Radio Margaritaville DJ: Greg Dumas
A couple of months ago, I made a pilgrimage to New Orleans (how I love that city!), stopped off for music and libations at Margaritaville and had hoped to meet Greg Dumas on Friday afternoon. I discovered that he is there on Wednesdays to tape the show that … [Read More...]
Amy Lee's Jimmy Buffett Tour Jacket Up for Charity Raffle in Key West
Amy Lee, a world class saxophonist and song writer, toured with Jimmy Buffett from 1991 - 2005, ushering in the age of the horns section in the Coral Reefer Band.
In 1990, Amy Lee was "discovered" by Charles Neville … [Read More...]
J&J Glass Designs: TropArt from the Heart
If you're anything like me, you're always on the look out for treasures that speak to your Parrot Head soul and Trop Rock heart. And finding a unique, one-of-a-kind item is even more difficult.
I'm lucky enough to own a special necklace … [Read More...]
Key West Meeting of the Minds 2013 Highlights
Parrot Heads take over Key West at the 2013 Parrot Head National Convention and it's our favorite week of the year!
With over 200 gigs featured between the Casa Marina and the many Key West bars, there's never enough time to see it all or hug … [Read More...]
New Trop Rock CD: "Four Hour Lunch Break" by Dave McKenney
Grab a cold one and laze around in your hammock, it's time to take your "Four Hour Lunch Break" away from the daily grind with Dave McKenney's new Trop Rock album.
Dave has an easy listening voice as he sings out what all Trop … [Read More...]
Margaritaville Key West is Ready for Parrot Heads
As I write this, Key West is in the throes of Fantasy Fest, which is several days of (often naked!) craziness. I spoke with Stacy Peele, Sales Manager of Margaritaville Key West and they are ready for the Parrot Head invasion during Meeting … [Read More...]
Trop Rock Christmas Music to Warm Your Holidays
We want the Trop Rock lifestyle year round and it's no different at Christmas. If you can't spend the holiday's somewhere warm, these 5 Trop Rock CD's will bring the islands to you.
True to … [Read More...]
Budget Friendly Shopping on Your Key West Vacation
Taking a Key West vacation? Everyone knows how to find the touristy shops on Duval St. Here are a few shops off the beaten path you won't want to miss on your Key West vacation.
1. Pelican Poop Shoppe
314 Simonton Street, Key … [Read More...]
Top 5 Key West Happy Hours to Fill You Up
Many of us think of Happy Hour as the slow down part of the day, but in Key West it's just the beginning of a fantastic evening. It seems most Key West bars offer happy our drink specials, but only a few offer great food for even a better price … [Read More...]
Callwood Distillery, Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
We have all heard the lyrics in Jimmy Buffett’s song "Manana" about things getting better “as soon as we sail on to Cane Garden Bay.” Well we have had the pleasure of sailing into Cane Garden Bay several times. Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, … [Read More...]
The Key to Finding Florida's Key Deer
Just 30 miles north of Key West the elusive Key Deer roams freely on Big Pine Key and No Name Key. At least they seem elusive if you're just passing through on A1A, but simply veering off the beaten path into the back roads of neighborhoods you'll spot … [Read More...]
Coastal California Elephant Seals
We drove down California's Highway 1, stopping at almost every overlook and state park. After nearly 6 hours on one road, we thought we'd never find our way back to the highway. We depended on Google Maps to guide us, but to our surprise, we were … [Read More...]
Hog Wild for Hog Heaven in the Florida Keys
Living the island lifestyle is just fine with me. Seafood, sand and snorklin' are my favorite things about living in Florida, plus exploring all of the Florida Keys is a bucket list for me.
While heading to Key West on one of those "why not" just … [Read More...]
Guanabanas: A Tropical Dinner Vacation
Tropical Style, Woven Tiki Huts and an Island Atmosphere.
Amazing how a couple Jupiter surfers in 2004 decided to open their own sub shop under the great banyan trees and beautiful palms. Gone is the sub shop and renovations began, re-opening in … [Read More...]
Key West Restaurant: Salute!
Reasonably priced and on the beach in Key West? It can happen!
There are just a few restaurants on the beach in Key West. Thankfully, Salute! is the spot for excellent food, a beach view and an affordable lunch menu.
I've traveled to Key West over 40 … [Read More...]