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The best restaurants in Miami

There was a time when there was no such thing as traveling to Miami just for good food. Restaurants were either flashy, expensive, and about as appealing as a corner table, or they were locals-only, hole-in-the-walls. Oh how things have changed over the last 10 years. Today, Miami is very much a food city. It’s attracted chefs from around the world, and restaurants are blending influences from the Magic City’s diverse population. You can easily find Thai tapas, Nikkei cuisine, and guava every...
Tags: Travel, Mexico, Argentina, Miami, Michael Lewis, Bazaar, Hales, All, Lee, Jim, Miami Beach, South Beach, Wynwood, Jose Andres, Popeyes, Magic City


Miami is Full of Art, from Gardens to Graffiti

Miami Florida is an art-lover's paradise. From the Vizcaya, to the graffiti art in the old Wynwood area, to the stately Biltmore Hotel, if you love art, head to South Florida.
Tags: Travel, Florida, United States, Hawaii, Miami, Gardens, Miami Florida, Wynwood, Vizcaya


A Week In Miami, FL, On $1,000 Per Month

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Oh, hey, did you hear we launched a podcast? Check out Money Diaries: The Podcast, and subscribe today so you don't miss any episode!Today: a freelance writer/job seeker who makes $1,000 per month and spends some of her money this week on bananas. Below, we ...
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Miami’s best guava desserts

Pitbull may be known as Mr. Worldwide, but his home city, Miami, is a world unto itself. The Miami-Dade population is more than — around 2.5 million people — with immigrants from Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Haiti, France, Russia, and more. Each of those populations brings a different vibe to Miami’s neighborhoods and food scene. But there’s one addictive flavor that unites all Miamians new and settled: guava. The sticky-sweet fruit was brought to South Florida from Cuba more than 160 years ...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Miami, Pitbull, Cuba, Midtown, Maria, Coral Gables, All, Versailles, South Florida, Wynwood, Little Havana, Brickell, Miami Dade, Magic City


Quick Guide to Things to Do in Miami – Florida Travel

There is no doubt that Miami is one of the hottest cities in the Southern part of Florida. The place has tons of amazing hotels, restaurants, and beaches for you to enjoy. I would dare to say that this is os one of the most popular destinations around the globe. Most people, when they think about Miami, they immediately think of themselves lounging around on one of the gorgeous beachfront hotels. The place is heaven looking for those searching for luxury and relaxation, as well as partying. Howe...
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INDIE Confab: Miami (2/7) Announces Speakers & Sponsors from Independent Hospitality Scene

The Independent Lodging Congress today announced additional speakers for the organization's first event in Florida, INDIE Confab: Miami. Taking place on February 7, 2019 in Miami's arts hub of Wynwood, INDIE Confab: Miami will connect creative provocateurs and disruptors from the worlds of hotels, food & beverage, design, and finance. With topics ranging from climate change to the influence of Cuban culture in the South Florida hospitality scene, INDIE Confab: Miami will inspire and ignit...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Miami, South Florida, Wynwood, Independent Lodging Congress


Head South for the Winter: 5 Wonderful Southern U.S. Destinations You NEED to Visit

Brr… It’s cold outside! Do you want to escape the cold by vacationing somewhere a little warmer this winter? Some people even choose to spend the entire winter in a second home down south. Southern destinations offer sunshine and fun. Keep reading to learn where you might add a little sunshine to your life. 5 Wonderful Southern Destinations The snow won’t go away. But you can! Let’s look at some great winter escapes. 1. New Orleans, Louisiana For warmer temps and rich culture, visit New Orl...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Texas, United States, New Orleans, Miami, Houston, Cuba, Belize, Don, Miami Florida, Wynwood, Havana Cuba, Caribbean Sea, New Orleans Louisiana, Wonderful Southern U S Destinations


Best hotels in Miami

Miami has no shortage of amazing hotels. With so many people flocking to the city to see the gorgeous turquoise waters of South Beach and incredible street art in Wynwood every year, hotels have to compete with each other by offering first-class restaurants, glittering pools, and as many extra amenities as possible. While there are too many great places to name, some stand out above the rest. If you’re overwhelmed by the sheer number of accommodation options in Miami, make things easy for you...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Atlantic, House, New Zealand, Miami, HIIT, Coral Gables, Walk, Miami Hotels, South Beach, Kimpton, Wynwood, Bigelow, Mondrian, Marcel


The 12 best winter music festivals

Conventional wisdom says that once the warm weather drifts away, so does the abundance of music festivals where you can see a dozen of your favorite acts all for the price of a wristband. Once the winter wind kicks up it’s all arena tours mixed in with Trans Siberian Orchestra and the Nutcracker until it’s camping weather again. But the months of November to February aren’t a complete music festival desert. Whether you’re looking to travel abroad or stay close to home, the winter offers plen...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Europe, Florida, America, Festivals, Sydney, New Zealand, Erykah Badu, Music Festivals, Miami, Alps, Wiz Khalifa, Herbie Hancock, Kim, Iceland


The 10 best food halls in the US

The number of food halls in the US is increasing at a rapid clip. There were just 105 in 2016, and that number is expected to double by 2019. They’re not just in the metropolitan areas where you’d expect food halls to flourish, either. Delaware will soon get its first food hall, as will Boise, Idaho. Three food halls are slated to open by 2020 in Kansas City alone. Food halls are spreading like malls in the ‘80s, but unlike the food courts serving up Panda Express, they emphasize local busine...
Tags: Travel, Food, Florida, New York, Texas, California, La, China, New York City, US, Alabama, Atlanta, Georgia, Indiana, Brooklyn, Hawaii


III Points Lineup 2019

You've got to love a music festival that has a sense of identity. For the past few years, the III Points Festival has been bringing an oblique and forward thinking mix of R&B, rap, dance music, and indie rock to Miami's Wynwood Arts District. There's always rock music on the bill, but it's … More »
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The Top 5 Reasons to Visit Miami

There are many reasons to visit Miami. Many of which that aren’t listed in the usual top five: beaches, luxury, the Atlantic Ocean, art, and the famous nightlife. Other reasons to visit Miami include shopping, food, the perfect place to be single, outdoor excursions, and a taste of Cuban culture. Here you’ll find some of the best beaches in the world. From Miami Beach’s South Beach to Haulover Park. You can enjoy the clear blue Atlantic Ocean while sipping a margarita on a blanket of powdered s...
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USA Travel – How to Make the Most of a Trip to Miami

Miami is one of the most exciting, beautiful and enchanting cities in the Northern Hemisphere , and that’s saying a lot. If you’ve never been there before but you’re planning on visiting for the first time soon, there are some things that you should look into and find out about. That way, you will know where to head to and what to do when you’re finally in Miami. You don’t want to waste time on planning when you get there; do it now instead. It’s all about taking steps to make the most of your...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Florida, America, Miami, Cuba, Key West, Everglades National Park, Art Deco, Miami Beach, Northern Hemisphere, Wynwood, Little Havana, Usa Travel, Jungle Island, Key West Key West


Beware of Uber vomit fraud

Uber passengers say they are being charged $100 or more for cleaning up vomit from inside of cars even though they didn't vomit during the ride. When they complain, Uber favors the drivers. From The Miami Herald: Several victims told el Nuevo Herald about their vomit fraud cases. “I requested an Uber from Wynwood to the Edgewater area. At one point the driver told me a road was closed and that he could drop me off near my destination to avoid an extra charge. I agreed and got off,” Miami resi...
Tags: Post, News, Scams, Miami, Miami Herald, EDGEWATER, Wynwood, Andrea Perez, Nuevo Herald


The 15 US cities where it's easiest to live without a car

To get around in most American cities, you need a car. But some metros are making their streets more walkable and creating easier ways for residents to bike or take public transit instead of driving. For example, the Miami neighborhood of Wynwood recently transformed itself into a walkable district — complete with cafes, art galleries, and restaurants — by adding car-free zones. Last year, Boston announced a plan to become the most walkable city in the US by 2030 by making sure every home is wit...
Tags: Boston, US, San Francisco, Trends, Miami, Baltimore, Wynwood, Minneapolis Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS, Lyn Lake Uptown, Lowry Hill East, Baltimore Maryland Baltimore, University of MD, Hialeah Florida Hialeah, Trojan Park Seminola City


#DonutFriday

Nobody likes #manicmonday. #TBT? Passe. A new trend is rising within the weekday hashtag scene and it’s for sure the most crave-able thing on Instagram. Tell me — what are you doing for #donutfriday? A post shared by Ratio Coffee Bakery (@ratiovernonbakery) on Apr 5, 2018 at 10:56am PDT This little ode to everything that’s right in the world recently burst its way into my Insta-bubble. I had to figure out where this started and who was responsible for it, and hungrily dove h...
Tags: Travel, UK, New York, Hollywood, Texas, Instagram, Boston, US, Chicago, Brooklyn, United States, Portland, Miami, Michigan, Vancouver, Montreal


8 secrets about The Palm Beaches, FL

T he Palm Beaches — home to 160+ golf courses, host to hundreds of cultural events each year, and sitting on 47 miles of Atlantic sand from Jupiter Beach to Boca Raton. It’s a bit of an understatement to say “we live where you vacation.” Everyone knows it, and no one else wants to hear it. But the guidebooks can sometimes gloss over a lot of the good stuff. For instance, the sugar in your tea is probably from right here. The pinball hall of fame is a real thing, and it’s here, too. We’ve got hu...
Tags: Travel, Florida, US, Events, Things To Do, Atlantic, Live Music, John, Havana, All, Trip Planning, Mac Miller, Outdoor Adventures, South Florida, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach


Miami is Full of Art, from Gardens to Graffiti

Miami Florida is an art-lover's paradise. From the Vizcaya, to the graffiti art in the old Wynwood area, to the stately Biltmore Hotel, if you love art, head to South Florida. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Travel, Florida, Features, United States, Miami, Gardens, South Florida, Miami Florida, Wynwood, Vizcaya


11 ways to unwind in Miami

I recently got the chance to spend a weekend in Miami Beach, Florida. I wasn’t sure what to expect but what I got was a whole lot of relaxation, sunshine, hand-crafted cocktails, and space to reflect. I dabbled in some spa treatments, floated in a number of pools, and treated myself to some fine dining. A lot of folks who don’t know better think of Miami as a party city, but I’m here to tell you it’s a great place to breathe, recenter, and unwind. Note: Jessica was a guest of Nobu Eden Rock H...
Tags: Travel, Gallery, Miami, Photo Essay, Relax, Mongolia, Caribbean, Spa, All, Jessica, Miami Beach, Wynwood, Malibu California, Nobu, Miami Beach Florida, Nobu Matsuhisa


My Favorite New Destinations of 2017

Every year, I like to take a look back at my favorite new destinations of the year. What were the new places that I enjoyed the most? What are the places I’d most like to recommend my readers to visit? In 2012, I chose places like Iceland, Montenegro, and South Africa. In 2013, I chose places like Japan, Berlin, and the Scottish Highlands. In 2014, I chose places like Sri Lanka, New Orleans, and Skellig Michael, Ireland. In 2015, I chose places like Nicaragua, Albania, and Chicago. In 2016, I ...
Tags: Europe, New York, Featured, Colorado, France, Massachusetts, Russia, New York City, US, America, Ukraine, Chicago, Prague, United States, South Africa, Normandy


The Magic City – Where to Spend Time in Miami!

Travel Experta, Expat Mama, Educator and Entrepreneur - Inspiring Families to New Horizons If you like to travel, and especially if you are interested in visiting all the major cities in the US, you should put Miami on your list. This city has a lot to offer you, no doubt about it. So if you want to have a fantastic time in Miami, you should plan your trip in advance and get ready to have fun at one of the most magical cities in the world. There are dozens of different Miami travel guides you c...
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A Week In Miami, FL, On A $46,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a food editor who makes $46,000 per year, and spends some of her money this week on a lychee martini.Occupation: Food EditorIndustry: RestaurantsAge: 28Location: MiamiSalary: $46,000Paycheck (2x/month): $1,455Monthly ExpensesHousing: $1,100Loan Paymen...
Tags: Nordstrom, Fashion, Music, New York, Instagram, Microsoft, UPS, Netflix, Miami, Nissan, Anthony Bourdain, Publix, South Beach, Wynwood, Sauvignon Blanc, Pepperidge Farm


Miami venture firm Rokk3r taps Ismail as GP

Miami-based venture firm Rokk3r Fuel has named Salim Ismail as a general partner. Ismail is the chairman of the Fastrack Institute in Miami and chairman of ExO Works. PRESS RELEASE MIAMI, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Rokk3r Fuel, a global venture capital firm based in Miami, announced today that Salim Ismail, distinguished technologist and leading thinker on exponential organizations (ExO), has joined the firm as a general partner. With the addition to Mr. Ismail as General Partner, Rokk3r Fuel...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Yahoo, Trends, Nasa, People, Miami, Ames Research Center, Exo, University of Waterloo, Frost Sullivan, Wynwood, Singularity University, Salim, Ismail, Brickhouse


Luxury Real Estate in the Gateway to Latin America

What's the top city for doing business in Latin America? It's not Mexico City, or Panama City, or Sao Paulo. The largest Latin American office for many multinationals and marketing companies is often not on foreign soil---it's in Miami, Florida. The Gateway to Latin America offers flights to every country in the region and is the city where you'll find Brazilians lunching with Panamanians, Argentines meeting with Colombians, and European companies pitching to Mexicans. There's a good reason thi...
Tags: Travel, Real Estate, Wealth, Mexico City, Miami, Prices, Latin America, Panama City, Sao Paulo, Bay, Awesome View, Luxury Real Estate, South Beach, Wynwood, ARIA, Intracoastal Waterway


Boutiques from Miami, Pittsburgh to open in Hyde Park Village

Two boutiques will open their first Tampa locations in Hyde Park Village this fall. Boho Hunter, which has locations in Miami's Wynwood district and Miami Beach, will open between Salt Pines and The Shade Store on West Swann Avenue. Social Status, which launched in downtown Pittsburgh and has locations in Houston, Atlanta and throughout North Carolina, will open on West Snow Circle between Better Byrd and Vineyard Vines. WS Development, the owner of the South Tampa shopping district, announce...
Tags: Miami, North Carolina, Tampa, Pittsburgh, Miami Beach, Wynwood, Hyde Park Village, South Tampa, Miami Pittsburgh, Salt Pines, West Swann Avenue Social Status, Houston Atlanta, Better Byrd and Vineyard Vines WS Development


Wynwood BID nabs new executive director from Coconut Grove

The Wynwood Business Improvement District (BID) hired Manny Gonzalez as its executive director, luring him away from his job as executive director of the Coconut Grove BID. Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood has been transformed from an industrial district into a destination for art, dining and shopping. This has caused property values and rents to soar. The area was recently rezoned to allow for more residential development and greater heights, plus the establishment of the BID to represent propert...
Tags: Miami, Bid, Wynwood, Wynwood Business Improvement District BID, Manny Gonzalez


Unique things to do in Miami

YOU WOULDN’T know it by looking in a guidebook, but Miami has a lot more to offer than sandy beaches and expensive cocktails. The city is a patchwork of cultures that come together to offer a wide array of amazing things to do. Here are six of the most unique local Miami experiences. Kayaking at Oleta River State Park. Photo: Florida State Parks At Oleta, you can rent kayaks to paddle through the picturesque mangrove trails of the park. The waterways are calm and peaceful and offer a great o...
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Mistakes visitors make in Florida

TRAVELERS hate tourist traps and no one ever wants to spend more money than necessary when on vacation. Here are a few pieces of advice to experience Florida more like a local, and less like a tourist. Eating only theme park food. The quality of food in Florida theme parks has been improving, but there’s so much good food to be enjoyed outside the parks that it would be a shame not to. The Ravenous Pig is a James Beard Nominee in the city of Winter Park that uses Florida ingredients and presen...
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Goldman Properties obtains $22M loan to build Wynwood project

An affiliate of Goldman Properties obtained a $22 million construction loan to fund a mixed-use project in Miami’s booming Wynwood neighborhood. Miami-based Sabadell United Bank awarded the mortgage to Wynwood DS LLC, an affiliate of Miami Beach-based Goldman Properties, for the 21,250-square-foot site at 360 and 370 N.W. 27th Street plus 2660 N.W. 3rd Ave. Goldman Properties is one of the main developers that transformed Wynwood from an industrial zone into a district of arts, dining and reta...
Tags: Miami, Miami Beach, Wynwood, Goldman Properties, Sabadell United Bank, DS LLC


Local companies vie for $25K grant as finalists in national contest

Three South Florida-based startups have been named finalists in FedEx’s Small Business Grant Contest, chosen out of more than 1,000 companies nationwide. The companies, all based in Miami-Dade County, are: On-demand car wash startup WashMyWhip; Children’s art program Clay World; Sweet Armoire Alfajor, a bakery They will be among 100 companies vying for a $25,000 prize. FedEx announced the finalists on Thursday. Founded about one year ago in April, WashMyWhip is based out of Wynwood co-workin...
Tags: Florida, Miami Dade County, Wynwood, Small Business Grant Contest