Maria Arroyave

About Maria

Maria Arroyave

Maria Arroyave is a Miami native.  She left only briefly, to attend Florida State University.  She earned a master’s degree in print journalism from the University of Miami and has held an associate editor title with two local luxury lifestyle publications.

Maria has also been a senior editor for an international travel publication company, during which time she oversaw print and online publications for local and international clients, including the travel and tourism boards of Bermuda, St. Martin/St. Maarten and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Travel has been instrumental in Maria's writing and identity.  She is happy to have the opportunity to convey her personal experiences to others on 10Best, knowing her tips will make a Miami visit all the more enjoyable and comfortable.  

Special Interests

Maria knows a lot about:

  • Travel
  • Real estate
  • Journalism

Maria's Special Recommendations

Maria says, "Don't leave Miami without sitting in a secluded spot on Biscayne Bay with a bottle of champagne, good friends, and the setting sun."

10Best Lists by Maria Arroyave

10Best Day Trip: Explore the Keys

There is so much of Miami to explore that it's easy to forget about all the amazing places to visit that are just outside the city. For a quick day trip, drive down to the upper Florida Keys, including Key Largo...


The Crandon Park Beaches:  Natural Perfection

Crandon Park beaches are the universal crowd pleaser. Whether you want to relax in a private cabana, bask in the open sun, kayak through mangroves or strap on a kite-board, Crandon has something for the whole family.


Food Trucks

Food trucks have taken the nation by storm:  what used to be the dicey domain of construction workers now has elan and is often a showcase for ethnic specialties.   Some vendors even use Twitter to alert...