Islands

Big & small, near & far, populated or remote; islands hold a special fascination for me and we know that many won’t be here forever! I have visited many types of islands around the world and am sharing some of my favorites with you.

The Catalina Island Guide For Everyone

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My second time visiting Catalina made me fall even more in love with this island just off the Southern California coast. This time around, I was not pregnant and it was one of my first trips away from my infant daughter--meaning MOM WAS OFF DUTY!…

Cap Maison, Saint Lucia: Hotel Review

The Hotel Snob visits Saint Lucia's Northern Coast and reviews the intimate,  boutique Cap Maison. This luxury property is perched on a cliff with it's own private beach and beach grill, infinity pool, sunset views and private dining out on the water--literally.…

A Travel Guide to Saint Lucia

Get Lost in Saint Lucia with Kelley Ferro Saint Lucia Overview One of the most lush islands, Saint Lucia is as exciting as it is beautiful. With adventure, nightlife, romance, beaches, high end food & stunning hotels; this island will convince you…

Saint Lucia's Best Eats

Get Lost in Saint Lucia with Kelley Ferro What to Eat on Saint Lucia Saint Lucia is known for it's fresh fruits and local seafood, and Kelley discovers there's much more! From street food cooked right in front of you, to gourmet dining using homegrown…

Art & Architecture of CUBA

Live like a Local: Cuba USTOA's Travel Together Series hosted by Kelley Ferro It felt like Havana was a city of artists and around every cobbled street corner was an artistic delight. From modern sculpture, to historic refurbished cars to an up &…

How to Make Chocolate in Saint Lucia

Saint Lucian chocolate is known far & wide as some of the world's best, and on the island you can find chocolate has a variety of uses. Kelley experiences chocolate not only as a sweet food, but as a savory spice. She also learns about it's benefits…