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Sun Village – a Great All-Inclusive Resort on the Dominican Republic

Flying into another country has its challenges, not knowing the area, the language, and the culture, you will put to ease once you meet the Dominican people of Puerto Plata. I flew into the Puerto Plata Airport and had a transportation service pick me up, Hola Tours, at the airport. The driver was really friendly and drove me to my hotel, a $40 fare and $60 roundtrip. Since I was coming here to swim with the dolphins in Dominican Republic, at…

All Inclusive Sunset Jamaica Grande in Ocho Rios – A Great Choice to Stay

The Caribbean is often known for its warmth and slow paced bliss, in addition to its unrivaled white sand beaches and scenic beauty. Yet, nowhere else in Jamaica seems to sum these characteristics up than the Sunset Jamaica Grande, located in Ocho Rios. The Sunset Grande is one of Jamaica’s finest resorts and I can only hope my experiences there will paint an accurate portrait of the quality and beauty located within the walls of this hotel and give you a…

Bahamas-Nassau/Paradise Island

Ahhhhhh, the Bahamas! Who doesn’t fantasize about the clear waters of the Caribbean, punctuated with steel drums and a symphony of color? It was the frostbite of winter, when the California rains had soaked our spirits, and SAAD moods prevailed. We decided that traveling was a better choice over another visit to the therapist. We made the right decision! From Los Angeles, it takes about 7 hours to get to the Bahamas, depending on what island you travel to. A…

Dominica A Great Caribbean Island

As we made our approach to land in Dominica, I was awestruck at the incredible jungle scenery and mountainous terrain ø not a single hotel chain\ or high rise in site ø just the Atlantic Ocean, and the tops of coconut palm trees. The ride from Melville Hall Airport on the northeastern side of the island to the capital city of Roseau takes you through the interior of lush rainforest and twisting mountain roads. Few places on earth exude such…

U.S. Virgin Islands

50 miles east of Puerto Rico stands 100 plus islands covering 1,000 square miles. Only a few of those100 are actually inhabited. There are a few that I’m sure you’ve heard of; the US Virgin Islands. Chris Columbus named the islands on his second voyage to this “New World”, in 1493. According to National Geographic, the Virgin Islands were named after the legend of St. Ursula. Following Columbus’ discovery, 17th century Dutch cattle farmers called “boucaniers” became the first Europeans…

Bimini Bahamas

The call came from my friend, “Hey, would you want to go to Bimini for a week and stay on my boat I have docked there?” I didn’t have to think twice. After a quick look at my day timer I said, “Yes!” and was, suddenly, committed to an impromptu vacation. I would soon find out how incredible this set of Bahamian islands are. A short flight to Bimini was a superb way to begin the adventure to this small…

Bimini Wild Dolphin Encounters

Sabine Hoffmeister, originally from Germany, now lives in Dublin, Ireland. She is a sporty woman, 35 years old, who loves swimming and outdoor activities, which is a rarity in Ireland. Sabine visited Florida for the first time 4 years. Now, she says that she loves the state. Sabine got her scuba certification in Florida through Ocean Promotion Dive Center in Ft. Lauderdale. She participated in Dolphin World’s Swim with the Dolphins in Key Largo Florida. Afterwards, Sabine felt the urge to…

Costa Rica Vacation – My Whole Family Enjoyed

In celebration of my college graduation, my whole family took a trip to Costa Rica. A friend recommended staying at the Los Sueños Marriott Ocean and Golf Resort and my father used Bubba’s Costa Rica Fishing Report (www.costaricafishingreport.com) to book our deep sea fishing, Chiclets tree canopy zip-line tour, and Jaguariders ATV tour. We took a direct flight from Atlanta to the San Jose airport and arrived in the early afternoon (there was a 2 hour time change). We ate lunch in…

Things to Do on Grand Cayman Island

What is so amazing about Grand Cayman is that for its surprisingly small size it can accommodate and appreciate almost any condition a vacationist may have, whether it be a large family just looking for some sun and fun, smiles and great long lasting memories, or for that new couple just looking to get away and become lost in each others love and infatuation. Or for that newly wed couple looking to start their new life with an unforgettable memory…

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.. More Than Just a North Island City!

When flying into Puerto Plata, one can see why so many people fall in love with this beautiful place. There are miles and miles of sandy beaches, a luscious ocean, rolling mountains, and a green landscape that would make anyone’s heart smile. Landing at the airport, one is greeted in the arrival area with the sound of fun and danceable Salsa music, situated with a Spanish Quartet-happy musicians preparing one for their stay in this lovely land. One needs to…