This Dutch Caribbean island is typically visited in 1 day by cruise ship tourists. I went for 7 days which awesomely turned into 9 days after a snowstorm hit New York! I fell in love with this country. From its colorful building to its epic snorkeling, I now consider Curaçao to be in my top favorite 5 countries!



Dominican Republic

Breaking all travel norms, I took a romantic getaway trip down South to the DR. I lounged in the lap of luxury for 4 days on an all-inclusive, adult only resort. Of course, I had to get in at least one day of adventure—SCUBA diving the clear, aqua-blue Caribbean Sea!