The Caribbean Islands: A Vacation Full of Adventure and Local Culture

When some people think of traveling the Caribbean islands, they think of yachts, resorts, and beaches; however a winter Caribbean vacation doesn’t have to mean forfeiting adventure for the warmth of the tropics. In 2009, I was invited to take a cruise through the Southern Caribbean. At first, I was hesitant.  My only understanding of… Continue Reading The Caribbean Islands: A Vacation Full of Adventure and Local Culture

4 Budget Hotel and Hostel Alternatives That Promote Local Culture Immersion

Staying somewhere other than a hotel or a hostel can be an adventure of its own. It can certainly give you a cultural experience that a hotel or hostel may not provide. It may also give you a kind of personal touch that other hotel-staying travelers won’t get. Let’s look at a few alternatives to typical hotel/hostel travel lodging. Continue Reading 4 Budget Hotel and Hostel Alternatives That Promote Local Culture Immersion