Half Moon Jamaica: Review of Half Moon Resort, one of the top hotels in Montego Bay Jamaica, with a focus on the food, rooms, and amenities.
I’ve been throwing a lot of stuff up on the blog recently, from guest posts called Where Did You Sleep Last Night, to posts about yoga, and the three part series on Nyepi. You have been hearing me talk about our clean living in the blog since we arrived in Ubud a year ago, about […]
I am generally prepared for propaganda like that. Sometimes, though, the propaganda comes from surprising sources, in surprising places, and in surprising quantity. It is all I thought about when witnessing first hand the Cuba propaganda in Havana.
We signed up a for a tour in Cuba – something we have never done before. A tour was what brought us to Maria la Gorda. Part of it was because Cuba made us nervous, we did not have a tour book, there would be little or no internet once there to help with planning, and online information was sparse.
Vinales Cuba, a few hours west of Havana, is a former agricultural center cum tourist town – with buses arriving throughout the day to drop tourists looking for an “authentic” Cuban countryside experience.
The architecture in Havana, Cuba, makes you say ah, and brings tears to your eyes, all in the same moment. It is said that Havana is a city that is stuck in time. The architecture in Havana is there to prove it. Walking through Old Havana, there is a unique blend of centuries of architecture […]
Often times we are jaded as tourists. We are defensive. We are used to being attacked by aggressive touts, and are always worried about being suckers – getting robbed, being the victim of a scam. In Havana, Cuba, we noticed immediately how “nice” people were. It confused us. Were these nice people genuinely nice, or […]