The Exuma Cays from above

The Exuma Cays in the Bahamas boasts of flawless, foot-print free white beaches and sapphire-blue water everywhere, an exotic spread of 365 cays and islands just a few minutes off Nassau by plane. The Exuma Cays is divided into three major areas-- the Great Exuma, Little Exuma, and the Exuma Cays.…

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Cuba from a distance

Silhouette of Cuba seen from the Gulf of Mexico early in the morning, just before sunrise. For now, I’ll just admire Cuba from a far distance but it’s in the bucket list. Cuba, a Caribbean nation is 110,860 sq km in area, with an estimated population of 11,147,407 as of July…

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Saipan Sunset

Saipan sunset   Sunset falls over the Saipan lagoon, turning the waters into golden and orange hues. Sunsets in Saipan and the Northern Mariana Islands are so stunningly beautiful the whole year-round.

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Smiling Cove: favorite island hangout

  FROM its old view with sharp and rusty pieces of steel sticking out along the water’s edge, the newly-paved walkway with protective bars at the Smiling Cove Marina has become one of the newest destinations for joggers and sunset watchers these days. The long stretch of walkway at the Smiling…

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Managaha: An island getaway

Any visit or stay on Saipan is never complete if you have not stepped foot on this small, flat coral islet that is one of Saipan’s main tourist attractions. Managaha Island, accessible by about 20 minutes by ferry from the Lower Base, is one site that never fails to get its…

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A short respite at Tanapag beach

Satisfying a beach bum’s thirst on Saipan is not that hard, with the numerous pristine beaches available just minutes away from each other. Looking for a place to grab a quick lunch led me and a buddy to this serene beachside in Tanapag, just a few meters across from the church…

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Lazy afternoon at Micro Beach

HOW many times have you taken off your shoes and walked barefoot on the beach? When was the last time that you picked up a stick and wrote messages in the pristine white sands? Or just sat on a grassy patch or on top of a rock as you watch the…

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