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Fashion Designer Adriana Castro & Luxury Shopping in Miami

Fashion Designer Adriana Castro & Luxury Shopping in Miami February 11, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Miami-based Columbian designer Adriana Castro, who crafts handmade artisan handbags in exotic skins—like crocodile, ostrich, lizard, python, stingray, eel and watersnake—has been chosen to open Bogota Fashion Week on February 15th with her Autumn-Winter 2011 Collection. The award-winning designer,...

Own a Second Home in South Beach or Enjoy a Miami Beach Vacation Rental

Own a Second Home in South Beach or Enjoy a Miami Beach Vacation Rental February 7, 2011 | Hotels, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
In my most recent weekly “Getting Away” column covering second-home destinations for The Record newspaper (a 200,000-circulation daily in the New Jersey suburbs of New York City), I profiled South Beach as a vacation home spot. In the article, I recommended staying at The Beacon, one of...

$99 Flights to Miami and Fort Lauderdale | Airfare Deals

$99 Flights to Miami and Fort Lauderdale | Airfare Deals January 19, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Bargain-seeking vacationers, take note. Vision Airlines, the Atlanta-based discount carrier that started as Grand Canyon tour operator, is expanding service to 20 U.S. cities (it began flying into South Florida last month). As part of a special promotion, the small airline is offering advance-purchase...

The Everglades: The Florida That Disney Forgot

The Everglades: The Florida That Disney Forgot March 22, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Ninety minutes west of Miami the Florida the Disney forgot starts to reveal itself to you. Its scent sneaks in through the vents.  Its scenes unfold around the windows of your car. It may be a prehistoric-looking bird sitting on a wire. Or a big old gator sunning along the banks of a canal beside Route...