What is a GT Car?
Because of its string-words-together-to-make-new-words nature, the German language is full of vocabulary for emotions and feelings we’re only able to vaguely describe in English. One of the best examples of this is “fernweh.” Fernweh could best be translated by using another German-rooted word as wanderlust. Its literal translation is “far-sickness,” making it the opposite of our familiar term “homesickness.” Read the rest of this entry »
First-Generation Kia Optima History and Photos
Late bloomer movies were a big part of the 1980s cinematic and television landscape. These films or tv shows often featured a storyline where a homely, awkward or socially-rejected character undergoes a transformation that makes them conventionally-attractive. They taught us the positive life message that if we just change who are and cave to society’s rigid and narrow standards for beauty, people will finally treat us like human beings and stop knocking the textbooks out of our hands between classes. Read the rest of this entry »
Tampa Bay Events June 16 and June 17 2018
If there was any doubt summer had arrived, it’s been well erased by the 85+ temperature and storms. So, here we are! Well into summer and with only one or two weekends before the tourism season hits its peak. It’s a valuable time to get out and try and find things to do. Read the rest of this entry »
What Are the Best Cars for Road Trips?
If you were lucky enough to go on plenty of road trips growing up, you know that nothing beats the kind of memories and experiences you had on the great American highways. Emblematic of the liberty we enjoy, road trips allow you to get out of your comfort zone, see new things, meet new people, eat new foods and do so for little more than the cost of fuel and a bed. Read the rest of this entry »
What Happens If You Put the Wrong Type of Gas in Your Car?
As adults, filling up gas is something most of do on autopilot. We’ve all been to the bump hundreds, if not thousands, of times so the routine is well established. Most of us probably even have a favorite gas station or brand of gas stations that we visit only because we know exactly what to expect from their pumps, attached convenience stores, bathrooms, donuts, etc. Read the rest of this entry »
Minivans Vs. SUVs – Who Has More Space?
Since June is Minivan Month, we’re taking this time to show that minivans are worth paying attention to. Sure, the old ones were frumpy and boring (or even worse, ugly), but modern minivans like the 2018 Kia Sedona exude sophistication and elegance on the outside and luxury and comfort on the inside. Read the rest of this entry »
Who is Going to Win the 2018 World Cup?
If you’re a fan of soccer, you know that finding groups of other people who share your passion can be difficult. It’s not like basketball, NFL football or even hockey where the sport constantly joins the mainstream. Read the rest of this entry »
Tampa Bay Events June 9 and June 10, 2018
Although summer is when the midwestern and northeastern masses flock to Florida to enjoy theme park season, this time of the year is an uncertain one here in Tampa. We’re starting to get into the stormy season with plenty of extreme heat and humidity. The weather really can swing into less pleasant territory than the comparatively mild winters usually are. Read the rest of this entry »
Kia Optima Wagon USA Availability and Release Date
For good reason, most people tune out when you start talking about “back in my day…” We’re not here to bore you with stories of how we chased down the Kaiser to get the word “twenty” back, but we want to highlight a vehicle style that has perplexingly disappeared from our American automotive awareness – the station wagon. Read the rest of this entry »
What Are the Coolest Cars Under 20000 Dollars?
Staying on top of what’s considered cool is demanding work that only becomes harder as we go along. This is especially true these days when designers and retailers build 52-season fashion years. You need to be constantly plugged in to know what’s getting attention and why it’s captivating the public. Read the rest of this entry »