Tourist in Savannah

Every now and then when I go on vacation, I tend to act like a tourist… A few years ago…actually maybe about 8 or 9 years ago, we took a trip down to Savannah, GA. Owens-Thomas House On this trip, we stayed with friends who owned a house on a golf course on Skidaway Island…

Sweet Tea in Southport

Last week, we spent a long weekend visiting family near Southport, North Carolina.  I always enjoy our trips south so I can relax with the family, hear people say “y’all”, “Bless your heart” and refer to Iced Tea as “Sweet Tea”… The weather was hot and humid reaching the high 90’s but we spent a…

Grand Cayman with Kids

Three years in a row, we have traveled to the island of Grand Cayman for our annual family vacation. Pier at Rum Point Grand Cayman is a fabulous island for kids for the following reasons: Easy Access: For us, Grand Cayman is a direct flight from Newark, NJ.  (Kids are much less cranky if they don’t have…

Bringing Home the Islands

So, what’s this Calypso blog all about?  Well, since I’m always looking for ways to blend a little island style into my everyday life in the NJ countryside, I thought I’d start a blog! This blog will be a mixture of: Caribbean Trip Reports Island Inspired Decorating Decorating Tips and Inspiration Vacation Advice Recipes Various…