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A Beginner’s Guide to Adventure Travel in the Eastern Caribbean

Planes landing on Maho Beach is an adventure in itself!

I recently took a cruise through the Eastern Caribbean—and because I’m all about adventure, I chose a few high-octane offshore experiences to keep me busy. (Cruises aren’t just for relaxation, you know.) But what if you don’t feel ready for the extreme stuff yet? What if you’ve never done any of those things and, as […]

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Everything I Did Wrong on My First Cruise (and Even a Couple Things I Did Right)

El Capitan!

Getting practical cruise advice is tough—it’s hard to know what to expect from a cruise unless you’ve already been on one. These first time cruise tips are everything you need to know about what to do and, most importantly, what not to do on your first cruise. Trust me—I’m an expert in making mistakes.

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20 Killer Photos of Puerto Rico

20 Killer Photos of Puerto Rico

These photos are just a small representation of what Puerto Rico has to offer. From the food to the landscapes to the sunsets and hidden beaches, Puerto Rico is an extraordinary place to visit! After spending a full year back in the United States, after a lengthy 3.5 years of non-stop travel, I was really […]

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In the Dominican Republic: The First Time I Ever Experienced Another Culture

In the Dominican Republic: The First Time I Ever Experienced Another Culture

I was about 17 years old. I was slightly awkward, quite chubby and, of course, still trying to find my feet in a wide environment of social complexities. My understanding of life, not to mention the world, was very limited, and I was due to board a plane to the Dominican Republic. But allow me […]

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