Jamaican Drinks You’ll Love and Shouldn’t Miss!

Since I had a chance to lure you guys in with my Jamaican desserts and pastries article, I guess by now I should let you in on a little secret about Jamaican Drinks. And that is that they are proud produces of some of the most amazing and tastiest drinks in the world. In fact, you know how famous Peru is for their coffee, but

2018-05-04T13:00:39+00:00

Jamaican Desserts and Pastries You Must Try

Getting to know Jamaica's exact location will help you discover why its offerings of deliciousness are so diverse. The tropical country of Jamaica is located in the West Indies of the Caribbean Sea, directly underneath Cuba and to the right of Mexico and to the left of Haiti. This country has been inviting guests from around the world to try its flavors, as well as

2018-05-02T11:50:41+00:00

Top 7 Places For Wildlife in Costa Rica National Parks

Costa Rica is one of those countries that has it all, everything from beaches and volcanoes, to jungles and national parks rich wildlife. Places like the coastal area of Tamarindo are packed full of beach bars and tour guides ready to take you zip-lining and quad-biking. Meanwhile, tranquil towns like Puerto Viejo, on the border with Panama, are perfect for laying around on the beach

2018-04-30T22:55:04+00:00

A Trip To Jamaica: Take the Break You Deserve!

A trip to Jamaica certainly brings plenty of adventures, sunshine and turquoise waters, as well as some of the most delicious food you have ever tried.  From its “ya, mon” vibe to its familiar reggae music playing in the background of most of the places you visit, the beat of these Jamaican folk tunes will surely get stuck in your head. Soon enough, you will

2018-05-01T14:01:41+00:00

French Wine Regions: A Toast to the Champagne Houses of France

  A Toast to the Champagne Houses of France (Image by Points and Travel) French Wine Regions: Champagne Region of France There are 10 major French wine regions in France, as for hundreds of years, France has lead the way for being the world's greatest producer of wines. The ten main regions are Alsace, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Champagne, Côtes du Rhone, Languedoc, Loire Valley, Médoc, and Provence. Today, however,

2018-04-22T12:46:47+00:00

Dominican Republic Foods (and a Dominican Republic Restaurant I Love!)

Many people know the Dominican Republic for its luxury resorts and beautiful beaches and hotels, such as the gorgeous Casas del XVI in Santo Domingo. But there is so much more to the Dominican Republic than just its oceans and architectural beauty. In fact, the Dominicans have a rich European history that is a deep mix of both African and the native Taíno influences. Sure it has beautiful landscapes such as rainforests and

2018-04-22T11:33:04+00:00

Hotel Cesenatico: Luxury Along the Adriatic Sea

If you have not had a chance to visit the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, then have I got a treat for you! It's called Cesenatico and I had a chance to stay at gorgeous Hotel Cesenatico. Cesenatico is a port city located on the Adriatic coast of Italy. It is in the province of Forlì-Cesena, which is in the region of Emilia-Romagna, south of Ravenna. I

2018-04-18T15:49:50+00:00

Spend Time In Bali – 10 Things To Do

The words that come to my mind when thinking of my time spent in Bali are tropical, paradise, and exotic. In fact, Bali is the perfect place to experience Indonesian culture, luxury accommodations, exotic foods, gorgeous beaches, and wellness at local spas. Bali changed me and left me yearning for more on my last quick visit there. I believe Bali has the ability to change you

2018-04-22T20:00:37+00:00

Pink Jeep Tours Sedona (Going Off Road)

Pink Jeep Wrangler What better way to see Cathedral Rock and explore the red rocks of Sedona than to take a ride on the famous Pink Jeep Tours Sedona? Pink Jeep Tours is a tour operator in the American Southwest that offers off-road excursions in the red rocks and beyond. They have been around since 1960, so you can rest assured you will have an

2018-04-14T09:04:52+00:00

Spend Some Time in Chile: Why Chile Should Be In Your Future

Chile is one of the most unique countries in the world because of its shape and topography. Its long thin shape leads to many attributes that are not seen in most places of the world, including a diverse climate, from deserts in the northern region to glaciers in the south. Apart from the mainland, Chile also claims a few outlying islands including Easter Island and

2018-04-05T13:50:26+00:00

Santa Fe Weather Is Perfect: You Should Come For A Visit!

Located about an hours drive away from Albuquerque, Santa Fe is a truly striking city. Perched beautifully on top of the blue mountains of New Mexico, there's no denying that Santa Fe is one of those cities that has a magical and timeless appeal. This high desert town with its combination of mountains, rock formations, and canyon roads make this a unique place to visit due

2018-04-15T13:21:44+00:00

Mexico Adventure Parks: Xel Ha vs. Xcaret, Which One is Right For You?

Vacationing in the splendid Riviera Maya in Mexico can be a dream come true for many people. Tourists and natives of Riviera Maya can soak up the sun, go swimming, scuba diving, and be snorkeling along the stunning blue waters of the area. There are also some amazing cenotoes (limestone underwater caves or caverns) to explore such as Kukulcan (typically a private dive) and also cenotes

2018-04-05T23:19:15+00:00

Palace on Wheels Train – THE Definitive Guide (Of Everything You Need To Know!)

Palace on Wheels is one of the luxury trains in India that travels through the majestic landscapes of Rajasthan within India’s Golden Triangle. Powered by a traditional steam engine, the Palace on Wheels train made its inaugural journey in 1982. It was THIS train that started the era of luxury trains in India. This train has given rise to other luxury trains, such as the

2018-04-05T22:44:11+00:00

Chico Hot Springs – A Slice of (Paradise) in Montana

By Donnie Sexton Chico Hot Springs, a quintessential Montana resort sits in Paradise Valley, midway between the historic railroad town of Livingston, Montana and Yellowstone National Park. Chico is flanked by the Absaroka Mountains to the south and the almighty Yellowstone River to the north which is the longest free-flowing river in the lower 48 states. Not too far from Pray, Montana, the ambiance of

2018-04-05T22:41:21+00:00

Amazing Tourist Places in India that are Worth the Visit

India is a unique place to visit and honestly, I never thought I would make it there. I think everyone should experience this country at least once in their lifetime. It is like going on a journey through your wildest imagination. India is a massive country that is home to more than a billion people with huge cultural wealth, diverse religions, and a history that

2018-03-22T11:12:12+00:00

What Is It Really Like To Visit Taj Mahal City in India?

Thinking of ways to show someone you love them? A box of chocolates or a fancy night out is great, but what about giving them a massive marble tomb that will take 22 years to build and cost over 30 million rupees? Now that's a display of affection. It also happens to be the story of the Taj Mahal, one of the most famous buildings

2018-03-06T14:36:23+00:00

Are You Ready (To Book) Your French Guadeloupe Holidays Trip?

The French are good at keeping secrets! Things like how to stay thin, a recipe that has been in the family for generations, how to make the perfect bottle of champagne, the best makeup to keep wrinkles away, and of course: The French Guadeloupe Islands. Most North Americans are unfamiliar with these French West Indies and opt instead for an all-inclusive English speaking resort on

2018-04-05T23:22:13+00:00

Cesena, Italy Has a Secret You Should Know About!

Cesena, Italy: They have a secret While strolling the streets of Cesena, Italy... which is amazing in and of itself, I was introduced to the local library, a gem at the foot of the Apennine Mountains. This city is just 9 miles from the Adriatic Sea and was an important town during Roman times which was famous for its wines in the region. There was nothing unusual on

2018-02-26T09:45:00+00:00

5 Surprising Things You’ll Love About Santa Fe

February on Travelocity! Every month I use my 25 years of travel experience on the Travelocity website about my latest travel experiences. I am a travel ambassador for Travelocity, and they like to call me one of their “Gnational Gnomads”, which I think is super cute. This is an excerpt from those stories. I was so excited to be visiting Santa Fe, New Mexico last month for my husband's

2018-03-14T22:43:39+00:00

15 Interesting and Fun Things To Do in Ecuador

There are so many interesting and fun things to do in Ecuador. This small coastal country offers travelers a wealth of outdoor adventures - you can explore the vibrant Amazonian rainforest, discover the rich wildlife of Galapagos Islands, or simply soak in the scenic views of the Andes. Since it’s filled with a wide array of wonders squeezed into one tiny country, narrowing a list

2018-03-05T12:45:28+00:00

What a Wonderful Stay: Inn of the Five Graces, Santa Fe

It is no surprise that the Inn of The Five Graces lies squarely in New Mexico, known as the "Land of Enchantment." With a clearly magical touch, internationally acclaimed importers, Ira and Sylvia Seret of Seret & Sons have created a living masterpiece for all to enjoy. Each of the 24 unique suites in this small luxury hotel embraces the beauty and bold color of richly exotic

2018-02-28T04:20:11+00:00

A Complete Guide to the Viking Ship Museum, Oslo

Viking Museum Norway: Introduction At over 1000 years old, the Viking Ship Museum, Oslo houses Viking boats and artifacts from the peak of Viking marine engineering. The Viking Age, from 800-1100 AD, was the age of the sleek, speedy longships. Without this crucial advance in ship technology, the Vikings would never have become a dominant force in medieval warfare, politics, and trade. Viking Ship

2018-03-26T11:18:16+00:00

Gorgeous Genova, Italia: An Undiscovered Region

I am in love with the Liguria region of Italy, squeezed in between Monaco and Tuscany, it is the thinnest and the smallest of all the regions of Italy. It may not be the most popular area of Italia to visit, but take it from me, you have to visit if you have not had a chance to do so! The main airport to get

2018-03-14T15:14:07+00:00

Italy Vacations – Make This Your Next Authentic Italian Vacation

Italy Vacations - Make This Your Next Authentic Italian Vacation Americans love Italy Vacations. Yet many times when we go, we get bogged down in the massive cities and we begin to feel that the vacation becomes "too touristy". In Rome, the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain are so busy that they are almost avoidable areas to go to anymore because of the massive crowds.

2018-04-08T17:05:51+00:00

A Sauna Finlandese Experience in Helsinki

Sometimes in life, as in travels, we really don't know what to expect when encountering other cultures, countries, and continents. Some things come as a pleasant surprise, and other things, no so much. You can imagine my bible-belt cultural shock when I found out about how the Finlandese love their saunas. In fact, the Finlandia sauna is a huge part of the Finnish culture. On

2018-04-16T08:45:15+00:00

Things To Do In Savannah GA For Romance and Fun!

Get yourself into that Southern mood, the sweet sickness that is Savannah's lure. I call it le mal doux, which is French for "the sweet sickness". How?  You ask? Try reading (or see the movie) Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil before you take on the task of visiting Savannah attractions and finding things to do in Savannah, GA. This surely will put you in

2018-04-30T09:40:34+00:00

A visit to interesting Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca, Mexico

During my recent trip to Oaxaca City, Mexico, I had a chance to visit an interesting natural site not too far out of the city called Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca, Mexico. It is a petrified waterfall in the small municipality of San Lorenzo Albarradas. This seems to be in the middle of nowhere in the state of Oaxaca, which is about 6 hours away from

2018-02-23T10:11:35+00:00

Montana’s Winter Wonderland – Ski Whitefish

Located in the northwest corner of Big Sky country, Whitefish sits along the Amtrak Empire Builder route, as well as being just 11 miles from Glacier International Airport. Whitefish is a “come as you are” town, where a pair of Carhartts with muck boots work just as well as designer label jeans and Gucci boots. The locals are a mix of cowboys, die-hard outdoor enthusiasts,

2018-02-26T16:29:34+00:00

Hong Kong Bucket List (Hiking)

I recently took a fascinating trip through Asia with Hong Kong as a stop. I was on a Holland America cruise ship’s “around the world” Asia Pacific Voyage. While on the ship, I would walk the deck on a regular basis. But what joy I found when I was able to step off the ship, step out of the concrete jungle of Hong Kong’s city

2018-04-14T09:06:55+00:00

What are Viking River Cruises REALLY like? I WILL TELL YOU!

What are Viking River Cruises like? Let's peek thru the window with fascination and find out. The day I received the invitation, I was so happy as a travel journalist and Instagrammer. I was ready to take on the challenge of experiencing every detail of the Viking River Cruises. But, what are Viking River Cruises really like? I knew they were the jewel of the sea

2018-03-14T14:22:25+00:00

Cruise Holland America: My Grand Asia and Pacific Voyage

  You can imagine the moment I received the email with an invitation for me to stay on a segment of the global cruise Holland America’s Grand Asia and Pacific Voyage! As a travel writer, I was thrilled.  As a traveler I was ecstatic! This global cruise started in San Diego and ended in San Diego 52 days later. I was to join them in

2018-01-28T19:26:01+00:00

Puerto Vallarta All-inclusive Resort: Hyatt Ziva on the beach!

Along the secluded beaches of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the Hyatt Ziva stands out among the crowds of Puerto Vallarta All-Inclusive Resorts. This is because of its comfortable atmosphere and location RIGHT on the beach. Yet, the Hyatt Ziva is also located only about two miles from downtown Puerto Vallarta. This is an excellent location, as guests can easily catch a 5-minute Uber ride into the

2018-03-18T08:30:09+00:00

Dreams of Bohemian Luxury and Mykonos Beaches

  San Giorgio, Mykonos, Greece Known as the Island of the Winds, Mykonos Island is in the Cyclades group of islands in the Aegean Sea. It is also known for its summer party atmosphere where hip Europeans come to spend lazy days of summer partying like they have nothing else to do but give themselves up to their raw emotions. With massive dance

2018-04-08T16:05:33+00:00

16 Amazing Things To Do During a Norway Winter

Norway is absolutely beautiful and every traveler should include this country on their bucket list. With its scenic mountain views, interesting history, vibrant architecture, and wonderful people, the sheer beauty of this Nordic country is just too compelling to be ignored. And if that’s not enough to convince you, here’s my list of 16 Amazing Things To Do In Norway During a Norway Winter: Learn

2018-02-28T11:18:36+00:00
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