Category: Florida Keys

  • Best DIY writing retreat destinations

    Best DIY writing retreat destinations

    Despite the fact that writing is a solitary act, most writing retreats charge hundreds of dollars to bring you together with a bunch of other writers and inundate you with workshops and talks about the writing and publishing industry. If you’re just looking for a quiet place to sit and write, you’re largely on your…

  • The foods I miss most from my travels

    The foods I miss most from my travels

    Even the foodiest cities in the world like New York and San Francisco can’t recreate the things you try in passing when you travel. I have a growing list of things I crave from the places I’ve visited. They’re cravings that I know I’ll never satisfy until I return. This is my ode to those…

  • Could I Live Here? Key West Edition

    Could I Live Here? Key West Edition

    Key West is a unique little slice of paradise. There’s plenty of culture, great food, sun, and a laid back attitude that is so perfect that it could be fictional. But would living there be heaven on earth or too much of a good thing? Atmosphere Key West is a little bit of a paradox.…

  • A weekend in Key West

    A weekend in Key West

    A visit to South Florida is not truly complete without a stop in Key West. The southernmost key is a mix of relaxing island paradise and party destination. Though the drive from Miami is 3.5 hours long, sometimes longer during popular weekends, it’s totally worth it. If you’re driving, there are plenty of great places…

  • Key Largo day trip from Miami

    Key Largo day trip from Miami

    Miami Beach is nice but it comes at the steep price of parking, crowds, and traffic. But luckily, a much calmer paradise is just an hour away by car. The Keys doesn’t have to be a major overnight trip (though it’s better if it is). You can do it in a day or half a…