07 Jan11 Wining, Dining and Biking

Posted in Activity, Food, Travel from by Calina

This blog post is dedicated to Rina and Enzo for giving me the opportunity to have a very unique travel experience. When I told friends that I was headed on a wine and bike tour of the California wine valleys over Christmas, they looked at me with much concern. ‘Careful not to drunk-bike!’ a number […] (Read More)

22 Jun10 How to Sleep in Hammocks

Posted in Activity, Food, Nature from Playa Blanca, Colombia by

After a few days of sweltering heat in Cartagena, we were ready for a taste of the Caribbean. Though Cartagena has beaches, those craving palm trees, rum-filled coconuts and white sand head to Playa Blanca. We boarded a ferry that took us through the busy harbour. As we left shore, we were surrounded by magnificent […] (Read More)

18 Jun10 Dreams of Cartagena

Posted in Activity, Culture, Dance, Food, Landmarks, Nightlife from Cartagena, Colombia by Calina

Dan and I have been back in Canada for just over two weeks. Being back has been a hefty adjustment. We’ve gone from being within kissing distance to being divided by a 1 and a half hour commute. We’ve gone from being as free as birds to being saddled with jobs, parental rules and societal […] (Read More)