If scuba is on your bucket list

Whether you are a seasoned, advanced scuba diver or a newbie looking to try it out for the first time, a dive vacation can be a great option for your next getaway. Cozumel – located just off Mexico’s Yucatan coast, the island of Cozumel lets you experience world famous Palancar Reef with drift dives of all experience levels.  Great snorkeling opportunities[…]

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Spotlight on Jamaica

Today I thought I’d share a little “Jamaica Mon” with you. This beautiful Caribbean island offers lush green mountain landscapes, white sand beaches, crystal blue water, and a setting for romance and relaxation.  Here’s the home of reggae music and delicious jerk chicken.  Jamaica has several resort areas within easy distance from the Montego Bay airport with accommodations ranging from[…]

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Spotlight on St. Martin

Photo courtesy St. Maarten Tourism St. Maartin/St. Martin is a lively 37-square mile island east of the Virgin Islands which is governed by two nations, Netherlands and France.  There are 37 beautiful beaches (one for every square mile, apparently), plenty of shops and restaurants, and a laid-back Caribbean ambiance. The main center on the Dutch side is Philipsburg, and here[…]

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Spotlight on Barbados

Barbados is the easternmost island of the West Indes where the Atlantic meets the Caribbean.  The coastline is a mix of pink or powdery white sand beaches and scenic seaside cliffs.  Barbados has a friendly, laid back vibe with a decidedly British flair.  Bridgetown is worth poking around for shopping and people watching and be sure to Mount Gay Rum[…]

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Spotlight on Aruba

Part of the ABC islands, you’ll find Aruba just off the coast of Venezuela.  The beaches here are soft, powdery white sand and crystal clear Caribbean waters.  The resort area along Palm Beach is especially pedestrian-friendly, with shops, restaurants, and casinos an easy stroll distance from your resort.  This is one of those destinations where you are fine without an[…]

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Living luxury in Turks & Caicos

Turks & Caicos are located in the Caribbean, just southeast of the Bahamas.  These islands are characterized by relatively high living standards, the US dollar, friendly English-speaking locals, clean water, and have a low crime rate.  The beaches here have some of the prettiest, powdery white sand you’ll ever see.  The waters are crystal clear and blue, and Grace Bay[…]

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Get your group going

Are you thinking about having your next family reunion at a beautiful tropical beach setting?  Maybe want to round up your circle of friends for an extended weekend getaway?  Or maybe you have a Happy Hour group that’s long been talking about heading to Italy together.  This is the best time of the year to put together your group for[…]

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What’s new in Jamaica

What’s up in Jamaica At last, families looking to travel to Jamaica will have quality options beyond just the Beaches Resorts!  This is great considering the wonderful (and calm) beaches that Jamaica offers, and the great assortment of day excursions available for the active travelers. So, here’s what’s new for Jamaica in 2014: Royalton White Sands – just east of Montego[…]

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Where to go next!

This month I thought I’d give you a nice, glossy overview of my top vacation destinations.   Dive Fiji for your next vacation Mexico For the best bang for the buck, Mexico reigns supreme.  You can opt for an all-inclusive resort, with your meals and drinks included.  Great pools, beach, and onsite activities to keep you well entertained, along with[…]

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