A Day at Adventure Landing’s Shipwreck Island | Summer Bucket List Series

If you are looking to achieve the perfect Florida summer, you are undoubtedly going to be spending a lot of time in the water. Naturally the beach will be on the list, but if you are truly looking for some thrills and refreshment, you will head straight to the nearest waterpark. For North Floridians, that path leads directly to the…


Amy West Travel Top 10 Blog Posts from 2015

In just a few hours 2015 will be history and we will usher in a new year full of possibilities. My hope for you is that this year is one of your most joy filled, prosperous years. I hope you fill it with new adventures, and cherished memories with the ones you love. I consider it my great joy to…


5 ” Firsts” in Montana

This spring I dusted off my boots, donned my most western hat, and slid into some denim for a trip out West. My journey this time was the wilds of Montana. I was honored to be invited, along with 9 other journalists, by Firehouse Subs to take part in a multi day press trip full of adventure, good times, and…


Anna Maria Family Getaway | Mainsail Beach Inn Review

Suppose you wanted to escape the stresses of this world and trade them in for a quiet piece of earth where water meets sand, and sun meets sky? Suppose you wanted to let your worries drift away on the wind as you unplugged from technology and reconnected with the ones you love? Watch your fantasy become reality in Anna Maria…


10 Things You Must Do on Scrub Island | Scrub Island Resort, Spa, Marina

Recently the man and I met up on a whirlwind trip to the exclusive private island in the BVI (British Virgin Islands). Home of Scrub Island Resort, Spa, and Marina, the island is both intimate and exotic. Luxuriously appointed suites create a village of sorts that flanks the open water and leads to the main pool deck and restaurants. Incorporated…


5 Travel Resolutions for 2014

Gloria Powell from On the Go with Glo has quickly become a respected peer in the travel, entertainment, and blogging industry. After finding me online we've struck up a quick friendship. Gloria even interviewed me for her blog here. I asked Gloria if she would like to guest blog for me and I'm so glad she did! I love these 5…


France via Little Passports

Since my review on Little Passports, my little munchkin has received yet another international package from Sam and Sofia. This time they ventured to France! I thought I'd send you a little update of her goodies.  A letter, picture, games, camera, stickers, and more! She especially loved this camera with pictures of their trip! Another passport "stamp" Stickers for her…


Road Trip to Charlotte – Weekend Recap

Friday, I took off with my Mom on a girls road trip up to Charlotte, NC. We were to join my Aunt Robin and our friend Gwen to see the Eagles in concert. This made my third Eagles concert. I grew up with my parents blaring the classics like the Eagles, Journey, and Fleetwood Mac. Needless to say, I drank…


12 Days of Christmas Sneak Peek

 12 Days - 20 Giveaways! Coming December 2nd, 2013 All for you, my fabulous readers!!! Here is a little peek at what's in store. These are just a few of the fantastic brands who have joined forces to make your holiday brighter. See you soon. Enjoy the Journey! xo-Amy West www.likelovewantneed.com


Five Surprising Facts about the Nashville Symphony- Wednesday Review

I recently had the opportunity to enjoy a private behind the scenes tour of the Nashville Symphony's Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Private access to this 197,000 sq foot neo-classical wonder was certainly the highlight of my day. One of those experiences I would never have dreamed of having were it not for the privilege of writing for you, my lovely readers.…