Although Culebra is a separate island, it is part of Puerto Rico. The Culebra ferry runs regularly to shuttle locals and tourists between the small island and mainland Puerto Rico. Oddly enough, the absolutely essential Culebra ferry does not have its own website or any way to verify schedules or prices online. While plenty of tour companies will offer tours… Continue reading
When I read that a hotel has a “gym” or a “library” I tend to insert those quotation marks around the words in my mind. I know that what a hotel considers a gym is usually a dirty old yoga mat and a half broken treadmill. A hotel library is a more likely collection of 3 discarded copies of Eat,… Continue reading
The main reason I decided to go on a cruise with Fathom Travel is because they promised an opportunity to volunteer in the Dominican Republic. I had always wanted to visit the Dominican Republic but I refused to do so by sitting by a pool at a resort. I even cancelled a press trip to the DR because the company… Continue reading
I never thought of myself as a cruise person, but Fathom Cruises claimed to focus on “Impact Travel” and that intrigued me. This company has a smaller boat, holding only 700 passengers, as opposed to the couple of thousand many other cruise boats hold. They also stay at cruise ports longer so that the passengers can actually interact with locals… Continue reading
I’ve written about why I don’t take time off from my workout routine while traveling and I’ve also posted some of my tips for fitness on the road, but recently I’ve gotten a lot of requests for the fitness apps I like to use. So, here are some of my go-to fitness apps, along with some workout suggestions.
In Colombia, you might see statues and images of a man with a heart-shaped hole in his chest. It’s creepy and beautiful, especially when you know the story behind the man the statues represent, José Asunción Silva.
José Asunción Silva was a Colombian poet, which is… Continue reading