Cancun Part 4: Ancient Ruins of Coba and Tulum

Cancun Part 4 – Coba and Tulum When I woke up this morning, I ran to the balcony to check out the weather and crossed my fingers for sunny weather! It was beautiful out; perfect day for adventure. I really need the great weather because today I booked a tour to climb the Mayan ruin…

Cancun Part 3: Mercado 28, The Shopping Maze

Cancun Day 3 – Mercado 28 and Beach Photoshoot Today was the worst weather we had in our whole week vacation in Cancun, it was raining – heavy rain. But the good news was that it only lasted the first half of the morning. I planned to navigate to downtown in the early morning and…

Cancun Part 2: Chichen Itza

Cancun Day 2 – Chichen Itza Our first full day in Cancun, the site I wanted to see the most is the famous Mayan site in Mexico – Chichen Itza. I booked the full day tour with Charlie Drew for a good discounted price ($45 per person). Our hotel pick up was scheduled at 7:10 –…

Cancun Part 1

Cancun Day 1 – Arriving When our flight landed at around 1:15 pm, it was raining out. Urggg…but as my husband said I always bring rain wherever I land! So we were well expected for rain LOL. However, we were not expected for a long wait in the airport to go through customs and immigration!!…

Aruba Day 5 and 6: Parasailing

Aruba Day 5 Today was the water sport day! It was a clear beautiful blue sky day, wind was very calm! I have been wanting to try parasailing but was afraid to do so.  So my husband went up to a water sport booth and asked about parasailing. The lady said best to do in the early…

Aruba Day 3 and 4: Snorkeling and Relaxing

Aruba Day 3 The 3rd day in the One Happy Island was our souvenir shopping day! We like to bring back something special from each trip to add in our display cabinet at home. We took the local bus from the bus stop right in front of our hotel to downtown Oranjestad around $1.20. USD are…

Aruba Day 2: Jeep Tour

June 6th, 2011 – Day 2 We woke up nice and early today since we booked the tour “Baby Beach Safari” with ABC Tours at 10 am and the pick up time was at 9:20 am.  The first thing I did in the morning was went straight to the balcony and checked out the weather.…

Aruba Day 1: Arriving at A One Happy Island

Aruba – one happy island! June 5th, 2011 Day 1 After waited for half a year, we finally on vacation….this time we went to Aruba – “one happy island”. I have been looking around to decide which Caribbean island to go but since it is June, we don’t want to risk a chance of hurricane…