According to multiple sources o the internet, there are “at least 28 island nations and more than 7,000 individual islands” in the Caribbean. How then, would you choose which island or islands to visit? Largest Islands Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean. Until recently, American citizens were not legally allowed to visit Cuba. Restrictions […]
Posts from February 2019
Quote of the Week – 22 February 2019
So much of who we are, is where we have been. – William Langwiesche
Where Should We Go?
On March 4, 2016, my daughter emailed me about an amazing deal for flights to Japan. “Want to go to Japan?” she asked. Although she was kind of joking, four family members and I decided to travel to Japan for a long weekend (I know, crazy). The dates for the trip were near my daughter’s […]
Quote of the Week – 15 February 2019
There are seven days in a week and “someday” isn’t one of them. –Benny Lewis
Overview of the Netherlands
I’ve always been interested in the Netherlands. In grade school, when we were assigned to do reports on a country of the world, I chose the Netherlands. Most of my interest is probably due to the fact that three quarters of my ancestry is Dutch. A few years after I completed the country report, I […]
Quote of the Week – 8 February 2019
You don’t have to be rich to travel well. —Eugene Fodor In Switzerland, we saved money by staying in a hostel.
Caribbean Cruise Ports – Mexico, Grand Cayman, and Jamaica
Recently, I returned from a Caribbean cruise. Of all the cruise itineraries enjoyed by people from the US, Caribbean ones seem to be the most popular. The Caribbean is accessible from a variety of US port cities – Miami, New Orleans, New York, Boston, and more. Prices are reasonable with 4- and 5-day cruises starting […]
Quote of the Week – 1 February 2019
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. —Steve Jobs