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  • 1. Tipping and taxes

    Check your bill at restaurants and bars to make sure you do not double tip. Everywhere we went, even bars, included gratuity in the bill. The amount added changed from place to place ranging anywhere...

  • 2. Beaches/South Beach/Art Deco District

    For an entire week in January, Miami's Art deco festival celebrates it's design inspiration. Includes historic walks, jazz music, plenty of artwork and dining. Auctions, memorabilia and unique items...

  • 3. Miscelaneous

    What downtown Miami lacks in warmth and welcome, it certainly makes up for in architecture. As a city, Miami captures well its reputation as a centre of design and fashion in its skyline, with a...

  • 4. Little Habana

    Once a year Little Havana's Calle Ocho (S.W. 8th Street) becomes one large block party! Featuring latin flavors, music and dancing with guest appearances by local and international artists. Dancing in...

  • 5. Cubans/Latin Community

    Living in Texas, there is a large Spanish-speaking primarily Mexican population. When I arrived in Miami, it was no surprise to me that many people spoke Spanish. What did surprise me, is the fact...

  • 6. Gardens/Parks

    THE DISNEY PARKS The Disney Parks in Florida are like a huge city. There are mainly 3 parks: - DisneyWorld Miami. - Epcot Center. - MGM Studios. The ticket costs 97 USD and allows you to enter any of...

  • 7. Everglades

    The smallest Post office in the United States is located in the Everglades at Ochopee/Rte 41-Tamiami Trail.There is a plaque and the post office is still in operation.A great photo...

  • 8. Spanish Language

    Arroz ........(Ah - Rose).......... .............White Rice Frijoles .....(Free-'Ho-Les)..... .............Beans (Neh-gro=black, Roe-'Hoes=Red) Congri ......(Cone - Gree) ...................Rice with...

  • 9. Museums Art...

    Rated as one of the Nations premier outdoor arts festivals and bringing over 150,000 people into Miami to walk beautiful Coconut Grove's brick lined streets. You will have a chance to see and purchase...

  • 10. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

    Remember Forrest Gmp? Remember Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.? There's a restaurant in Miami, and precisely in the Bayside marketplace, all "devoted" to it. Outside you...

  • 11. food on a flight to miami

    If you are flying First Class on a domestic flight to Miami, there is a good chance that they would serve a hot dish and wine.On this short flight today, I was...

  • 12. Drive Like You Stole It....

    Miami has some pretty unique driving rules which you can only learn by way of experience. These driving traditions are passed on from generation to generation...

  • 13. Great Techno Dance Music in South Florida!

    When you arrive in Miami try scanning both the AM and FM bands for an English language talk station. You won't find one! (Other than NPR)The people of South...

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