I was lucky enough to celebrate Christmas Day on the picturesque island of St. Croix.
We spent our time on St. Maarten in a grueling competition of wits: a photo scavenger hunt that took us around the island’s capital of Phillipsburg. Well, “grueling” might be a bit of an exaggeration but it did test our patience with each other. Ah, the joy of family vacations. Regardless of our ability to … More Travel Photo Diary: St Maarten
Oh my goodness, St. Kitts. St. Kitts is an absolute dream. This was quite possibly my favorite of all the islands we went to. Rainforest, mountains, beaches… what’s not to love? And we got to experience it all on a 4×4 safari.
When we docked in St. Lucia the clouds were clearing up after a pretty heavy downpour. Unfortunately for us, they only cleared long enough for us to walk around the shops to buy souvenirs (a postcard and bottle of hot sauce). I had hoped we’d be able to hike the Pitons or drive through the … More Travel Photo Diary: St Lucia
I finally did it! I learned how to surf! And it was… well it was really, really hard. And I loved every minute of it.
The island nation of Barbados was home to quite possibly the most picturesque beach I’ve ever seen in my life. And, to make our time spent on the island even more fun, I learned how to surf!
First stop on our 8 day cruise: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands! Originally settled by the Dutch in the 1600s, St. Thomas was a picture-perfect slice of paradise. While here my family enjoyed a snorkeling expedition with Captain Nautica through Carnival.
My family decided we were long overdue for a good old-fashioned family vacation since we hadn’t been on one since.. well probably since before I started college. Once we determined this was in fact going to happen the reigns were handed over to me to plan.