And the Best Boutique Hotel In St. Pete Is…

The Birchwood is the best hotel in St. Pete and our first choice when staying downtown. It has just 18 rooms, all of them spacious and tastefully designed with claw-footed tubs. No frills here: no gym, no pool, but a first-rate restaurant in the lobby — Birch & Vine — and a weekend hotspot of a rooftop barContinue reading “And the Best Boutique Hotel In St. Pete Is…”

Meet Florida’s Other Half

This month, we hit the road, up and down Florida’s west coast, intent on solving one of the great travel mysteries of our time: if the Gulf Coast of Florida is still in the shadow of Miami, then how the hell is it so sunny? It’s a good question and one we were determined toContinue reading “Meet Florida’s Other Half”

ManAboutWorld Takes Over the Gulf Coast of Florida

I arrived last night in Tampa, took a quick drive down 275-S to St. Pete, and checked into the Postcard Inn On The Beach, a funky, chick shack of a hotel right on the beach, and we mean it; the hotel property leads right into the sand and the Gulf Coast. The hotel has a quirkyContinue reading “ManAboutWorld Takes Over the Gulf Coast of Florida”