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For swimmy glowy waters, Aruba is quite a Caribbean gem.  For all the marketing tiny Aruba does to market its destination, you would think it was a huge country.  The country spends upwards to $50 million a year to market its destination which is a big budget for Caribbean nations, as I learned r...
06/18/2009
If you've ever been to Arenal, Costa Rica, it is one of those places where volcanic eruptions are a normal part of life.  There's not many volcanoes that are as active and glowy as what you might get to experience in Arenal.  The lava flows light up the night sky.  Boy, what an awesome sight to s...
06/17/2009
Who knew that Martha's Vineyard had a seedy side to it?  Its called "Nude on the beach."  Look at this picture of a beach bum.  And I mean what a bum!  Martha's Vineyard has been well known for its upscale, hoity-toity elite, many of whom come from Boston, who descend upon Martha's for weddings, ...
06/16/2009
Betchya didn't know that Antigua means "ancient" in Spanish?  Its OK.  I didn't know it either until I read it on Viscape. Here is a snippet from the Viscape site....   Nelson's dockyardsaxonfenken Antigua In Spanish, Antigua means “ancient;” however, there’s nothing ancient about this pristine v...
06/15/2009
Crabcakes and boating go hand in hand when visiting Annapolis.  In fact, I can't think of a better place in the country....well, rather the world, for crabcakes than in Annapolis, simply because the Chesapeake has such a delicious selection or crabs of all types. As we planned a short weekend tri...
06/10/2009
I've been to quite a few places.  But I must say, the beaches in Anguilla are some of the most stunning spectacular beaches I have ever seen.  The beaches are powder-sugar white with gorgeous turquoise waters.  The climate is a little arid, but for the most part, its lovely temperature.  And St. ...
06/08/2009
Amsterdam is such a beautiful city with canals and tulips all over everywhere.  I've always wanted to spend time there.  Even the countryside full of green grass and irises smells fresh, floral and farmy.  I'd love to go and walk around town in some clogs with a basket of tulips and just give the...
06/07/2009
Most people don't realize this but Belize is a tiny little country.  Its the size of Vermont but has the population of Arlington County Virginia of approximately 200,000 people.  You can still snap of a piece of Ambergris Caye real estate cheaply when comparing the price of beach front property t...
06/06/2009
We are dreaming up a trip to the Amalfi Coast of Italy and figured....what the heck!  Let's take a look and see if we can find an affordable Amalfi Coast vacation rental on Viscape.  We were surprised to see that there's a pretty good selection of vacation rentals for Italy and southern Europe - ...
06/05/2009
Africa is one continent where vacation and second homes are more of a rarity unlike other continents.  We did a little research on the Viscape website for Africa vacation homes and this is what we found.  The places to find vacation rentals appear to be primarily in Morocco and South Africa.   I'...
06/04/2009
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