Resort Review: Occidental Grand Xcaret

Occidental Grand Xcaret is a resort conveniently located beside the Xcaret ecological park in the Mayan Riveria, Mexico. This five star resort is massive complex that boasts 11 restaurants, 10 bars and 700 rooms. The resort is surrounded by lush vegetation and natural wildlife. The resort is fairly large, and this can make walking around…

Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Playa Del Carmen has a bit of it everything and it really shows. The city was a small fishing town that mainly serviced passengers to Cozumel. A transition happened over the past fifteen years where tourists no longer come to Playa Del Carmen just to get to the island of Cozumel. Sure, that is certainly…

Resort Review: Villas Jibacoa, Cuba

Tucked away along the northern coast of Cuba, halfway between Varadero and Havana lies an area called Jibacoa. The region is secluded by dense lush green mountains that engulf the entire area. This remote area boasts only two resorts, Memories Jibacoa and Villas Jibacoa Both are located next to each other. Β  Villa Jibacoa is…

A New Year, A New Adventure in Cuba

If you go to Cuba with an open heart and open mind, you won’t be disappointed.Β  We spent the first week of 2018 in Cuba! What a great way to start off the year: warmly coloured sunsets, warm water, warm people. A stark contrast to the bitterly cold -30 degree winds our home in Canada…