Nude Beaches in Key West

Nude Beaches in Key West

Things You Should Know

Do they exist?

I finally treated myself to a nude beach, not in Key West, however. The experience was exhilarating and something I want to do again. My initial fears were centered on perverts and not-so-attractive people ruining my bucket list adventure. Although my experience was a mix…

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Retiring to Key West

Retiring to Key West

Things You Should Know

Life is Good

Warm weather, great beaches and no state income tax are just three of the reasons Florida earned its reputation as a retirement Mecca. Furthermore, the state's large number of retirees is a big plus, since it provides opportunities to interact with others going through the…

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Fondue at Michaels Restaurant

Fondue at Michaels Restaurant

Things You Should Do

Oh, So Yummy!

I walked six miles today at a very, very brisk pace in anticipation of where I’m taking you on this next Key West Cuisine Adventure. If you didn’t get any exercise today, then perhaps you shouldn’t read this until you burn a few hundred calories…

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Our Beloved Tropic Cinema

Our Beloved Tropic Cinema

About Key West

Now Playing

One of the many great things about living in a small community is that our residents step up to the plate again and again, responding to requests for help from local businesses, charities and fund raising organizations. It’s an amazing and heart-warming thing to witness.…

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What to Do in Key West

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Gay Key West

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Filled with a funky charm, Key West Florida is a relaxed and easy-going place dotted with amazing restaurants and offering diverse entertainment. The island boasts eclectic art, professional theatre and live music of all genres. Whether you’re…
Bird Watching in Key West, Florida

Bird Watching in Key West

A friend of mine recently asked me where she and her husband could go bird watching in Key West and I was taken aback. I…
The Studios of Key West

The Studios of Key West

I’ve found that my level of creativity or perhaps the quality of what I create is greatly influenced by my surroundings.…

Snorkeling the Western Dry Rocks

If you make a visit to Key West without snorkeling, you’re a complete moron. It’s one of the best places on earth to…

How to Key West

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Nancy Forrester’s Secret Garden

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Lots of people claim to be environmentalists and conservationists but Key West is home to a woman for whom actions speak louder than words. Nancy Forrester is her name and, on this island, it’s synonymous with “secret garden”. Nancy Forrester’s…

When in Key West: Hotels vs Bed and Breakfasts

You’re planning a trip to paradise and you want everything to be perfect but you also want to get your hard-earned money’s…

Open Container Law in Key West

You’ve booked your flight to Key West, found the perfect accommodations and you can’t wait to walk Duval Street with a beer…

Ecotourism? Prove it!

I try to live my life with a “live and let live” attitude but there’s something that really frosts my bumper and I can’t let…

Key Wested: Key West History

Historic Seaport at The Key West Bight

Historic Seaport at The Key West Bight
Key West has been a destination for those seeking rest and rejuvenation for hundreds of…

Why Hemingway Stayed

Hemingway in Key West
Ernest Hemmingway’s lasting effects on Key West seem to be a reflection and result of the…

Mel Fisher, Treasure Hunter

During the 1600’s, many treasure-laden Spanish ships made their voyages through the…

The Darker Side of Key West

It comes as no surprise that Key West brings to mind perfectly romantic images of rum…