Little Palm Island is the place people dream of when they picture the idyllic Florida Keys. Secluded and three miles off the coast, Little Palm Island is only accessible by boat. We arrived at the ferry parking lot and were greeted warmly by the attendant. After about three minutes we were escorted to the boat with four other people, all of whom appeared to be spending one or more nights (the suitcases gave them away.)
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It was a picture perfect day, so I thought taking my parents out to Sunset Key for lunch would be a fabulous idea. I was wrong. It started easily enough: reservation made online at Open Table, boat tickets picked up at the Westin concierge, and a lovely seven minute ride to Sunset Key. We were greeted and escorted to the restaurant, where we were promptly seated and offered a beverage. Sadly, after this point the meal goes horribly wrong. Continue reading Latitudes, Sunset Key: Beautiful Setting, Terrible Service
A few years ago when friends of my parents told me that their sailboat was docked in Brindisi, I had to get out a map of Italy to find it. Brindisi is a little port town on the “heel” part of the boot that is Italy, and it is quite charming. It is much bigger than . . . → Read More: The Italian Coast
You know by now I am foodie, I am a wine geek and I am obsessed with all things Key West. I am not, however, a fancy car person, an expensive watch person or an expensive toy person. Well, except for my new phone – an HTC Hero, but that is another story for another day.
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Going out on a boat is really one of the great joys of being in the Florida Keys. Sadly for me, I don’t own a boat, so either I need to (a) go on some sort of party boat, (b) charter a boat or (c) find a friend with a boat. Option C will work out . . . → Read More: Come Sail Away