Fin Kardashian Takes SE Asia: Bangkok, Thailand Edition 1.0

  HELLO from Bangkok!  After 2 days of traveling, 2 Jennifer Lopez Documentaries, 3 movies and 8 sleeping pills – am finally here!  Our route was from BELIZE to MEXICO to NEWARK to TOKYO to BANGKOK. How I Wish the Thai Royal family would have hosted me at the airport because am so exhausted. WellKeep reading »

Planes, Trains and Automobiles…and More Planes: I’m Home!

A long trip home became a wee bit longer on Sunday afternoon when we were experience some bad weather on Beaver Island, Michigan.  JUST when we needed to fly the rain and a bit of thunder started…and for a little plane?  That’s never good. Finally the plane arrived…just a little four seater…and we were off…byeKeep reading »

From San Pedro, Belize To The US of A: With a Belize City Sushi Stop

After an iffy early morning start on Friday… …by my 11am Tropic Air flight to Belize City Municipal, things were just perfect. A gorgeous clear day…and quite the view of the rafts of sargassum coming in.  Pretty good around Ambergris Caye but where the reef gets low…just before Caye Caulker…oh my. We landed for a dropKeep reading »

Heading From San Pedro To Hopkins For The Mango Festival, V.I.P.

Saturday, May 30th, was the Hopkins Village Mango Festival.  Gorgeous, grand old mango trees line the street of the little village and I’ve always wanted to be there when they ripened. Plus the festival, which has happened sporadically and sometimes a bit half-heartedly in the past, was being revamped…more sponsorship…bigger and better.  PLUS, the GarifunaKeep reading »

Returning from the States: The Things I Brought With Me

I’m back.  My Providence, Rhode Island to Baltimore to Cancun to Belize City to San Pedro 28 hour trek is over and left me a bit tired but HAPPY TO BE HOME. Now I’m unpacking my bag.  I was on a strict budget and didn’t buy much – just some necessary items.  And things thatKeep reading »

A Few Pictures From Yesterday and I’m Heading Out – Mexico Bound

Yesterday was a beautiful day.  Blue skies, billowy clouds and I took a walk to town in the morning to do some errands.  (Enthralling stuff, right?) The view from Back Street over the Saca Chispas “soccer field”. And passing one of my favorite houses…this blue one with the picket fence. I stopped in this beautyKeep reading »

Finn Kardashian Does Central America, Episode 4: Nicaragua!

Nicaragua.  The one Central American spot that I am really DYING to visit.  My overly wishful “before I turn 40 Central American bucketlist” was peppered with Nicaraguan locales.  And I didn’t go to even one. I’m 41 now and only crossed off a TINY portion of that list – the Panama Canal and Laguna Bacalar,Keep reading »

Finn Kardashian Does Central America, Episode 3: Guatemala & El Salvador

Last we left our UNESCO heritage friend, Finn, in Lake Atilan – a gorgeous volcanic lake and also the deepest in Central America at over 3000 feet.  If you missed the first two episodes, check them out.  Episode One – Sailing Down the Coast of Belize and Two – Guatemala. Here’s my original description of FinnKeep reading »

Finn Kardashian Does Central America: Episode One

My friend Findley Halliday aka. Finn aka. Finn Kardashian is a born and raised San Pedrano, a local celebrity and socialite (sometimes in his own mind), the bar manager at the beautiful and world-celebrated Rojo Beach Bar, North Ambergris Caye, a fantastic photographer and a creative, FUN, witty, worldly guy who is a blast to Crossfit Keep reading »