Luxury Guide to Key West

Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature a new travel blogger. Some weeks it will be a really fun interview about packing, fashion, and fitness so you can snoop inside their bags & lives a little bit and other weeks it'll be a detailed luxury guide to a city the featured blogger/expat knows very well. E-mail me if

Stay at the Newest Palm Beach Hotel + What To Do

There's nothing not to love about Palm Beach, Florida! I love staying at new hotels and was hoping to stay at a cool Palm Beach Resort. The people over at Visit Florida who hosted this trip booked us in at the Hilton West Palm Beach which just opened in February. Go ahead and look up the price... right

Amazing B Resort and Spa Orlando (only $100 bucks!)

At the time I checked into the B Resort and Spa Orlando it was $99 bucks a night, and when I'm writing this it's showing $109. I was pretty surprised since the place is a 4 star hotel with boutique cute style. I wasn't asked to write a review about this hotel, but really think

How to do International Drive Orlando in Two Days

Never heard of International Drive Orlando? Neither had I! International Drive is an 11 mile stretch of highway outside of downtown Orlando that has a fair share on things on offer for those vacationing in Orlando, like the anti-mall I recently wrote about. While there is a lot on International Drive for kids, it's definitely

Discovering Artegon Marketplace, the “anti-mall”

I recently went on a trip with Visit Florida and saw on our itinerary that while in Orlando we would be visiting Artegon Marketplace. At first I just skimmed past it thinking it must be their biggest mall and didn't think it would be something unique I would write about- yet, now here I am writing

Disney VIP Tour | Cost, Details & Disney Fast Pass

To date, the biggest perk of being a travel blogger was being invited by Visit Florida to explore Disney World for the day on the VIP tour. At first, when I saw we were going to 3 Disney parks in one day, I was dreading it but after learning about the Disney VIP tour, it was

Info & Hotels Near LEGOLAND Florida & Safari Wilderness

I visited Winter Haven, Florida on a press trip with Visit Florida and Visit Central Florida. I hadn't heard of the town before, and didn't know Legoland was a real place. I had vaguely heard of the movie, but being in India the last few years I do miss some things that go on back

Packing list for Orlando & Palm Beach Area with Lo & Sons

I recently spent 10 days in and around Orlando and Central Florida (Space Coast, Winter Haven, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach) and needed a wide variety of clothes. I was set to visit amusement parks like Disney, safaris, Zoos, waterparks, nice restaurants, a couple very nice resorts, fancy Palm beach shops, and more! I needed