Caribbean · Other Resorts · The Dominican Republic · Travel

Acorn Ridge: Privately Owned, Affordable Condos in the Dominican Republic

Acorn Ridge Cabin Rentals: Privately Owned, Affordable Condos in the Dominican Republic I've had the pleasure of working with Acorn Ridge Cabin Rentals twice so far this year. They have private condos in the Dominican Republic and cabins in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. This first review is specific to tell you about the Dominican… Continue reading Acorn Ridge: Privately Owned, Affordable Condos in the Dominican Republic

Caribbean · Mexico · Other Resorts · Travel

Affordable All-Inclusive Resort in Cancun: Occidental Tucancun

Affordable All-Inclusive Resort in Cancun, Mexico: Occidental Tucancun In July, we booked a last-minute trip to Cancun, Mexico through CheapCaribbean.com. We stayed at Occidental Tucancun,  which is an affordable all-inclusive resort in Cancun. Located right beside the luxury mall, we felt very safe and even walked to the mall several times to go to a grocery… Continue reading Affordable All-Inclusive Resort in Cancun: Occidental Tucancun

Caribbean · Jamaica · Other Resorts · Travel

Review of Iberostar Rose Hall Beach Resort

I spent Spring Break in Montego Bay, Jamaica with a large group of family. First and foremost, I want to say that we had an absolute blast together. We laughed so hard each and every day. It was truly special to be able to experience a vacation like this with a large group of family.… Continue reading Review of Iberostar Rose Hall Beach Resort

Caribbean · Open Letters · Other Resorts · Relationships · Travel

Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection | A View of Travel Blogging through a Mothers Eyes

Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection This blog post is a guest post written by Catherine Parker, mother of Olivia McCraw (Co-Contributor, Often Photographer, and "Travel Twin" of Wine and Weekends). Catherine was generous enough to volunteer to write a guest post about our recent family trip to Jamaica. I am honored and very impressed with… Continue reading Guest Post & Jamaica Reflection | A View of Travel Blogging through a Mothers Eyes

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel Tips

10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts

10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts I get so excited every time one of you messages me to say that you're considering going to a Sandals Resort! Clearly, I talk a lot about them - but I can't say it enough: there is no better overall travel company than Sandals Resorts! I've detailed almost all… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

Sandals Negril | Christmas in Jamaica + Scuba Diving Certification

Sandals Negril It's no secret that we love Sandals Resorts. I could talk about them all day long and am planning on making a blog post comparing the different resorts soon. The layout of Sandals Negril was completely gorgeous. I was impressed that 90% of the rooms have an ocean view. The resort sits in… Continue reading Sandals Negril | Christmas in Jamaica + Scuba Diving Certification

Caribbean · Other Resorts · St. Martin · Travel

Hotel L’Esplanade | An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin

Hotel L'Esplanade An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin About St. Martin: On September 6th, 2017, the island of St. Martin was changed forever. Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane, devastated the island and destroyed pretty much everything. As most Caribbean islands, the economy of St. Martin is made up of 84% tourism.… Continue reading Hotel L’Esplanade | An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin

Caribbean · Other Resorts · Travel

Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation

Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation: Background of St. Martin:The island of St. Martin is owned half by the French and half by the Dutch. The airport is on the Dutch side, but a taxi ride to the French side is only around a 20 minute drive. The beauty of… Continue reading Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation

Caribbean · Other Resorts · Travel · Travel Tips

My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean | Is it too good to be true?

My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean For my latest trip to the gorgeous island of Aruba (read more about my trip here), I used a website called Cheap Caribbean to book the entire trip. I had never used it before, and this post is in no way sponsored by them. However, I was extremely pleased with the… Continue reading My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean | Is it too good to be true?

Aruba · Caribbean · Other Resorts · Travel

Flamingo Beach in Aruba | Renaissance Resort + Private Island

Aruba Trip Recap The Famous Flamingo Beach in Aruba Olivia and I had the unreal experiences of spending 4 nights at Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino. This Resort is separated into two different hotels (side by side), where one is adults only and one is family friendly. However, no matter which side you stay on -… Continue reading Flamingo Beach in Aruba | Renaissance Resort + Private Island