Miami Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Driving!

    Miami has a very easy to understand road system. Once you get the hang of it, it should be easy to find your way around. Streets go east west. Avenues go north south. There are four sectors -...

  • 2. Miami

    I lived here all my life, it seems miami is by the everglades, and considered an swampland, tho youll never realize its a village at first. From being born here i got a wild 20 year fever that never...

  • 3. Tipping

    In most places in the United States, you would usually add a tip to your dinner or drink bill. Here in Miami, they do it for you. Usually, between 18% and 20%. It's up to you if you want to add...


    Southeast Florida tends to be hit by a hurricane every four years or so. We've had 41 hurricanes during the period 1851-2004. Major hurricanes (Category 3 or higher) occur less frequently. We've had...

  • 5. taxis

    I want to preface this by saying there are many honest taxi drivers in the area, but there are also those that really try and con you and it seems like more than in other places. In one instance the...

  • 6. Beaches/South Beach/Art Deco District

    It is said the Ocean Drive District could be dangerous, though police patrols frequently. The more you better watch the signs all around ... the more you could think too easy about the "danger" of...

  • 7. interstate 95

    I-95 is the most dangerous highway in america. the stretch between west palm beach and miami requires constant attention. speeding, abrupt lane changes are the norm. in bumper to bumper traffic you...

  • 8. Bayside Market Place

    When driving to Bayside and parking, I would advise parking on the opposite side of the street from the Bayside complex. We parked for $3.00 in a lot across the street. The rate at Bayside was $15.00....

  • 9. Hotels

    When I stayed at the Holiday Inn - Miami Portside Hotel, there were a few evenings where a pizza delivery menu flyer was posted through my day. I've heard that these are not genuine companies, what...

  • 10. Pickpocketers

    Mainly in crowded tourist areas such as clubs, malls and buses/traffic lines. Keep an eye on your belongings and know where your purse is at all times. If you're a man, keep your wallet in your front...

  • 12. JELLY FISH & MAN '0 WARS

    Jelly Fish are also common to our shores. They are often overlooked due to their transparent nature (except for the bright blue Man o War = see pictures) and...

  • 13. No Indoor Photography Allowed

    I was incensed to find that there was no photography allowed at Vizcaya. This is what their website says."Personal Photography (Bridal and Quince) permits for...

  • 14. Short, clear and indispensable......

    Not much to describe here but just immerse ( or dive....) into the beauty of this original and highly intelligent warning sign.No diving in 1 m deep pool water...

  • 15. Downtown Nightclubs

    Miami's downtown 24 hour nightlife district is home to many fun nightclubs. These are the clubs the locals go to. All night warehouse type parties with famous...

  • 16. Pedestrian Crossings

    Today arriving at MIAMI airport, just crossing over to the Garage turned out to be an experience. None of the drivers would stop at the zebra crossing for...


    Rip currents are one of the leading causes of drowning here in South Florida. Every year our news cover the accidental drowning of tourists who are not familiar...

  • 18. Miami is HOT.

    Now, I know that Miami is hot and I realize this isn't a major "news flash" for anyone. I live in North Carolina, which is also known for its oppressive heat...

  • 19. Best reason not to go to Cocowalk on Thursdays

    As quoted from the Miami New Times:'Every Thursday nightcollege punks swarm the streets of Coconut Grovein the quest to get F--ked up.Perhaps because of the...

  • 20. Water Woes

    During the wet season, there are times when the rain comes down in buckets. Not all that bad, expect that some of the streets of Miami can become flooded as a...

  • 21. Weather Warnings are Not Jokes

    When bad weather hits Miami, it hits!During my stay I managed to wake-up to the sound of a waterfunnel making it’s way across the bay towards my hotel....


    Sonia is famous for her ability to make disasters. The same aplies to myself. Every mornign she will be late for school, she will take a cafe con leche for the...

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