The Best Salads in Jacksonville

The humble Salad. Perhaps one of the most underestimated menu items. So often considered an afterthought, an appetizer, or at best an add on. For me and many others though, salads are so much more. Whether you are a craving your veggies, hitting the gym a little harder, or just interested in testing out the creativity of your favorite dining…


The Best Digital Work Outs | At Home and Beyond

I haven't written a good work out post since my 30 Day Challenge, Juice Cleanse, and Fitness Trends series. After covering "How I lost the Baby Weight", I thought it was time to share again what I'm working out to lately. For me, being active has to be fun. I know what my body likes, and I know that I…


10 Easy Ways to Lose Weight on Vacation

We've all been there. You save up, you take that trip you've been anticipating, and you eat your heart out. Sure the pleasure is undeniable, but so are those extra pounds you put on in the process. You can't fit in those shorts or that cute bikini, and more than that... you just kinda feel crappy. It's true that 80%…


Splurge vs Steals: Romantic Getaway Edition

Looking for a romantic getaway that will make a statement? I have just the destinations to sweep that special someone off their feet. Check out my Splurges Vs Steals: Romantic Getaway Edition. Steal:Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa Ponte Vedra Beach, FL Rates from $199* per night  The Sawgrass Romance Experience  as seen on my blog here Package includes: •…


Trend Report | Featuring Belli Skincare

Using high quality skincare that's safe for my skin and free of harsh chemicals has always been important to me. I have the unique history of having practically grown up in the spa world. My parents opened a spa when I was 16 and from then through my early 20s I was immersed in a world where wellness and health…


Amy Featured on Naturally Smart Commercial and More

It's been a busy start to the Fall which is typically normal for this household. Lot's of stories being written for 10Best.com and new material for Amy West Travel as well. Just wait til you see what's coming! In the meantime, here are some places you'll find me popping up. If you haven't heard of Naturally Smart Frozen Dessert watch…


10 Habits of a Fit Foodie | Secrets Revealed

 How do you eat all that food and still stay in shape? I hear it often from those I chat with about what I do. It is a little mystifying I'm sure from the outside. I post images of delectable dishes glistening in the light with what is sure to be some very indulgent ingredients. Not only that but from…


Dance Trance Giveaway | Fitness Trends | Free Week of Classes

Win a Free Week of Classes  with Dance Trance Jax Read Amy's Fitness Trends review of Dance Trance Here. Must be redeemed by August 31st, 2014 Click Below! a Rafflecopter giveaway Want to be featured on Amy West Travel? Contact us today at info@likelovewantneed.com. Copyright © Amy West Travel. All rights reserved. Photography by Journey Productions Media


3 Reasons Pure Barre Will Surprise You| Fitness Trends | Review, Photos

Amy at Pure Barre Jacksonvilld Beach Long, lean, graceful figures stretch and lengthen their elegant limbs, flowing through delicate movements to the soft rhythmic melodies of dance.  This is what I expected from the trendy Pure Barre methodology. What I experienced, was a much more fierce work out than I could have imagined. Let me explain what surprised me most…


3 Day Juice Cleanse Results| Fitness Trends |Review, Photos, Video

Before on the left, after on the right.  I've been hearing the buzz about the advantages of juicing and juice cleanses for some time now. There's no doubt about it, juicing has definitive benefits and every day there is another news outlet singing it's praises. A recent trip to NYC revealed that every other street corner housed not a starbucks,…