The Real Dominican Republic

Sublime Samaná Beach

The Dominican Republic  holds the distinction as the most popular Caribbean destination, with Punta Cana, on the southeast part of the island, the number one choice. Tourists go for the countless hotels, the sun, the white fairy sand, turquoise water, limitless rum drinks.  Most go for their all-inclusive resorts, and some go to explore the […]

On board Via Rail Train through British Columbia

GeorgieJet, Via Rail,British Columbia, 2012-1

Onboard Via Rail’s “The Canadian”  from Vancouver to Jasper, Alberta is a journey steeped in service, comfort, and relaxation.  The classic train was built in the ’50s and reminds one of the hit TV series – “Mad Men.” The dome car is reached via a set of stairs straight up into heaven! Sitting up high […]

Joy’s Camp, Shaba Reserve, Northern Kenya

Joy-sundowner-northern-kenya

Guide and ranger post walk, no doubt annoyed at me with the heat at 9am! Written by: Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com. I had the pleasure of spending a couple days in the Shaba Reserve at Joy’s Camp in Northern Kenya, named after the infamous Joy Adamson who reared the orphaned lion, Elsa and later […]

Tour of Necker Island By Sir Richard Branson

What a view from the Great House

The whole reason for me going to the British Virgin Islands was to get a tour of Sir Richard Branson‘s private island by the man himself. Necker made all the headlines back in August when the main house on the 74-acre oasis burned down and Titanic star Kate Winslet carried Branson’s 90-year-old mother out of […]