Florida Travel: Tales and advice for travelers in Florida with emphasis on alternatives to the major attractions.
The drag queen shows at Lips Fort Lauderdale have been a hit for nearly a decade. The Dragalicious Gospel Brunch proved spiritually uplifting with a winning combination of high-energy entertainment and plenty of good food and drink. […]
The renowned sportfishing capital of Islamorada has been reeling since Hurricane Irma plowed through the Florida Keys. The fishing fleet at Bud N’ Mary’s Marina was among those to take a severe hit, but is rebuilding. […]
Bud N’ Mary’s Marina has figured prominently in the reputation of Islamorada as the Sportfishing Capital due to talented captains and guides based there. After more than 70 years they are still producing world-class catches in the Florida Keys. […]
Swordfish are one of the most prized gamefish because they are among the most elusive. They reside in deep ocean waters many miles from shore. Until recently, they had almost always been caught – when they were caught at all – at night. […]
Miami’s once-blighted Wynwood neighborhood has in just a few years created a cultural awakening as a hip hub of art, music and other forms of creative expression. The centerpiece in Wynwood Walls, a unique park of sanctioned graffiti with massive murals painted on old warehouses. […]
Lion Country Safari introduced the cageless zoo experience near West Palm Beach, Fla in 1967. It remains an intriguing attraction where wild animals tell their own stories and guard some mysteries. […]
The Day of the Dead, an important holiday in Mexico for centuries, has has become an important fall festival in the United States. In Fort Lauderdale, Fla., it is rivaling Halloween – not surprising in a region with a large Hispanic population. The imagery is preferable and the spirited is both somber and fun. […]