10 Reasons I’m Itching to Visit Iceland

10 Reasons I’m Itching to Visit Iceland Iceland has been a big travel hot-spot in recent years. And I’ve been paying attention. After all, Iceland can easily catch one’s attention. Such a physically unusual, culturally unique and exotic destination – a solitary island situated all alone way, way up north near the arctic circle. Several …

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PHOTO GALLERY: Photos of Old San Juan – Puerto Rico

Old San Juan -Puerto Rico

PHOTO GALLERY: Photos of Old San Juan – Puerto Rico ( see photos of Old San Juan here) San Juan was established in the early 1500s on top of a rugged cliff-faced peninsula by Spanish conquerors. Set at the entrance of the vast naturally-protected harbor, San Juan quickly became an important port town in the …

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NEWS: LashWorldTour Featured on TWO Top Blog Lists!

LashWorldTour Featured on TWO Top Blog Lists! Wowie, it seems that my travel blog has suddenly attracted more attention recently. I’ve been included in not one, but TWO, new Top Travel Blog Lists, both of which were published just this week. How about that?!   First of all, I’ve been named one of the Top …

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August 2016 Travels in Review

August 2016 Travels in Review In August I started taking weekly 3-day trips to places within a few hours of Tulum. I revisited a couple favorite spots in Yucatan, including historic Valladolid city and beach-side Playa del Carmen. I also explored some great destinations new to me, including Cozumel Island and, of all places, Cancun. …

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PHOTO GALLERY: Puerto Rico’s Stunning North Coast

Playa Sardinera beach on north coast of Puerto Rico

PHOTO GALLERY: Puerto Rico’s Stunning North Coast  (See Photos of Puerto Rico’s North Coast ) Puerto Rico’s beautiful north coast, known as ‘Porta Atlantico’, offers over 150 km of diverse coastline that includes dramatic rock formations, long sweeping beaches, cliffs, small inland seas, rock-hewn tunnels and pretty offshore islands. A series of Balnearios – public …

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10 Best Things to do in Valladolid – Mexico

10 Best Things to do in Valladolid – Mexico Valladolid is a gorgeously-restored, historic, colonial Spanish town located smack in the middle of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. A UNESCO World Heritage City since 1998, charming Valladolid is full of colorful pastel buildings, relaxing shady plazas, historic churches, delicious local food and some very interesting shops & …

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Costs for Budget Travel in Mexico in 2016

Costs for Budget Travel in Mexico 2016 Overview: In late January, 2016, I arrived in Mexico for the first time. I entered the southern end of Yucatan Peninsula overland from Belize, planning to explore the peninsula about one month. I quickly discovered that Yucatan is a really amazing place, full of gorgeous historic Spanish colonials …

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July 2016 Travels in Review

July, 2016 Travels in Review – Exploring Tulum, Mexico In July I continued living in Tulum with Alejandro in our cute little apartment. My life pretty much became molded around his work schedule, which, a bit exasperating, was forever changing. Despite that, we were still able to enjoy many day trips, weekend excursions, visits with …

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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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