Behind-the-Scenes at Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami

Joe's Stone Crab in Miami

I was just in Miami to attend the South Beach Wine & Food Festival as a guest of Certified Angus Beef, which supplies meat to some of the city’s top restaurants—including Joe’s Stone Crab (11 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139). Joe’s is one of south Florida’s most iconic and historic restaurants and during my stay, I […]

Difficult to Get a Good Night’s Sleep in Miami Beach

Thompson Miami Beach Check-In

I was just in Miami to attend the South Beach Wine and Food Festival as a guest of Certified Angus Beef. The first night they put me up at the Thompson Miami Beach and the next two nights, I stayed at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. Both are beautiful hotels but it was the first time […]

The PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach, FL, in words and photos

PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach, FL

The PGA National Resort & Spa has recently completed a 100-million-dollar renovation—and boy does it show. No matter what your level of play is, I’m willing to bet you’ll leave this revamped resort with a love for the game and everything it represents. Here are my top reasons to visit the PGA National Resort & Spa: 1. […]

11 Reasons to Stay at the Delray Sands Resort

Delray Sands Resort pool

I just returned from checking out South Florida’s newest hotel! I was able to make it down for the Delray Sands Resort’s grand opening celebration last Thursday night, to which they invited me and a few other bloggers. The new hotel just completed an extensive renovation and when you walk through the lobby doors, you’d never […]

Hotel Review: Boca Raton Resort & Club

Boca Raton Resort & Club

Last week I spoke at the Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.  The entrance was so beautiful; when I pulled up, I snapped a photo, then posted it on my Facebook page, asking my friends and followers to guess the hotel. I was shocked to see that most of […]

Mapping the Conch Republic

Out on the water with Hall's Diving Center in the Florida Keys

On April 23, 1982, the mayor of Key West, Florida, Dennis Wardlow, “broke a loaf of stale Cuban bread over the head of a man dressed in a naval uniform.” This naturally ushered his city into secession from the United States, officially as the “Conch Republic.” One minute into sovereignty, Prime Minister Wardlow surrendered to the same man, and the […]

5 glamping locations in the United States

fireside-resort

I’m an outdoorsy kind of guy. Maybe not as rugged as some, but I love being outside, being active, and enjoying the sun. My wife, on the other hand, is a self-proclaimed indoorsy kind of girl. She likes books. Scratch that. She LOVES books. She likes to spend her free time reading and drinking tea. […]

Four Seasons finds magic in Orlando

Four Seasons Orlando room (Credit: Four Seasons)

Just over two months from now, the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort will open its doors, and doors to the magic that is Walt Disney World. The 444-room boutique hotel—boutique by Disney standards, anyway—is within Golden Oak, a prestigious, gated resident community on Disney World property; custom-built homes within Golden Oak begin […]