I feel lucky every time I get to see a manatee. Just last night I came across a group of six on my kayak, what a great way to end the day! I hope you’ll be lucky enough to see them while you’re here in Key Largo. Read on for my top spots to, Read More

Ahhhh it’s summer. Lazy days spent in the water (yes, we spend them IN the water here), cold drinks, sunsets, & swinging in the hammock. Are you thinking about coming to the Florida Keys this summer and wondering what it’s like this time of year? Well, it’s hot & humid. Very hot. And the sun, Read More

Season 3 of Bloodline will be out this Friday and we can’t wait to see what the Rayburn family will get into next! We’ve been rewatching seasons 1 & 2 to get ready for it and now that we’ve been here a while we recognize just about everywhere they’re filming. I guess that’s what happens when, Read More

May 17th marked the 15th anniversary of the sinking of the Spiegel Grove. Everyone loves the Spiegel. It’s a great dive and home to a ton of life. The monthly Immerse Yourself talk at the History of Diving Museum was dedicated to the story of the Spiegel Grove from her time as an active, Read More

Looking for vegetarian options in the Upper Keys can be a pretty disappointing experience. Whether you live here, are visiting or have people coming to town who are veg, we can help you find the best veg options in the Upper Keys! Our guide to the best vegetarian food will get you on your, Read More

It’s gorgeous in the Keys right now! You can feel the summer heat (and I do mean HEAT) backing off slightly during the day with evening temperatures being just right. The ocean is the calmest it’s been since we got here and there’s a beautiful full fall moon so we decided to head out, Read More

Like a switch was flipped, everyone is gone. Welcome to “no season” in the Keys, a season even slower than “low season.” Bayside Grille (one of our sunset hangouts) was almost empty last night. We walked right up to the bar at Skipper’s for dinner and had our pick of seats. If you’ve been, Read More

I’m now a certified “Dive Against Debris” diver! Finally an event that combines two of my favorite things; diving & my love for the environment. Rainbow Reef here in Key Largo holds a “Dive Against Debris” event each month, we’ll be regulars for sure. Check out this awesome video of one of their past, Read More

Before we moved to the Keys, I had no idea of the craziness that is lobster mini-season. People have already started pouring into the Keys, US1 southbound was slowed to a crawl all day yesterday. In total, 59,000 people will descend on Florida for this yearly event with more than half of them expected, Read More

If you’re a nature lover visiting the Keys then a paddle in the mangroves is a must-do! There’s so much to explore & the water is perfectly clear. I love to paddle into the mangrove tunnels, sit quietly on my board and wait for all of the life to slowly come back out. It’s, Read More