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 their Privately… Continue reading Acorn Ridge: Privately Owned, Affordable Condos in the Dominican Republic

Travel · VA Small Town Travel Series · virginia · Wineries

Small Town Travel Series: The Best Things to do in Gordonsville VA

Small Town Travel Series: The Best Things to do in Gordonsville VAGordonsville is an adorable small town located just north of Charlottesville, VA. It is another small town that is heavily concentrated with excellent wineries! They also have an adorable downtown with unique shops and pop-ins. Gordonsville is also home to the Fried Chicken Festival,… Continue reading Small Town Travel Series: The Best Things to do in Gordonsville VA

Blogging · Travel · Travel Tips

A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging & Why I continue to do it

A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging I have good reason to say that 2018 has been the most exciting, rewarding, stressful, and memorable year of my life.  I pushed publish on WineandWeekends.com in July of 2017, but I didn't truly start treating it as a business until January of 2018. So here… Continue reading A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging & Why I continue to do it

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

Travel · Travel Tips

How to Plan a Trip | Tips + Best Sites

How to Plan a Trip: I am so happy to finally make myself sit-down and write this post. I have gotten several requests for a post detailing "how to plan a trip." So I hope that you find this post beneficial! Planning a trip should be exiting and fun. Don't let all of the choices… Continue reading How to Plan a Trip | Tips + Best Sites

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

Sandals South Coast | Jamaica | A Photographic Resort Tour

Sandals South Coast | Jamaica A Photographic Resort Tour The Grounds: The beach at Sandals South Coast in Jamaica has a gorgeous and huge stretch of beach! One of my favorite parts of the resort was the Over-Water Bar, which has hammocks around the outside edges of the dock. Another unique touch for Sandals South… Continue reading Sandals South Coast | Jamaica | A Photographic Resort Tour

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

Barbados Trip Recap | Sandals Royal Barbados

Sandals Royal Barbados: On our most recent trip, we traveled to Barbados and stayed at Sandals Royal Barbados (no surprises there - unless you are not aware how obsessed we are with Sandals - and in that case, nice to meet you). We had an amazing trip together - because we always do! However, while… Continue reading Barbados Trip Recap | Sandals Royal Barbados

Caribbean · Travel Tips

How to Choose an All-Inclusive Resort | 7 Things to Look For

All-Inclusive Resorts: They Are Not All Created Equally When most people decide that they want to take a Caribbean Trip, many people immediately think about an all-inclusive resort - with good reason. All-inclusive Resorts are definitely the best way to experience the Caribbean on a budget. However, not all all-inclusive resorts are created equally. I have been to… Continue reading How to Choose an All-Inclusive Resort | 7 Things to Look For