I was very excited when Nat Geo contacted me about a chance to contribute to their Intelligent Travel series: I heart My City! Here is sample of the post about my city, Miami!
Video producer and longtime travel blogger JD Andrews has visited over 70 countries across 6 continents always with a camera in hand. Although he’s frequently on the road out documenting the world, he calls Miami, Florida home. Here are JD’s insider tips to the seaside city.
Miami is My City
The first place I take a visitor from out of town is to South Beach.
When I crave good coffee I always go to Little Havana and have a cortadito (Cuban espresso.)
To escape everything I head to Port of Miami and jump on a cruise.
If I want to get wild I go to Zoo Miami.
For complete quiet, I can hide away at Fifteenth street books.
If you come to my city, get your picture taken with a mojito, cheers!
If you have to order one thing off the menu from Joe’s it has to be stone crabs.
Epicure Market is my one-stop shop for great wines, cheeses, and desserts. YUM!
Locals know to skip Haulover Beach (Miami’s only nude beach) and check outMatheson Hammock Park Beach instead.
When I’m feeling cash-strapped I go to Zeke’s Roadhouse on Lincoln Road for the cheapest beer on South Beach.
For a huge splurge I go to the Village of Merrick Park.
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