Looking back on 2016, I may not have traveled often, but I got shit done. Overall, 2016 gets 4/5 stars from me, and I'm looking forward to 2017.

Looking Back On 2016

While so many things happened in my world and across the globe in 2016 that made me sad, angry and even feeling hopeless (mostly just in November for that last one), overall I would give this year 4/5 stars. It was much slower paced than the year before in terms of traveling and blogging, but I still learned and accomplished […]


Geography of Travel

Geography of Travel 12.16

It’s been quite awhile since I did a geography of travel post. This month features all things alcohol to celebrate the 83rd anniversary of the Twenty-first Amendment, or the end of prohibition, in the United States. Learn a little bit about the US – and its relationship with alcohol – through the visual aid of maps. Geography of Travel – 12.16 […]


Must Have Travel Items

You’re probably being bombarded with gift guides right now. This is not a gift guide. Conveniently, though, I wrote it just in time for the holidays. So, if you don’t already have these items, now’s the time to put them on your wish list. Or treat yo’self! These must-have travel items are perfect for anyone for any trip. I personally […]


Best Places to Eat in Punta Gorda Belize 2

I haven’t written a post all about places to eat while traveling on the blog yet. That’s because I’m not really a foodie. And I rarely remember to take photos of what I’m eating anyway. Typically, I like to cook when I’m traveling. I especially like to cook for friends who let me stay at their homes – if they’ll […]


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Post Cards from Punta Gorda Belize

Arriving in Punta Gorda Way down in southern reaches of Belize is the Toledo District. It oozes laid back Caribbean vibes that characterize the region. It is full of diversity, delicious food, and loads of activities specially designed for history buffs, the adventurous, and the eco-minded. It’s a little difficult to get to, but the bus ride is totally worth it. […]


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Hotel Review: Hotel Kinbe 2

Hotel Kinbe – Playa Del Carmen, Mexico Address: Calle 10 Norte entre 1 y 5 Avenida, Centro, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico The Location Hotel Kinbe is located on a quiet side street in downtown Playa Del Carmen right near busy La Quinta Avenida. It is just steps from the beach and surrounded by shops and restaurants. It’s in […]