Caribbean

D3 Stuart Cove Diving

Underwater Photography: Bahamas

Scuba diving is one of our absolute favorite things to do. The feeling we get while underwater is one of absolute peace and calm. There’s a whole other world below…

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Paradise Island Close to Home: The Bahamas

What better way to beat the winter doldrums than a spur of the moment beach getaway? When an unexpected opportunity arose to travel to the Bahamas, we grabbed it. We’d…

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Don’t Skip: St. Kitts

Intro to St. Kitts The little island of St. Christopher Columbus first spotted St. Kitts from afar in 1493, but it wasn’t colonized until the British arrived in 1623. It…

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Aruba Intro: One Happy Island

With its white-sand beaches, constant, cooling trade winds and warm, friendly people, Aruba lives up to its name: One Happy Island.  Since it’s far enough south to be blow the…

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Don’t Skip: Cahuita, Costa Rica

Intro to Cahuita, Costa Rica White sand, coconut trees lining the beach and reefs near shore?  Sounded good to us.  The small beach town of Cahuita is on Costa Rica´s…

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St. John, USVI

  A day trip from St. Thomas to the nearby island of St. John is usually undertaken from Red Hook, the main ferry terminal for inter-island trips. Red Hook is…

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St. Thomas Activites

The busiest of the US Virgin Islands, St. Thomas has lots of activities to keep visitors busy. Most of these are focused on picture-perfect beaches and clear blue water. Sportfishing…

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Charlotte Amalie Historical Walk

Our walking tour is based on one we found in the tourist guide to St. Thomas they pass out when you arrive at the airport. It’s a good one! If…

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Intro to St. Thomas

While not our typical mode of travel, every once in a while it feels great to escape on a more traditional vacation. Since we’re still planning (hoping?) to earn some…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique

Spirobranchus giganteus, AKA Christmas Tree Worms, are an intriguing specimen among Earth’s creatures. These little guys are not  uncommon in tropical waters, but they certainly are unique! The tube-dwelling worms are found…