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Travelling to the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Have you ever considered a trip the Mississippi Gulf Coast? It is an often overlooked destination spot that is full of culture, history, recreation and natural beauty. There are a ton of resources out there that make it easy to plan an affordable vacation to the Gulf Coast. What’s really great is how affordable and accessible all of the attractions …

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Fotoz Friday: Townie Sightings

I had a great week traveling deeper through the Guatemalan countryside and I’m getting more comfortable with my surroundings everyday. Next week, I’ll be traveling outside my work’s jurisdiction for the first time in a month of being here in Guatemala and I’m excited about bringing you new photos from a different side of this beautiful country. If everything goes as planned, …

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La Feria Video and a Big Thank You

The above video highlights all the hard work and dedication that the BiblioWorks Organization put into the first ever Literacy Fair in Sucre, Bolivia this past spring. La Feria de La Lectura was held in Plazuela San Francisco on April 14, 2012, and it went off without a hitch! This was the culmination of my four months of volunteering in …

Who Goes On a River Cruise?

When my partner suggested we take a river cruise I thought he was joking. We’re not old. Our holidays are adventurous, occasionally luxurious. I imagined poky cabins, bingo evenings and worse. We were too young to join a cruise. I asked him if he’d considered who goes on a river cruise. Glamorous grannies and old men in blazers I asserted. …

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Tulum: Culture and beautiful beaches on the coast of Mexico

Who doesn’t dream of a holiday spot located directly on endless white sandy beaches, not crowded by tourists, and at the same time has cultural attractions to offer? Tulum is the destination! Tulum – the most beautiful beach in the world Picturesque and lies directly at sea, is the small town of Tulum located on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. …