Category Archives: Caribbean

Aquafari Curacao: A Submersible Scooter Underwater Tour

When researching things to do in Curacao, I wanted to do something adventurous for my last day. Curacao is well known for water sports and since I find myself to be boring safe most times, I decided to tackle another item on my 30 Before 30 list to go snorkeling or scuba diving. After scrolling […]

Puerto Plata City Tour: 4 Fun Day Trips from Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata City Tour

Out of all the Puerto Plata excursions and we took, the half day city tour was both educational and fun. We started at the Tropical hotel, part of the Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club and rode in an air-conditioned Caravan to each stop. If you’re visiting Puerto Plata solo, with family, on a baecation or have […]

Puerto Plata Outback Safari with Outback Adventures

Puerto Plata Outback Safari

This post “Puerto Plata Outback Safari with Outback Adventures” is not sponsored, but contain some affiliate links. For more information on the sponsored post and/or affiliate link policy, please click here. The first excursion for my vacation in Puerto Plata was a full day Outback Safari by Outback Adventures. The tour included a ride to Puerto […]

3 Reasons to Stay at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Puerto Plata

LHVC - lifestyle holidays vacation club reviews

I’m on a mission to travel as much as I can so I spent my first international trip of the year in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic at the Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club (LHVC). It was the first time using a Groupon for hotel travel and my first experience at an all-inclusive resort. The Residence Suites […]

The Atmosphere Have Vibes: My First J’ouvert Experience

My First J'Ouvert Experience

It’s mid-winter and that means Carnival is near. Although I’m not going back to Trinidad for Carnival this year, I’m reminded of my first J’ouvert experience. J’ouvert (French pronunciation: ​[ʒuvɛʁ]) is a large street party during Carnival in the eastern Caribbean region. J’ouvert is a contraction of the French jour ouvert, or dawn/day break. We […]

Carnival Prep: Tips for Getting Ready for Carnival

It’s Carnival Season! I caught the “Carnival bug” after experiencing my trip to Trinidad for Carnival and J’ouvert last year and I decided to visit Toronto for their Caribana Parade. I also have family there and it is close enough to NY to go for a quick weekend trip via bus (Megabus or Greyhound) or plane […]