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The Chica Travelista’s Top 6 Must-Do Adventures in Jacksonville Beach, Florida

As luck would have it, my Chica Travelista adventures took me back to stunning Florida (during this incredibly grey, New York March). I spent a few days sunning, exploring, and adventuring-it-up in this coastal town before darting out on a CRUISE to the BAHAMAS! These are my Top 6 Must-Do Adventures in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. Seriously consider it for your …

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An Absolute Don’t Miss: The Jamaican Dreamer Catamarans Cruises: The Chica Travelista Takes to the Sea!

On my last Chica Travelista adventure, the Montego Bay-based Dreamer Catamaran Cruises completed my Jamaican travel experience, sending me off on a tour of the surrounding turquoise seas, my eyes to the horizon (and a Jamaican rum in my hand!). While on one of their remarkable catamarans (one of three Gold Coast Yachts, all with these illustrious sails that churn …

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3 Reasons I Love Island Transfer and Tours: The Chica Travelista’s Montego Bay Adventure

3 Reasons I Love Island Transfer and Tours: The Chica Travelista’s Montego Bay Adventure Jamaica is all color and vibrant adventure. The small, sun-drenched island involves full days spent on the beach; full nights spent dancing, a bright drink in your hand. And it necessarily involves all-day adventures through its stunning rainforests and mountains. During my recent trip, I was able …

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Give The Gift of Travel This Holiday!!

Its that time of year again, to shop and shop!! How about giving the gift of travel this year!? Theres no gift like a travel memory, and for that reason I have created a great list of TOP VACATION PACKAGE DISCOUNTS for this holiday season. 1) Cyber Monday Super Sale! - Cheap Caribbean Save $75 on all 4 night or ...
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Coffee with Samantha Brown

This Blog post is WAYYYY overdue, but better late than never right?! For those of you who dont know, Samantha Brown is a television host, notable for her work in several Travel Channel shows. She also has made her own travel luggage called Samantha Brown: Travel America. Beyond that she is a woman who has inspired me to do this crazy ...
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FEES AND MORE FEES.. UGHH!!

We can all agree that most airlines are starting to get a little ridiculous with how LITTLE they include now a days.. No free checked bag, no free snack.. pretty soon we're going to have to pay to add a seatbelt to our seats!   I wanted to write an easy to follow blog post on which of the top ...
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Travel & Reward Points

First off, thank you for checking out this post, I assure you it'll be valuable to you when planning your next trip! As a traveler who is always searching for the best deals and ways to budget, there is nothing more exciting to me than a good travel rewards card! Imagine this.. you're doing your regular day to day shopping, ...
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Dominican Republic – DO IT!!

First off, this trip couldn’t have started any better then when the Airport Check-In Clerk got on the speaker and yelled to the entire Gate “WHOS READY TO PARTY IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC?!” and the crowd when nuts!! From then on we were all pumped up in party mode! Flying from Ft. Lauderdale to Punta Cana, DR over parts of …

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Five Steps to Finding the Perfect Destination!

So you’re ready to book a vacation!? But then you find yourself in love with 5 different islands, 4 countries and no clue how to choose the “PERFECT” spot. Decisions , decisions! Here are the FIVE steps I use when finding the best vacation spot! 1) Distinguish what type of vacation your are looking to have. Are you seeking adventure, history …

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The Crystal River, Florida experience!

During my visit to Crystal River, Florida I was hosted by the WONDERFUL resort Plantation On Crystal River. This place is truly a gem and I was totally WOWed by the amount of activities they offered right on-site! They have a beautiful golf course , beach volleyball, tennis, shuffleboard, a swimming pool , horseshoe, croquet anddd a hot tub (thats …