Travel

Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove

Mother’s Day weekend just passed and I hope that everyone enjoyed themselves. Since the loss of my father, I’ve tried to make holidays really special. I’m not sure if it’s a coping mechanism or what, but I really overdo it sometimes.

Mainly because when my dad was living he went all out on holidays. Any child who has lost a parent can say watching their parent grieve is the most painful thing on earth. When I found out that my mother wanted to go to Discovery Cove those tickets were bought. 


My time in Cuba

My time in Cuba

Felt compelled to write about the time I visited Cuba, especially since my coworkers are visiting. I went to Cuba while President Obama was serving.  The significance of stating that is because the embargo wasn’t lifted yet and Americans weren’t permitted to travel for vacation yet. For me authenticity is important, so I wanted to experience the island before it was Americanized. Being a Tampa native, the Cuban population is high here. Obtaining the visas wasn’t hard the only problem was the time constraint. Whenever you plan trips, it’s just a simple click on your favorite travel site then you’re done....