Life in Florida is about living in the beautiful sunshine state. I have lived in Central Florida almost 20 years of my life. I live about 20 miles from the west coast and about a hour north of Orlando and Tampa. Life here is great. I came from the cold and windy city of Chicago and enjoy the life that Florida has to offer.
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Tampa Ybor City
Ybor City - Tampa Florida
Tampa is home to the world famous Ybor City. Known as the home to the Latin Quater similar to the French Quarter in New Orleans. Tampa Ybor is filled with wonderful culture and great cuisines. Choose from Spanish, French, Italian, Greek and Cuban cuisine just by taking a stroll through the historic district of Ybor.
Ybor was founded in the 1880s by cigar manufacturers and was populated by thousands of immigrants, mainly from Spain, Cuba, and Italy. For the next 50 years, workers in Ybor City's cigar factories would roll millions of cigars annually. Even today there are several cigar shops in Ybor and also a Ybor City Museum.
If your a cigar connoisseur then you will enjoy the: