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Honor and Celebrate Black History Month in St. Augustine.
Friday February 20, 2015 @ 4:35 pm

St. Augustine’s Significant Role in Black History
Celebratory and Educational Events All Month.


By Ama Reynolds

February is Black History Month, and in St. Augustine, Florida, that history is long, deep, complicated, and much more significant than many of us know. 
As the old adage goes, those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it. Thankfully, St. Augustine’s filled with knowledgeable historians--those who pore over old books and newspaper articles and official documents--and those who have lived the history themselves.

But, rest assured, this blog piece has nothing to do with doom. It is about remembrance, respect, celebration, and hope. For all. As each year passes, and the reins pass from ...




Get Engaged in the Oldest City
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @ 2:45 pm

By Ama Reynolds

Valentine’s Day in St. Augustine?
The Perfect Time to Put a Ring On It!

Just walking the downtown’s secluded and European-style streets, surrounded by centuries-old buildings and majestic oak trees, one can’t help but feel a flutter in the heart.

You feel protected, transported, and free. And when you’re embracing your beloved at sunset, toes in the sand, staring out toward the horizon as the bright blue Atlantic ocean’s tides ebb and flow, a person becomes more attuned with the more important things in life--like spending the rest of yours with the one you love.

So If You Decide to Propose in St. Augustine...

Just stroll through the streets and get down on one knee when the ...




Celebrate Valentine’s Day in St. Augustine
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @ 2:42 pm

Let St. Augustine Help You Fall in Love
Again With Sweet
Spa Days, Romantic Restaurants, Wine Tasting, Sunset Sails, and More.

By Ama Reynolds

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in St. Augustine, where wonderful Valentine’s Day date ideas and gift options abound. From romantic carriage ride tasting tours, a Valentine’s Day meal at the Floridian, or a transcendent spa day at Poseiden Spa at the Casa Monica Hotel to a cocktail class at the St. Augustine Distillery, a dreamy Valentine’s Day sail on the Schooner Freedom, and, of course, lovely overnight stays at one of St. Augustine’s many Bed and Breakfasts and luxe hotel suites, the romantic possibilities and are endless. 

Valentine’s Day Your Way.
Let Us ...




Dream Weddings in St. Augustine, Florida
Thursday January 29, 2015 @ 4:49 pm

Say I Do  In Beachy, Historic  St. Augustine, Florida:
Your Perfect Destination Wedding Celebration Location.

By Ama Reynolds


St. Augustine is a dream destination for most everyone. When you arrive, magic surrounds you. And love is in the air, and not in such a fantastical way as you might imagine. St. Augustine is one of the most popular wedding destinations in the United States, and the joyful spirits of those who’ve tied the knot here before you still linger. The old city is a bucket list visit in and of itself, but imagine spending some of the most important days of your life here. Imagine making unforgettable memories with the people and that one special person you hold most dear. Imagine gett...






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