Ode to a Forgotten Coast

Ode to a Forgotten Coast

My family has been visiting St. George Island nearly every year for a decade now—basically since we got our dog. We started out going there for the limited leash enforcement, then kept coming back because we loved it. Today, against my better judgment, I’m going to let you all in on why this beautiful island [...]

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Vieques Beaches: A Guide

Vieques Beaches: A Guide

So, it’s been a while since I last posted, but it’s about time I did. Today’s topic: the beaches of Vieques. This is a topic that must be addressed, because, well, they’re too beautiful to be left out. So, without further ado, a guide to the beaches of Vieques: It goes without saying that all [...]

A Year in the World: Journeys of A Passionate Traveller by Frances Mayes

A Year in the World: Journeys of A Passionate Traveller by Frances Mayes

Every novel Frances Mayes has written immediately whisks you away, and A Year in the World: Journeys of A Passionate Traveller is no exception. Mayes' descriptions of traveling along coastal Europe kept me in a dream state, imagining only the vibrant colors, beautiful cities, and vivid flavors she described. But what impressed me the most is her capacity to describe [...]