A Week in Belize

We visited the islands of Ambergris Caye and Caye Cauker during our weeklong visit to Belize in 2011. My sister was celebrating her 30th birthday and generously invited us to tag along. We flew into Belize City and took a ferry to the island. We arrive at the Coco Beach Resort and we're immediately blown... Continue Reading →

A Week in the Cayman Islands

We decided to visit the Cayman Islands for July 4th. We booked a room at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on the island's famed Seven Mike Beach. Our favorite part of the trip was a daylong excursion we took from the resort. We toured the area mangroves, learned about the ecosystem of the island,... Continue Reading →

A Weekend on the Emerald Coast

We made an impromptu trip to SanDestin Florida to meet some of our best friends from Louisiana Brian and Ashley Patureau. They were in SanDestin for a work event and invited us to tag along. We've been to SanDestin and Destin many times over the years but this was our first time back to this... Continue Reading →

A Week in Puerto Rico

We decided to take a last minute trip to Puerto Rico for a much-needed beach getaway. We were still living in Baton Rouge at the time so our vacations typically consisted of sunshine and sand. We decided to stay at the Caribe Hilton so that we would be close to the beach and within walking... Continue Reading →

Hangout Fest in Gulf Shores

We decided to make the trip to Gulf Shores, Alabama for the fifth annual Hangout Music Festival. The lineup was stacked with several amazing bands - The Black Keys, The Avett Brothers, Modest Mouse, Queens of the Stone Age, The Killers, Outkast and Jack Johnson, to name a few. We went with a big group of... Continue Reading →

A Long Weekend in Hilton Head

Hilton Head is a quick four hour drive from Jacksonville Beach and it's a great destination for a family getaway. We stayed at one of the Disney resorts in the area with my sister's family. It's the ideal location for little ones - there is a ton of stuff to keep them entertained! There is... Continue Reading →

A Week in Playa del Carmen

We spent our first wedding anniversary in Playa del Carmen. We decided that year that it would be our tradition to take a memorable vacation every year to celebrate our anniversary. It was our way of ensuring we carved out time for just us two each year – kind of like an investment in our... Continue Reading →

A Week in the Dominican Republic

We headed to the Dominican Republic for some much-needed rest and relaxation in December of 2014. We decided to visit the Cap Cana area of the island instead of the more touristy Punta Cana. Cap Cana is located on the eastern tip of the island. The newly constructed master planned community included a beautiful marina,... Continue Reading →

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