My Favorite Quotes About the Bahamas

“I have a place that I get to go to in the Bahamas.  It’s the only place that guarantees total anonymity and freedom.”  – Johnny Depp
“Harbour Island in the Bahamas is beautiful, with turquoise water and pink sand.” – Diane von Furstenberg
“The Bahamas are gorgeous.  The deep trench in the ocean floor called the Tongue of the Ocean, which comes between the islands, is the most beautiful deep indigo colour. ” – Chris Hadfield
“My mother’s side of the family is from the Bahamas, and I spent time there on and off when I was growing up. It’s the place where I feel at peace.” – Lenny Kravitz
The Bahamas has mangrove nurseries, coral reefs, shallow sea grass beds, and deep oceanic trenches – all perfect ecosystems for sharks.  Photographing multiple shark species in exquisite water was the assignment I had dreamed about from the start. – Brian Skerry
My dad really wanted to learn how to sail and, when I was 16, he became a quarter partner in this small, 24-foot trimaran.  Three weeks a year, I’d go with him and we’d sail from Florida out around the Bahamas. – Travis Rice

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Brigantine Bay Villas / Beach Resort at Treasure Cay Abaco Bahamas
Brigantine Bay Villas / Beach Resort at Treasure Cay Abaco Bahamas

Bahamas Vacation Discount


This offer is valid for the week of March 5-11 2018 only.

  1. Find the property of your choice.
  2. Contact the owner via email through our website to verify availability.
  3. Then contact us to coordinate your discount.



My Favorite Quotes About Kenya

“Looking at Mount Kenya in the morning is a holistic experience.  I go back at least once a year.” – Jochen Zeitz  co-founder of Zeitz Foundation for Intercultural Ecosphere Safety 

“In Kenya you’ve got the great birds and monkeys leaping through the trees overhead. It’s a chance to remember what the world is really like.”  – Joanna Lumley, actress

“When the missionaries came to Africa, they had the Bible and we had the land. They taught us to pray with our eyes closed. When we opened them, we had the Bible in our hand, and they had the land.” – Jomo Kenyatta, fist president of Kenya

“I can’t think of any other region in the world [Kenya] which is such a vast source of fossils.” – Richard Leakey

“Africa, amongst the continents, will teach it to you: that God and the Devil are one, the majesty coeternal, not two uncreated but one uncreated, and the Natives neither confounded the persons nor divided the substance.” – Danish author Karen Blixen, who lived in Kenya for a large part of her life.

Taj Riviera House, Diani Beach Kenya (Rates 135-125 Euros per night, Sleeps 6)
Taj Riviera House, Diani Beach Kenya (Rates 135-125 Euros per night, Sleeps 6)

E is for Ecology

“We have to prove to the disinherited majority of the world that ecology and conservation will not work against their interest but will bring an improvement in their lives.”  – Indira Gandhi
“The tragedy is that there is so much more incentive – money – to destroy the ecology than there is to preserve it.” – Paul Watson
“The first law of ecology is that everything is related to everything else.” – Barry Commoner
“As our technology evolves, we will have the capacity to reach new, ever-increasing depths. The question is what kind of technology, in the end, do we want to deploy in the far reaches of the ocean? Tools of science, ecology and documentation, or the destructive tools of heavy industry?” – Philippe Cousteau, Jr.
“Ecology should be object lessons that the world sees, that explains in a visceral, physical way, the attributes of God. ” – Joel Salatin


My Favorite Quotes About New Zealand

“New Zealand is not a small country but a large village.” – Peter Jackson
“New Zealand is a country of thirty thousand million sheep, three million of whom think they are human.” –Barry Humphries
“New Zealand was one of the most beautiful countries to drive through for the scenery and the vast scale of the place.” – Louise Nurding
“I’d move to Los Angeles if New Zealand and Australia were swallowed up by a tidal wave, if there was a bubonic plague in England and if the continent of Africa disappeared from some Martian attack.” – Russell Crowe
“I’ve never been to New Zealand before. But one of my role models, Xena, the warrior princess, comes from there.” – Madeleine Albright

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My Favorite Quotes About Costa Rica

Dramatic volcanoes, misty cloud forest, and deep river valleys make Costa Rica an ideal destination for the adventure minded. But you needn’t be too hard-core to travel here—Costa Rica’s family-friendly culture is coupled with great year-round weather. – Travel and Leisure
Costa Rica, with its tourist-based economy and lack of a national army, has focused on keeping safe its beaches, parks and other public draws. It is one if the safest countries in Central America based on the number of homicides. – Laura Chinchilla
All trails seem to lead to waterfalls, misty crater lakes or jungle-fringed, deserted beaches. Explored by horseback, foot or kayak, Costa Rica is a tropical choose-your-own-adventure land. – Lonely Planet
The taxi ride to Monteverde Costa Rica is worth the trip alone. One single lane of rocky road stretches over desolate mountain farmlands littered with cows. My favorite trips are the ones that make you feel like the only person that has ever traveled this path. – Lust For The World

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Los Altos de Eros is a small private luxury hotel in Tamarindo Costa Rica - Rates $450 - $695 a night.
Los Altos de Eros a small luxury hotel in Tamarindo Costa Rica Rates $450 – $695 a night.

D IS FOR Destination

“All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” – Earl Nightingale
“Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.” – Drake 
“Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” – Greg Anderson
“Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.” –Arthur Ashe
“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean
“If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” – Henry Miller

My favorite quotes about Thailand

“In essence, the Thai people are not materialistic at all. They’re not in the least driven by the kind of ambition that drives us. The more I got to know them, and the more time I spent with them, the more I understood that this was a totally legitimate attitude to life, and why not? “– John Burdett
“Bangkok, like Las Vegas, sounds like a place where you make bad decisions.” – Todd Phillips
“Just studying Buddhism, then meditating and going to Buddhist monasteries, talking to Buddhist monks, combined with the Thai people themselves, changed the way I look at the world.” – John Burdett
“I love the food in Thailand because of the exotic spices they use. Their style of cooking is unique to their culture and always amazing.” – Venus Williams
“I’ve been visiting Thailand for more than 20 years but didn’t fall in love with it until I visited Phuket Town in Phuket. The northern part of Phuket is one of the most fascinating places I’ve ever been, and largely unspoilt and unknown.” – Tony Parsons
“I’d say the most dangerous thing I’ve ever done is probably bungee jumping in Thailand. ” – Simon Cowell
Buddy Lodge Hotel in Bangkok Thailand (Rates: THB 2100 – 6000 Per Night)
Buddy Lodge Hotel in Bangkok Thailand (Rates: THB 2100 – 6000 Per Night)

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My favorite quotes about Ireland

“To be Irish is to know that in the end the world will break your heart.” –  Daniel Patrick Moynihan
“Our Irish ancestors believed in magic, prayers, trickery, browbeating and bullying. I think it would be fair to sum that list up as Irish politics.” – Flann O’Brien
“When anyone asks me about the Irish character, I say look at the trees. Maimed, stark and misshapen, but ferociously tenacious.” –  Edna O’Brien
“The heart of an Irishman is nothing but his imagination” ― George Bernard Shaw
“Ireland is rich in literature that understands a soul’s yearnings, and dancing that understands a happy heart.”  – Margaret Jackson.
“When I come out on the road of a morning, when I have had a night’s sleep and perhaps a breakfast, and the sun lights a hill on the distance, a hill I know I shall walk across an hour or two thence, and it is green and silken to my eye, and the clouds have begun their slow, fat rolling journey across the sky, no land in the world can inspire such love in a common man.” ― Frank Delaney

We are located in the Wicklow Mountains National Park
Glendalough Wicklow Ireland – Family run guesthous/lodge

C is for Continents

“All my life I have lived and behaved very much like the sandpiper – just running down the edges of different countries and continents, looking for something.”  Elizabeth Bishop – American poet
“I have come to believe that this is a mighty continent which was hitherto unknown. ” Christopher Columbus – Explorer
“The immense cities lie basking on the beaches of the continent, like whales that have taken to the land.”   Arnold J. Toynbee – British historian & philosopher
“The Arctic is an ocean. The southern pole is a continent surrounded by ocean. The North Pole is an ocean, or northern waters. It’s an ocean surrounded by land, basically. ”  Sylvia Earle –  American marine biologist
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