Miami – a vibrant beach city on a serious come up due to the art scene, hotel scene, restaurant scene, amazing weather and of course Miami’s very own – DJ Khaled – who is teaching everyone the “keys to success” via Snapchat. (@djkhaled) I’ve been spending a lot of time in Miami lately so here is a guide for you to have the best weekend in this beautiful city full of life. Bless up.

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Faena 

One of the most luxurious hotels in South Beach – Faena has an amazing lounge definitely worth experiencing. I love the detail in the decor throughout this resort including the 8 hand painted murals on the walls as you enter by Juan Gatti, intricate mosaic floors and golden palm tree curtains in the lounge. Such a rich yet homey ambiance – I’d definitely live here.

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Opera at the Arsht Center

If you like opera, plays or the ballet you have to make a point to see a show at the Arsht Center. I just saw Ocean Drive in Vienna last weekend and it was incredible.

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Bodega

If you like to dance to hip-hop – like most of Miami – stop by Bodega after midnight. It appears as a taco shop on the facade but then you enter through a special door into a lounge that feels like you are in someone’s living room. And for those who like to play pool – they have some tables for you too.

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Wynwood Walls

Wynwood is full of art, life and personality. You have to see the Wynwood Walls and walk around the area to experience Miami culture. Side note – clearly this is one of the best spots for photos.

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The Perez Museum

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Collins Ave

The famous Collins Ave – where all the major hotels are located. If you want to see Miami Art Deco – make sure to take a drive down this famous street.

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DrinkHouse Fire & Ice Bar – chilll experience – also located on Collins Ave.

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The Edition Hotel you can bowl, ice skate and dance – by far one of my favorite hotels in South Beach.

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Breakfast and pool day at the W Hotel.

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Marion in Brickell

A new French restaurant with an amazing ambiance, menu and bar that will have you coming back for more.

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