Caribbean


Packing List for a Caribbean Vacation

Our trip to Dominica taught us many lessons, one of which was the importance of packing smart and light.  When I fly her away this time, we will focus on sink-washable, lightweight clothing that will fit in a carry-on bag.  Five days worth of clothes in a carry on bag.  Here is the plan… (more…)


Remembering Dominica – Scary Roads and Mosquito Borne Viruses

Dominica was my dream island.  I researched it until there was no more research to do.  2nd largest boiling lake in the world, 365 rivers, internationally recognized snorkeling…  The Nature Island of the Caribbean was going to be perfect!

…and then it wasn’t…  Hot nights, a wrecked rental, mosquito borne viruses, crazy roads…  What an adventure! (more…)


Best Sites to Find Vacation Packages

What is easier than bundling your flight and lodging into a single purchase while at the same time saving money?

Nothing.

Sometimes the easiest answer is also the best answer when it comes to travel planning.  Travel sites make money based from their reservations for cars, hotels, and flights, and are willing to give an extra discount if you buy more than one of those from the same company.  With so many companies vying for your business, which one is best? (more…)


Cheapest Flights to the Caribbean

Just the idea of flying her away is exciting, isn’t it?

Where will we go?
What will we do?
What amazing food are we going to eat?

So many questions…

But then it dawns on you that this trip is going to cost you.  Ultimately, you will want to invest wisely, and it is important to remember that this trip is an investment.  You are investing time and money in order to earn positive returns on your relationship.  This is not the time to slack off!

Fortunately, I have found that traveling the Caribbean doesn’t need to cost all that much if you follow just a few steps.  (more…)