Category Archives: North America

When in Cuba, Save Water Drink Cuban Rum

When in Cuba, Save Water Drink Cuban Rum No this isn’t a rum commercial nor a t-shirt. I’m certain that you have gone to Mexico or have had a friend come back from Spring Break with one of those t-shirts that says, Save Water Drink Cerveza. Although they are great marketing for Mexican beers, they…
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My Favorite Places in Cuba – Wanna Travel to Cuba with Me?

If you are curious about travel to Cuba and want to know what you have been missing, you have come to the right place! In this post, I'll reveal my favorite places in Cuba not only with my description but also by the beautiful photography.  Enjoy this virtual tour of Cuba! It is a fascinating…
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Essential Cuba Travel Tips – Questions About Travel to Cuba Answered

Cuba Travel Tips and Questions about Travel to Cuba Answered With twenty+  thirty+ forty+ trips to Cuba under my belt over the last five  six years, I would consider myself a seasoned adventurer in Cuba. With the recent opening of commercial flights and the surge of cruises, many assume that Cuba is your typical Caribbean tourist…
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Cuban Cocktail Recipe – La Canchánchara

As someone that travels a lot, I typically don't buy many souvenirs. There is not enough space in my humble writing abode or backpack for much. So my best souvenirs over the years have been recipes. In my book, With New Eyes, I included recipes for tortilla española from my years in Spain as well as a…
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Hiking Kauai’s Alakai Swamp Trail

All right, I know exactly what you’re thinking after reading the headline above. I didn’t come to Hawaii to check out a swamp! Also … What would I find fun about an adventure in a swamp? As it turns out, quite a lot. The Alakai Swamp Trail is a true aloha hiking adventure full of eye candy for nature…
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Adenture Travel to Kauai – Kayaking to Kipu Kai

For those that have already visited the Garden Isle or for those that are experienced kayakers with a sense of adventure, I would highly suggest going to one of the most beautiful beaches on Kauai, Kipu Kai. This beach, featured in the movie The Descendants, is on property of the Waterhouse Family between Poipu and…
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