All posts tagged: livewell

Eat. Explore. Relax. Key West

It’s no wonder that some of the classic literary greats-Tennessee Williams and Earnest Hemingway to name a few-drew inspiration from immersing themselves into life in the Florida Keys. Key West is a town in which time stops, days of the week blur together and the sunset is celebrated nightly. MY KIND OF PLACE! Known as ‘The Southernmost City in the Continental USA,’ Key West is closer to Cuba than Miami and the rich history of the island city includes Bahamian wreckers, commercial fisherman, spongers and Cuban cigar makers. In case you are wondering what a Bahamian wrecker is-it’s one who takes valuables from a sunken shipwreck near shore.  We spent a week here honeymooning, indulging in the food, exploring like a local and relaxing in the oasis of our B&B. Being only about 4 miles in diameter, renting a bike or scooter is a must. Luckily our B&B was prepared to accommodate every minute detail. Do yourself a favor and stay at the Mermaid and the Alligator if your travels bring you to Key West. Lush tropical …

‘Pura Vida’ Inspiration

This is a blog I wrote for my company to correlate with the roll out of an internal wellness program in 2014.  My travel buddy and yogi friend Amie and I LOVED and were INSPIRED by life in Costa Rica so much, we have an exciting venture planned there for later this year that I will be sharing more details about soon! Until then: read on, be inspired and keep dreaming of warm weather…  I love love love to travel and one might say I am always up for an adventure. I started 2014 out with a spontaneous trip to Costa Rica, one that I never expected to make such an impact in my life. The place was never on my top 10 places I had to visit, but I couldn’t pass up a last minute deal when a friend called to invite me. We booked the trip and, after further research, learned we would be staying in a small town on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula. As some colleagues may already know, the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica is home …