Last week I posted about my upcoming weekend getaway to Cuba. It’s actually a five-day getaway and I intend to soak up the warm sunshine every single day! What a welcome break from the snow and cold in the Northeast.
Personally, I don’t know anyone who has been to Cuba, so packing for this trip has proven quite the challenge. Should I pack nice sundresses or are shorts and tees more appropriate? Are high heels the best nighttime option or will I look out of place? With a 44 lb. weight limit on checked luggage I have to be selective. Not to mention, we are staying in an apartment in downtown Havana and we have to bring our own hair dryer, toiletries, converters, and even tissues for the public restrooms. Space is at a premium.
Here’s what I’ve got so far.
I’m definitely over-packed, especially on the shoes, but I have the space so why not! The Adea undies, camis, and chemise are easily laundered in the sink and set to air dry so I don’t have to pack too many. Our blogger, Shaun, also reminded me to pack an outfit in my carry-on in case something should happen to my luggage. Excellent advice. There’s nothing worse than arriving at a tropical island stuck in your winter travel clothes.
Am I missing anything? Something in particular I should eliminate?
Stay tuned for the follow-up post when I get back next week. I’ll let you know if I hit the mark with my packing and whether or not my salsa dancing improved!
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I’ve never been able to pull it off BUT I’ve always wanted to go to Australia – everything I’ve heard about it fascinates me. That said I often watch those “survival” TV shows where a person takes a wrong turn in a desert, forest, mountain or the outback and is lost for days on end. Then an “outdoor survivalist” comes on and says, “If only they had done thus-and-so – they would have had food and water.”
Over the years, the airline industry has experienced many twists and turns – and one of the most remarkable has been the evolution of the stewardess or airline hostess. That said I was stopped in my tracks by an article in Travel & Leisure, April 2020 titled “Taking Wing.” It featured a photo of a flight attendant’s dress from 1965 and was skillfully written by Ann Hood who has delivered a detailed on-the-scene report.
In a city like New York, that has a population of close to nine million, it’s great to know that there’s something for everyone. This gave me the idea to write about fun and/or favorite spots in all five boroughs, namely: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island. So, in this blog we’ll cover places I’ve personally enjoyed over the years and spots mentioned in an article that ran in Condé Nast Traveler magazine in April 2020. Here are five slices of the Big Apple:
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