Lake Titicaca – Uros and Taquile

After arriving to Puno’s bus station, our guide picked us up and transported us to the pier where we would be taking the boat to the Uros islands.  By Pier, I mean somewhere in the middle of the road with access to the water  where a boat could dock. There was really nothing else there. …

San Bernardo Islands And The Floating Hostel

We continue the  Colombian adventure with a trip to the San Bernardo Islands, located at the Gulf of Morrosquillo in the Caribbean sea. We walked from the Cartagena hotel to the marina area, where a fast boat takes you on a 3-hour ride to these islands. We passed several other amazing paradisiac islands. We finally…

Postcard Sunset

The first day we visited the more authentic, less touristy part of Santorini. Today we are heading north to Thira (or Fira) and Ia, the second largest city. We began our day stopping at a Greek bakery to buy a diabetic-preferred breakfast. Some Loukoumades and a Kataifi, basically sugar on top of more sugar soaked with sugary syrup. Delicious…

The Triumph Of Money Over Practicality.

Our adventure in Dubai continues with a day spent the Jumeirah area next to the famous Palm island. We started by visiting the Jumeirah public beach next to the Burj Al- Arab hotel. This fancy 7 star hotel (they self awarded that many stars as the official count only goes up to 5 stars), is the…

Are We There Yet?

Today the journey to Koh Tao began!  We left our hostel at 9am, 5 hours before our flight to Bangkok because we didn’t want to risk it with Jakarta’s apocalyptic traffic and we were hoping to take advantage of our access to lounges and have a good meal (and wine) there.  We arrived at the…