Hemingway is Key West, Florida and vice versa — Part 5

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The final leg of our road trip ends at Hemingway’s House New Year’s Day 2013. Our car trip back home to New Jersey will be filled with good conversation, memories, and even a few souvenirs and pictures of a delightful stay in Key West, Florida.


Spend New Years in Key West, Florida – Part 4

Whatever reason you like to “road-trip-it” … be it to visit a particular place in the United States or to avoid the hassles of air travel, you have to have some passion for or about your desired destination. Why else would you go?


Road trip-part 3: Spending New Year’s in Key West, Florida

Looking from Miami down I95 to the Keys

You have to try it once: driving down the Keys to the ultimate of destinations, Key West. I wanted to experience New Year’s Eve celebration. After so many years of watching the crowds in New York City and other parts of the globe, I scribbled in Key West on the top of my bucket list.


Road trips across the United States – Part 2

Leaving Cherokee, North Carolina

Leaving North Carolina via Route 81, we headed south toward Interstate 95, which takes you on a less scenic route through the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and then finally into the Sunshine State of Florida, which was our ultimate destination.


Safe Harbor Seafood – Shrimp boats and dockside dining in Jacksonville Florida

See the fishing boats from the dock at Safe Harbor

If you want fresh seafood right off the boats, and dockside informal dining, Jacksonville’s Safe Harbor Seafood Restaurant is for you. On each visit to Jacksonville located in north Florida on the Atlantic coast, I yearn for a meal at Safe Harbor in Mayport. The shrimp is brought in fresh each day and you have a great chance of seeing some unloaded.


Titanic centennial is commemorated in U.S. museums

Titanic frenzy is picking up steam. One hundred years ago on April 12 the Titanic sailed and sank, but people are still fascinated by the fateful journey and stories of people who sailed on its maiden voyage.
To commemorate the importance of this historic event, the private Titanic Foundation Ltd. in Belfast, Northern Ireland, will open a museum on March 31, 2012, in the city where the ship was built and launched.