Category Archives: America

The Peruvian Amazon – An Adrenaline rush and a Culture crush!

The Peruvian Amazon – An Adrenaline rush and a Culture crush!

For years, it has been my wish to travel to the Peruvian Amazon. I popped that into my bucket list, of course, not knowing when that trip would materialize. So far, somehow, although I returned to Peru several times, it was always to my hometown, Trujillo, and usually on to Machu Picchu. But THIS tripContinue Reading

10 things to do in Salt Lake City, Utah besides skiing

10 things to do in Salt Lake City, Utah besides skiing

Utah is well known for its varied terrain – from stark deserts to pine covered mountains. It has vast national parks, and ever since the 2002 Winter Olympics, has been the winter destination for many skiing enthusiasts. I wish I could say I’m a great skier, but the thuth is I haven’t been able toContinue Reading

Glamour Primaveral – Spring Fashion Show in Trujillo, Peru!

Glamour Primaveral – Spring Fashion Show in Trujillo, Peru!

In case you have been wondering about my absence from the blog, I’ve been in Trujillo, Peru for the past three months. Trujillo is my hometown, the one I left more than 10 years ago. For various family matters I had to come back, cancelling other travel plans. Anyway, enough about me. This is about my hometown’s most popular event,Continue Reading

Xperience the Xpa at Xcaret , Mexico!

Xperience the Xpa at Xcaret , Mexico!

It’s almost impossible not to hear about “Xcaret” while visiting the Riviera Maya. Xcaret is an eco-archaeological park, located a few kilometers away from Playa del Carmen. A visit to this park is certainly the best way to experience the music, the food, the land, its history and even get pampered in a most unexpected and unusual setting. The SpaContinue Reading

22 Photos of our Most Memorable Activities and Tours in Belize

22 Photos of our Most Memorable Activities and Tours in Belize

Our month in Belize was much better than expected. Our initial plan was to go diving in the Great Blue Hole, but for various reasons it didn’t happen. Luckily, there’s no shortage of exciting activities and tours in Belize. We took tours into the jungles, mangroves, cayes (islands), and some spectacular ruins. For such a smallContinue Reading

Hotel Review: Maruba Resort Jungle Spa – Maskall, Belize

Hotel Review: Maruba Resort Jungle Spa – Maskall, Belize

‘Belize Vacation on the wild side’ – this unique slogan caught my eye when I first saw the Maruba Resort Jungle Spa website. That looked interesting, actually more, it looked exciting. Truth is, the more we travel, the harder it is to find things that excite our interest. A Jungle Spa – I thought, whyContinue Reading

Gone fishing in Belize – A great way to experience the Caribbean Sea!

Gone fishing in Belize – A great way to experience the Caribbean Sea!

I have been on several memorable tours, but the Cook Your Catch tour out of Hopkins, Belize was so unique that it goes to the top of my ‘favorite tours’ list! What added to it was the unexpected drama as we set out. All that was missing was the movie camera and suspenseful music! The boat ride  –Continue Reading

Hotel Review : Hopkins Bay Resort, Belize

Hotel Review : Hopkins Bay Resort, Belize

When we initially mapped out our travel plans in Belize, Hopkins was not part of it. The reason? I didn’t find much information about this part of the country. However, when Hopkins Bay Resort invited us to review their property, I sat up and took a closer look at the area. I learned that Hopkins isContinue Reading

Our Tour of Lamanai – Mayan Ruins in Belize

Our Tour of Lamanai – Mayan Ruins in Belize

I love Belize! I love the food, the culture and the ambiance. Its a great place for just chilling out and/or exploring, whatever takes your fancy. There really are many things to do in Belize. As for me, I love exploring. We were staying at Maruba Resort Jungle Spa in Maskall and one of the toursContinue Reading

Hotel Review: Xanadu Island Resort – San Pedro, Belize

Hotel Review: Xanadu Island Resort – San Pedro, Belize

After a week in the jungle of Belize, now it was time to check out an island boutique hotel we had heard a lot about. A resort that has been awarded for being eco-friendly and for its excellent service. Xanadu Island Resort in San Pedro, Belize on Ambergris Caye stands out also for its rather unusual ecoContinue Reading