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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New Year's Eve in Key West

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Most of America tunes into Times Square to watch the ball drop on New Year’s Eve, while the frozen crowd of New Yorkers huddle together to share body heat. Those of us in Key West have a different, and far better, approach. We bar-hop along Duval in…

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,…
West of Key West

West of Key West

West of Key West, about 30 miles, you’ll find a small group of barrier islands that were created when a meteorite crashed…

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

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Key West Roosters - A Chicken Civil War?

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A visit to Key West gives a whole new perspective to the term "free range chicken." Fifty percent of the Key West wants the birds to stay, the other half wants them gone! Whoever thought that roosters only crow at the break of dawn must have been…

Oysters and the "R" Myth

Although I've lived by this rule for years, as it turns out the "R" rule has more to do with history than seasonal…

Retiring to Key West

Warm weather, great beaches and no state income tax are just three of the reasons Florida earned its reputation as a…

The Manatees

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

Key Wested: Key West History

Crazy and Talented in Key West

Key West might be a good place to analyze that long-standing stereotype that the most…

Speakeasy Inn & Rum Bar

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

La Bella San Carlos

It seems Key West’s history is chock full of those who rocked the boat, went against 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…