Destinations

37 Fun Facts About New Orleans

February 1, 2016

Although we have visited the New Orleans on multiple occasions, a recent weekend visit piqued our interest to do a little background research on this a port city that straddles the Mississippi River in southeastern Louisiana. 37 Interesting Facts About New Orleans, Louisiana 1. Around 2200 B.C., silt deposited by the Mississippi River formed the land mass that later became […]

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A Look Around the Grand Turk Cruise Center, Turks and Caicos

January 25, 2016

Grand Turk is the capital of the Turks & Caicos Islands archipelago and it is located 575 miles Southeast of Miami, Florida, and 30 miles south of the Bahamas. In 2006, Carnival Corporation opened the $50 million Grand Turk Cruise Center on the southern end of Grand Turk Island. The entire island is approximately seven miles […]

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10 Fun Facts About Saint Martin

January 8, 2016

1.  St. Martin is the smallest island in the world divided between two countries, France and the Netherlands. The island is 34 square miles in total size, 2.  The northern French part of the island is known as St. Martin and is an overseas collectivity of France.  The southern Dutch part  is known as St. Maarten and is one of four constituent countries that […]

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33 Fun Facts About Turks and Caicos Islands

December 23, 2015

We’ve visited Grand Turk in the Turks and Caicos Islands several times, but we’ve never ventured past the beautiful beach, shops and pool located around the cruise ship port. In anticipation of a return visit, we did a little background research on this destination. 33 Fun Facts About Turks and Caicos Islands 1. The Turks and […]

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