Category Archives for "Travel Inspiration"

Volunteering in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Volunteering in Chiang Mai

Have you wondered about options for volunteering in Chiang Mai, Thailand?  Whether you are house sitting in Chiang Mai or planning to travel there soon, you’ll discover many ways to fill your time on, or between your house sits. International house sitter and business strategist, Andrea Jordan gives her guide to volunteering, visiting temples, markets […]

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Our love affair with Cuban ice cream

Cuban ice cream

Our fascination with Cuban ice cream began a few months before our visit to Cuba.  One evening we decided to watch the iconic Cuban movie, “Fresa y Chocolate” (Strawberry & Chocolate), nominated for an Oscar back in 1993. The seductive opening scene of the film takes place over ice cream at Parque Coppelia in Vedado, Havana. […]

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Understanding the Cuban currency

how to use the local Cuban currency

If you’re thinking of traveling to Cuba, you may be wondering how you can make your money go further by fully understanding the Cuban currency system? By the time we arrived in Havana at the start of our month-long journey around this unique Caribbean island nation, we had done plenty of research. One of the most […]

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