Florida

Palm Beach | Florida

The name just oozes elegance doesn’t it?  But Palm Beach has several sides, and not all so expensive. The first rather inexpensive part was flying to Palm Beach on JetBlue from Newburgh.  What a treat! It is just one flight, at very good prices, flying from one small airport to another.  You Read More…

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Sanibel Island | Florida

Sanibel – one of Florida’s premier vacation islands – reached by a three-mile causeway from Fort Myers – seems to have survived this year’s hurricane season fairly well. Vestiges of the season and last year’s hurricane Charley can still be seen in various places.  But Sanibel is open, Read More…

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Winter Park | Winter Park, FL

I know this is heresy, but if you find yourself in central Florida, in the Orlando area, you don’t HAVE to go to Disney World. If you happen to be taking the kids down there this summer, consider the following: There are lots of adult endeavors in the area in the towns around the booming Disney Read More…

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St. Augustine | St. Augustine, Florida

For those of you who are (luckily) contemplating a drive to Florida to escape our winter weather, might I suggest a stop in St. Augustine. We stopped in St. Augustine on our honeymoon, a million years ago, and we hadn’t been there since. So, naturally, we couldn’t resist a peek at this oldest Read More…

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