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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Cruisin’ the Caldera

My favorite travel adventures were those that included water. When I was in Santorini three years ago, I went on a caldera excursion in the Aegean Sea. It was and still is one of my favorite memories from that trip. My friend and I had decided to go on a group excursion to cruise the beautiful Santorini caldera. A…

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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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Bahamas Weekend Getaway

The Bahamas is a great weekend getaway destination, especially for those who are in the U.S. East Coast. Fly to Nassau and spend a day exploring the city center, and then spend the next day at the beach. Downtown Nassau is packed with restaurants and stores as well as souvenir shops. The city is also a…

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