Caribbean, Travel, Travel and Adventure

Sailing the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands, located in the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles are a group of islands consisting of approximately 50 islands and Cays. Situated in the Caribbean Sea, the BVI has a tropical climate with North Atlantic trade winds. It is these trade winds that make for a wonderful sailing experience. The BVI… Continue reading Sailing the British Virgin Islands

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A long weekend in Puerto Rico

Gavin and I decided to book a long weekend to Puerto Rico. It's only 95 miles away from Beef Island and a short 40 minute flight. Puerto Rico is only 100 miles long by 35 miles wide. It is made up of one main island and a number of smaller ones including Culebra, Mona and… Continue reading A long weekend in Puerto Rico

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3 week road trip around Costa Rica

I have always wanted to visit South America, but Central America never really crossed my mind until some friends of ours invited us there for their wedding. We decided to spend time catching up with friends for just under a week and then drive through Costa Rica for the remaining time we were there, which… Continue reading 3 week road trip around Costa Rica

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Along came Ben

After the resident cats Simba and Ninja had been re-homed, the apartment was feeling a little lonely. Gavin and I had discussed getting another cat and possibly even a dog, however working on charter boats and been away for a week at a time, it wasn't really a suitable idea. We did venture down to… Continue reading Along came Ben