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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Key West Drag Queens

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Just as Key West, Florida is famous for its magical sunsets and Caribbean-party atmosphere, it should be equally famous for its exciting and talented array of dazzling drag queens. Regardless of your sexual orientation, seeing a drag show is part…

The Hemingway House

Formerly the home of Ernest and Pauline, the Hemingway House is now a museum and open for public tours. Many of Hemingway’s…

Pizza; The Perfect Key West Food

I realize that while visiting a tropical island paradise, your culinary interests lean toward the fresh catch of the day,…

Scuba Diving Key West

The excitement and diversity of Key West extends past Duval Street and beyond its sandy beaches. You’ll find great beauty…

How to Key West

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Key West Smoke Free?

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So you're headed to Key West and want to get an idea about where you're going to eat while you're there. You're going with your brother and his wife, both smokers, and, as non-smokers, you and your husband would prefer non-smoking bars and…
Manata Ray

Manta Rays in the Keys

Since the very first time I saw Jacques Cousteau diving with a manta ray, I’ve daydreamed about doing the same thing. Their…
Key West Vagrant

Homeless in Paradise

If you come to Key West looking for cloying sentiment and valentine platitudes, you may be in for a big surprise. Especially…

Casa Marina Resort: A Ripping

Call me crazy, but if a resort expects me to spend $640 a night, the experience better be exhilarating, indulgent, and…

Key Wested: Key West History

Fort Zachary Taylor

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

Mel Fisher, Treasure Hunter

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

The Secret Past of Key West’s Audubon House

The property located at 205 Whitehead Street in Key West is now known as The Audubon…

Key West Lighthouse(s)

The first lighthouse in Key West was built, obviously, to aid ships navigating dangerous…