Bryan Dickey

Bryan is the founder of ThingsFloridiansLike and a Floridian native. He enjoys exploring the Sunshine State from coast to coast, while experiencing all that Florida has to offer. His favorite thing about Florida is the non-existent winter. And his least favorite thing about Florida is the tourists.

Tortuga Music Festival Ticket Giveaway

Tortuga Music Festival

  Do you like country music and Florida’s beaches? Tortuga Music Festival has combined the best of both worlds and is bringing Florida’s favorite country music festival back to The Sunshine State! Tortuga Music Festival is returning to the beaches of Fort Lauderdale, Florida for the event’s fifth year, and this time it’s better than ever. Country music’s top performers …

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Mother Nature Found Drunk In Florida During Spring Break

Mother Nature was found in Florida today passed out drunk on the beach. She was found in possession of cold weather, cloudy skies and a plane ticket from the Northern states. The suspect was reportedly visiting The Sunshine State from the North East and did not know where she was. Mother Nature was highly intoxicated and disoriented, but seemed to …

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Floridian Drinking Game: Tourist Spotting Edition

The month of March has arrived in Florida and so has the beautiful weather. Along with the prime beach weather of the spring season comes thousands of out-of-state tourists and snowbirds migrating to The Sunshine State. As our Northern visitors clog the highways, clear the sunscreen shelves and takeover our favorite beach spots there isn’t much we can do but …

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Quiz: How Floridian Are You?

MThink you’re a full-blooded Floridian? Put your Florida knowledge to the test with this Floridian lifestyle quiz. Find out if you’re a Yankee, Transplant, Local or Floridian Native based off this hilarious quiz! Share the results with your Floridian friends and put them to the test.

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You Might Be A Floridian If…

Infographic for Florida natives

Florida. The Sunshine State. America’s very own sauna. If you were fortunate enough to grow up in such an emotionally unstable state, you know that second statement could not be further from the truth. If you understand that much, you will definitely be nodding your head as you read through the rest of these. You might be a Floridian if…. Knowing the …

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Floridian Valentine’s Day Cards- 17 Ways To Say I Love You From Florida

Floridian Valentine's Day Cards

Florida isn’t always the most loving state. With tourists clogging the highways, inconsistent weather patterns and crazy criminals it’s easy to forget to show Floridians how much we love each other. We decided to make Valentine’s Day easy this year and craft some creative Floridian Valentine’s Day cards to spread the love in The Sunshine State. Take a look at …

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11 Things Floridians Like More Than Cold Weather

Cold weather forecast in Florida

Living in Florida, the terms “winter” and “cold weather” are not used the often together in the same sentence. In fact, most Floridians winter wardrobes are no more than three days worth of shirts with sleeves, and one pair of closed toed shoes. Living in a state with an average annual temperature of 70 degrees can cause some hysteria when a …

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Will Ferrell Is Driving Floridians To Vote, Literally

Will Ferrell encourages Floridians to vote

As real Floridians know, we don’t experience many significant seasons in the Sunshine State. Every year northern states boast about their beautiful foliage and “sweater weather” during the Autumn months. Although the only color changes Floridians see around this same time is different color license plated heading south, we do experience a special season once every four years in Florida. Election …

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EDC Orlando Ticket Giveaway

Central Florida’s largest music festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, is returning to the Sunshine State again this year, bigger and better than ever. EDC is taking over Orlando, Florida on November 4, and November 5, for the event’s sixth year. Electric Daisy Carnival is one of the state’s largest music events with the the top electronic music artists from around the world. The …

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The Official Hurricane Party Playlist

Hurricane Party Playlist

Hurricane Matthew is just hours away from making landfall in the Sunshine State, and the hurricane parties are about to kick off. After the booze is bought and your “canned goods” (beers) are stocked, it’s time to get the party started. Are you wanting to blow your neighbors away with the best hurricane party on the block? This official hurricane …

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