Tag Archives: Caribbean

Exploring Aruba on a Cruise

I thought the recent events of COVID-19 and the pretty much shutdown of all cruises was a time to reflect and look at what destinations I had visited based on a cruise that I have not posted about (yet). Cruising … Continue reading

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Visiting Jamaica

I really never posted about visiting Jamaica, so it was clearly time to add that country to the entries on the site. I have actually visited Jamaica twice – once in Montego Bay and once in Ocho Rios so we … Continue reading

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Visiting the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau

This is a 2007 retro post and migrated from the previous blog platform. We stayed at the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau from April 13th – 18th 2007. We found the experience wonderful. We stayed on Hilton Honors points – … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving in Turks and Caicos

Adding another country to list.  Took a Caribbean cruise to check out some of the diving locations in a rolling trip.  Yes, I know, Carnival Cruises are not the best, but you can get to a LOT of dive sites … Continue reading

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The Grenada Carnival Event and Parade

Ready for a fun posting?  Let’s talk about the Grenada Carnival. In August, it is Carnival time in Grenada. It is like a combination of Rio de Janeiro and New Orleans Mardi Gras. We took a boat ride over to … Continue reading

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Running in Grenada

It is our first full day here…so what did we do? We went running to explore the local town.  And yes, it was brutally hot.  90 degrees and you felt like you went swimming after a 10K run. Lots of … Continue reading

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Grenada Caribbean

You have to take a redeye from Seattle to get to Grenada… But it looks like August is a great time to visit this island. It is a long ways from Seattle, but it appears to be a great getaway … Continue reading

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Exploring the Dominican Republic

Today, we toured around the island a little bit…to check out the local culture and lifestyle. Lots of Russian immigrants and economy based on their influence here in the Dominican Republic. Did you know that a “Car Wash” in the … Continue reading

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Relax by Day, Party at Night in Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is definitely a place you can relax, take a nap or read by the pool. We did a little of all the above…and snuck in a little workout as well to enjoy a drink by the pool … Continue reading

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Diving Entertainment in Dominican Republic

OK – lets do some diving! Our little getaway is on the Atlantic of the island.  Not too fancy.  No docks for the boats. These pics are going to have a red tint due to the lens of the camera … Continue reading

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