10 Reasons to Island Hop the Caribbean

These gorgeous islands depend on tourism in a tremendous way, so I hope you will eagerly visit after hurricane season either to help these people rebuild or to offer them your tourism dollars in a year they will surely need them. Here are 10 reasons you should consider island hopping around the stunning Caribbean Sea!

Cruise Fiasco: Royal Caribbean International vs. Hurricane Irma

This is a different sort of post for me. I like to be positive and upbeat on my blog, and I like to offer solutions to travel problems so you can make the most of your trip, wherever you find yourself. But some friends of mine had a truly terrifying, unsatisfactory experience on Royal Caribbean International during the pre-Hurricane Irma panic, and since I am a travel advocate, I am using my blog to warn others not to book with Royal Caribbean International

Caribbean Cruisin’ on Barbados

September 23: Barbados! Well, Barbados is a pretty place, but I’m glad I don’t live there! I think the Andy, Cathy, Suzy, and Diane all had a good experience, but Sara and I did NOT! We went to the tourism center and got a cab to take us on a tour of the island, butContinue reading “Caribbean Cruisin’ on Barbados”

Caribbean Cruisin’ on St. Thomas and St. John

What a beautiful day to spend in a beautiful place! Sara and I got off the boat pretty early and headed out to explore St. Thomas! We quickly decided, however, to take the ferry boat over to Trunk Bay on St. John. She’s been there before and had told me all about how breathtakingly beautiful it is.

Caribbean Cruisin’ on Puerto Rico

Hey there all! I’m still doing great in D.C., but it was high time for another adventure… and so I chose the Caribbean! My friend Sara met up with me in San Juan, and we had a fabulous week of sunshine, beaches, rain forests, and oceans! We made 7 stops in 7 days and visited 8 islands–it was wonderful!

Last Day in Freeport

Originally published on 10 January 2008. This Throwback post is part of a series of e-mails from my graduation trip to the Bahamas with my friend Terri! Our last day in the Bahamas was so much fun! Terri and I decided to explore a little of the downtown area and see where the people who actually liveContinue reading “Last Day in Freeport”