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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Blacklane Airport Transport Service Review

Blacklane Airport Transport Service Review A few months ago Blacklane airport chauffeur company contacted me about trying out their services. They informed me that they have chauffeured cars located in over 50 countries and 180 cities around the globe. I was eager to take advantage of their offer and suggested I try out their services …

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