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 […]
Hello out there! I’ve accidentally been neglecting this blog, but posting more often at Where in the World is Diana? blog. Got your flip-flops ready? Here are three (of 6) recent travel reviews on Cancun, Mexico hotels from my new gig at Travels.com:
Flip-flops optional. Wow, where has the time gone? Apparently gone to the travel bug, as I’ve been home and gone several times since December. Check out my other blog for updates on December and January travels. The big news is that I’m writing articles, really travel blogs, for Examiner.com as the Denver Travel Examiner. Make […]