Reblog: The Quinoa Fields of Bolivia

I’m sure you’ve heard of the super food quinoa? Quinoa is a complete protein and fantastic wheat-free alternative, which has gained in popularity in recent years.  But did you know how beautiful the quinoa harvest can be as well? Check out this post by nature and wildlife photographer, Emily Carter Mitchell, as she takes on […]

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A CUBAN ITINERARY (PART 5)

Today we will spend hours exploring the wonders of Trinidad, Cuba.  This historical gem is a UNESCO world heritage site. You can catch up with the tour here: Day 1 and Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5   Day 6 Visit the Valle de los Ingenios and Manaca Iznaga Explore the city with […]

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A CUBAN ITINERARY (PART 4)

  We head towards central Cuba, passing through more beautiful beaches and historic towns. You can catch up with the tour here: Day 1 and Day 2 Day 3 Day 4   Day 5  Depart for Trinidad, enjoying the sites along the way. Drive towards the centre of the country along the legendary Bay of Pigs […]

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A CUBAN ITINERARY (PART 3)

The Cuban exploration continues as we head today to Playa Larga. You can catch up with the tour here: Day 1 and Day 2 Day 3   Day 4  Depart for Playa Larga En route we visit Las Terrazas and the old coffee plantations. A beautiful nature reserve is now located here.   Las Terrazas is a […]

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Mother’s Day Dates Around the World

    Happy Mother’s Day to all who are being celebrated today. I’ll spend this morning being spoiled by my husband and boys and then we’ll head off to celebrate with the elder generations of nurturers. It will be a full, loving day. In many parts of the world, Mother’s Day is celebrated today, the […]

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Reblog: Promoting English as a Second Language

Kickstarter Campaign If this project is fully funded by June 9, 2018, the essay contest will run until August 31, 2018. Winners will be notified by September 30, 2018. The book will be published by November 1, 2018. Winning entries will be professionally translated to English (if written in another language) and published in a […] […]

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A CUBAN ITINERARY (PART 2)

Today’s post continues the tour of Western Cuba. For an introduction to this segment and to see what we did on Day 1 and Day 2, click here.   Day 3 Depart for Viñales. Explore the lush valley, fields and plantation houses. The landscape was once covered by limestone much of this has eroded away, leaving […]

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