Pros and Cons: Tofino vs. Ucluelet

Tofino and Ucluelet are both communities located on the West side of Vancouver Island along the Pacific Ocean in the area known as Clayoquot Sound and on Tla-o-qui-aht tribal territory. Home to the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, the area boasts of temperate rainforests that meet the ocean and is home to an abundance ofContinue reading “Pros and Cons: Tofino vs. Ucluelet”

Sargassum Seaweed in the Caribbean: Will it ruin my beach vacation?

Updated: FOctober 25, 2021 The first time we encountered that mass of seaweed known as “sargassum” was in Barbados in 2015; it seemed to have appeared from nowhere and just kept coming every day, making it unappealing to swim in the ocean and lounge on the beach where we were staying. Since then, we’ve beenContinue reading “Sargassum Seaweed in the Caribbean: Will it ruin my beach vacation?”

Unfinished Business: 3 Days in Tulum

Earlier in the year, we had taken a day trip to Tulum from Playa Del Carmen and enjoyed ourselves so much that we booked a 3 night/4 day trip to fully enjoy all this jungle surrounded beach community has to offer. While Tulum has become quite trendy and some might even say a victim of itsContinue reading “Unfinished Business: 3 Days in Tulum”