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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Pizza; The Perfect Key West Food

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I realize that while visiting a tropical island paradise, your culinary interests lean toward the fresh catch of the day, local shrimp and crabs, and maybe some other types of shellfish. However, there will be times, perhaps after a long night…

Which Way to the Beach?

I remember quite well my first trip to Key West. I was a naïve, inexperienced traveler fresh off the family farm in western…

Cruises to Key West

Key West is the southernmost city in the continental United States and is the largest of a chain of small islands called the…

Thanksgiving in Paradise

Rather than performing the traditional Thanksgiving dance, which most likely involves stuffing yourself with turkey and the…

How to Key West

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Nancy Forrester’s Secret Garden

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Lots of people claim to be environmentalists and conservationists but Key West is home to a woman for whom actions speak louder than words. Nancy Forrester is her name and, on this island, it’s synonymous with “secret garden”. Nancy Forrester’s…

When in Key West: Hotels vs Bed and Breakfasts

You’re planning a trip to paradise and you want everything to be perfect but you also want to get your hard-earned money’s…

Earn Thousands at Fantasy Fest

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…

Fighting the War on Drugs

About five months ago, a shiny new patrol ship docked at Key West’s Navy Pier. I nosed around and learned the pretty little…

Key Wested: Key West History

The Mariel Boatlift

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

Capt Tony’s Saloon; A Ghostly Past

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

The Great Fire of 1886

Entrenched in revolution with Cuba in the late 1880’s, the Spanish Empire was well aware…

The Heritage House

The property located at 410 Caroline Street has a colorful past and remarkable history.…