Rainy afternoon at Bathsheba’s Beach and Soup Bowl

Bathsheba's Beach and Soup Bowl on a gloomy day in Barbados. Bathsheba's Beach and Soup Bowl in Barbados is named after the beautiful Queen Bathsheba, wife of King David in the Bible. I got the chance to stop by the beach on a windy, rainy day. The beach had a gloomy ambiance but it didn't stop people from wading in the shallow part of the water. The foaming waves attracted a couple of…

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Marigot Bay, Saint Martin

Beautiful day at the bay, with boats out in the lagoon.  Marigot is located on the west coast of St. Martin, the French side of the island. A few steps away from this beautiful bay is one of the most famous attractions near the bay is the Marigot Market, typically like your flea markets with open stalls displaying all kinds of goodies from souvenirs items, clothes, bags to food and drinks and anything else…

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Taxi ride with grandma ‘Grumps’

WHEN you are trying to cut costs and share a cab with strangers, it's always like opening a surprise package. You won’t know who you’re riding with until you are there with them. One morning, I and my travel buddy were waiting for the cab that we contacted the night before to get us to Old San Juan from Fajardo. The trip would cost us $60. Arturo, the cab driver, called to say…

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Here comes the plane!

heck out one of the scariest airports in the world where planes fly so dangerously low over people’s heads, yet it has become an attraction drawing tourists from all over the world. Some time ago I and my travel buddy joined an eager crowd at Maho Beach where the most spectacular jet landings and take-offs happen daily just outside the runway of Princess Juliana International Airport in Sint Maarten in the Caribbean Islands.…

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5 places to visit in Barbados in one day

The Speightstown Esplanade is one of the most popular spots in Speightstown, Barbados. Far away in the eastern Caribbean is the island of Barbados, a tropical gem surrounded by turquoise waters and pristine white sand beaches that makes you think everything is photoshopped. If it’s your first time to visit and if you only have one day to do it, you are not even going to scratch the surface of what Barbados has…

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One day in a Mexican village

ONE of the best ways to experience Mexican culture is to skip the tourist traps and popular tourist destinations and roam around a rural village even just for a day. Let’s put the village of Limones, a town in Costa Maya, Mexico in the spotlight. You can fly to Cancun and take a bus or rent a car and drive to Limones which is about 200 miles away. As you drive through the…

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Frigate Bay, St. Kitts

Picturesque landscape of Frigate bay with mountains looming at St. Kitts, Caribbean Islands Frigate Bay in Saint Kitts & Nevis is a scenic oceanfront inlet boasting of stretches of golden sandy shores, clear blue waters, and incredibly breath-stopping views. Frigate Bay is actually two bays close together located in the southeast of Basseterre. The North Frigate Bay faces the Atlantic Ocean and is a vacationer’s dream with a mix of sand and sea…

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