Traveling Couples: Lyn & Arthur Dobrin

On our recent trip to Couples Tower Isle in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, we met a wonderful couple who were making their first return to the resort…in 45 years!

Lyn and Arthur Dobrin honeymooned in 1964 at the then Tower Isle Hotel, and here they were again. After the late ’70s adoption of a couples-only concept, a new name, and millions in ’09 renovations, the Dobrins wanted  to see if Tower Isle had completely changed…or stayed just a little like it was. [Read more…]

Mexico’s Yucatan: Cancun

A few years back, Adam and I spent Christmas week on Mexico’s east-coast Yucatán Peninsula.  We had a great time visiting ancient Mayan ruins, snorkeling in the clear Caribbean, staying in small hotels and drinking real Coke out of the bottle.

But this, my friends, was not that trip.  This is the road not taken…to Cancún, the Yucatán’s big resort playground.

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