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Cartagena: that déjà vu feeling

Cartagena mixes well the old with the new. At a distance, Bocagrande. / Cartagena mezcla bien lo viejo con lo nuevo. Al fondo, Bocagrande.

As soon as I landed in Cartagena I felt I had been there before. Its warm salty breeze and the colonial ...

Eleuthera… a feeling and so much more in the Bahamas

It became a daily ritual to start our day with a paddleboarding session. Here I am, looking out for Lion Fish. / Se convirtió en un ritual diario practicar paddleboarding por la mañana. Aquí, buscando el temido pez león.

The soft breeze tussled my hair while my eyes took in the expanse of the ocean in front of me. I had arrived. I was ...

Could I be under a bad travel juju?

And I visited a little piece of paradise. / Y visité un pedacito de paraíso.

Among many other things, I’m a travel writer. I have been working as one since 2006 for other publications and ...

The downside of a fun job

A few summers ago I fell in love with Manati. / Hace unos veranos atrás me enamoré de Manatí.

I feel like a fraud. I can’t help it. I know there’s so much I can control and the weather is not one of those ...

Isla Mujeres covered in art

Some murals pay homage to Isla’s Mayan heritage. / Algunos murales rinden homenaje a la herencia maya en Isla.

When Isla Mujeres comes to mind, most will think of white sandy beaches, great snorkeling and a cold margarita in ...

Colorful and mysterious Martinique

Beach at Hotel Bakoua. / La playa en el Hotel Bakoua. Credit Uncommon Caribbean

Being from the Caribbean, I was very intrigued by Martinique. I have done some island hopping, but somewhat ...