Joanna E. Best of 2016

Best of 2016

2016 was a great year for the Joanna E platform as a whole. I’m truly grateful for every social share and excited to see what 2017 has to offer. If you’re new here or have missed a few posts, here is Joanna E.com’s best of 2016 10 – 3 Ways to Find Extra Money to Travel Written for those who ask how I am able to travel so frequently, this post shares...

Sister’s Weekend at the Verdanza Hotel San Juan

Sister's Weekend at the Verdanza Hotel San Juan

You may recall seeing on Instagram my visit to San Juan, Puerto Rico with my youngest sister for an extended weekend. The last time we went to the Caribbean together was in 2004 so a trip was overdue, plus she needed a break from mom/wife life. We purchased a flight deal for $100 round-trip each, so splurging on a hotel wasn’t a big deal. Luckily, I was able to find a great deal on Travelzoo for...

Bougainvillea Beach Resort Barbados

Bougainvillea Beach Resort Barbados

It’s been a week since I returned from my weekend in Barbados and I’m starting to miss it already. Of all the places on earth, why would we go to Barbados? Well, my cousin and I always knew that our family has roots in the island and we’ve never been. Since we were kids, we have been to Trinidad a handful of times and though we enjoy visiting family there, it’s not...

The Royal Sea Aquarium Curaçao

ROYAL SEA AQUARIUM RESORT

I received a media rate from the Royal Sea Aquarium Curaçao in exchange for my honest review. If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you’ve seen photos from my fall vacation in Curaçao. My hotel choice was the Royal Sea Aquarium Resort, about 20-30 minutes from the airport. Room I stayed in their Junior Suite with two double beds, television with cable, a small seating area, mini kitchenette (microwave, coffee...

3 Reasons to Stay at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Resort

I’m on a mission to travel as much as I can so I spent my first international trip of the year in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic at the Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club. It was the first time using a Groupon for a hotel travel and my first experience at an All-Inclusive resort. The Suite Based on the package purchased, I stayed at the Residence Suites. The suite included a King...