CUBA (HAVANA/VARADERO) OVERVIEW When: 17 February - 20 February, 2023 Where (accommodations): Habana Vieja (Old Havana): One night at Airbnb #1 (hosted by Yandy) , three nights at Airbnb #2 (hosted by Esther) Transportation: JetBlue flight Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) - Havana, Cuba (HAV) Sights/attractions: Plaza de la Catedral, Capitolio de la Habana, Plaza de... Continue Reading →
Endless Summer Daze
ICELAND Overview When: 1 July - 5 July, 2021Where (accommodations): Midgardur by Center Hotels Transportation: Icelandair from Boston to Reykjavik 5hr flight, Procar - car rental Sights/attractions: Blue Lagoon, Golden Circle tour ( Stokkur geyser, Gulfoss waterfall, Kerid crater), Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, Fegradalsfjall volcano, Reykjavik downtown, Ishestar Horse Riding Centre, Sky LagoonFood/drinks: Mat Bar, Svarta... Continue Reading →
Negril and Montego Bay, Jamaica Overview When: 9 June – 14 June, 2021Where (accommodations): Royalton Negril Resort & Spa, Zoëtry Montego BayTransportation: American Airlines from Boston to Montego Bay, Jamaica (layover in Philadelphia, PA) . JetBlue from Montego Bay to Boston (layover in Orlando, FL) Sights/attractions: Negril: Seven Mile Beach, Times Square Mall. Montego Bay: Doctor's Cave Beach,... Continue Reading →
Eat, Beach, Sleep, Repeat!
PUERTO RICO/VIEQUES Overview When: 12 February- 22 February, 2021Where (accommodations): AirBnb in Isla Verde (9 nights) and Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort (1 night) Transportation: JetBlue direct 3.5hr flight from Boston to San Juan, Puerto Rico. 10 min flight from Ceiba (CVR) to Vieques (VQS) on Vieques Air Link . Car rental in Isla Verde- Charlie... Continue Reading →
Return to Heaven-Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia
FRENCH POLYNESIA (TIKEHAU, RANGIROA, FAKARAVA, MOOREA) Overview When: 11 September - 27 September, 2020Where (accommodations): Tikehau: Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort, Rangiroa: Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa, Fakarava: Havaiki Lodge, Moorea: Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & SpaTransportation: JetBlue from Boston to LAX. Air Tahiti Nui from LAX to Papeete, Tahiti. Air Tahiti (Lagoons Pass) for inner islands travel.... Continue Reading →
Aruba-One Happy Island
ARUBA Overview When: 15 November - 19 November, 2019 Where (accommodations): Holiday Inn Resort and Casino Transportation: Delta airlines flight from Boston to Atlanta, GA and Atlanta, GA to Oranjestad, Aruba, jeep for one day through Value Car rental Sights/attractions: Palm Beach, Baby Beach, snorkeling cruise with Pelican Adventures, California Lighthouse, Casibari Rock Formation, Hooiberg Stairway, Natural Bridge, Arikok... Continue Reading →
58 hours in Iceland
ICELAND Overview When: 16 November- 18 November, 2018 Where: Hotel Laxnes, Mosfellsbaer Transportation: Flight: Boston (BOS) to Keflavik International airport (KEF) on WOW airlines. Car rental: Blue Car rental ( booked through "Guide to Iceland") Must see/do: Blue Lagoon, Laxnes Horse Farm, Reynisfjara black sand beach, Dyrholaey, Skogafos (waterfall), Seljalandsfoss (waterfall), Kerid crater, Thingvelir National Park... Continue Reading →
Heaven on Earth- Honeymoon in French Polynesia
Tahiti/Moorea/Tahaa/Raiatea/Bora Bora Overview When: 22 March - 9 April, 2018 Where: Papeete (Tahiti): 3 nights upon arrival AirBnb, last night before the flight AirBnb; Moorea: AirBnb; Taha'a: Vahine Island Private Island Resort and Spa; Raiatea: AirBnb; Bora Bora : Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort Transportation: Boston (BOS) to Los Angeles (LAX) - Delta airlines, Los Angeles to Papeete (PPT) -... Continue Reading →
Destination wedding, ‘family-moon’ and lots of love!
Miami, FL/Carnival Cruise (Nassau, Bahamas, Amber Cove, DR, Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos, Princess Cays, Bahamas) Overview When: 15 November - 27 November, 2017 Where: Hilton Cabana Miami Beach, Marriott Stanton South Beach, Carnival Splendor, The Gates Hotel South Beach Transportation: Boston (BOS) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) on JetBlue, car rental for one day, Uber,... Continue Reading →
In search of the missing ships!
BERMUDA Overview When: June 30 - July 4, 2017 Where: AirBnb at Warwick, Bermuda Transportation to the island - Boston, MA (BOS) to L.F. Wade International Airport, Bermuda (BDA) direct flight on Delta Transportation within the island - taxis, mopeds, ferry, bus Must see and do - Horseshoe Bay Beach, Crystal Caves, Tobacco Bay, Gibbs Hill Lighthouse,... Continue Reading →