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Valparaiso, Chile; old town, colorful houses and street art.

We'd been travelling through South America, (Peru, Bolivia and Chile) for about three weeks and our final stop was Santiago. When we arrived, it was rainy, damp and colder than expected so we ended up not doing much that day. Our flight the following day wasn't until midnight, so we had a full free day. …

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Lima, Peru, the start of our three weeks in South America.

Our plan to spend three weeks in South America and explore three countries (Peru, Bolivia and Chile) has finally come together. MirafloresHotel Santa Cruz After a smooth flight from Miami, we had an even easier time clearing customs and immigration. In the days prior, we were checking all we could find about Peru's ever changing …

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Barbados’ Welchman Hall Gully.

Finally got a chance to explore Welchman Hall Gully which is located in the centre of the island in St Thomas. Being one of the island's oldest attractions, this natural wonder was formed when the roof a massive cave collapsed. The result is a gully that's filled with various species of trees, bamboo, ferns and …

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Murals around Barbados, 2022.

As you drive around this island, you stumble across some interesting attractions in some out of the way places. Here's a sampling of some of the murals we've found so far. Tiled mosaic along the Richard Haynes boardwalk in Hastings, Christ Church Parish. This area runs along the Southwest coast and is home to shopping …

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Nature Barbados, Botanical Gardens and Forests.

Barbados is home to some beautiful beaches but you can also step away into a world of exquisite gardens and forests. Hunte's Gardens. When in Barbados, a trip to Hunte's Gardens is a must. Located in the lush area of St. Joseph parish, this sunken garden born out of a gully is chock full of …

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Hike Barbados: Barclays Park to Chalky Mount, May 2022

It's been a while since my wife and I had gone hiking. We'd talked about from time to time but always ended up doing other activities. Typically when you think of Barbados, hiking isn't one of those activities that springs to mind, however, this island is more than just beaches and ocean. There's a very …

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Cruising the Caribbean (Barbados to Barbados) April, 2022

I have to admit, I've never thought much about cruising, always been more of a "feet planted firmly on the ground" kind of person. Having done trips to Kilimanjaro, Machu Picchu and Everest Base Camp, trekking is more my style, I am however always open to engaging in new experiences. Since the beginning of the …

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Hamilton Pool, Dripping Springs, Texas, 2020

Hamilton Pool Rd Hamilton pool is a natural wonder located in an idyllic setting in central Texas. We've always wanted to visit this attraction but it had become so popular that reservations were required. In summer, it tended to be very crowded anyway so it wouldn't have made for a very enjoyable experience. Now in …

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Barbados, March 2020

This trip was a coming home for me. I'd been to my wife's home country of Germany a few times so I was beyond excited to show her around the place I grew up. Lately, our flight days have been pretty long. Our home airport in Austin Texas doesn't offer a lot of direct international …

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Curacao Dreams December 2019

Curacao here we come. Visit Curacao, you won't be disappointed. This small island has a lot to offer. Besides the usual offerings like sand & surf, there's great shopping, dining both local and international, museums, art galleries, Great houses or Landhuizen as the old plantation houses are called, off shore adventures and so much more. …

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