• 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
  • 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


Fondue at Michaels Restaurant

in Things You Should Do
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…

Gay Key West

Filled with a funky charm, Key West Florida is a relaxed and easy-going place dotted with amazing restaurants and offering…

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…
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…

How to Key West

chickens in key west

The Roosters of Key West

in Things You Should Know
If you’re talking about Key West, chickens seem to be everywhere. Visitors may be surprised to see a clucking hen followed by her waddling brood of chicks scratching around tables at an outside cafe or wandering in and out of busy, downtown traffic.…

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…
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…

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

Key West Firehouse Museum

I grew up surrounded by uncles and cousins who were in the Fire Service. One of my uncles…

Robert The Doll’s Halloween Home

Robert the Doll, Key West, Florida
Construction on the Old Post Office and Customs House began in 1889 and was completed in…

Why Hemingway Stayed

Hemingway in Key West
Ernest Hemmingway’s lasting effects on Key West seem to be a reflection and result of 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…