Tag Archives: travel to Roatan

Garifuna Cultural Center in Roatan – A Must-See!

Nora and Audrey Flores of the Flamingo Cultural Center in Roatan standing in front of the history of Roatan timeline

I visited the Garifuna Cultural Center in Roatan back in December (formerly known as the Flamingo Cultural Center). Since we’re not traveling anywhere now (or in the near future) I want to shine a light on the amazing work this organization is doing on the island. When it’s safe to do so, please, go visit! […]

Save Lives When You Travel

This article originally appeared in The Huffington Post on December 29, 2015. See the original, How to Save Lives When You Travel, here. Traveling ignites something in the soul – there’s no denying that. Every new experience, every new place explored, and every cultural barrier knocked down brings about a change in our perspectives and […]

The Best Water Activities in Roatan You Won’t Want to Skip

Caribbean dive instructor

Whether you’re visiting Roatan on a quick cruise ship stop for a day, or coming for a week or more, there is no denying that water activities are the number one option for fun in Roatan. After all: this is an island!  Island life revolves around the sea, so jump in and join the fun. […]

A Weekend in West Bay Roatan

West Bay Beach Roatan

Recently, my Irish-Colombian and I took advantage of a gift certificate we won back when we attended the Roatan Humane Society’s Fur Ball Fundraiser. Our raffle prize was a two-night stay at the lovely West Bay Lodge, complete with breakfast each day and a 5-course lobster dinner one night! A weekend in West Bay isn’t […]

Semana Santa in Roatan

beachfront hotel Roatan

Semana Santa in Roatan is one of the busiest weeks in the whole year. Tourists flock to the beaches, music fills the air, and accommodation prices soar. Whether you want to join in on the fun or avoid it completely, it helps to understand what Semana Santa is like in Roatan.

Island Advice: Avoid the Potholes

I had a bit of a scare today. I was driving my scooter on a bright, sunny day, heading off to a series of meetings and fun events for the rest of the afternoon. Unfortunately, while I had planned ahead for those activities, I hadn’t planned on hitting a ginormous pothole in the road and […]