Chichi® Curacao Curacao’s Chichi® Dolls: A Collaboration of Art, Entrepreneurism, and Community Service - Not only was my “Chichi®” one of my favorite souvenirs from Curaçao, a Caribbean island off the coast of Venezuela, it’s one of my favorite artifacts from all of my world travels. Read about Curacao’s Chichi® dolls in Travel Dreams Magazine, November 21, 2013.   Related posts: The Art of Dog Sledding in Bend, Oregon […]
Curacao Ostrich Farm Curacao Ostrich Farm: This Place is for the Birds! - While Curacao is most well-known for the iconic Dutch architecture of its UNESCO World Heritage downtown, turquoise palm-lined beaches, and world-class diving, there are also opportunities for adventures like… feeding birds. What? Bird-feeding doesn’t sound very exciting, you say? Read about the Curacao Ostrich Farm in Wave Journey, October 5, 2012. Related posts: 15 Reasons […]
Curacao palapa beach 15 Reasons Why You Should be Curious about Curaçao - 1.  The climate.  Curaçao is one of the Dutch ABC islands, along with its neighboring Aruba and Bonaire. 35 miles north of Venezuela and 12° north of the Equator, Curaçao has a sunny year-round climate in the mid-80’s, with cooling trade winds from the east. 2.  ​The capital, Willemstad, is rich in culture and diversity, […]
diving Curacao Unplugged and Underwater: Mother and Son Dive in Curacao - These days, it’s nearly impossible for a mother to finds ways to bond with her teenage son that don’t include X-Box, dirt bikes or soccer. Family vacations are a great time to reconnect, but in planning a family trip to Curacao, I had an epiphany. Why not ask my teenage son to join me on […]