Walking the streets of Cartagena and exploring both Getsemani (pictured here) and the old walled city were some of the highlights of our trip, not to mention all of the steps you get in for your Fit Bit! For any questions or information, please click the link below to contact me. xo
The old city of Cartagena is the heart of the city and also the most popular attraction. For any questions or information on Cartagena, please feel free to contact me. I love connecting with other travelers.
Cartagena is all about spending time in the many plazas located around the city. Plaza de San Diego is vibrant and colorful with many restaurants and bars.
Grab yourself a pint at either a Pub in Camden Town or back in Central London after you have visited the quirky town of Camden. For any questions, click the link below!
A great way to spend an afternoon just outside of Central London. For any questions or information on Camden Town, please feel free to contact me. I love connecting with other travelers.
The green algae that floats on top of the canal is called Duck Weed.
Just a short Tube Ride North of Central London is an eclectic neighborhood filled with vibrancy in the London Burough of Camden Town. The canals and locks that help push the colorful boats are a sight to see. It is an easily walkable town and is also home to the famous Camden Market. The Market shouldn't be missed as it there is something for everyone with its unique shops, cafes, bars and food stalls. Music is a big part of Camden Town's history especially the London Punk scene in the 70's as bands such as the Clash and Sex Pistols played at the famous Dingwall's Dance Hall which the building is now a landmark inside of Camden Market. After perusing through the sites and Regents Park, grab yourself a pint at one of the many Camden Pubs!
Located in the same time zone as Hawaii, and much farther South, The Cook Islands are a hand full of islands formed by volcanic activity deep in the South Pacific. This moderate tropical climate is nestled between French Polynesia and American Samoa. While English is one of the official languages, Cook Islands Maori is the other. The Maori Polynesian culture is evident in the dress, culture and music of the local islanders. The Cook Islands have a long history with New Zealand and the locals are not only citizens of the Cooks, but also considered New Zealand nationals. This blend of cultures also brings much of what is unique to New Zealand to the islands. While there are 15 islands to explore, Rarotonga is the most visited and where the capital of Avarua is located.
Recent Stilettos and a Suitcase Adventures
Hammocks and lounge chairs dot the beach and the coconut grove of the Aitutaki Lagoon Resort and Spa. Click the link below for any information or questions on visiting Aitutaki.
Crystal blue views off of the coast of the Akitua Motu in Aitutaki, Cook Islands. For any questions or information on the Cook Islands, please feel free to contact me. I love connecting with other travelers.
The Muri Lagoon off of the protected coast of Rarotonga is perfect for relaxing.
Cartagena de Indias
The feel of pirates from long ago pillaging and plundering the old city of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia is something undeniable. Founded in the 16th century, it is a port city on the Caribbean coast named after Cartagena in Spain. Most simply known as Cartagena; it is popular for both international and Columbian tourists alike for its many white sand beaches such as Bocagrande on the main land, but also the islands (such as the Rosario Islands) which are close in proximity. Inside the "old walled city", one can dine in one of many restaurants while taking a break from exploring the museums and cathedrals. The city boasts an impressive display of preserved colonial style architecture. Neighborhoods such as San Diego and Getsemani are great to mingle with the locals and the Castillo San Felipe Barajas high on top of the hill is a fortress not to be missed!