Entries by Karen deBarros

Panama City Beach Florida SandJam Fest

The inaugural adult-alternative rock music festival in beautiful Panama City Beach, FL! The stages are being set on the beautiful sugar white sands; giving the most stunning backdrop to a Spring festival. M.B. Miller County Pier 12213 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32407 Thursday, April 26th | 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM   […]


#BOOKDIRECT   There ARE options when booking vacation homes other than the online travel agencies that charge as much as 23% in fees. Travelers can save that 23% simply by #BOOKING DIRECT. Many travelers that book vacation homes on major vacation rental sites are unaware it’s not truly direct. Those sites play as a middleman, […]

Pirate of the High Seas – Panama City Beach Style!

Arrrrrrrrhhhhh!!  Sail the Seven Seas as a Pirate while in Panama City Beach!!  Have you ever met a kid who didn’t love pirates?   I haven’t!!  Next time you’re in Panama City Beach, become the World’s greatest parents by letting your kids become honorary pirates for the day. The “Sea Dragon” Pirate Cruise is one of […]

Mardi Gras – Panama City Beach Style!

I’m from Louisiana.  No great beaches here, but we do have our festivals… and Mardi Gras is one of the best!!  What?!?!  You’ve never experienced any part of  Mardi Gras?  It’s time you did!! Mardi Gras has an in-determinant number of descriptions, some of which include the traditional colors of purple, green and gold, the […]


  Planning that summer vacation isn’t what it used to be!!  After 30 + years in the rental industry as an owner/manager and really getting to know what our guests have come to expect in a rental property, I can offer you a little insight into the process of finding a reputable owner/managed vacation rental.  […]


SEABREEZE JAZZ FESTIVAL Panama City Beach, FL April 20 – 24, 2016   Smooth jazz…that’s what Panama City Beach’s Seabreeze Jazz Festival is all about!  The epitome of “The Good Life”, smooth jazz is laid back, yet upscale at the same time, relaxing and familiar as a pair of your most comfortable beach sandals. Here’s […]