Miami

Florida South Beach McAlpin Crescent Miami

Trip Summary: With beautiful white sand beaches and great winter weather, Miami presents a slice of Latin American flavor for the sun-deprived northerner. I wouldn’t want to live there but it’s a great place to spend a few days, as long as you don’t mind the in-your-face Jersey-shore attitude of residents and visitors alike. I’m from New Jersey so I feel that I have the right to liberally throw around that insult. Saturday: I woke up early (as always) and […]

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Fort Lauderdale, FL

Florida fruit

Fort Lauderdale’s nice beaches, warm weather, and laid-back vibe attract millions of tourists each year. If you want South Florida without the gaudiness of Miami or the sleepiness of Boca or West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale might be what you’re looking for. Itinerary I woke up early on the first morning and drove to Fort Lauderdale’s main beach, which borders a long stretch of restaurants and bars along Route A1A. After fumbling with the parking meter machine and accidentally paying […]

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