2019-01-15

What Not to Do in Miami

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It is the desire of most people to travel and tour in Miami. This is mainly influenced by an episode or a rap video of CSI: Miami. Most people have a magical tourist notion that is more of a legend based than reality. Before you pack your things for Miami heat, ensure you understand the following don’ts to avoid finding yourself in awkward moments.

Never assume that people in Miami party for 24 hours in a day

While you cannot blame tourists whose attention is so much captured by the excellent Miami-life image, it is essential to understand and accept the fact that Miami residents party throughout the day and night.

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Miami locals are known to be very hard working. Though they might “play hard” during weekends, never put it in your mind that your Miami friends will accompany you to each night club throughout your stay in Miami.

Don’t be very punctual

In Miami, time is relative so be wise and move with the flow. If for example, you plan to meet with your friends at the bus stop, expect them to be late for at least 15 minutes.

Therefore, always give them a little allowance. On the other hand, it is advantageous for you since you will never get worried that you could be late.

Avoid skimping on sunscreen

Sunny skies day in day out for 365 days in a year means there has been radiation of strong rays on your skin every day for a whole year. A single measly hour at the beach can burn you to the extent of a crisp. You can get a tan as you leisurely walk around the restaurant. Always remember to lather up to protect yourself and avoid sunburns, sun sports and especially melanoma.

Never visit the Everglades during summer

No matter the circumstance, always avoid the so-called mosquito inferno, i.e. the Everglades National Park during summer time. Among the challenges, you can encounter there include your hair experiencing a frizz that you have never experienced before, too thick air that inhibits your ability to breath, and excessively humid swamps.

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The summer experience in Miami is very unpleasant since the temperatures rise to about 37 to 400C. The heat is unbearable for you to ramble along the ocean or even make a satisfactory exploration of the murals in Wynwood. If you want to visit Miami, plan your tour during winter since miami tourism is fantastic during winter.

Don’t dive

Never dive unless you are well equipped with the hawk-like reflexes. The city is a perfect real-life version for the Crazy Taxi game. You will find cars jumping some lanes with no warning, taking red lights and deliberately breaking the laws for example by using the wrong side in the expressway in a careless manner.

You can choose to go for Uber, or even use public transportation Metro mover, trolley or bus. When making your adventurous journey, always ensure that your car I insured.

The takeaway

Miami is a super fantastic country you can visit during your holidays. To ensure that your tour is a sweet as you would wish it to be, ensure that all the don’ts for Miami visit are at your fingertips. By adhering to the don’ts strictly you will always look forward to visiting this fantastic place.

Gabe Myers