Category: Miami

  • What to do if a hurricane hits during your vacation

    What to do if a hurricane hits during your vacation

    I’m from Florida, so even though I live in Prague, I’m watching Hurricane Irma like a protective mother hen worrying about her chicks back home. I know my people will be fine, because they’ve weathered many South Florida storms. But it struck me how disorienting it must be to be visiting in the Caribbean or…

  • Wynwood street art in Miami

    Wynwood street art in Miami

    You can’t contain the street art in Miami within the small open gallery of Wynwood Walls. Every street, alley, and even sidewalk of the Wynwood district of Miami is covered in art, big and small. Here is some of what you’ll see if you take a walk on and around NW 2nd Avenue:

  • The 9 best cafes in Miami for working

    The 9 best cafes in Miami for working

    Miami hasn’t always been a city known for its independent coffee houses. But a fairly recent interest in craft coffee has changed all that. There are more options than you’d think to get work done in the city that are not Starbucks. Here are some of the best ones. 1. Panther Coffee When Panther Coffee…

  • What it’s like having two homes across the world

    What it’s like having two homes across the world

    I recently spent almost two months back in my hometown of Miami (because I’m not a very good expat). I got to see all my favorite people in the world, eat Cuban breakfast more times than I can count, and even did a little bit of traveling. The feeling of home Going back to Miami,…

  • Frost Museum of Science: Miami’s newest overpriced garbage attraction

    Frost Museum of Science: Miami’s newest overpriced garbage attraction

    People have been talking about the Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science for what feels like decades. The massive, gorgeous building has been under construction for half of my adult life. And now that it’s finally opened, this is all everyone is doing and talking about. But like almost everything in Miami, it’s gorgeous…

  • 10 awesome free things to do in Miami

    10 awesome free things to do in Miami

    Miami is not just for people renting yachts and making it rain dollar bills at Liv. There are actually a lot of free things to do Miami. Here are some of the most interesting and culturally diverse activities that won’t cost you a dime. 1. Enjoy Wynwood’s art scene Miami’s gentrified Wynwood area has become…