Holidays in Barbados: 5 things to see and do

If I say Barbados, what images come immediately to mind? Sun, white or golden sand beaches, turquoise waters, waves slowly reaching the shores and touching your feet or perhaps you can imagine resting and relaxing on a long chair with a frozen cocktail in hand?This small island in the Caribbean is so rich in history, culture and is a great holiday destination for you and the whole family!...more

Don't Drink the Water and 22 Other Things You Should Never Do on an Airplane

Don't Drink the Water And 22 Other Things You Should Never Do On An Airplane1. Bottle water is fine, tap water from the airplane is not.  Sure the water is treated but it's not meant to be consumed unless it's at an extremely high temperature.  That's why coffee on airplanes taste so bad....more

15 Easy Senegalese Twists Styles for Travel

This post is sponsored by EEZ-Y. The makers of the Selfie Stick.  All ideas and opinions are of my own.  This post contains affiliate links.15 Easy Senegalese Twists Hair StylesI planned a few trips in June, Paris and Savannah, and I needed a protective hair style that was versatile and would last....more

"But, Mom.... Please!” How to Avoid Temper Tantrums on Vacation

 Few things can derail a peaceful vacation faster than a tantrum. One minute the family is serenely strolling the banks of the Seine; the next all the Parisians are glaring as your face turns redder than the screaming child’s and vacation becomes decidedly less relaxing. ...more

Fun Nights in Hawaii for Pop Culture Fans

Hear the term “Hawaiian entertainment” and some stereotypical images probably come to mind. Tiki bars. Hula dancing. Fruity cocktails with a wedge of pineapple speared through with a small paper umbrella. Kind of cute, kind of kitschy. ...more

Ilulissat - Greenland

Blog - www.thekiwifruit.comSection - TravelIlulissat is a town located in western Greenland. It is situated in the mouth of the Ilulissat ice fiord which was named a UNESCO world heritage site in 2004. Ilulissat is the third largest city in Greenland with a population around 5000....more

The Ice Sheet, Greenland

Blog - www.thekiwifruit.comSection - TravelThis is our trip to walk on the wonder that is the Greenland Ice Sheet. We started in Kangerlussuaq, drove the 25km dirt track though the desert, alongside some of the glaciers coming from the Ice Sheet. We then got to a safe opening in the Ice Sheet where we could just walk onto the magical wilderness....more

Times Square

New York is many things to many people, but if I were to choose an image that embodies its essence for me it would be this. I saw Times Square before, but never so busy. There must have been tens of thousands of people in the plaza and the sheer energy of it could light up the city....more

The Ceviche Project: Story of a Brave Foodtrotter Girl & Lime Zest Ceviche Recipe

One of my best (recent) culinary memories belongs to Holbox (Mexico).We were out on a boat excursion and I was as hungry as one that has just faced one of her greatest fears can be.I HAD JUST SWAM WITH A WHALE SHARK....more

Postcards and letters still matter

Postcards and letters still matter to some people. Don’t dismiss these as a form of communication just because we live in an internet age. Much as I am an internet junkie, and, in fact, thought about calling myself iPaula since I own everything starting with an “i”, hope you are reading this Apple, not everyone is like me. Well actually most people are, but some .. like my mother … are not. ...more