PHOTO GALLERY: Photos of Campeche – Mexico

PHOTO GALLERY: Photos of Campeche – Mexico (see Photos of Campeche here) Campeche is a historic Spanish town located on the Gulf of Mexico in Yucatan, Mexico. Built in the early 1500s on the site of a Mayan temple by Spanish conquerors, Campeche was later enclosed within sturdy stone walls to protect it from pirate …

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June 2016 Travels in Review – Tulum, Mexico

turtle nest on Tulum Beach

June 2016 Travels in Review – Tulum, Mexico I generally don’t write about my personal life on LashWorldTour. After all, this travel blog is all about my long term world travels, with the goal of encouraging & helping other people to travel – based on the tips, advice, stories and photos I can share from …

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34 Reasons I Love Yucatan – Mexico

34 Reasons I Love Yucatan – Mexico When I set out on my first explorations of Central America last November, I was very excited about Guatemala and Belize. But I didn’t know what to expect from Mexico. I ran out of time to research, so I had no knowledge of particular destinations or things to …

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My Recommendations for Guest Houses and Hostels in Belize

LashWorldTour at the Split - Caye Caulker - Belize

My Recommendations for Guest Houses and Hostels in Belize This January, 2016, I explored Belize for one whole month, traveling from the southernmost town of Punta Gorda to one of Belize’s most northern towns – Corozal – near the border of Mexico. During that time I traveled on a rather tight backpacker’s budget, staying in …

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MAY 2016 TRAVELS IN REVIEW – FLORIDA

Entrepreneurs Social Club at NOVA - St Pete

MAY 2016 TRAVELS IN REVIEW – FLORIDA The biggest event for me in May, 2016, was my mom turning 80 years old. For that reason I returned secretly to Florida in early May to plan and prepare a big surprise birthday bash for her. I’d actually gotten the party ball rolling more than six months …

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April 2016 Travels in Review – pt 2. Puerto Rico

April 2016 Travels in Review – pt 2 Puerto Rico When I sat down to compile my review of April travels, I quickly accumulated entirely too much news for a single article. Since I spent all of April in just two places – Tulum, Mexico and Puerto Rico – I decided to break my April …

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PHOTO GALLERY: San Juan – Puerto Rico’s Gorgeous Forts

PHOTO GALLERY: San Juan – Puerto Rico’s Gorgeous Forts [ See photos of El Morro and San Cristobal Fort here ] Historic San Cristobal and San Felipe del Morro Forts dominate the cliff-side shores of Old San Juan, creating a dramatic backdrop to the restored Spanish city and affording stunning panoramic views of sea, city …

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April 2016 Travels in Review – pt 1. Tulum – Mexico

April 2016 Travels in Review – pt 1. Tulum – Mexico When I sat down to compile my review of April travels, I quickly amassed way too many travel updates for a single article. Since I spent the entire month in just two places – Tulum, Mexico and Puerto Rico – I decided to break …

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Bacardi Rum Factory Tour Review

Bacardi Rum & cocktails

Bacardi Rum Factory Tour Review I’ve been a huge fan of Bacardi Rum for well over a decade. I make most of my favorite cocktails with Bacardi white rum – mojitos & daiquiris in particular. So when I recently explored Puerto Rico for two weeks, a visit to the Bacardi Rum Factory was high on …

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PHOTO GALLERY: Stunning Yucatan Peninsula– Mexico

Lake Bacalar - Yucatan - Mexico

PHOTO GALLERY: Stunning Yucatan Peninsula– Mexico (see photos of Yucatan Peninsula here) Before arriving in Yucatan for the 1st time earlier this year, I wasn’t sure whether I was going to like it or not. Vague rumblings of Mexico being somewhat dangerous and rather expensive echoed through my head. And growing up in the USA, …

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