One thing I love about social media is the fact that you can document and share all of the fun things you do while you travel. We racked our brains and decided on MIA for our 2 year anniversary. For us, our first trip to Miami was the perfect time to take some amazing photos and flex for the gram. Instead of doing a traditional travel guide, we added a little twist. This time we break down our Miami trip based on 6 cool things we did that made great Instagram posts.
1. Flatly Your Breakfast
Just like Miami, flatlay photos are HOT right now. We grabbed a yummy breakfast from DIRT on Miami beach and snapped away. I used to be a little self conscious snapping flatlays in public because they require standing up or lifting your arm above the table. However, if you can get past the fear of judging eyes in the restaurant, your breakfast flatlay will be fire. If you can’t muster up the courage, photographing your breakfast or brunch in great light at any angle will get the job done. Pictured are our yummy breakfasts from DIRT and Panther Coffee.
Coffee flights + Stuffed Croissants from Panther Coffee
These avocado tostadas from DIRT are amazing.
Acai Smoothie bowl… yeeeessss!
2. Find a Wall and Post Up
You can’t go to Miami and not check out Wynwood Walls and the Wynwood area. This unique collection of street murals is the perfect backdrop to an amazing Instagram photo. There are tons of walls with different colors and designs to choose from. Honestly, all you have to do is stand there. That’s it! Maybe even smile or do a wacky pose if you feel like getting crazy.
3. Stay in one of Miami’s Coolest Airbnbs
#Views! Believe it or not, this Airbnb only cost us $100 a night! Yes, there are no zeros missing in that number. One hundred dollars a night isn’t bad for such an amazing view of downtown Miami. So far, we’ve have had 3 great Airbnb experiences. It will be very hard to go back to standard hotel booking. Listings like this one allow for you to have an entire condo and a breathtaking view for the same price or cheaper than booking a hotel.
4. Hit up one of Miami’s Beaches
I mean, duh… Our beach of choice was located near the South Pointe Pier.
5. Day drink, document!
When in Miami, right? All the cool kids do it. From Mojitos at Voodoo to champagne campaigns at the Veuve Clicqout Carnaval, we left no glass unTURNT. But hey! If you’re not a big fan of alcohol, turning up on that coffee bean juice is perfectly acceptable.
6. Throw Shade[s]
Miami’s sun ain’t for play play. Protect those retinas and rock some sunnies. Whether you’re wearing Dolce Gabbana, Ray Bans or Dollar Tree brand, flaunt that eye protection. Pro tip: wipe off smudges and fingerprints before you photograph.
Miami gave me so much life! Don’t be surprised if we sneak away to MIA again in the near future. Celebrating our two year anniversary while sipping cocktails and laying on the beach wasn’t such a bad idea. Not pictured, Randy’s sunburn. He can’t keep up with me in the melanin department but he’s recovering.
I want to hear from you guys! When we go back to Miami, where should we go? Leave a comment below. We have a running list of things to do, so help a sista out.
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