48 Hours on Phú Quốc, Vietnam’s Island Paradise

Welcome to my very first blog post featuring a destination in Vietnam! I’ve been based in Ho Chi Minh City for almost a month now, and after doing a little bit of research, I decided to take my very first trip outside the city. I looked at a number of options, but eventually decided to check out the island of Phú Quốc, which is right off the southern coast of the Vietnamese “mainland”...

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San Andrés – The Caribbean’s Best-Kept Secret: A Colombian Adventure Part 2 of 3

If you’ve been following Caffeinated Excursions, then you know that one of things that inspired me to start blogging was my newfound love of all things Caribbean. In addition to pristine beaches, ... this part of the world has fascinating cultures and histories. This is especially true of the tiny Colombian island of San Andrés...

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Why Puerto Vallarta Is Worth Visiting More Than Once

Just as the title of this post suggests, Puerto Vallarta is the first destination in Mexico that I’ve visited twice. This beach town on Mexico’s Pacific Coast in the state of Jalisco has everything you could want in a getaway: amazingly warm weather, beautiful blue skies and beaches, great food and drinks, and wonderfully “chill” west coast vibe...

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