• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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


Spas in Key West

in Things You Should Do
You’ve come to Key West, Florida to wrap yourself in our laid back atmosphere and calming island vibe but the everyday stresses that accompany you may get in the way of tuning in and toning down your corporate mind. It would be criminal to waste…

Fishing in the Florida Keys

The Florida Keys and fishing go together like peanut butter and jelly. They’re both great on their own but they just…

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,…

Royal Coronation Ball

Think Mardi Gras on steroids and Carnival pumped up a few notches and you have Key West’s Fantasy Fest. Started more than…

How to Key West


Pool Crashing

in Things You Should Know
I’ve recently learned of a new sport and am rather ashamed for not having thought of it myself. I blame my overprotective, Catholic upbringing for preventing this creative and fun idea from popping into my head. Two friends, who shall remain…

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…

Culture or Cruise Ships: The Future of Key West

One of the biggest controversies to embroil Key West seems to be gaining momentum. The question is, how will it end? Cruise…
Creepy Robert the Doll with stuffed dog and letters begging forgiveness for taking photos without permission.

Robert the Doll

Like that weird clown picture with eyes that follow you around the room that hangs in your crazy uncle's man cave, Robert…

Key Wested: Key West History

Speakeasy Inn & Rum Bar

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

Capt Tony’s Saloon; A Ghostly Past

Many years before the property at 428 Greene Street became the famous Key West watering…

Mel Fisher, Treasure Hunter

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

The Mariel Boatlift

I’m no Rhodes Scholar by any stretch of the imagination but I thought I’d received a…