Island Travel Interviews, Vietnam- Take 1

What to do in Phu Quoc
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I must admit I knew little to very little about Phu Quoc in Vietnam prior to this interview with Melissa from Thrifty Family Travels, so many thanks to her for sharing her insights into this beautiful island. 

Just a little background info before we begin….Phu Quoc is located in the Gulf of Thailand and is the largest island in Vietnam, boasting a population just over 100,000, this 222 square foot island has an economy made up mostly of fishing, agriculture, and ever-increasing tourism.  Continue reading Island Travel Interviews, Vietnam- Take 1

What to Do in Charlevoix, Michigan

I have to admit that Charlevoix has my heart. I don’t know if it is the cozy town, the amazing green water, or the chance to touch base with one of the first friend couples we met when we moved to Grand Rapids 11 years ago. It is amazing how quickly life goes and this chance to refresh is always welcomed. Where there was once a little blonde-haired toddler, there is now an almost teenager watching my preschooler and our other grade-school kids. We don’t see each other often even though we live quite close and that’s fine. It’s how life works sometimes. But it just makes this weekend all the more special for us. Continue reading What to Do in Charlevoix, Michigan

Indian Ocean Islands

Hi there! It’s been awhile since we last spoke about island travel. While the weather is still stunning in Michigan, I know that I will appreciate planning six months out, especially when we will likely again win the “grayest city in the world” contest. I don’t know much about Indian Ocean Islands, so I’m happy that Tickets for Two JC  and Bel Around the World will be providing their insights into some of the islands. Continue reading Indian Ocean Islands