• Better Than Sex

    I’ve never been a big fan of Valentine’s Day because it always seemed too commercial, too forced. I want to walk in the room and find flowers because my husband Read More
  • Key’s Disease

    You’ve been bitten by the bug and all you can think about is pulling up stakes and moving to paradise. Life would be so much simpler if you lived in Read More
  • Camp Key West

    Air-conditioned rooms with antique beds in charming, historic inns are always appealing. However, when you’re vacationing on an island, what could be more inviting than sleeping under the stars with Read More
  • B&O’s Fish Wagon

      There’s a dumpy little pile of rubbish on the corners of William and Caroline Streets that could easily be mistaken for a pile of hurricane debris when in fact Read More
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What to Do in Key West


Hog's Breath Saloon

in Things You Should Do
I’ve spent so much of my hard-earned cash at the Hog’s Breath Saloon, they should send me a monthly royalties check or, at the very least, put my name in lights. I don’t think it’s too much to ask. Not only do I leave a good chunk of my personal…
Red Barm Theatre

Red Barn Theatre

There are two kinds of people in this world; those who love going to the theater and those who’d rather get a root canal. I…

Valentine's Day in Key West

As if Key West didn’t already have enough love and romance, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and many are looking…

Marrero Guest Mansion

At Key West’s Marrero’s Guest Mansion, you’re likely to be greeted by both the living and the dead. Francisco Marrero fell…

How to Key West


Earn Thousands at Fantasy Fest

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There’s a ton of cash up for grabs during Key West’s Annual ten-day bash known as Fantasy Fest. For those willing to plan ahead, be creative, and commit to a little elbow grease, there are thousands of dollars to be won in various contests. Who…

The Manatees

If you’ve ever had the extreme pleasure of seeing a manatee in its natural habitat then you already know what beautiful…
Fat Albert

What is that balloon in the sky near Key West?

Maybe you’ve seen it? Hovering in the air, ocean-side, less than twenty miles from Key West? It’s a big white blimpish…

Fantasy Fest: Naked Novice in Key West

Funny how you can put the word “naked” in the title about anything and people will read it. “Naked Ironing”. “Naked Toilet…

Key Wested: Key West History

Key Lime Pie; A Surprisingly Rich History

Chicago is known for deep dish and hot dogs, Philadelphia for its cheese steak. Just like…

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…

Key West Lighthouse(s)

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

Key West Cigars: A Smokey History

Cigars seem to be everywhere in Key West. Stroll down Duval Street and you’ll see several…