Miami and Cruisin’ on the Caribbean

 

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First stop was Miami and we had a blast. It’s such a vibrant city and quite small and not what we were expecting. South beach is kind of a mini Vegas on steroids and it’s great for people watching 24/7. You jaw will drop. Anything goes. Eat on the strip one night and then at one of the restaurants on Espanola Way another night. Go shopping in the many boutiques on Ocean Drive and at the open air Lincoln Road shopping mall; it’s fantastic. You must also take a peek at the Fontainbleu Hotel as it’s amazing, and it featured in the movie ‘The Chef’.

 

We did an Everglades Tour and we got to stop at Little Havana, had a delicious lunch which was included in the tour and got to watch the art of cigar making. We later returned to Little Havana at night to try the famous Versailles (also featured on the movie The Chef!). My other recommendations would be a cruise on Biscayne Bay seeing all the celebrity houses plus a must is the Vizcaya Museum. We also enjoyed the Miami Marlins Stadium tour. We hired a car as it is necessary. Downtown was surprisingly quiet, clean and green and you can take the skytrain around and/or walk. The superyachts on the marina are amazing. Continue reading