Para-para-paradise

You can take the girl out of the island, but you can’t take the island out of the girl. All 7,641 of them. As of the latest official count. Due to the unexpected and last minute nature of my trip to the Motherland, it wasn’t like I was able to make plans nor was it…

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Homecoming Queen

Just last month, I found myself on an impromptu trip to the Motherland. It wasn’t for a grand vacation since I haven’t been back for over fifteen years. However, it was for a far more important reason. Family. My grandfather, the patriarch of my mother’s side of the family, was critically ill when my Mom…

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Snapshots of St. Thomas

St. Thomas is a popular Caribbean cruise destination. It is widely known for its beautiful beaches, white sand and clear water. The island’s capital is Charlotte Amalie. It is where the airport and cruise port are located. Its port is one of the busiest ports of call for cruise ships in the Caribbean. The city is…

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A Day Trip to Biloxi Beach

If you want to take a break from New Orlean’s Mardi Gras chaos, a quick road trip  to Biloxi beach boulevard might be good for you. If you haven’t been to Mississippi and you’re like me, who is trying to check off all 50 Sates then this is right up your alley. The trip only…

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A Day In The Island of Women

Isla Mujeres or “Island of Women” is a small beautiful island located in Mexico’s Caribbean Sea. It is the perfect island destination away from the Cancun crowd. At first, I was intrigued by Isla Mujeres because of its name. Who wouldn’t want to go to a place called “Island of Women”?! History Legend has it…

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