The Hardest Part of Full-Time Travel…

CubaThe hardest part of full-time travel is leaving behind family, loved ones, and friends. When I travel, I don’t get to see new places and experience new things with my loved ones–I’m on my own. Traveling more and more and trying new things doesn’t erase the void in my heart–the absence of my family, boyfriend, and friends. Each time I leave home I embark on a new journey, destined to explore more of the world and learn more about myself, but a part of me doesn’t want to leave knowing that I am leaving the people I love behind. As I move forward exploring the world, they stay behind waiting for my return. As much as I love traveling full-time, the worst part is saying goodbye. Continue reading

Hotel Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba

Cayo Santa Maria

Cayo Santa Maria

View from my balcony

Hotel Cayo Santa Maria in Cuba is considered one of the top rated five star hotels in Cayo Santa Maria. After a week long getaway at Hotel Cayo Santa Maria I can see why its considered a luxurious destination for vacationers. As a backpacker and down to earth traveler it’s not often that I get the opportunity to stay a resort. Typically I much prefer to travel my way through a country from city to city and hostel to hostel. However, there are times when I crave a holiday just like anyone else. After 5 months of traveling my way through Canada, U.S., Australia, and New Zealand, I knew it was time for a beach getaway to relax, recoup, rejuvenate, and get ready for my next long haul backpacking adventure through Europe! Continue reading

10 Great Things About Cayo Santa Maria

If these 10 things don’t persuade you to love Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba then I don’t think anything will…

1. Water the colour of TURQUOISE…Cayo Santa Maria

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Trying Out My Turquoise LiteGear City Tote in Cuba

CityToteCityToteWho would have thought that I get to try out a brand new turquoise travel bag in a new turquoise destination? I got to try out my new mallard green (i.e. turquoise) LiteGear City Tote in Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba. The City Tote was the perfect travel accessory to help make exploring my white sand and sunny island vacation a breeze. With my turquoise tote in tow, I was able to pack everything I needed for the day in one conveniently organized bag. The light weight, yet durable bag made carrying around my beach essentials effortless. The meticulously designed bag has features to make my life easier–especially for travel with only a carry-on. Continue reading

Turquoise Cayo Santa Maria

Photo of the week- Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba
After spending three weeks in New Zealand and three weeks in Canada, I started longing to be on a white sand turquoise beach again and this is where my dreams led me…
Cayo Santa Maria, CubaNeed I say more?