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    The Ultimate Guide to Amelia Island, Florida

    Amelia Island, Florida is a charming, coastal town off the coast of Florida, just miles south of the Georgia-Florida border. With 13 miles of natural landscapes, stunning beaches, and over 90 different restaurants, Amelia Island is a beloved place for visitors and locals alike. With many offerings for everyone in the family, there is no limit to things you can do on this beautiful little island. Where to Eat Timoti’s Seafood Shak Timoti’s Seafood Shak is a staple on Amelia Island. Sourcing local seafood caught on Amelia Island, Timoti’s helps support the local fishing industry and local farmers. This restaurant is located in Amelia Island’s Historic District. You can either…

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    Exploring Paia, Maui

    The beautiful coastal town of Paia sits along the North Shore of Maui, mixing hip surf culture and exotic jungle living with the Road to Hana beginning in this little town. In Paia, you will find the best beach in Maui with sea turtles and windsurfing, shops, boutiques, and unique restaurants. Paia is the perfect place to really enjoy the authentic Hawaiian culture without it being too “touristy”; here you can find a unique blend of natural food shops, eclectic stores, and kind people. Paia was easily my favorite town in Maui. There were unique shops here and local restaurants we had never seen before that we were able to…

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    Top 10 Things to Do in Savannah, Georgia

    Savannah, GA is one of the most beautiful places to visit in the Southeast. Soaked in Southern charm, Savannah features oak trees covered with Spanish moss, horse-drawn carriages, historical architecture, and haunted houses. Here are the top 10 things to do in or near Savannah, GA, especially for first-time visitors!   1. Explore River Street River Street is one of the highlights of Savannah! It is located next to the Savannah River so you will see many cargo ships entering into the port as you explore the area. Cobblestones line the street and historic buildings greet you on the side of the street. It is a big tourist area, and…

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    A Coffee Lover’s Guide to Tampa and St. Petersburg

    I like to think of myself as a coffee enthusiast (more like coffee fanatic if I am being honest), and Tampa has been pretty high on my bucket list in terms of trying out some of the best coffee there is. And I can definitely say all expectations were met! Tampa has some of the most unique, best-tasting coffee I have ever had. The shops were beautiful and inspiring, and the baristas were all so kind and helpful while making you the coffee of your dreams! This will be a guide to the best coffee shops in the Tampa and St. Petersburg area and unique traits of each shop. *These…

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    Exploring Lahaina, Maui

    Lahaina was easily one of my favorite places in Maui. Steeped with culture, shopping, amazing food, and plenty of excursions for everyone in the family, this charming little town cannot be beat. I wanted to share with you my favorite parts of Lahaina and what we were able to do here during our honeymoon! We technically spent two days in Lahaina. There is really so much to do here, you could easily spend a couple of days here and not get everything done. One of my favorite parts of our Lahaina visit was the drive over to this shore of Maui. We stayed in the Wailea area, which made our…

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    Hotel Wailea: The Place of Dreams

    For our honeymoon, Nathan and I knew we wanted to go somewhere relaxing, beautiful, and peaceful. Nathan has visited Hawaii many times, and his favorite island has always been Maui. His family vacationed again to Hawaii several years ago while we were dating, and Nathan promised he would take me as soon as he could! So Hawaii was always at the top of our list for honeymoon destinations. We chose Maui, and specifically the Wailea area, in hopes for a beautiful landscape and tranquil atmosphere. When we researched resorts in the Wailea area, we ended up picking Hotel Wailea for its spectacular reviews and the fact it is an adults…