St. Croix – A Diver’s Paradise
St. Croix – A Diver’s Paradise

St. Croix – A Diver’s Paradise

St. Croix is a fantastic divers destination. There is so much sea life to enjoy around the island. We purchased a tropical fish identification guide for our kids, and between diving and snorkeling we have seen almost every fish in…

Eating our Way Through St. Croix – Local Grocery Shopping
Eating our Way Through St. Croix – Local Grocery Shopping

Eating our Way Through St. Croix – Local Grocery Shopping

During our first week in St. Croix we spent time seeking out locally grown produce and fresh seafood. We have found several great places recommended by locals, including road side vegetable stands and a local meat market. It took us…

A Drive Down Mahogany Road – St. Croix Rainforest
A Drive Down Mahogany Road – St. Croix Rainforest

A Drive Down Mahogany Road – St. Croix Rainforest

Mahogany Road – St. Croix RainforestWe had the opportunity to drive down Mahogany Road through the St. Croix Rain Forest.  It’s a beautiful drive up and down long winding roads filled with large Mahogany trees.  If you look closely you…

First Few Days in St. Croix – A Rough Start
First Few Days in St. Croix – A Rough Start

First Few Days in St. Croix – A Rough Start

DAY 1 – Getting There:Travel day! We woke the kids at 3:30 am to arrive at the airport by 5am. Most of the evening prior was spent packing. Due to various medical equipment, diving/snorkel gear, and other essentials we ended…

Tips for Packing Wine in Checked Luggage
Tips for Packing Wine in Checked Luggage

Tips for Packing Wine in Checked Luggage

While on vacation we like to enjoy our favorite wines. Since wine costs 20-30% more at some of our vacation destinations, (especially the Caribbean), we try to pack a few bottles of wine in our checked luggage. We know there…

How We Planned a Month Long Fun Family Vacation to the Caribbean Without Breaking the Bank
How We Planned a Month Long Fun Family Vacation to the Caribbean Without Breaking the Bank

How We Planned a Month Long Fun Family Vacation to the Caribbean Without Breaking the Bank

A few months ago I wrote about how to make your monthly expenses work towards future travel, which has quickly become one of our most popular posts. For the past few years we have been utilizing our Travel Rewards Credit…

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