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

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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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Key West’s Haunted Cemetery

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The Key West Cemetery is on the old town side of the island, not far off Truman Avenue. As you round the bend on Windsor Lane, you’ll be startled to see cement tombs stacked atop each other as you peer between the rungs of an old iron fence.…
Christmas in Key West

Christmas in Key West

Did you know that Santa Claus is not only capable of flying a sleigh pulled by horned reindeer, he’s an accomplished mariner…

Spas in Key West

You’ve come to Key West, Florida to wrap yourself in our laid back atmosphere and calming island vibe but the everyday…

Key West Specialty Stores

You’ve heard about Key West’s world-renowned sunsets, legendary watering holes and intoxicated throngs of half-naked Fantasy…

How to Key West

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Catching Lobster and Crab in Key West

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There are so many tremendous benefits to living in the Florida Keys; legendary diving and snorkeling, a laid back atmosphere, luxurious tropical foliage and fantastic sunny weather. You can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a casual outside bar of…

The Glorious Conch

Allow me to introduce you to another one of my pet peeves. It just makes me wanna dig my eardrums out with a melon baller…

Key West Roosters - A Chicken Civil War?

A visit to Key West gives a whole new perspective to the term "free range chicken." Fifty percent of the Key West wants the…

The Plight of the Sea Turtle

If you’ve been fortunate enough to meet a sea turtle eye-to-eye, you know the feeling of being assessed by a creature who…

Key Wested: Key West History

Fort Zachary Taylor

Construction on Key West’s Fort Zachary Taylor began in 1845, shortly after Florida was…

Speakeasy Inn & Rum Bar

There were few legitimate, good paying jobs in 1930's Key West, so in order to make ends…

Key West Firehouse Museum

I grew up surrounded by uncles and cousins who were in the Fire Service. One of my uncles…

The White House for White Hair

Harry Truman
Without a doubt, being President of the United States takes its toll on a body. Compare…