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Casa de Campo resort is one of the most revered resorts in the Caribbean. Barbara and I have had the honor of visiting and...

Sandals Ocho Rios Jamaica – Part 3

Did I mention Golf? Oh Yeah, it is there, it is one of the nicest courses you will play, transportation is included, and it...

Sandals Ocho Rios Jamaica – Part 2

Water is everywhere. With 105 pools, including 7 Main Pools, you can find YOUR spot. The Ochi Beach Club is the main place to...

Sandals Ocho Rios Jamaica – Part 1

As any of you that have seen my great looking car wrap around Mint Hill, I am passionate about Sandals. This next resort review...

We Have Been There – Part 3

Restaurants We had access to 18 restaurants during our stay. As a very frequent traveler, and bit of a foodie, I was more than impressed...

We Have Been There – Part 2

Our first resort will be Oasis Grand, Quntana Roo, Cancun, Mexico. This is a family resort. Despite any ads you may see, they do...

We Have Been There – Part 1

This next series is by requests from several readers. You asked if we could review some of the resorts and tours we have personally...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 7

This is the final part of this series on cruise ships and styles. Puerto Rico is a US territory. Located near the Virgin Islands in...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 6

Destinations and Experiences Caribbean Islands are at the top of the list of most popular destinations. They range from Jamaica down to Aruba. Jamaica has...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 5

This week we'll look at more of the WOW factor on cruise ships. Central Park. OK, so non believers, this is where you just have...

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