Island Getaway: Grenada

Looking for a sun-drenched destination with great beaches, lush rainforests and world-class coral reefs??? I’ve got just the place for you! Consider the island nation of Grenada also known as the Spice Isle. It’s less than 5 hours from major US airports like JFK, ATL and MIA. Grenada is just south of its neighbors St. […]

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Must Haves for Beach and Sailing Vacations

Drybags: Great for transitions on and off ships, beach landings, and keeping things dry on scuba, snorkeling, and other water-based activities. I prefer backpacks but a good duffel and even a bum bag can come in handy. Sea to Summit Drybags Earth Pak Drybags Marchway Drybags Anti-Fog Snorkel Set: highly recommend investing in an anti-fog […]

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I Want To Go To There > Costa Rica > Santa Teresa

Overview Many visitors to Costa Rica head for well-known destinations like Guanacaste, Tamarindo, Manuel Antonio National Park, and Puntarenas. Costa Rica also offers a wide variety of off-the-beaten-path beach towns on both the Caribbean and Pacific Coasts. Santa Teresa, located on the Pacific side of Costa Rica, has become a haven for surfers, yoga enthusiasts, […]

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Martinique Winter Escape

If you’re looking to take advantage of Norwegian Airlines’s fare deals from New York to Martinique here are some tips and observations from my recent New Year’s Eve trip. TIPS 1. You’ll need a car. There’s no Uber or Lyft, taxis are expensive and buses are hard to figure out schedule wise. Driving in Martinique […]

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Terrific Tulum (Nov 2015)

Accommodations I chose¬†Rosa Del Viento¬†at the very southern end of Tulum beach and its row of seaside boutique hotels for our 5 day trip to Tulum. I stayed in a private beach hut with a view of the sea and conveniently near the resorts restaurant so getting to breakfast was easy in the morning. The […]

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