5 Travel Beauty Tips for Your Next Vacation admin

No girl wants to start out her vacation with dry skin, red eyes, and messy hair! But whether you go by plane or car, there’s no question traveling takes a toll on your skin and hair. And, things don’t get…

5 Great Vacation Homes To Stay in Jacksonville admin

Jacksonville, Florida is often overlooked as a travel destination. Yet the city has much to offer visitors and is becoming a popular alternative to more touristy cities like Miami and Orlando. With my new book "100 Things To Do In…

5 Ways to Savor the Holidays in Jacksonville with Coravin Amy West

I’m passionate about the craft of wine making from the vine to that very first taste of the bottle. This season I’m celebrating the relationship of that special glass of wine with the exceptional holiday moments I treasure. I’ve partnered…

10 Most Memorable Beaches Abroad Amy West

From New Zealand to the Caribbean, I've had the pleasure of visiting some of the most stunning, and private beaches on earth. Here's my round-up of some of the memorable beaches I've experienced thus far and what makes them special.…

My Perfect Day in Jacksonville with 5-hour ENERGY® shots Amy West

Jacksonville is full of local flavor, and coastal charm. As a resident for more than 20 years, I’m more in love with Jax than ever before. Want to know all my favorite local gems? I’m teaming up with 5-hour ENERGY®…

Cabana Bay Beach Resort | A Universal Orlando Hotel Amy West

When it comes to family friendly resorts Orlando, it can be hard to know which is the perfect fit. Our family is always on the hunt for great destinations in the Sunshine state. When we were invited to experience Cabana…

48 Hours in Chicago | Where to Eat, Sleep, & Play When You Visit Chicago Amy West

If the Windy City has been on your bucket list for a while, you are in good company. Visiting Chicago has been one of my most memorable and enriching travel experiences, and I'm counting down the days until I can…

Why We Had To Switch Schools Amy West

Our journey to switch schools for our daughter was a long, and emotional path. Let me explain. It was 9pm, the end of a long trying day, full of hurtles both professional and personal. My 7 year old and I…

A Year in the Life of a Travel Expert | 2018 In Review Amy West

2018 was another great year full of travel, adventure, personal challenges and achievements. Most importantly to me, it was full of human connections. I am so proud of all the memories we made in 2018 and the work I did…

24 Hours in St Augustine | Where to Eat, Sleep, & Play in the Oldest City Amy West

St Augustine is one of Florida's most iconic destinations. Full of romance, history, and charm, it's teeming with attractions for all ages. Recently my husband and I escaped for a quick 24 hours in St Augustine. Here's where to eat,…