I relished taking the taxis that regular Cubans take, and rolled by eyes at being ripped off by the shiny new ones. I enjoyed seeing the sites at the ration markets and the back alleys of Cuba where our guide Julio took us.
Dominica is exactly what you think of when think of the Garden of Eden. Uninterrupted by mega resorts and populated with a people that appreciates their symbiotic relationship with the land, the magic of Dominica is this is where nature does it’s thing!
“A weekend of just beaching,” my mother suggested. Maybe one day we’ll go into the capital, Willemstad, but other than this, it’s relaxing resort time at Santa Barbara Resort in Curaçao. This was a strange concept to me, but I dove into it head first.
Willemstad, Curaçao’s capital, and once the capital of the Netherland Antilles has a colorful harbour and city center like no other in the world. Pretty Dutch style buildings in bright typical Caribbean colors, this color saturated capital is an Instagrammer’s dream. So I put on my cutest “end of summer beachside vacation” look and explored. Here’s my perfect day in Willemstad, Curaçao.
Founded in 2014 in Melbourne, Australia, this small swimwear brand’s simple, retro sexy cuts have even appeared in Sport Illustrated Swim issue. Couldn’t think of a better way to kick off my Curaçao posts than with Gnash Swim in Curaçao.
Summer is life is at its peak. So my wish to you, from this beautiful Caribbean island of Curaçao is for an endless summer. Keep the sun warming your face, the wind blowing through your hair, tan lines, smiles and that up for anything attitude.