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Where to Stay in the Florida Keys: Amara Cay Resort in Islamorada

I'm obsessed with Islamorada in the Florida Keys. I'm so enamored with this quaint waterfront village¬†that I'm ready to pack my suitcase and move from Miami down to this eclectic island chain that's nestled halfway between Miami and Key West. It's my idea of paradise. There are the traditional Florida-kitschy institutions that we know and love like Lazy Days Restaurant and the Lorelei … Read more...


10 Tips for Hosting a Successful Travel Blogger Media Trip

Bloggers like to go on media trips -- that's certainly no secret. And sometimes hotels can benefit greatly by inviting a well-established blogger to experience the property in exchange for promotion via social media and blog posts. But sometimes it can be difficult for PR reps and hotel staff members to navigate the great divide between hosting a blogger and making sure the trip is well worth … Read more...

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