Caribbean Vacation Travel Choices… In exploring a trip to the Caribbean, a delightful trifecta of islands offers three distinct experiences: The “ABC Islands,” which refer to Aruba (“A”), Bonaire (“B”), and Curaçao (“C”). Since we working humans usually have limited time and budgets for vacation travel, this begs the question: Which of these three islands… [Read More]
Planning vacation travel to the Caribbean island of Curaçao? This paradise spot has colorful buildings, beautiful beaches, and a fabulously diverse and welcoming culture. It's also outside of the hurricane belt, and you can drink the water. See why else I loved visiting so much...
Experience Curacao Island Happiness… How could I possibly have more to write about the Caribbean island of Curaçao, given that this is now my SEVENTH article from my epic Curaçao trip? Ooh, trust me — there are ostriches and edible iguanas that still need discussing, and photos too beautiful to keep hidden. Let’s go! Because… [Read More]
Willemstad, Curaçao has some of the most colorful buildings in the world, yet due to the tides of history and the blazing Caribbean island sun, this architecture is constantly in flux. During my recent travels through Curaçao, I was particularly enchanted by the half-renovated, half-crumbled neighborhood of Pietermaai District Curaçao. By the time you read this article,… [Read More]
Vacation Paradise in Natural Beauty… Warning: The beach photos in this article are ridiculous. You may bonk your head against the screen whilst impulsively attempting to dive into the images. Where is Curaçao, and What are the ABC Islands? Curaçao is a petite island in the “ABC Islands” of the Caribbean (Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao)… [Read More]
Prepare to feast your eyes on buildings that look like wedding cakes. As I found out on my recent trip to Curaçao, the Willemstad neighborhood of Scharloo is THE spot for ogling opulent, vibrant architecture. But how did these edifices come to be? Let’s take a trip through history… In the 18th century, Curaçao was… [Read More]
“To get to the beach, you’ll have to take the elevator,” Curaçao travel expert, Eugene, chuckled as he pulled his van up to my Willemstad hotel. A perplexed furrow in my brow, I gazed out at the ocean, just beyond the road, and then up at the Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino. “That’s not possible,” I… [Read More]