Caribbean

MoBay, Jamaica

The weather called for freezing rain, snow, and minus double digits back home but what I needed was some palm trees, warm breezes, reggae, and a sunburn. This is what brought me to here, Montego Bay. I have to admit, I got lucky. B travels back and forth for work so I took it as… Continue reading MoBay, Jamaica

Havana Cuba
Caribbean, Travel

Beginner’s Guide to Havana, Cuba

On what might be the coldest day in Toronto this year (minus 19 WTF?!?), I can't help but reminisce about warmer days in Havana. Last year was my first (and definitely not my last) time in Cuba. As I think about my experience as a newbie to the country, I've compiled the following list of… Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Havana, Cuba

Caribbean, Central America, Travel

Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

It took me so many years of unbareable Canadian winters to finally do what so many Canadians do - escape the winter... well, at least for a week. I wanted a place where the only worry I would have is not putting on enough sun screen. This dream came true when I took my first… Continue reading Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Central America, Travel, Uncategorized

Mayan Mexico

I've never been someone who quivers at the thought of rappelling down a mountain, or climbing up to the top of a tower and looking down - never... until I went to Mexico. Mexico has always had my interest. Even as a young girl, Mexican food was always my favourite (well, what I knew of… Continue reading Mayan Mexico