Travel

Seven steps to making your Cuba trip finally happen

Sure you can buy a ticket to Cuba now, but the whole thing is still SUPER confusing. We broke it down.

/ February 27, 2017


There’s an island in your backyard you might have never noticed

In between Miami Beach and the mainland lives an uninhabited island open to the public. The chances are you’ve passed by it hundreds of times and never noticed it, so we got some visuals in hopes of sparking up your curiosity.

/ September 21, 2016


What the US-Cuba commercial flight agreement means for you

Travel to Cuba is about to get a whole lot easier for Americans.

/ February 16, 2016


How tourism impacts Miami

As one of our most profitable industries, tourism has transformed Miami’s economy and culture. With almost 15 million tourists in the last year, here’s how visitors have contributed to our city.

/ December 22, 2015


How to get away during the busy season

While snow piles over the rest of America, Miami’s gearing up for the best weather — and busiest tourist season. Here are a few ways to get away without straying far from home.

/ December 20, 2015


All aboard the Florida East Coast Railway

Before there were highways, there were railroads. Take a train ride into the past and discover the history of the Florida East Coast Railway.

/ November 1, 2015


Road Trip: The Upper Keys

We took a road trip with local photographer Woo Supreme to explore the local favorites, hidden places, and essential stops on a journey to the Upper Keys.

/ September 24, 2015


Riding the Rails: Taking Amtrak from Miami to New York City

Tag along on a 36-hour train ride from Miami to New York City. Things are going to get weird.

/ August 5, 2015


Maps and Charts: Crashes around I-95 Express

In collaboration with WLRN’s “End of the Road” project, we analyzed, mapped, and charted crashes in and around I-95 express lanes using Florida Department of Transportation data from 2005 to 2012. See where and when crashes occur, and find out what time you’re most likely to be in a crash on this well-traveled stretch of I-95.

/ February 16, 2015


Five weird Miami plants from our Homestead tour

This weekend, we took a field trip with about 25 friends and members of The New Tropic to RF Orchids, Fruit and Spice Park, and Andres Fish Farm in the Redland. We had a blast, and we learned about plants that grow in our tropical climate — whether they should grow here or not. Meet the weirdest plants we saw, and find out how to see them yourself.

/ February 2, 2015