A Week in Maui

We found an excellent deal via WestJet to fly to Maui, Hawaii, in late June. The three of us could get there and back from Vancouver for $1,200. We couldn’t not go! Those of you with teens know how much easier a vacation is if there’s a friend along. Our girl would have been bored out of her tree just …

Cuba Family Getaway

The Iberostar Ensenachos Resort, 90 minutes from the Santa Clara airport in Cuba, is a sprawling property that takes up its own cayo (a small low island), on Cayo Ensenachos. Never having visited Cuba before, I didn’t know what to expect. I like to do a lot of research before I go somewhere, but this time the best reason to go was …

Honeymoon in Greece

Wow. This was a long time ago. June 1999 to be exact. We kind of picked Greece as our honeymoon location by accident. My aunt had a co-worker whose parents ran a guesthouse on the tiny island of Patmos, in the Dodencanese Islands. Much closer to Turkey than the Greek mainland, it’s a ten hour ferry ride from the Port …