Florida Keys; Two Amazing Travel Ideas

A perfect long weekend in Florida Keys; super relaxing, romantic, sexy time by the turquoise ocean…

Regardless if you are going on a two-week long vacation or a three day vacation, there are many options in the Keys for romantic lodging for two.

I will write about two possible ideas for a couple wanting a private extended weekend getaway in the beautiful Florida Keys. The first option for a romantic weekend for Just The Two Of You…

..Would be driving to the keys and enjoying all the scenery south Florida has to offer along the way. The views are magnificent as you drive from island to island via the highway built on the sea.  No doubt you will also cross-over Alligator Alley along Interstate 75 and cruise along the outskirts of Miami….

Once in the Keys, renting a private, ultra secluded beach house or bungalow will allow you both to enjoy each other with no outside intrusions.

There are many websites available that home owners use to advertise their vacation rentals. For example, the website HomeAway.com offers many private beach bungalows and homes for rent on many different keys. The weekly rates usually average anywhere from $950 to $3500 per week; but also offer nightly rates.

These homes and estates do not have neighbors nearby and are spread among Marathon, Islamorada, Key West, Key Largo, and more. The properties offer many amenities of home, and more. They offer you complete privacy on their own secluded beach; most of which are also complete with docks to walk-on and fish from. So talk about enjoyments….

I think you will find these accommodations especially romantic because you will be able to bring along enough food, snacks, and drinks to not have to leave the entire weekend.  You will be surrounded by trees and the water so you will be free to dress and look how you want because no one will see you! Omg – feel like going there already…

A second, more luxurious and exclusive idea for a couple looking to take a long weekend to the keys will find that the most romantic weekend of all will come from an island rental.

You will feel like royalty on your own private island, some of which are small and others are over 50 acres of absolute privacy. A private island is only accessible by boat and only rented for YOU once you rent it; therefore, the only people who will be present on the island will be announced. A couple on a secluded private island will not have to worry about anyone showing up.

If you do rent a private island, you will also have to rent a speed boat or a small luxury yacht to travel back and forth from the island. Renting the boat will be perfect not only to take you to the island, but you will also be able to take the boat out fishing or for a romantic dinner on the water.  Rent  a crew too if you can’t handle the speed boat or yacht.

In addition, the Florida Keys offer awesome diving spots, so the couple would have the choice to even take the boat to find diving locations.

If you do decide to rent a private island, you should refer to the website called privateislandsonline.com for availability. They have rental for islands as small as 0.25 acres, or as large as 64 acres.

 

So you will have many options if you are planning a romantic long weekend to the Florida Keys. Whether you decide to stay at a traditional hotel, private beach house, private bungalow, or entire private island, you will both enjoy the privacy and beauty of the Florida Keys while enjoying a romantic trip together.

 

The Walking Dead is a captivating TV series…

The Walking Dead – Absolutely excellent TV series!

In The Walking Dead the storyline is in its start similar to the one of “28 Days Later” (one of my favorite scary movies of all times).  One of the leading characters of the series, a police officer Rick Grimes is involved in a shooting incident with his best friend a fellow police officer Shane Walsh. As the result Rick gets shot at and taken to emergency and ultimately falls into coma for several weeks. As he wakes up in his hospital room from the coma after many, many weeks, the first thing he notices are the dead and dried flowers in the table nearby the bed which become almost dust when he touches them, next he notices that no one comes to help when he needs help. And so he gets up somehow and leaves the room and is able to see the situation with his own eyes for the first time; the abandoned hospital, no one around anywhere, everything messed up, blood everywhere, dead bodies, and finally the locked doors with the warning “don’t open dead inside”. He hears these scary inhumane voices from behind the door and sees a white hand trying to get it opened. And then he escapes outside only to find out that the complete disorder and terror continues even worse there; dead bodies everywhere, no one alive anywhere, everything abandoned and in complete disorder and messed up and he’s completely and utterly alone and doesn’t have a glue of what’s going on or what has happened to his wife and son…

From there the story begins and lasts for at least 3 seasons and dozens of episodes. It’s basically a five star survivor story of one man, his family and group of new survivor friends in middle of most terrible, inhuman situation.

It’s a scientifically studied fact that when people watch scary movies, or in this case, scary tv series, they get a rush of adrenalin pretty much like they were living that situation too. And the better quality the movie or episode is, and the more they can relate to it and literally “live” it and step inside it, the bigger rush of adrenalin is they get from watching it. This can be addicting just like dope.

That’s why we loooove scary movies…. (Most of the people that is, not all)

And this is why it feels so homey to watch a scary movie at home especially when it’s rainy, stormy and dark, eat candies or popcorn and cuddle with your loved one while watching it. (But also when it’s a warm and sunny summer evening….)You get this adrenalin rush because of watching scary stuff, paranormal unexplained events and catastrophes and people surviving in midst of some terrible events and you can literally “live” that situation too, BUT, you can do it from the safety of your cozy and soft divan sofa or bed or large easy chair.

With The Walking Dead, you could only focus on watching the zombies, or walkers how they call them in series, and how the people survive and how things develop – OR you could ALSO watch and learn a lot from bizarre human behavior in catastrophic situation. And this is the same thing with all the best zombie movies that have come out in the past gone years or decades. Such as the George Romero’s movies.

That’s what it is in real world too; many of us start behaving in bizarre ways once facing an unbearable situation. So maybe, just maybe we can learn something from these movies too.

It’s always the same thing, both in movies and real life; It’s the law of jungle basically and strongest persons survive (and especially I mean here the ones with strongest mindsets).

I’m a big fan of scary movies, a passionate fan. Especially of the best zombie movies, “group of young people on a road trip and getting into big trouble” type of scary movies and the famous scary movies of 70’s and 80’s. BUT that alone is not the reason why I find this series so freakin good. The biggest reason probably is that it FEELS so real. And it is actually so captivating that once you start watching it, you can’t stop.

They have managed to shoot a tv series that feels REAL and something that you can fully relate to and which is so captivating you literally jump into it.

And that is why it is so enjoyable and captivating to watch. The scary movies that focus on catastrophic situations where a small group of people tries to survive in middle of horrible events, like zombie movies, are the best as they’re just so … compelling, make you almost step inside the screen.

I enjoy watching The Walking Dead also because it teaches you a lot about making high quality entertainment both for television and movie screens. High quality tv and movie entertainment means it has excellent script that can be turned into lively, compelling, captivating and so real events on the screen that you as a watcher can literally jump inside the events and live them and get so absorbed in it that you can forget anything else and can’t even hear what’s going on around you. So to do this you need also an excellent director and excellent, natural actors as well… A sign of a good movie or tv series is that you as a watcher get so absorbed in it and focused on it that you forget the outside world, and afterwards have this special feeling and mood what you can only get by watching good entertainment.  AND high quality entertainment is also shot all in real environment instead of studio and has full, perfect color world, even little exaggerated colors. I don’t like those boring, “greyish” color worlds.

The Walking Dead is based on a comic book by the way (but if you’re a fan you probably know it already).

So if you love scary movies and for some reason haven’t watched this series – I’d suggest you to get the dvd boxes for the 1. and 2. seasons and watch them alone or in good company when you have the next couple of free days at sight….. The season 3 premiers in fall 2012.

 

The Original New York Times Articles Of The Titanic

An interesting collection book of the original articles about Titanic maiden voyage and disaster from spring and summer 1912

This book is a collection of all the newspaper articles that were published in 1912 on Titanic’s disaster, starting from April 10, 1912 when the newspapers wrote about the maiden voyage of the ship. The newspaper articles are in their original forms – large, sharp images of the original articles so it seems very interesting.

(Available on Hammacher.com)

The articles  are all from New York Times and they show the reader a real, original account of the events as they unfolded and more and more information was found out. There are lots of articles on the disaster, including the very first breaking news story, and several articles on the survivors that were rescued by Carpathia. The information changed as the situation and what had happened got clearer over days and weeks.

One interesting article was one in May which had the famous picture of the suspected iceberg that was Titanic’s fate. After that came a news story about the final telegrams of the passengers. There are several articles throughout the spring and summer about the disaster as more information came up. Last one of the articles was the one from August 15th 1912 when the newspaper wrote about John Jacob Astor’s young widow gave birth to their son.

Altogether 79 pages of these original historical articles – crystal clear copies of them. This seems to be interesting document about the actual events when they took place 100 years ago.

I’m not affiliated with Hammacher.com in anyway but as I’m very interested in the Titanic disaster –  I needed to post a short article about this!

 

Gorgeous Bedrooms & Couple Of Eye Candy Bed Designs

Sexy Beds & Gorgeous Bedrooms…

Can you get bedroom decoration ideas from these images?

Because of loving luxury interior design, I’ve collected all kinds of photos related to luxury real estate and design for a long time mainly to get plenty of ideas for any future housing projects. And – for eye candy purpose too. It’s just pure pleasure to look at images of most gorgeous, luxurious real estates, apartments, interior design examples and decoration – that if anything will inspire you big time.

Some time ago I found some prettiest bed designs and luxury bedroom designs. And as they tell you, you should be able to completely rest your body, mind and soul in bedroom after a hectic day. Well in these bedrooms you certainly can – and in those candy-looking beds. The bedrooms are full of space and light and have some stunning little details. And then some of those bed designs I found.. They’re just delicious looking pieces of art that will certainly give you ideas if you want a tailor-made bed done.

Let’s take a closer look! Can you get any decoration and design ideas from these…?

Gorgeous bedrooms

All of the below presented bedroom are spacious, exquisite and very inviting. Have a look!

Bright and light colors, gorgeous fireplace and pretty views to the garden. And so inviting bed.. Perfect!

Another bright and light bedroom with fireplace and nice little detail; sitting area with sofa at one step higher..

This bedroom has lots of beautiful details; like the chandelier, mat, mirror and so on. Very attractive.

Bright and white bedroom for classy taste. The small statues in front of the fireplace are beautiful details.

This bedroom has very, very warm colors which makes it not only beautiful but really cozy and inviting too. The fireplace is beautiful detail.

This is stunning – love it. My favorite of them all. Spacious and full of light. A true master bedroom as it should be.

For a little darker taste – full of dark chocolate colors…

A spacious bedroom with plenty of light, windows, warm colors and amazing views down to the green valleys.

Little smaller bedroom but gorgeous details.

Again little smaller bedroom but tasty, warm chocolate colors – love it!

Bedroom design for Princess who loves golden luxury.

So homy and beautiful; a light and warm bedroom in log home.

 

Eye Candy bed designs

Makes you wanna go get a custom made bed that would remind one of these…

Golden bed for us all who love metallic shine and golden colors.

Large half circle beds have that something extra. So if you want something different, how about getting a round bed?

Now this is a true Princess Bed. Have a look at the headboard decoration and the chandelier..

Here’s a little more dramatic bright red sexy bed. Hot and extremely classy. If you want to get make a statement with master bedroom bed, this is your choice.

So stylish, classy and cool.. The white headboard with its decoration is stunning.  A white version of the above pink Princess Bed.

Tasteful, exquisite and delicious bed design along with the wall design. Reminds a bit of caramel and chocolate… Another statement bed.

Very decorative bed – tasteful colors and details.

 

What do you think of these designs and bedrooms….?