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

fashion · Fashion/Beauty

The Best Affordable Swimsuits for Summer 2019

I spoiled myself with new swimsuits for my latest trip to Jamaica, and they are too good not to share! Every single one is under $40; most are under $30! I can't get down with these $70 swimsuits - I don't care how cute they are. So hopefully this post gives you some summer inspiration… Continue reading The Best Affordable Swimsuits for Summer 2019

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

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 · 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

Blogging · lifestyle · Photography

The Best Affordable Photography Equipment

The Best Affordable Photography Equipment As someone who documents a large portion of my life for part of my "living"... cameras and photography are a pretty big deal. However, I don't think you have to be a blogger to appreciate a good photo. We all love taking pictures of our lives and sharing them with… Continue reading The Best Affordable Photography Equipment

Travel · Travel Tips

Travel Packing List | My Step-by-Step Packing Strategy

Travel Packing List The first step of packing for ANY trip should include making a list. I don't care how often I travel, if I don't make a list... I will forget something. It happens every time. Sometimes, even where I make a list - I will think of something later and not add it… Continue reading Travel Packing List | My Step-by-Step Packing Strategy

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?