North Carolina’s Outer Banks Through the Unfiltered Lens of Instagram
Nov12

North Carolina’s Outer Banks Through the Unfiltered Lens of Instagram

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One of the aspects of Instagram that I appreciate is its focus on visual storytelling. On our recent trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, I tried to expand on that by lengthening my comments beyond the typical “this is a picture of fill in the blank at blankety blank location” notations. I find that I appreciate it when visual storytellers include a detailed description of the moment, going beyond what the picture is of and...

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Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour
Oct28

Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour

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As the hurricane season in the Caribbean region comes to an end for another year, beach bars closed for the offseason begin opening their doors to welcome guests back for another high travel season. Some, like Palapa Bar and Grill on Ambergris Caye in Belize and Bikinis on Honeymoon Beach, St. John, USVI, stay open all year, just in case we needed a reminder of what’s waiting for us down where the palm trees rule the roost. We just...

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Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour
Oct14

Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour

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Bikinis on the Beach, a beach bar located on Honeymoon Beach on St. John in the US Virgin Islands, must have someone new managing their Instagram page as they’ve been posting daily since the first of October. Previous to that, they hadn’t posted anything since July. Whoever is handling it is doing a great job with their daily posts an instant reminder that I need to get back to the island soon. Make sure and give them a follow on...

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The Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian – An Unfiltered Look Through the Lens of Instagram: Great Guana Cay
Sep30

The Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian – An Unfiltered Look Through the Lens of Instagram: Great Guana Cay

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It’s been almost a month since Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas as a historic category 5 hurricane. In the weeks since, the corner of the country that took the brunt of the storm has slowly begun the recovery process. Even as other areas of this vast archipelago continue life uninterrupted, areas like Great Guana Cay continue to face an uncertain future. That uncertainty hasn’t stopped Great Guana’s residents and supporters from...

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Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour
Sep23

Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour

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During our recent annual trips to Boston, locating beach bars to “research” became a yearly challenge. Treasures were found on the shore, the waterways and in quaint towns but one area that we were never able to explore was the islands off the coast. For those of you heading that way or already in the area, Nantucket seems to have a gem in Galley Beach. With sunsets as magical as you’ll find anywhere, scrumptious fare and...

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