Islands

Ship Island Mississippi – history, beaches, national park status
Ship Island Mississippi – history, beaches, national park status

Ship Island Mississippi – history, beaches, national park status

Gulf Islands National Seashore encompasses a number of barrier islands that protect the coastline along Florida and Mississippi from the furies of the Gulf of Mexico. My visit was to West Ship Island off of the coast of Gulfport, MS. There’s…

How to Enjoy Hawaiian Shave Ice on O’ahu’s North Shore
How to Enjoy Hawaiian Shave Ice on O’ahu’s North Shore

How to Enjoy Hawaiian Shave Ice on O’ahu’s North Shore

Few places on the planet have as much mojo as O’ahu’s North Shore. It is simply a place where good vibes and energy overtake even the most uptight, out-of-whack traveler. You must visit a place called Matsumoto Shave Ice where…

A Visit to Pluma Hildago, Oaxaca Mexico’s Coffee Town
A Visit to Pluma Hildago, Oaxaca Mexico’s Coffee Town

A Visit to Pluma Hildago, Oaxaca Mexico’s Coffee Town

Pluma Hildago, about an hour up in the Sierra Madre Mountains along Highway 200 from Huatulco in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, is known as Mexico’s Coffee Town. Not to be confused with the ridiculously bad Josh Groban movie by…