When you think of Jamaica, the phrase “ya mon” immediately comes to mind. I assumed this was an exaggerated stereotype of the way Jamaicans speak.Turns out “ya mon” is ubiquitous in Jamaica.
And yes, you can find it in the Urban Dictionary.
In explaining the brief glimpse I got into the local More >
The thing I research the most for any travel destination is the food. I have my priorities straight.
I arrived in Jamaica with a list of local dishes and native fruits to try. I succeeded in tasting them all. I discovered after I returned that one of my favorite foods can be poisonous if prepared More >
I had gotten caught up in a lot of things. I had a constant feeling that I should be working on my growing to-do list.
Some stress was good. Some stress was simply unnecessary. I had fallen back into the mode of creating obligations for myself that did not always align with my priorities. I had More >
Now that you know my tips for surviving wine country, I will share my top five vineyards to visit in the Sonoma and Napa area. Keep in mind that there are hundreds of vineyards, and while I certainly had my fair share of wine, there are hundreds out there I have yet to explore. If you are familiar More >
Upon returning home after two years of travel in Latin America, I was looking forward to the opportunity to experience more of my own country. Last year More >