the few lakes around Tallahassee, perhaps the one I spent the most time in working on my things while sipping coffee is Lake Ella. It’s a fairly small lake, takes about 5-10 minutes to go around it, but it’s a charming little spot, and next to it are some lovely little local restaurants and […]

12 Sep, 2013 in Tallahassee
Tallahassee observation deck (1)

Want to see Tallahassee from above? Not many tall building in Tallahassee, so your options are limited to, well, one. Make your way to the new Tallahassee Capitol Building and go up to the 22nd floor observation deck. You’ll be able to see a small gallery of the local Tallahassee history and catch panoramic views […]

20 Aug, 2013 in Tallahassee
Greek Festival 2012 Tallahassee (19)

Tallahassee runs several annual culturally themed festivals. Though I missed the Tallahassee Jewish Festival by a few weeks, I was able to catch the annual Greek Food Festival last November, which allowed to me to visit what I’ve been told is one of the more interesting churches in Tallahassee – the Holy Mother of God […]

8 Jul, 2013 in Tallahassee
Tallahassee Automobile Museum (2)

Like specialty museums? Then you’ll enjoy this charming little museum just east to Tallahassee. Whether you’re into cars or not, this museum is likely to overwhelm you with a collection of antique and modern cars of all types, shapes and sizes. They’ve got cars dating back to 1894, through fancy sports car of limited models […]

2 Jul, 2013 in Tallahassee
Wakulla Springs Tallahassee Florida (16)

More to see and do in Tallahassee? You got it. Half an hour down to the south of Tallahassee is the world’s largest and deepest freshwater springs – Wakulla Springs – serving as an eco-system for a large selection of wonderful wildlife – manatees, alligators, turtles, eagles, ducks, vultures, and much more. The …

15 May, 2013 in Tallahassee
Mission San Luis de Apalachee Tallahassee (16).JPG

Want ancient history in Tallahassee? you got it. Mission San Luis de Apalachee is as far back as you can find in Tallahassee. Dating back to the early 17th century, the mission was part of the tragic efforts by the Spanish to colonize the area and convert the local native Americans to Christianity. The present […]

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