Am I Safe Traveling to Mexico?

Am I Safe Traveling to Mexico?

I  know there has been a lot of information and talk on social media and the news about “tainted alcohol” and unsafe travel conditions for US citizens traveling in Mexico this year. I am not going to lie to you and say yes, it is perfectly safe. There is nowhere in the world that is.  … Read More

Six Fantastic Caribbean Carnivals

Six Fantastic Caribbean Carnivals

Summertime in the Caribbean brings warmer days, the sweetest mangoes, and several exciting Carnival celebrations. Whether they’re organized to commemorate independence from Colonial governments; a successful sugarcane harvest; or simply to celebrate national heritage and culture, they have one thing in common. At some point during Carnival season, parades will be had through city streets… Read More

Galapagos Islands-Pikaia Lodge

Galapagos Islands-Pikaia Lodge

Most travelers prefer a cruise to explore the Galapagos Islands, but for those who prefer land accommodations the 5 star Pikaia Lodge is the perfect answer. There are plenty of opportunities to experience the lives of the blue footed boobies, frigates, sea lions, turtles, penguins and more while staying at the eco-friendly 77 acre Pikaia… Read More

Puerto Vallarta-Mexico’s Best Beach Resort

This year Mexico has been the most popular international getaway destination for American travelers. Having just visited the beachy Pacific resort of Puerto Vallarta on beautiful Banderas Bay, I put it at the top of my list. In addition to sun-kissed sand beaches, aquamarine water, a lush tropical landscape and the Sierra Madre Mountains, you’ll… Read More

Seeing Europe | “MILAN CATHEDRAL” by Hippolyte Adolphe Taine

The cathedral, at the first sight, is bewildering. Gothic art, transported entire into Italy at the close of the Middle Ages,[3] attains at once its triumph and its extravagance. Never had it been seen so pointed, so highly embroidered, so complex, so overcharged, so strongly resembling a piece of jewelry; and as, instead of coarse… Read More

Belgium – The Best Kept Travel Secret

The secret of Belgium’s capital city, Brussels, is to go with the flow and allow yourself to become part of its charming everyday life. Having previously been ruled by Spain, the Netherlands and France, Belgium is one of those countries that finds it easier to describe itself by what it is not: it’s not French,… Read More