Keys to the backwaters: a coastal Florida road trip

Away from the overcooked theme parks, there’s a calmer side to the Sunshine State, in tune with the ocean and vast wetlands. Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including Travels through History : France Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia Travels through History – Northern Ireland andContinue reading “Keys to the backwaters: a coastal Florida road trip”

The best places in Florida away from the crowds

It’s not all showy spectacle, queues, rides and golf in the Sunshine State: historic sites, glorious gardens, quiet beaches and Biff’s burger joint also feature. Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including Travels through History : France Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia Travels through History –Continue reading “The best places in Florida away from the crowds”

Freshwater swimming in Florida’s springs

A world away from Florida’s crowded water and theme parks, the 900 springs that bubble up into the state’s streams and rivers provide stunning oases for swimming – and in winter you’re likely to have them to yourself

Little Havana in Miami

Find out more about this neighbourhood in Miami that’s featured in the film Chef http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jun/07/miami-city-guide-day-in-little-havana

The world’s best islands

The world’s best islands according to the good folks at Trip Advisor http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/feb/19/scottish-island-lewis-harris-best-world-tripadvisor

The top beach houses in the USA and Canada.

The top beach houses in the USA and Canada according to a UK newspaper. http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jan/10/top-100-holiday-beach-houses-us-canada