Vitamin Sea

Happiness is sinking  your bare feet deep into the soft powdery whites and letting the sand tickle your toes. If you’re not barefoot, then you’re overdressed. Tell me where your favorite beach is and why.  

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Barbados quickie highlights

Far away in the eastern Caribbean is the island of Barbados, a tropical gem surrounded by turquoise waters and pristine white sand beaches that makes you think everything is photoshopped. If it’s your first time to visit and if you only have one day to do it, you are not even going to scratch the…

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Tuk-tuk: Your Bangkok “ride of a lifetime”

    Do you remember that Visa card commercial back in 2002 where James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) rented a tuk-tuk, those sputtering three-wheeled open air taxis  to cut through the traffic and catch up with his date Zhang Ziyi in Bangkok and how the tuk-tuk collapsed to the ground from fatigue? I always thought that…

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One day in a Mexican village

ONE of the best ways to experience Mexican culture is to skip the tourist traps and popular tourist destinations and roam around a rural village even just for a day. Let’s put a village of Limones, a town in Costa Maya, Mexico in the spotlight. You can fly to Cancun and take a bus or…

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Frigate Bay, St. Kitts

Frigate Bay in Saint Kitts & Nevis is a scenic oceanfront inlet boasting of stretches of golden sandy shores, clear blue waters and incredibly breath-stopping views. Frigate Bay is actually two bays close together located in the southeast of Basseterre. The North Frigate Bay faces the Atlantic Ocean and is a vacationer’s dream with the…

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Saipan zoo cats find new home

Two of Saipan Zoo’s main attractions–an African lion named Lambert, and a Syberian tiger named Tasha finally got new homes at a wildlife sanctuary in Colorado. This came after Samaritan’s Purse, a humanitarian Christian organization replied to the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. officials to transport the animals to Colorado. The…

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Leisurely day in Placencia, Belize

Here is a gem of an island tucked in eastern coast of Central America and bounded by the Caribbean sea on one side called Placencia. Placencia, a once-sleepy fishing village that has turned into a popular tourist attraction is about 35 minutes away from Belize City by air, or about four or five hours by land…

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