Where to Stay in San Juan, Puerto Rico
I was excited to visit Puerto Rico, not just for the food and colorful photo opportunities, but also because I had the opportunity to stay at one of the best resorts on the island…read more
How to Survive a Caribbean Cruise with 7 Kids
We were quite the crew of fourteen people on this Caribbean cruise, running around airports and cruise ship ports. I learned a few things about how to keep my nieces and nephews entertained while making sure I stayed sane.read more
Labadee, Haiti: More than Meets the Eye
Labadee, Haiti is a port on the northern coast of Haiti which is leased to Royal Caribbean until 2050. I wasn’t really sure if I would like this stop on our Caribbean cruise, since the thought of a port built by Royal Caribbean sounds extremely commercialized.read more
I'm On My Way To The Caribbean!
If you have been following along our tropical adventures so far, then you may already know I’m heading to the Caribbean this week! Our port stops include Jamaica, Haiti and Mexico.read more
Top Ten Tropical Islands
Our picks for the top ten tropical islands. If you are planning a trip to a tropical island paradise, don’t overlook these islands!read more
Enter to Win a 3 Night Stay at Aruba Marriott!
Ordinary Traveler and Aruba Marriott have teamed up to bring you a chance to win a 3-night stay in one of the most beautiful places in the world – The Caribbean!read more
Let the Tropical Adventures Begin!
I’m dubbing the end of 2012 as our tropical adventures. Not every place we will be visiting is an island, but they are all centered around beautiful beaches, warm water and tropical weather.read more
Ali's Surf Camp Review - Dominican Republic
One of the best parts about our trip to the Dominican Republic in December was our stay at Ali’s Surf Camp in Cabarete. Not only because the staff is kind and friendly to everyone, but because there is something about surf camp that brings out the best in people.read more
Photo of the Week: Rowboat in the Sky
While enjoying a Dominican sunset we witnessed two landscapes mixing into one…read more
Christmas in the Dominican Republic
“Good Afternoon. Are you Christy?”
I hear a voice from behind as we collect ourselves and our luggage from the cab. Our minds still a bit groggy from 17 hours of travel and sleeping on the Miami airport floor.read more