The hotel has more than 20 acres of tropical landscaping and nearly 200 rooms. The resort has a number of distinctions. Isla Bella Beach Resort becomes the first full service luxury hotel in Marathon; the largest new private waterfront hotel in all the keys; and the first new resort built since Hurricane Irma struck Knights Key in 2017. … [Read more...] about Isla Bella Beach Resort to Open in Florida Keys in 2019
Guests can bike up and down the island's car-free roads, see exotic birds, interact with local fisherman and explore the Yum Balam, a protected nature reserve found within the 26-mile island. The resort's concierge is available to book off-property excursions, be it kayaking through the mangroves, learning to kiteboard or swimming with the whale sharks that frequent the waters surrounding the island from May to September. … [Read more...] about Mystique Blue Boutique Suites Opens Up in Isla Holbox
That was in the late 1960s, some ten years before Neruda was awarded the Nobel Prize. He was nevertheless already famous. In 1924, at the age of 21, his “Love Poems and a Song of Despair” established his fame among Spanish-speaking readers. His masterpiece, Canto General was published in 1950. This epic poem, which is an ode to the Latin American continent and its struggle against oppression, is considered by some critics as among the most important pieces of American literature of the twentieth century. … [Read more...] about Pablo Neruda’s Isla Negra
Whilst monkeys, birds and cicadas passed on the latest gossip of the jungle, Bob and I told old travel stories of our encounters with the wild. I told him about being mobbed by crows at 4000 metres in the Himalayas whilst he told about a grizzly bear that had ripped open the front of his tent in Minnesota – It took one look at my friend curled up in his sleeping bag, turned up its nose and stalked away. … [Read more...] about The Jungle of Palenque
Petty crime such as pickpocketing and bag snatching can occur in busy areas. Always be on your guard and keep an eye on your belongings. Never carry all of your valuables with you and don’t flash money around in public – this is an invitation to thieves. … [Read more...] about Tips on Isla de Fuerteventura Warnings or Dangers – Stay Safe!