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4 Incredible Island Destinations Off Of Africa

African tourism guides tend to boil down to a few specific types of vacation. People go to dive into local communities, experience nature unlike anywhere else on Earth, go hiking and engage in other outdoor sports, and sometimes enjoy a luxury or party atmosphere in some of the continent’s bigger and more noteworthy cities. What we don’t talk about as much, at least not as an overarching topic, is the fact [...]

By |2018-08-23T10:48:51+00:00August 15th, 2018|Africa, Destinations, Guest Post|2 Comments

Where I stayed this week: Bocas del Toro, Panama

One of the oldest hotels in Bocas and full of charm, Gran Hotel Bahia is a must-stay when visiting Bocas Town, in Bocas del Toro, Panama.  I stayed for 8 nights and felt relaxed and completely at home. The hotel sits facing the waterfront docks full of bars, restaurants and shops so when you  walk outside there's not shortage of things to do.  It was quite a change of pace after [...]

By |2018-08-07T21:41:10+00:00December 21st, 2017|Central America, Reviews, Solo Female Travel|2 Comments

My Favorite Places to Eat, Sleep and Beach in Bocas Del Toro, Panama

I am just a Hippie Island girl at heart, and nothing has ever made that more apparent than my stay in Bocas del Toro, Panama this month.  My heart felt so full as we first arrived on the Caribbean side of the mainland in Almirante.  It was the first time I'd seen the Caribbean!  We hopped into a long tail boat that reminded me of the ones I became so accustomed [...]

By |2018-08-07T21:48:42+00:00December 16th, 2017|Destinations, Reviews|7 Comments

Review: Hotel Caribbean View | Bocas del Toro, Panama

My first week in Bocas del Toro was calm, pleasant and surrounded by water. In other words, it was heaven, for me. For the first six nights I stayed at Hotel Caribbean View on the island of Bastimentos, home to the always nearly empty (and stunning) Wizard and Red Frog Beaches. This island is less touristy than the main island in Bocas (Colon), which I really appreciated. Quiet slowness was exactly [...]

By |2018-08-07T21:33:10+00:00December 11th, 2017|Destinations, From ___ with love, Reviews|0 Comments