Puerto Vallarta, MEXICO

Puerto Vallarta, MEXICO

These days just saying the word “Mexico” in the US conjures up thousands of images and emotions in varying degrees, spanning politics to parties.  As much traveling as I’ve done, I had yet to visit our southern neighbor.  No spring break in Cancun.  No family all-inclusive on the Riviera Maya. There are 31 states and … Continue reading

Little Corn Island, NICARAGUA | Being There

Little Corn Island, NICARAGUA | Being There

WELCOME!  How about that panga ride, eh? If you are lucky enough to be staying at Little Corn Beach and Bungalow (LCBB) then someone will meet you at the dock to collect you and your bag and escort you to your breezy beachside paradise.  Enjoy a piña colada for me!  This magical little place was … Continue reading

Little Corn Island, NICARAGUA | Getting There

Little Corn Island, NICARAGUA | Getting There

Until just a few months ago I didn’t even know the Corn Islands existed.  These tiny islands off the east coast of Nicaragua resemble the Caribbean more than they do Latin America.  And that’s part of why they are interesting.  That and the fact that they are little known and not easy to reach.  You … Continue reading