One of the US Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, surprised us with it’s lizard residents. We knew that we might see them, but on our way to the Coral World Ocean Park we spotted iguanas in trees and as we entered the Park, they were everywhere. We want to share this post to make you more … More St. Thomas and Iguanas
Jamaica’s national fruit ackee is pretty to watch, but if eaten raw, super poisonous. The hypoglycin of the fruit can be leathal, and even when ripe (the ripe fruit opens itself indicating it’s edible), the only edible part is the yellow part. Don’t eat the poisonous seeds, avoid munching the peel as well. As we … More On Island Time in Jamaica
Turku, our home town, is situated by the Baltic Sea and has a magnificent archipelago, part of which is just minutes away from the city. Ruissalo is one of the islands you can get to easily by bike, public transportation (bus #8) or by car. In the summer months, there is also a water bus … More 6 Things to do in Ruissalo
St. Martin/Sint Maarten was badly damaged by hurricane Irma September 6, 2017. As far as we know, parts of the island have been able to clean up and re-build quickly and the cities of Philipsburg & Marigot welcome visitors again. Our #24IslandsOfChristmas Instagram challenge just got the third island. View this post on Instagram December … More St. Martin or Sint Maarten?
Cabo San Lucas at the tip of Baja California with a taxi driver, what a day! … More Cabo San Lucas with a Taxi Driver
Why would anyone want to spend their Christmas in Las Vegas? Well, we’ve experienced many and have nothing but good memories to share. There are many festive things to do in Las Vegas, and contrary to what one might think, you can really get into the Holiday Mood here. So, what to do in Vegas … More Christmas in Las Vegas?
We were, to be honest, more than a little uncomfortable with the idea of cruising inside one, same ship for days at first. We were not convinced of the fun of cruising. Maybe because we live in a port city of Turku and the about 24-hour cruise ships taking people to and from Stockholm and … More 4 Cruise Planning Tips
We sit by the kitchen table as often in Sunday evenings. We’ve got our iPads, iPhones, calendars, travel books, to do -lists, maps and music. Las Vegas theme music. Frank Sinatra. Ellie Goulding. Jimmy Buffet. Tom Petty. The Doors. Chicago. Sara Bareilles. Faith Hill. Billy Joel. The Rolling Stones. Tom Jones. Willie Nelson. Eagles. Lana … More We Don’t Stop Believing, Las Vegas
Time flies. A little over seven months ago, after talking about it for quite some time, we finally started our travel blog DINKgo – Travel Stories Worth Sharing along with Instagram and Facebook and Twitter accounts. The name of our blog refers to us, a traveling adult couple with Double Income, No Kids. For us, … More The First 7 Travel Blogging Months
If you have more than a couple of days to use in Las Vegas, we suggest you rent a car and experience more than the obvious Las Vegas. We visit Las Vegas annually, sometimes 2-3 times per year, and have always tried to find new day trip ideas. Here is a collection of varied experiences. … More 6 Day Trips from Las Vegas Strip