Capture Your Travels With PicTrip | Trend Report

Long ago before I was a professional travel writer and blogger, I was a teenager working at a spa. I spent many days opening and closing that spa, daydreaming about the travels I wanted to take. I would muse over different business ideas that would allow me to travel for a living. One of the outrageous ideas I thought up…


Family Staycation at Sawgrass Marriott

Recently we got away for a little family escape. Since baby London was still so small we decided to stick close to home and do a staycation right in our backyard at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa. Perhaps best known as the home resort of THE PLAYERS Championship course, I wanted to see if there was more to Sawgrass…


Family Cruise Photo Recap | Family Escape Series | Photos, Video

Sunrise at Sea We've been back from our family cruise for a week now and let's just say we are almost fully recovered. If you follow me on social media you may have read that we suffered a bit of a blow on this trip with an unexpected health crisis hitting us on the third day. It was unfortunate, especially…


Let the Summer Begin! | Photos

Summer in Florida is fabulous! Looking forward to this one being extra magical. How could it not be with the beach in our back yard! Here's to waves, sunshine, and lots of beach cruising! More great summer adventures coming soon! Until then... Enjoy the Journey! xo- Amy West www.amywesttravel.markupdesigns.net/old


Moxie is as Moxie Does (Photos, Video, Review) | Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails

Moxie is located at the St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville, FL I recently had the privilege of sitting down with Moxie Kitchen + Cocktail's owners Chef Tom Gray and Sarah Marie Johnston as they opened their doors, and hearts to me. Five pages of notes later, I'm excited to tell to you their story. Beyond the modern structure and…