Tuesday, 11 December 2012
Wait a minute, you’re telling me that small little commonwealth country of the United States that never see’s snow has their own Christmas traditions? Absolutely, and I’ve been a part of it for 26 years and counting. Puerto Ricans celebrate the Navidades outdoors in the warm breeze and indoors with family traditions that carry on
Friday, 13 May 2011
Sitting alone on the warm, clean sands of Palm Beach; my mind drifts away with the windward breeze of the Aruban coastline. Four other bloggers end their weekend of paradise today while I lay here alone on the beach reflecting. Tragic right? Reflecting by the water is what I do best; there is something about warm weather and the scent of Banana boat suntan lotion that brings peace of mind.
Friday, 04 March 2011
We all have our dirty little secrets; exciting pleasures or hilarious faux paus. Travelers seem to be a breed that can do it all right? We live out of a backpack, hike rugged terrains and use our superhuman abilities to conquer the planet. Some people don't speak many languages, some travel without a laptop, but me: I don't know how to swim. (Or float at that matter.)
Monday, 21 February 2011
In the midst of a blistery Winter, nestled deep inside a travel writer was the desire for wanderlust and happiness abroad. With recent family hurdles to surpass, I was fortunate enough to find a quick break from my winter blues. If the sight of snirt, snow puddles and inclement weather mass transit delays makes you want to vomit, join the crowd. How often do we look at travel deals to warm destinations and wish to feel sun kissed by balmy, breezy weather where we can have no worries? Sometimes, you need a happy island to cure your winter blues.
Thursday, 17 February 2011
People call me crazy when I tell them I find slight turbulence on a plane a little soothing. For me, it feels like I am being lulled to sleep. With the marshmallow sky at my left, my laptop at hand and the anticipation of a new destination upon me, it's easy to feel relaxed. Followers of Art of Backpacking might have noticed the "girly" half of the dynamic team has been a little unplugged. Sometimes, things happen for a reason; here is what happened.