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Breakfast at the News Cafe

Breakfast at the News Cafe

Better breakfast options exist on Ocean Drive when searching solely on food. But people flock to the iconic News Cafe in South Beach for good reason. It’s an institution. And you don’t see the Miami Herald or the NY Times at too many tables, the news shared here is not in the paper. This is […]

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The Tropical Garden Brunch Adventure

The Tropical Garden Brunch Adventure

Sometimes the setting makes the meal. Sometimes, it’s the views, and other times it’s the mission of a place that can make every bite taste a tad better. At the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, an exquisite brunch with an outside garden view made for a perfect Easter Sunday meal. Sunday brunch, buffet style, included unlimited […]

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Tasting the Good Life in South Beach – Vita by Baoli

Tasting the Good Life in South Beach – Vita by Baoli

I firmly believe we all need to treat ourselves. We must take time to enjoy life’s many pleasures. For many, including myself, that occasionally translates into tasting great cuisine. Simply, food is more than subsistence. Good food makes a good day and great food makes for a great day. And when you travel to South […]

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Where to Stay in South Beach? – Hotel Victor

Where to Stay in South Beach? – Hotel Victor

South Beach. The very words bring a smile to many of us. Its sultry scene provides the chance to “see and be seen.” Whether you explore the beach, people watch on ocean drive, or head out to the clubs late night, it’s all about looking beautiful. Visitors “do” South Beach many ways; some want ocean […]

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Sunset Sunday – Islamorada, Florida Keys

Sunset Sunday – Islamorada, Florida Keys

A slight breeze kept the mosquitoes away while the temperature dropped just a few degrees from its midday high. The idyllic climate matched the setting as I settled in for the sunset at Pierre’s in Islamorada. The bartender arrived with our cocktails and placed my manhattan on the table. As I reached for my first […]

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An Afternoon at Nest Key

An Afternoon at Nest Key

When you think of the National Park Service, you rarely think of a beach. Yellow Stone, Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon come to mind. Yet, I grew up visiting a National Seashore – Sailor´s Haven, Fire Island. It is part of the National Park Service, but not a ‘Park.’ Semantics? Maybe, but I did find […]

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Sunset Sunday – Kayak in the Keys

Sunset Sunday – Kayak in the Keys

Kayak. If you ever picked up a paddle and stroked the water to propel yourself forward to explore, then you know. You know that some of the best memories of your travels come from the adventures afloat. Whether the stillness of nature, the rapids of a river, or the majesty of nature that surrounds, you […]

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