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A Day of Paradise in Key Biscayne Florida

December 14, 2009

It’s almost like spending a day in paradise, where you can experience many outdoor recreational activities such as bicycling, playing tennis, golf, fishing, windsurfing, kite boarding or sailing. And that is just a few things you can do in this incredible place some would call paradise.

Key Biscayne is a tropical island paradise just six miles off the coast of Miami Florida and with so many things to do here is a small itinerary to get you started. Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrating Christmas in Florida

December 1, 2009

Celebrating Christmas in Florida, as the locals know, is certainly different from celebrating it with snow blanketing the ground or Jack Frost nipping at your nose. Fortuitously, the holidays in a warmer climate affords more flexibility in how you celebrate.

There are several ways you can celebrate Christmas in Florida such as:

A Neighborhood Christmas Dinner - here are some ideas and suggestions for you and your neighbors to get together for Christmas

With the warmer weather that Florida enjoys, a neighborhood progressive Christmas dinner is far more doable than in a colder climate. A progressive dinner is one in which guests go from home to home, partaking in a different course in a different home. If such a progressive Christmas dinner was held in a colder climate, you probably wouldn’t have many people attending. After all, once they’re inside a warm and cozy house, you’ll be hard pressed to get them outside again to go on to another household that’s serving the next course. Read the rest of this entry »

A ‘Watery Wonderland’ Key Largo

December 1, 2009

Key Largo in the Florida Keys offers some incredible places to visit especially if you love the water. Key Largo has pristine waters for snorkeling, diving and fishing and is located east of North America’s only living coral barrier reef formation and just west of the watery wilderness of the Florida everglades.

If you love the water but don’t like diving, fishing or snorkeling then perhaps you would prefer to take in a daily excursion aboard a guided boat trip or you could lay back and relax in the sun or shade on some of the incredible beaches of Key Largo. Read the rest of this entry »

L’Escalier Palm Beach

December 1, 2009

By Gary J. Arzt

If you’re in Palm Beach, and looking for classic French food and service, L’Escalier is the right choice. A very attractive room, classically baroque with plenty of space between the white cloths draped tables.

Located in The Breakers, Palm Beach’s historical, landmark hotel, you have to know that the restaurant will be, as the British say, ‘up market.’ And so it is. It also delivers the best meal in south Florida, and is easily accessible to those living in the four east coast counties (Palm Beach, Broward, Miami Dade, and Monroe).

It provides the kind of dinning, and service, that is not readily available in Florida, or, for that matter, elsewhere. The operative word is elegant! Dishes brought to the table under silver plate domes; soup poured from individual small tureens. Read the rest of this entry »

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