Is Jamaica Safe?

As a consequence of the rather sketchy and sensationalised reporting on the web and in print media, ‘Is Jamaica Safe?’ is a question I am asked with some frequency.  I felt it merited a blog dedicated to this topic. I am going to explain some of the backgrounds of these over-inflated scare stories, some of… Read more


Beach Packing List

Beach vacations are definitely a favourite for me. I have always loved the ocean ever since I was little. So whether I’m heading on a luxury Caribbean vacation or I’m planning a staycation, I will always be drawn to the water. A beach is a place of relaxation for me. Even for kids, it is… Read more


Vacation Spots

Whether you call it a holiday or a vacation, it amounts to the same thing:  It’s time out from your daily routine.  An opportunity to escape to some of the best vacation spots on the globe where you can kick back, recharge batteries, explore a passion, learn a fun skill or just add to that… Read more


Weekend Getaway

Who doesn’t get that flutter of excitement when contemplating a weekend getaway?  It’s not like you’re contemplating a trek through Asia Minor where months of painstaking research needs to be paired with structured planning.  It’s just a weekend, right?  Ah, but what limitless adventures can be packed into a well-designed couple of days sandwiched between… Read more


Winter vacation ideas

The world is divided into two groups – those who start thinking about their Summer vacations on 1 June and those who start looking at amazing winter vacation ideas around the same date.  The spontaneity of the first group is much to be admired as it opens up the world of last-minute adventures.  But realistically,… Read more


Last Minute Travel Tips

As much as we like to have our lives neatly organised and planned, sometimes it makes perfect sense to seize the impulse of the moment and have an exciting break from the routine. Here are my last minute weekend getaway ideas that might help you not just master the art of the quick getaway but… Read more


Spring Break Destinations

Before you wince at the idea of a vacation that focuses on the best Spring Break destinations, let’s take a look at the reasons why travelling February to April makes a great deal of sense for the whole family. Technically, what to do for spring break seems at first glance to involve a mass migration… Read more


Best Honeymoon Destinations 

Ah, honeymoons.  That magical journey where you get to test-drive life as Forever Partners.  Regardless of your age, gender or nationality – what attracts newly weds to some of the best honeymoon destinations around the world distills down to the same key ingredients.  Romance features quite high on every list – even for the more… Read more


Costa Rica Beaches

Within the top ten list of any spectacular holiday destination lies the enigmatic country whose name literally translates as ‘Rich Coast’.  In addition to its many natural charms, Costa Rica’s beaches – limitless and untainted – are an all-year-round lure for eager travellers to its ambient shores. Any map of Costa Rica beaches will highlight… Read more


Mexican Cities to Visit

If you are one of the millions of tourists that visit the diverse and captivating county that is Mexico, you may have only explored the dazzling Caribbean and Pacific coastlines.  This country is more than just a collection of gorgeous beach resorts and luxurious Mexican Villa Rentals.  In fact, some of the Mexican cities to… Read more


Venice Italy Wedding Venues

Are you scanning the globe looking for that special place to memorialize your Happy Ever After?  Then let me introduce you to some Venice Italy wedding venues and luxury villas in Venice Italy that promise a backdrop, unrivalled anywhere in the world, for your special day. Introduction Weddings, by definition, are meant to be romantic… Read more


Safest Places in Mexico

With the concept of safety as a deciding factor for your proposed trip, let’s take a look at some of the safest places in Mexico with beautiful Mexican Villa rentals for you to stay.  This blog will also focus on safest resorts in mexico, the safest cities in Mexico and of course, the safest beaches… Read more


Dominican Republic Tourist Attractions

Christopher Columbus wasn’t wrong when he weighed anchor off the Dominican Republic coast.  In 1492, Spain grabbed this luscious corner of the Caribbean and established the first New World colony in this untouched paradise. Modern day Dominican Republic has come a long way from those early days of the Conquistadores.  It has evolved into one… Read more


Best Beaches in France

It’s hardly surprising for the country that invented the bikini to find out that it is an incredible beach destination.  Some of the best beaches in France could easily be described as some of the best beaches in the world.  What elevates the French beach experience to such lofty heights is not only the clear… Read more


Best Restaurants in Venice Italy

Dining in Italy is always a feast for the senses.  If you want your senses to have the ultimate Italian rush, then the ingredients of delicious dishes and extraordinary surroundings, combine to make a trip to any of the best restaurants in Venice, Italy an unforgettable experience.  What exactly constitutes ‘best Venetian restaurants’, you might… Read more


Best Beaches in Mexico

Mexico is vast.  It is a country of 31 states and if you view a map of Mexico beaches you will see they occupy positions on the coastlines that greet the Pacific, the Caribbean, the Gulfs of both Mexico and California.  As you can imagine, trying to identify the best beaches in Mexico is a… Read more


The Best Dominican Republic Beaches

The sovereign state that is the Dominican Republic commands a glorious position with coastlines that embrace both the Atlantic and Caribbean.  It’s no surprise that some of the best beaches in Dominican Republic find a happy home along the coastlines of this 18,500 square mile paradise.  In addition to the array of unspoiled beaches, the… Read more


Grand Cayman Diving

What are the ingredients that make a diving holiday a success?  Well, it simply has to be something worth getting wet for!  Grand Cayman diving can certainly offer this.  Incredible reef structures, dramatic walls, an array of marine life and a good wreck – there’s more than one reason to take a splash around the… Read more


Fishing in Turks and Caicos

Whether you are an avid angler who has mastered the art of freshwater trout fishing or a new-recruit to the thrill of chasing a blue marlin, Turks and Caicos fishing will provide the perfect setting from which to cast your line into the unknown.  The beauty of the islands where nature and man can commune… Read more