Category Archives: Florida

Winter in Florida – Sunny Weather and Great Beaches

Want to get away from all the cold and snow? Visit any of these great Florida beaches and go home with a tan and make all your friends jealous! Destin – Located in the panhandle of Florida, the weather here … Continue reading

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Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in South Florida

If you are in the South Florida neighborhood, OpenTable just came out with this month’s Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants and I can’t wait to try every single one of them. Note: Since their list came out one of the … Continue reading

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A Few Great Key West Restaurants

During my family’s recent week-long vacation in Key West we visited a number of fantastic and tasty restaurants. Here are just a few reviews of our favorites. Camille’s Restaurant – one of the top restaurants for breakfast. The saying always … Continue reading

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April Florida Keys Events – Islamorada Island Fest & The Seven Mile Bridge Run

There is always something happening in the Florida Keys and this weekend highlights two events that have been running for over 20 years – the 22nd Annual Islamorada Island Fest and the 32nd Annual Seven Mile Bridge Run. Island Fest, running April 13th-14th, … Continue reading

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Beer is the New Wine – Key Largo Brew on the Bay

  Happy Birthday Florida – 500 years old today! Not so long ago, wine was the favorite food pairing drink along with festivals promoting the newest wines and the best to be found locally. Now, craft beers and high-brow brews … Continue reading

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The Amazing Coral Castle

This castle and garden made of coral, located in Miami Florida, is truly a wonder! It was built by a man named Ed Leedskalnin, a Latvian, as a monument to his one and only true love who, by the way, dumped … Continue reading

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Marathon Seafood Festival This Weekend!

Need something to do this weekend? Head down to the Florida Keys this weekend, March 9th & 10th, and enjoy a scrumptious buffet of all your favorite seafood at the Marathon Seafood Festival. This festival, the 2nd largest in the … Continue reading

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Florida Keys’ Best Bars

Yay! Three of Florida Keys‘ bars were voted among the top 30 bars in Florida by Florida Travel & Life magazine. So where should you stop for a little refreshment when you are traveling south down Overseas Highway to that … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Weekend in Key West

What’s better than spending a romantic weekend in a sun-drenched, tropical paradise with swaying palm trees, spectacular sunsets, water sports aplenty and restaurants that will make any celebration a memorable one. Well, nothing actually! Head on down to Key West … Continue reading

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South Florida Vacation Highlight – Morikami Japanese Gardens

My sister was visiting from Michigan last week and, being a lover of nature and photography, I just had to bring her to visit Morikami Japanese Gardens and Museum in Delray Beach, Florida. What a gorgeous place to relax and … Continue reading

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