Tom Corcoran of All Trades: Author, Photographer, Songwriter
How many of you who regularly attend Meeting of the Minds in Key West visit the "Mini Mart?" I know I have to browse the vendor area at least a couple of times. Do you remember spying the tall man wearing a ball cap who stands behind a … [Read More...]
Pat O'Brien's Dueling Piano Bar Percussionist
I've spent many, many hours in the original Pat O'Brien's through the years and to me, there is no other place like it. I've visited other Pat O'Brien's locations, but there is something about the dark, crowded piano bar in New Orleans that is … [Read More...]
With 2013 behind us and a whole new year of Trop Rock Lifestyle news and articles ahead, we've tallied up our top 10 most popular articles of the past year.
Although our number one post is always our annual Trop Rock schedule for Meeting of the Minds in Key West, it's not relevant today (along with … [Read More...]
"Island Time" Update
"Island Time" is the up coming comedy film about leaving the rat-race of cubicle life and discovering what it takes to run a beach bar in the islands. Inspired by the Jimmy Buffett lifestyle we all want to live, this movie will celebrate our ultimate island dreams. … [Read More...]
Pardi Gras - What A Party!
If you're yearning for great music, fun times and a perfect party weekend, then Pardi Gras in New Orleans is right up your alley. Always falling on Martin Luther King weekend, the Trop Rock music festival is hosted and engineered by Jerry and Mary Diaz. This year … [Read More...]
Tiki Thom Starkey: Someday, Someway, Somehow
Tiki Thom Starkey kicked off 2014 with a new Trop Rock CD titled "Someday, Someway, Somehow."
The title track is the classic Trop Rock theme of escaping from reality to paradise. How do you get from watching your beach themed screen saver … [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...]
SongWaves 2014 Trop Rock Singer/Songwriter Cruise
Trop Rock music and a tropical vacation make a perfect combination. Setting sail on May 8th aboard the Carnival Cruise Ship "Victory," five incredibly entertaining singer/songwriters join together on this four-day musical cruise from Miami to … [Read More...]
Great St. John Bars: Woody's and Skinny Legs
A common theme of cruising is drinking. Certainly not every cruiser drinks, and most don't do it to excess, but many do it often. Happy hour aboard somebody’s boat is pretty much a daily affair. When in port near a town, often there is a … [Read More...]
Apple Pie Moonshine Recipe
Enjoy the smooth flavor of homemade Apple Pie Moonshine with a just 4 ingredients and a little time.
1 Gallon 100% Apple juice or Apple cider
2 cups sugar
4 cinnamon sticks
1 liter 190 proof grain alcohol
In a stock pot bring the apple … [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...]