Entries by JP

WHO SAID PEOPLE IN NYC WEREN’T NICE??

Recently I a southerner took my daughter on a birthday trip to NYC. After going to a fabulous Broadway Play, a morning in central park visiting the zoo,an afternoon of what else shopping my daughter and I found ourselves in the financial district finishing a scrumptious dinner at 8:00 pm when we had to make […]

FROM HIGH ATOP A RAINFOREST TO A SEA TURTLE GATHERING

As we traveled up the hilly and twisty roads of Castries, St Lucia some people seem to turn a light shade of green.  However they all found it worthwhile as we entered the canopy of the rain forest. Here we hopped on the Aerial tram which took us to the the top of the rain forest […]

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE HONEYMOON

The term”Honeymoon” actually originated in the 5th Century when people kept track of their calender by moon cycles. Back then, a newlywed couple drank mead (the “honey”) during their first moon of marriage.  What is mead?  It  is a honey-based alcoholic drink believed to have aphrodisiac properties.  But where did the tradition of going on […]