A few years ago, I embarked on a once in a lifetime journey to Israel, the Holy Land. Growing up in the Bible Belt of Iowa, the legendary “land of milk and honey” was discussed often as a faraway land, where none of my family, mere farmers, blue collar workers and “gasp” Iowans would ever […]
Just over a year ago, I visited the Guanacaste side of Costa Rica, my 2nd visit to the country, for the Grand Opening of the Riu Guanacaste. That trip was a whirlwind of adventures ranging from wildlife viewing to relaxing at the Riu’s always amazing pool — and so many dancers!
Three flights from Denver, two layovers, and 12 plus hours later and I arrived at the Big Island of Hawaii. It’s my first stop here, the one Hawaiian island I haven’t visited before. The flights were smooth, and a short drive (less than 15 minutes) from the Hilo airport to the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel. (see […]
And so continues my Big Island Hawaii adventure. I think the best way to showcase day two is by pictures, so take a look. First stop is downtown Hilo for kava at the Bayfront Coffee, Kava & Tea. Kava is an age-old herbal drink, beverage of choice for the royal families of the South Pacific. It’s […]
UPDATE: August 18, 2010 Bahamas mama adventure returns. I fly out on Friday with my girlfriend aka BFF and her husband. Updates a-coming. *UPDATE June 21, 2010 : Unfortunately, I had to cancel this trip at the last minute due to a family emergency, but I’ll reschedule later in the summer! This mama is packing […]
Thinking of heading to Mexico? Here are three recent travel reviews on Mexico hotels on my new gig at Travels.com: Barcelo Tucancun Beach All Inclusive Reviews Located a block from Cancun’s popular “Hotel Zone,” Barceló Tucancun Beach is an all-inclusive resort boasting a Caribbean Sea address and the famous white sand beaches. The Barcelo Tucancun […]