A Caribbean Tale: the End of a Great Chapter

A Caribbean Tale: the End of a Great Chapter

August 29th, 2012: I left a piece of sand. I left behind my island jeep, my snorkeling gears, my oceanfront condo full of stories. I left my friends. I left my life in the Caribbean. From working solid hours to diving everyday, to swimming to the reef in my front yard, to cruising around the [...]

Vacationing and Island Hopping Part II: US Virgin Islands

Vacationing and Island Hopping Part II: US Virgin Islands

Our 20 seat aircraft put wheels down on the deserted landing of St-Thomas' only airport. Our friend greets us as we step down the stairs of the small plane. Sebastian is a friend we met in Grand Cayman. He moved to St-Thomas after he was offered a very attractive position within the Marriott hotels. As [...]

Vacationing and Island Hopping Part I: Enchanted by Puerto Rico

Vacationing and Island Hopping Part I: Enchanted by Puerto Rico

After living on the pancake island of Grand Cayman for the past 15 months, I am starving for mountainous sceneries, elevation sensation and ocean curls. And might as well take the advantage of my current living location to explore the surroundings. On the menu this month: island hop the Caribbean! GCM-ATL-SJU Puerto Rico is a [...]

When Does It Start to Feel Like Home?

When Does It Start to Feel Like Home?

So when does it start to feel like home? Is it by the number of pairs of shoes that you collect in your condo’s entrance? Or with the number of swimwear that accumulates on your towel rack? Or is it by the repetitive salutations of acquaintances that you encounter at the grocery store, local pub [...]