The Backwater Region – A Magical MUST DO in Kerala, India

Kerala, India has so many things that make it unique within India and rest of the world.  It has an amazingly high literacy rate (about 95%) and the lowest birthrate in India.  The landscape ranges from the coconut palm lined beaches of the Arabian Sea to the gorgeous Backwater lakes and canals to the mountains,Keep reading »

My First Stop: Kovalam, Kerala, India – Wonder and CULTURE SHOCK

After 12 hours in the Mumbai airport (which is PACKED both day and night), it was time to fly to Trivandrum – short for Thiruvananthapuram – a name so long it did not even fit on my boarding pass. An hour and 45 minutes later, we landed at the small domestic airport.  The local language isKeep reading »

I’m Leaving For Kerala India TODAY! What Did I Forget to Pack?

I am amazed and kinda bursting with gratitude.  Belize blogger wins trip to the other side of the world.  To India, a country I’ve dreamed about visiting but one so overwhelming…culturally, historically, POPULATION WISE (1.25 BILLION people)…it just seemed daunting.  A trip that would take intense planning,  months and months of time to do itKeep reading »

2015: What a Year To Be in Belize! Part Two

I had a great year…and saw lots of changes.  The road north is changing San Pedro for sure…Placencia is seeing development galore AND a cruise ship terminal just a few miles off their shores.  Caye Caulker…new bar ownership at the Split and lots of construction.  Change! I ended Part One barely into the month of March.Keep reading »

Finn Kardashian Takes SE Asia: Episode 7.1, I LOVE YOU VIETNAM

PART 1 Hello World, I want to make this blog extra special for that extra special country in Southeast Asia – the beautiful country of Vietnam. Been traveling for over 2 months our flight was from Bangkok to Hanoi just expecting “SAME SAME” but Vietnam is just extra special. We landed at 3pm and gotKeep reading »

Houston, You Have An Option! Daily SOUTHWEST Airlines Flights Begin From Hobby Airport to Belize!

#FreeHobby #HoustonHasANewHobby #HoustonYouHaveAnOption  The hashtags at Houston’s Hobby Airport were flying yesterday just like the airport’s first international flights.  At 7am, the 1st flight from Houston-Hobby (a Southwest 737) took off to Cancun (under an amazing water arch)… …and then an hour or so later, to Cabo San Lucas…and they continued.  Puerto Vallarta, Liberia Costa Rica,Keep reading »

Come Fly With ME…Southwest Airlines First Flight To Belize is October 15th

We’ve been talking about this since the official announcement in May.  Southwest, the largest airline in the United States, is flying to Belize!   Since them prices have dropped and continued competition and lower prices are highly anticipated. FREE CHECKED BAGS!   FRIENDLY FUN FLIGHT ATTENDANTS!  NO CHANGE FEES!  PEANUTS SERVED ON PLANES!  FREE WINEKeep reading »