Category Archives: CARIBBEAN

Postcard of the Week: Happy Easter from the Dominican Republic

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Above: An ice cream vendor cycling down Santo Domingo’s famed Malecon or seafront George Washington Avenue.

Happy belated Easter to all who celebrated! It’s been a few weeks since my last blog update. I’ve been one busy bee, traveling from Belize all the way to the Dominican Republic, where I will be based for my next project: authoring a first edition of Moon Dominican Republic for Moon Travel Guides, scheduled for release in bookstores in Fall 2016.

This is going to be my third guidebook, and when I say first edition, I mean just that: I am writing all of the content from scratch from the beginning, rather than rewriting and modifying the majority of a previous manuscript. I have a lot of work ahead of me, but it’s an exciting opportunity and challenge.

I’ve started working on the book already, with a return to Santo Domingo. After that, I’ll be making my way all across the

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Paradise in Belize with Island Expeditions

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It’s Reef Week 2015 here in Belize. Coupled with Island Expeditions being recognized this week in Outside Magazine’s Best Trips 2015, I could think of no better time than now to share images from my recent trip to their Half Moon Caye camp.

Some people head to Cancun and Tulum to vacation. This five-day trip to Lighthouse Reef Atoll reminded me why I’d rather pick Belize.

I fell in love with the Jewel all over again. And I felt immense gratitude that I get to write about this gem of a country and explore it for work.

Days were spent paddleboarding, kayaking, kayak sailing from Half Moon Caye to Long Caye, snorkeling the Blue Hole and the Continue reading »