Empty Nesters

The nest is never completely empty, it seems.

Spa Lovers! Look at the Cozumel Med Spa!

Spa Lovers! Look at the Cozumel Med Spa!

While in Cozumel over the summer, I paid a visit to the Cozumel Med Spa, and Michaela Velasco, spa manager extraordinaire! I am so glad I did! I knew, of course, that resorts had spas that offered massage, facials, nail care, the usual, but I honestly didn’t know that much more is available on the […]

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Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows are Sensational Dives on Cozumel!

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows are Sensational Dives on Cozumel!

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows! Cozumel is a well known diving destination. Jacques Cousteau put Cozumel on the map in 1960, and he did a documentary about the mesoamerican reef, of which Cozumel’s reefs are a part. There are many beautiful dive sites on Cozumel, but I have to say that I love diving Columbia […]

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Did You Know Guidos is the Iconic Restaurant on Cozumel?

Did You Know Guidos is the Iconic Restaurant on Cozumel?

Guido’s, overlooking the Mexican Caribbean on Melgar on Cozumel, is the iconic restaurant on Cozumel, without a doubt. When I first visited the island (30 years ago!) I ate at Guidos. Whenever I visit Cozumel Guidos is at the top of the list of restaurants we always go to. Why? You mean aside from the […]

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3 Reasons to Book a Solo Travel Getaway to the Virgin Islands

3 Reasons to Book a Solo Travel Getaway to the Virgin Islands

Feeling overwhelmed by the daily grind? Hour after hour of demands and deadlines, interrupted only by the buzz of technology notifications…. Sound familiar? How about….the Virgin Islands? It’s time to schedule a trip – with yourself. Whether you’re approaching burnout or taking preventive measures to stave it off, it’s time to unplug from the rest […]

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Dallas Cocktail Destinations for Empty Nesters!

Dallas Cocktail Destinations for Empty Nesters!

written by Alan James There are great Dallas Cocktail destinations! Becoming an empty nester opens up a whole new outlook on life. You have to admit that taking care of a family for years takes up a lot of your identity, regardless of the size of the clan. It can be pretty scary to embark […]

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Where to get the most Amazing Salad and Dessert in Cozumel!

Where to get the most Amazing Salad and Dessert in Cozumel!

Want to know about the most amazing salad and dessert on Cozumel? One of my favorite restaurants on the planet is La Cocay on Calle 8 in Cozumel, Mexico. My family has been going to La Cocay for many years. We’ve celebrated birthdays and anniversaries there, and it is a place of many good memories […]

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Why My Favorite Dive Site in Cozumel is All of Them!

Why My Favorite Dive Site in Cozumel is All of Them!

Diving Cozumel for 30 years (yikes!) means that I have been on just about every reef. Why is my favorite dive site all of them? (I still have two dive sites I have not gotten to, but hey, give me time). Cozumel is famous for its drift diving. Cozumel’s dive sites are mostly on the […]

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Buccanos at Night is one of the Reasons to Consider Cozumel a Foodie Destination!

Buccanos at Night is one of the Reasons to Consider Cozumel a Foodie Destination!

Food has become one of the best features of a Cozumel vacation! Beginning with Buccanos at Night, I am planning a series of articles on different restaurants on the island, showing you that Cozumel has grown into a first rate foodie vacation destination. 30 years ago you received a taco, and often a tummy virus […]

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No Matter How far I Roam, I always come Home to Cozumel

No Matter How far I Roam, I always come Home to Cozumel

I have roamed all over our amazing planet, and there is so much more to see! Having walked on seven continents, I have been privileged to see the most beautiful, fantastic, and incredible sights. Every place is so different and so unique, and I have loved all of my travels, and treasure my experiences, both good […]

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5 Things to do on an African Safari!

5 Things to do on an African Safari!

Seriously, you must do these 5 things on safari! There is nothing as incredible as an African Safari. Nothing. Seeing these animals in the wild is not at all comparable to seeing them in a zoo or a “safari” park. The savannah goes on forever….truly, the Circle of Life is real. Going to the Serengeti […]

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