Travel Tips for Miami

After spending 48 hours in the sun-soaked city of Miami. We picked a selection of Tony’s best tips from The Layover: Miami episode — be sure to check them out before your next trip. Arrivals and Departures “Flying into Miami, you have 2 options — Miami International and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The quickest way into the city is via taxi for $32. You’ll be at the beach in less than 30 minutes. On a budget? Try Super Shuttle for $19.” “When leaving Miami, use curb check. Avoid the line for a few extra…

Welcome to Miami: Wonderful wildlife, sunshine and old-fashioned grandeur

I was staying at the historic Biltmore hotel, a nostalgia-filled gem situated 12 miles from Miami’s raucous South Beach in the serene neighbourhood of Coral Gables. Built in 1926, it’s renowned for its famous guests, from Judy Garland to Bing Crosby, Kim Kardashian to President Obama. Notorious gangster Al Capone even committed one of his most infamous murders in one of the hotel’s 133 suites. Bullet holes are still visible in the grand fireplace.   Now, the hotel is known for its luxurious rooms, outstanding food and as an escape…