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Moments in the Middle Keys of Marathon

Moments in the Middle Keys of Marathon

On any list of best drives in America, you’ll see the Overseas Highway, driving from the tip of Florida all the way to Key West. I can’t recommend it enough. What people don’t often realize this two-hour plus adventure (not counting the time from Miami) covers over 100 miles of Keys. Yes, there are more […]

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An Islamorada Fire Dragon Sunset for Chinese New Year

An Islamorada Fire Dragon Sunset for Chinese New Year

As I type this on a brisk Sunday morning, I feel blessed. Not just blessed to miss the cold (it’s in the 50s here) but blessed as my new place in Islamorada is just steps from the Florida Keys sunset. Steps I can walk every day. Yes, each evening (not just Sunday), I can walk […]

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Episode 12: Marathon in the Middle of the Florida Keys

Episode 12: Marathon in the Middle of the Florida Keys

For many the Florida Keys equates to Key West. When I often tell people I relocated to the Florida Keys, they start telling me stories about Key West even if they drove through the Florida Keys, the 100 plus miles of the Florida Keys, they mention Key West. Well, there is much more to the […]

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The Beach at The Moorings in Islamorada, FL

The Beach at The Moorings in Islamorada, FL

Visitors don’t (or shouldn’t) come to the Keys for solely a beach holiday. That said, they are a few gems. One of those is the beach at the Moorings in Islamorada. The Moorings, or Moorings Village and Spa is a high end luxury property.  Visitors essentially stay in beach front houses not hotel rooms. And […]

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Parasailing in the Upper Florida Keys

Parasailing in the Upper Florida Keys

I consider the Florida Keys an American paradise. Yes, I do. And there are multiple ways to appreciate its beauty.  One of my favorite ways is from the sky.  Yes, take to the sky in a parasail and view majesty of the water and the islands (or keys) from above. Key Largo Hilton and Caribbean […]

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A Lovely Beach in Key Largo, Florida Keys

A Lovely Beach in Key Largo, Florida Keys

For those who don’t know the Florida Keys, they might picture idyllic beaches for leisure, but actually the Florida Keys are much more popular for boating, fishing, sailing, kayaking, snorkeling, scuba, and even jet-skiing on the water. It doesn’t offer too many beaches. But even with this dearth of beaches, visitors can find a few […]

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Sunset Sunday – A Sunset with Conch at Bayside, Key Largo

Sunset Sunday – A Sunset with Conch at Bayside, Key Largo

On a recent trip to the upper Florida Keys, I decided to meet up with Claudia one of the founders of the Florida Keys twitter chat for a sunset. We selected the Bayside Grille in Key Largo. Located at mile marker 99.5, the location offers a restaurant upstairs and a more casual bar below. We […]

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Sunset Sunday – A Sunset Meal and Magic at Marker 88

Sunset Sunday – A Sunset Meal and Magic at Marker 88

Meals at sunset in the Florida Keys can be found up and down US1, the Overseas Highway. Directions to any of the places to watch the magic will also always include a mile marker. Of the 110 plus miles (or markers) from the mainland to Key West (mm 0), I’d recommend a few along the […]

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