I was 17 years old when I first encountered the Guadeloupe Islands – it was on a cruise with my grandmother. I had never heard of the archipelago before.
Hundreds of flip flops, baseball caps, straw hats, sunglasses and tote bags pass through South and North terminal along Grand Cayman’s Harbour Drive, in search of jewelry deals, excursion transfers, Margaritaville or some other tourist-trap island bar. The streets in this part of town are busy with cars and bodies working to navigate through the […]
Have you ever had the experience where a food has transported you to its place of origin? Ecuador chocolate made by chocolate maker, Pacari, does just that.
[Re-posted from my column on the Examiner.com D.C. for Family Travel & Entertainment] As the weather begins to drop, many D.C. families begin considering warm-weather getaways, non-demanding of long travel time and high costs. Traveling from D.C. to Jamaica is an inexpensive choice and a relatively short flight. Including a connection, Jamaica is a 5-hour […]
It had been years since I was last on a horse. As a teenager, I picked up the sport and enjoyed riding. When I learned that my hay fever couldn’t withstand the environment for extended periods of time, I put down the reins and shied away from horses. But I couldn’t pass up the opportunity […]
The Black River Safari in Jamaica was both beautiful and ominous. After a day horsebackriding with Chukka Adventures, we decided to hunt us some crocodiles.
On this January day, I did something a little different. I left my iPod at home and went for a run. Now normally, I’d tell you that I can’t run without my music, but that’s not exactly the case. It’s that I choose not to run without my music because running doesn’t excite me. I […]
Watch this video about the history of Queen’s staircase in Nassau, Bahamas, as told by a very knowledgeable and animated local.