Caribbean · Uncategorized

Turks & Caicos – Prior Visit

Two years ago we spent a week in Turks & Caicos in the Caribbean.  Specifically, we stayed on the most popular island, Providenciales, or “Provo” as its popularly called.  Turks & Caicos is a small island chain halfway between the Bahamas and Puerto Rico.  Most people only visit Provo and it has the major airport… Continue reading Turks & Caicos – Prior Visit

Caribbean · Marrakech · Mexico · Morocco · Santa Fe · St. Lucia · Uncategorized · United States

My Favorite Hotels to Date – Luxury to Budget

My dad is an accountant so I grew up constantly being told “money doesn’t grow on trees” and “turn the lights off – we aren’t the electric company around here.”  Needless to say, I grew up with an appreciation for the value of a dollar and when we travel, I tend to book a mix… Continue reading My Favorite Hotels to Date – Luxury to Budget

California · Caribbean · Dining · Italy · New York · Uncategorized · United States · Wine

Favorite Meals of 2016

Thinking back over 2016, I realized that I had eaten several good meals while traveling (and a few bad ones) and thought I’d share a few of the ones that came to mind. The picture on the heading is actually of the BBQ shrimp entree at Mr. B’s Bistro in New Orleans – we didn’t… Continue reading Favorite Meals of 2016


Antigua – Days 4-7 and some very, very bad food

So, after 4 nights at Sugar Ridge on the southern side of the island, we packed up our things and drove an hour to the north side of our island to our next hotel, Blue Waters Resort.  Blue Waters is independently owned and is one of the few hotels on the island that allows you… Continue reading Antigua – Days 4-7 and some very, very bad food

Caribbean · Dining

Eating in Antigua – Our Favorites

We ate at many, many places in Antigua and had some really great meals.  Food on Antigua ranges from French bistros to pizza places to casual beach bars with Caribbean food staples like jerk chicken, conch fritters and fresh fish.  Below are a smattering of some of our favorite restaurants we at during the week.… Continue reading Eating in Antigua – Our Favorites

Belize · Caribbean · Uncategorized · United States

Private Island Resorts

Been a little while since I posted but, on a personal note, we had a death in the family last week, which has kept me and my husband occupied.  It was a close relative and someone that died far too young so it’s been particularly difficult. Whenever something tragic like this happens it does remind… Continue reading Private Island Resorts

Caribbean · Uncategorized

Where’s the Best Beach in the Caribbean?

Ask anyone that has been to multiple islands and you’ll get different answers as it all depends on what your priorities are for a great beach. Is it just about how blue and clear the water is or must it be completely devoid of other people?  Do you require a fun beach bar where you… Continue reading Where’s the Best Beach in the Caribbean?

Caribbean · St. Lucia

Climbing Gros Piton in St. Lucia…Never Again. Never.

Steve and visit the Caribbean a lot.  Living in Texas means it’s fairly easy for us to get from Dallas to the Caribbean in a matter of hours by flying through Miami or Puerto Rico.  There are also direct flights from Dallas to Jamaica, Turks & Caicos and I believe a few direct flights to… Continue reading Climbing Gros Piton in St. Lucia…Never Again. Never.