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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Cruises to Key West

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Key West is the southernmost city in the continental United States and is the largest of a chain of small islands called the Florida Keys. These islands are the equivalent of America’s Caribbean and they are scattered like loose gems in…

The Duval Crawl

You’ve no doubt heard of The Duval Crawl; the attempt to have at least one drink from every bar on Key West’s famous Duval…

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…

Old Town Trolley

Key West is famous for its laid-back attitude, endless selection of casual bars and raucous festivals and parties. Beyond…

How to Key West

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Manta Rays in the Keys

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Since the very first time I saw Jacques Cousteau diving with a manta ray, I’ve daydreamed about doing the same thing. Their grace is unmatched and watching them swim is hypnotic, even when viewed from a video. I can’t imagine how breathtaking it…

The Plight of the Sea Turtle

If you’ve been fortunate enough to meet a sea turtle eye-to-eye, you know the feeling of being assessed by a creature who…

Key West Smoke Free?

So you're headed to Key West and want to get an idea about where you're going to eat while you're there. You're going with…
Conch Republic

The Conch Republic (that's “konk”)

If you’ve spent any time in Key West or have done any reading to prepare for a future visit, you’ve no doubt heard of conch.…

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…

Capt Tony’s Saloon; A Ghostly Past

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

Wreckers' Museum/Oldest House

Wreckers' Museum/Oldest House
If I’d been alive in Key West in the early 1800’s, I’d have been a wrecker. Not a home…

Southernmost Point?

The original sign designating the Southernmost Point in the United States wasn’t always…