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

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® to experience and share with you "My Perfect Day in Jacksonville". From the St Johns River to the Atlantic Ocean,…


Little Red Maxi

Every travel wardrobe needs a dress that makes you feel like a million bucks. I'm headed to South Beach soon and when I saw this red tropical print maxi from Urban Outfitters I was smitten. The strappy open back and peek a boo detailing lend the dress plenty of attitude and the airy fabric creates a dramatic silhouette on the…


Jacksonville Top 10 | Family Travel

If your travels find you on the sunny First Coast with your family, take it from me (the expert), where you should stay, play, and eat. How am I the expert you might ask? Well, in addition to living in the region for almost 30 years, I've also covered the city extensively for 10Best.com as their city expert, created countless…


Cold Shoulders and Casual Stripes

This off the shoulder Topshop Bardot top I found at Nordstrom for under $40 has been a huge hit on my instagram feed this week. I've been previewing my outfit posts on my instagram so make sure you follow my feed under @AmyWestTravel and don't miss out. These looks are selling out quick. I love this ensemble for so many reasons.…


How to Style Ballet Inspired Outfits

Soft pastels are hotter than ever, most notably in shades of pink. Blushing hues have never been more popular and honestly, I'm absolutely loving all the creative styles showing up. Designers are showcasing everything from structured outerwear to soft and romantic layers. I've always admired ballet style, and love that now we can integrate it into our every day looks.…


Boho Beach Days | Featuring Anthropologie

Summer is creeping to an end, but if you're a Floridian like me, you may be looking forward to several more months of sunshine and sand. I have a closet full of go to cover ups and sundresses, but when I saw these flowy beach pants I knew they had my name written all over them for my next outfit…


Fruitful Fashion on Trend | What I’m Wearing

It all started with this lemon dress I found at a local boutique. Right away I was smitten. Yellow always makes me happy and the fact that this ladylike silhouette was covered in a retro lemon print made me grin from ear to ear. As a travel and lifestyle blogger I believe fashion should be as much about the way…


5 Brand New Restaurants in Jax You Must Try Now

Jacksonville's food game continues to reach new heights. 2016 is turning into quite the banner year for the culinary scene as more and more restaurants choose to make the River City home. From celebrity chefs, to start up, I've got six brand new foodie hot spots in Jax that you must try now.  Wood fired pizza from IL DESCO in…


Effortlessly Chic | Outfit Post | Featuring Wendy Bellissimo

One of the many joys of being in your last trimester in the middle of summer is tolerating the intense heat. Living in Florida, the temps can soar along with the humidity, which means our free time will be spent on, near, or by the water this season. When dressing the bump for summer it's all about light, breezy clothing…