Florida travel »

Key West, Florida | Free city guide

Key West, Florida | Free city guide

David Whitley August 22, 2015 Comments Off on Key West, Florida | Free city guide

Why Key West? Nowhere has made a virtue of being out on a limb like Key West. At the end of the Florida Keys island chain, and a four hour drive over spectacular bridges

Read More »
Fort Jefferson, the Dry Tortugas, Florida

Fort Jefferson, the Dry Tortugas, Florida

David Whitley June 5, 2015 Comments Off on Fort Jefferson, the Dry Tortugas, Florida

Read More »
Waiting alligator, Florida Everglades

Waiting alligator, Florida Everglades

David Whitley April 5, 2015 Comments Off on Waiting alligator, Florida Everglades

Read More »
Urban travel: What makes a city ‘cool’?

Urban travel: What makes a city ‘cool’?

David Whitley March 3, 2015 Comments Off on Urban travel: What makes a city ‘cool’?

David Whitley tries to sift through all the hype to see what gives a city that genuine cool factor.   Travel magazines and newspapers like “cool”. Or “hip”. Preferably “cool” and “hip”. They’re always

Read More »
Driven to despair | My Orlando Airport disaster

Driven to despair | My Orlando Airport disaster

David Whitley August 6, 2013 Comments Off on Driven to despair | My Orlando Airport disaster

Renting a car overseas invariably leads to adventures – some of them unwelcome. It was a foolproof plan. I knew it takes about ten minutes to get out of Orlando Airport once cases have

Read More »
Pink art deco lifeguard station | South Beach, Miami, Florida

Pink art deco lifeguard station | South Beach, Miami, Florida

David Whitley April 28, 2013 Comments Off on Pink art deco lifeguard station | South Beach, Miami, Florida

Miami’s South Beach is the art deco capital of the world – and that even extends to the lifeguard stations on the beach. And this one tops off the kitsch factor by being bright

Read More »
Astronaut Training Experience, Cape Canaveral, Florida | Review

Astronaut Training Experience, Cape Canaveral, Florida | Review

David Whitley April 12, 2013 Comments Off on Astronaut Training Experience, Cape Canaveral, Florida | Review

The Kennedy Space Center in Florida offers a chance to meet an astronaut and take part in a simulated space shuttle mission. David Whitley tested the experience out. The final space shuttle mission is

Read More »
World Erotic Art Museum in Miami, Florida | Review

World Erotic Art Museum in Miami, Florida | Review

David Whitley December 21, 2012 Comments Off on World Erotic Art Museum in Miami, Florida | Review

David Whitley leaves his prudish side behind and visits the extraordinary collection of grandmother Naomi Wilzig in Miami. As a depiction of human dexterity, the painting is quite exquisite. The human pyramid features two

Read More »
Florida for action and adventure-seekers

Florida for action and adventure-seekers

David Whitley December 17, 2012 Comments Off on Florida for action and adventure-seekers

David Whitley discovers some active options in Florida, USA – including canoeing, hiking, surfing, diving and flying with jetpacks. When thinking of adventure destinations, Florida isn’t exactly the first place to come to mind.

Read More »
Orlando for adults – how to do Florida without the kids

Orlando for adults – how to do Florida without the kids

David Whitley December 6, 2012 Comments Off on Orlando for adults – how to do Florida without the kids

If Disney doesn’t do it for you, why go to Orlando? David Whitley went to family-friendly Florida to find out what there is available for adults without kids in tow. Some destinations are almost

Read More »