Category Archives: North America

Tobago: The Caribbean Dream

If you thought Trinidad sounded like a Caribbean paradise, just wait til you see Tobago! With hotels named Coco Reef and Crown Point and glass bottom boats with names like Cool Runnings, you know you’re in the right place for a great time. Continue reading

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Trinidad: The Return to Roti, Rum and Mosquitoes

Have you ever been bitten by a mosquito on the bottom of your foot? I have. Welcome back to Trinidad! Check out the first installment in my three-part blog series on going back to Trinidad, and seeing Tobago for the first time. The flight may not have been as long as the one to Asia, but the trip was certainly just as memorable!
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Star Wars Disney-fied and Some Awesome Paella

Hi everyone! Ready for round two of our Disney weekend during the hottest days Orlando had seen yet? Me too!

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Guten Tag Disney World!

May 26, 2014

We all know where the self-proclaimed happiest place on Earth is, right? It’s smack dab in the middle of Florida, in Orlando to be precise. Therein lies the key to a having a successful childhood: Disney World – the behemoth theme park / marketing machine known round the world. And I went there for Memorial Day weekend – what was I thinking? Continue reading

Cancun’s Cancelled Flights and the Other Joys of International Travel

This trip to Cancun had been as close to perfect as it could get. And the morning we were supposed to head home, I thought we were in the clear. Then everything went to hell in a handbasket. Naturally. Continue reading

Cancun: Land of Sea Turtles and Tequila

Hi all,

Our return to Cancun began so fortuitously, could we really be in for smooth sailing the whole trip? Let’s find out on our first full day in Cancun, when Lidia decided to give us a proper Mexican barbecue. Continue reading

Cancun, Mexico: The Remix – You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet

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I know it may seem like I just reminisced about Cancun not that long ago, but in no time at all a year flew by and we were headed back for the next go round. Luckily, with the group I went with there was never a dull moment. Ready to return the Mexico with me? Continue reading