An Islamorada Fire Dragon Sunset for Chinese New Year

An Islamorada Fire Dragon Sunset for Chinese New Year

As I type this on a brisk Sunday morning, I feel blessed. Not just blessed to miss the cold (it’s in the 50s here) but blessed as my new place in Islamorada is just steps from the Florida Keys sunset. Steps I can walk every day. Yes, each evening (not just Sunday), I can walk […]

Finding Your Beach at Xpu-ha in the Riviera Maya of Mexico

Finding Your Beach at Xpu-ha in the Riviera Maya of Mexico

When staying in a house in Puerto Adventuras in the Riviera Maya, I received directions to Xpu-ha beach. Apparently, Xpu-ha was “a” or maybe “the” beach used in the famous Corona commercials. Therefore, I needed to not just find my beach (the advertisement slogan) but also certainly find this beach so I took off to […]

Episode 12: Marathon in the Middle of the Florida Keys

Episode 12: Marathon in the Middle of the Florida Keys

For many the Florida Keys equates to Key West. When I often tell people I relocated to the Florida Keys, they start telling me stories about Key West even if they drove through the Florida Keys, the 100 plus miles of the Florida Keys, they mention Key West. Well, there is much more to the […]

Sunrise in a Hammock at the Palm at Playa del Carmen

Sunrise in a Hammock at the Palm at Playa del Carmen

I decided to remain poolside and order another cocktail, I wanted to wait till the sun set to capture the golden hour’s light and the views from the rooftop at the Palm at Playa. After an incredible social afternoon including a live #Mexchat and before a delicious dinner at Plank, I just wanted to relax […]

Sitges, Catalonia – Barcelona’s Best Beach

Sitges, Catalonia – Barcelona’s Best Beach

I may have a new favorite beach town in Spain and it may just be Spain’s Best Beach town – period. Yes, after spending ten days on the beach in Sitges, Catalonia I can confirm this Barcelona beach escape as one place to top your lists in Spain. For me, it may just surpass San […]

Create Your Perfect Snow Day in Lake Placid with #PerfectSnowDayADK

Create Your Perfect Snow Day in Lake Placid with #PerfectSnowDayADK

Viewing all the playful snow images after Jonas, the 2016 blizzard that hit the east coast of the states, I realized I do miss winter, especially the snow. Yes, I’ll admit it. Now, in Florida (enjoying the sunshine state) I realize I’ll need to schedule winter holiday travel not just to escape cooler climates, but […]

A Sunset Sunday Stop at Vilano Beach, Florida

A Sunset Sunday Stop at Vilano Beach, Florida

After exploring Ponte Vedra Beach for the first time to take a rest in the Florida sunshine,  I decided not to head back to interstate I 95 but to continue south on A1A and make for a sunset stop in Vilano Beach, Florida. Just before I needed to head back across the bridge and head […]

The Beach for All Ages in Ponte Vedra, Florida

The Beach for All Ages in Ponte Vedra, Florida

After entering Florida and taking the highway I-95 south past Jacksonville, you can make a left and head for the Atlantic coast and some of Florida’s famous beaches. Before St Augustine travelers can discover Ponte Vedra, Florida Definitely worth a stop and also, the beach offers facilities to change and clean up, perfect for those […]