Author: Gayle J. Robbins

The Great Caribbean Islands to Visit

It would be silly to list the entire Caribbean region with an overarching description. Each island has a unique character and culture of its own, with different landscapes and attractions. Even the beaches are different, ranging from the typical soft white sand to the unexpected pink and rocky coves. If it has been impossible for

These are Reasons to Visit Finnish Lapland

Before finally deciding to visit colder places this winter, after fully experiencing my first winter of life (in my thirties, I know. I’m after), I realized that this is actually one of my favorite seasons. There are so many things you can only do when it’s really, really cold outside, and Finnish Lapland is the

The great Beaches in Oaxaca, Mexico

Imposing cliffs, secret bays, medium-grained sand and breaking waves characterize the coast of the state of Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. The beaches here, on the Pacific side of Mexico, are far from the white sand and turquoise waters of the Riviera Maya, on the Caribbean side, which receives much more tourists than Oaxaca. I prefer

An Easy Packing List for Africa

“What do people pack when they go to Africa? Where do I start? What is essential and what should I leave on My Africa packing list?” This was my question before I went to Africa for the first time, heading to South Africa with a backpack full of denim shorts and tank tops, a little

All about World Nomads Travel Insurance

Why? Because it really, really sucks when you have an emergency abroad and don’t have it, and not all insurance is made equal. There have been horror stories about people being held in hospitals, almost like hostels, for not paying outstanding bills, or worse, not getting care at all. But if you need to be

Tips and Guide to Wear in Japan

Japan is famous all over the world for its unique style, especially fashionistas from Harajuku to Tokyo. That said, before going to Japan, I forgot to consider that not everyone, everywhere, is into the bright and quirky Harajuku style, so with that in mind, we combined the quirky and the practical for these packing lists.

The Fun Things to do in the Bahamas

Soft sand, baby blue water and everything that makes a tropical destination a dream — that’s what you can expect when you visit the Bahamas. This picturesque island nation has some of the most idyllic beaches in the world, but the beauty doesn’t stop there. Visitors who come to soak up the sun on a