Category Archives: North America

Grenada – The Island of Spices

Grenada – The Island of Spices So, almost two years after our southern Caribbean cruise, here is the post about the last island we visited – Grenada. I knew almost next to nothing about the island but was very eager to visit it. Particularly I was very excited as Grenada is very close to South […]

Martinique – a piece of Europe in the Caribbean

After visiting Antigua (which wasn’t what we were expecting), we were wondering what the next island on our Caribbean cruise will be like. Fortunately, we really liked Martinique and found that the island was a mixture of European style architecture, beautiful sand beaches and Caribbean culture.

Fly Over Canada: A virtual adventure

Fly over Canada is one of the newest tourist attractions in Vancouver and offers a different way to see Canada from above. Fly over Canada is a virtual, high technology, 4D flight over the territory of Canada, which shows the amazingly beautiful nature of Canada. Special effects like wind, rain, mist, scents and change in […]

A Beach Day in Saint Lucia

Usually, when I dream about visiting a new place, I try to be realistic in my dreams so there is a bigger chance of them coming true. The Caribbean island of Saint Lucia was one of these places, which I secretly dreamed to visit one day but I wasn’t sure if that was actually going […]

Oregon: A 3 day Road Trip

When we visited Oregon for the first time in May 2014, we were so impressed by its beautiful nature. We visited the coast (Cannon Beach) we were fascinated by the infinite beach and the rocks, scattered in the ocean. In 2014 we also visited and the picturesque Columbia River Gorge and its waterfalls. We knew […]

Antigua: The land of the Sea, the Sun and the Contrasts

The island of Antigua is famous with its 365 beaches – one for each day of the year. I am not sure if that is in fact true, but all beaches on Antigua are open to the public. The idea of Antigua in my mind was of a paradise-like exotic island. We wanted to see […]

A trip to White Rock, BC – Photo Essay

White Rock is a small coastal town in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It is located 7 km north-west of the Canadian-American Border. It is named after a white boulder on the beach. This granite boulder has migrated south during the last glaciation. It is painted once a month to keep its color white.

Hotel Review: Live Aqua Cancun

When we decided that we are going to visit Cancun for our beach vacation in 2014, we have no idea in which hotel to stay. I didn’t know what kind of hotels were there. I just knew that we need to be in a nice 5 star hotel, because this is very important when you […]

St. Thomas – A peek into the past

The stories about pirates in the Caribbean and rich Europeans, who were sent to unknown lands to manage trading companies and banks probably originated from islands like St. Thomas and its capital city Charlotte Amalie. In 1691 the town was named after the wife of the Danish King Christian V and in its early days […]

Cruising for the first time and will we do it again – Part 2

I continue sharing our impressions from our first cruise. You can read part 1 of this post here.