San Francisco, CA

I have to admit, I am always suffering from wanderlust. I tend to check flight prices daily for great deals… and every now and then, I find one and am able to make it work! Such was the case with this trip to San Francisco. I was also able to convince two girlfriends, Amy and […]

Kauai Island, Hawaii

We arrived on a very rainy Superbowl Sunday and our dear friends the Tapias met us with fresh flower leis. There had been flash floods for days that would continue for the next two days. We stopped at a restaurant for dinner and to watch the game, but since the signal kept getting lost due to […]

Portland

My travel buddy and I decided to check out Portland, Oregon for a couple of days before Thanksgiving. We had never been, so it was an adventure within itself. We chose to stay at a quaint Airbnb – Brand New Studio – close to Mississippi & Alberta!. The studio was perfect, new and clean and […]

Cuba: Day 4

Day 4 was our last full day in Cuba. We went back to Biky’s for breakfast then headed to the Museo de la Revolucion. It was an interesting to see and read on the development of the revolution. The museum was historic and humble, highlighting the revolution in every way. I was captivated by the […]

Cuba: Day 3

Thursday morning, we finally decided to try the restaurant next to the house: El Biky. This restaurant is a very American-like restaurant. The first night we arrived, on Valentine’s Day, there was a line that wrapped the corner. The restaurant is clean and the staff is classy. The flowers on the table were fresh. The […]

Cuba: Day 2

On our first full day in Cuba, we knew we needed to make the most of our time. Our Airbnb hostess, Iraida was amazing and provided us details on cab fare expectations, etc.   We headed out and grabbed our first cab around the corner from our Airbnb, headed to Plaza Central. After arriving to […]

Cuba: Day 1

My brother and I went to Cuba for the first time and our friend from New Jersey, Cha met us there.  Our mother is Cuban, so it was our first time visiting the “motherland”. Our flight from Dallas had a connection in Miami. Our flight out of Dallas was delayed for two hours. When we […]