Things to do in Key West

I recently spent some time in Florida. It had been years since I had gone down to "the Keys" during my college days. I had fond memories of riding bikes along the historic seaport area and sipping drinks in a Hemingway bar… briefly remember visiting his home and his 6 toed cats, but that was about it. How refreshing it was to finally get to

2018-07-07T07:05:34+00:00

Come Take a Sea Plane to Fort Jefferson

I wake before dawn with anticipation of the day that is to follow. After all, it’s not every day you get to visit a remote tropical island with a moat-encircled abandoned fort: Fort Jefferson! My eyelids are matted and stuck to each other as I roll over again and push the alarm. This was after a night out with some crazy restaurateurs from Key West

2018-03-06T19:16:36+00:00

The Classic American Road Trip: Florida Keys 

I have often written about road trips around the “good old USA” and have enjoyed plenty of days on its highways. But one of my most enjoyable road trips is the road trip down the Florida archipelago. I was so excited when Expedia.com asked me to put together an article about one of America’s favorite past times Road-tripping! And Florida is the perfect example of a classic

2018-03-06T22:05:19+00:00

Best Places to Visit in the World 2016

Best Places to Visit in the World 2016 Written for Expedia By Dr. Cacinda Maloney “For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” - Leonardo da Vinci As a world traveler, I am constantly asked: “Where are the best places to visit in the world?” I have rounded up

2017-07-24T10:21:51+00:00

The Charming side of St Augustine FL

By Cacinda Maloney Map - Savannah GA to St Augustine FL This was the third stop on a road trip from Savannah GA down thru St. Simon Island and then on to St. Augustine, FL. I loved this road trip and it is easy to do. As you know, I fell in love with Savannah, enjoyed the beaches of St Simon Island and

2017-07-24T10:28:09+00:00

Kitschy Florida Roadside attractions: St Augustine, FL

As the oldest city in the United States, St. Augustine is rich in history, architecture, and charm, yet it still has those kitschy Florida roadside attractions that Florida is famous for. With places like Flagler College (yes, a college can be a tourist attraction!) to Castillo de San Marcos Fort, it is a city worth exploring. It just wouldn’t be America if it wasn’t for the

2018-03-06T18:16:18+00:00