Recently I completed an article on the Best Curacao Beaches in collaboration with ‘GettingStamped.com.’ While I recommend that you check out the full article on their website, here are some highlights. Continue reading
Buy Fresh Fish in Curacao
One of my favorite things to do is buy fresh fish in Curacao from the fishermen. Not only is it a frugal way to eat great fresh fish in Curacao, it is also a cultural experience and an experience in nature. So do you want to know – Where to Buy Fresh Fish in Curacao? Continue reading
Land Adventures in Costa Rica
Know that it rains more in the central part of the country, in the regions near the Arenal Volcano and the Monteverde Cloud Forest – 2 choice locations. We had wet weather in December around the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica. You need a rain jacket. The fog will often restrict the view of the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica. We lucked out and had the volcano come into view while it was erupting at sunset – yeah!
While the coast is warm, 80s & 90s degrees F, the Arenal and Monteverde are Continue reading
I am excited to say that we are planning to spend part of Winter 2016 in South America. Specifically we plan to partake in Ecuador and Galapagos travel adventures and in areas outside of Quito Ecuador both Land and Sea. Although Ecuador is a small country, it is ecologically diverse, from the Andes to the Amazon, to the Continue reading
Tom and I have stayed at 2 places in Westpunt Curacao and looked at several others Accommodations in Westpunt. For several years, we chose to stay at what was called the 5 star resort – Kura Hulanda Beach Resort as our preferred Westpunt Curacao Accommodations – and it was 5 star in 2008. Today, … Continue reading
If you love the beach and want a crystal clear ocean, as well as culture, historic museums (with history to the late 1400s), night life, mountains, quaint city life, beach diversity, and … Continue reading
We love Westpunt (in the southwest) because the diversity of nature of Curacao found there. It offers easy access to the reef, and it is said that the nicest natural beaches are in the west. There are also beautiful beaches east of Westpunt. I like to be no more than a short walk to the beach (whether within a resort or just across the street) to swim, snorkel, dive, or watch the sun dancing on the water. What better way to spend a winter?
For me the best place to find the unique nature of Curacao is in Westpunt and areas immediately south have many naturally beautiful areas to hike, snorkel, dive and
My friend Frann joined us in Curacao for a week. The night before she left she emailed me to ask for a packing list for Curacao, and then she repacked everything. I asked her what Curacao packing list advice I should share that was the most valuable for her packing she said the following was most helpful: Continue reading