Happiness is…

Happiness is… crystal clear ocean waters. …for all my troubles wash away in the water. Photograph taken at Aruba’s Fishermen’s hut beach. Xoxo, Jess

Lifeline

In high tide, or in low tide, I will be by your side.  Yes I will! Picture taken at Aruba’s Pelican Pier. Love always, Jess

It couldn’t be more perfect… and I’ve missed it for YEARS

Isn’t it funny how we can see something everyday without really noticing it? I’ve been running along this beach for a few years now, and I knew there’s a windsurfing shack right at the beginning of my route, but only today I’ve noticed how cool it is! I say this…

Three phrases that’ll get you talking to the locals…

Three phrases to get you talking to the locals and have a good time Three simple phrases is all you need to start a convo and have some fun with the locals. Words in Papiamento #1. Con ta? What’s up? #2. Bon. Good. #3. Ban baila. Let’s dance. Easy peasy….

Happy National Flag and Anthem day Aruba!

Happy National Flag and Anthem day Aruba! Quick history of Aruba’s National flag and Anthem On a day like this, Aruba’s beautiful beachy blue, yellow, red and white (around the star) flag and national anthem, “Aruba dushi tera” / “Aruba sweet land” were embraced with open arms and full hearts….

This weekend we’ll be poolside…

Life is better at the poolside Step in, glide into the cool water and feel your worries dissolve. This.. plus cocktails.. plus yoga, all.day.long. Photographs taken at the West Baden Hotel, Indiana Xoxo, Jess

Take an eyeful of Aruba’s majestic Carnival Parade 2017

Island Life / Take an eyeful of Aruba’s majestic Carnival Parade 2017 We have a saying here on the island: “Carnaval ta bida”, which means “Carnival is life”. We live for Carnival, we come to life during Carnival.  These pictures do not do the parade justice. Trying to capture the good vibes, mood,…

We ready… for Aruba’s Grand Carnival Parade 2017

Island life / Aruba Grand Carnival Parade 2017 We’re setup and ready for you Grand Carnival Parade of 2017.  Ready for you to WOW us again. Stay safe. Love always, Jess

This RAINBOW eye makeup is just PERFECT for PARTY…Vid tutorial included!

Beauty / Rainbow eye makeup tutorial Carnival is ALL I can talk about these days! I know, I know, I’m sorry! BUT, I’m extremely hyped and psyched and can hardly wait for this weekend to start. It’s going to be EPIC. You heard the music, you know what’s up. This weekend,…

Lets take the party outside…

Island life / Aruba Carnival 2017 Carnival is heeeeeeere! The Carnival party mood is tangible.  We’ve just entered the last and main week of Carnival and things are getting hot. Hotter than hot. Parties everywhere, glitter everywhere, feathers slapping you in the face. It’s pretty awesome. Join us! Here’s a playlist with only…