Friday, August 22, 2014

A Beginner's Scuba Dive in Aruba

What might you see if you take a Discover Scuba course in Aruba? This video was filmed on the World War II wreck of the Pedernales, a popular spot for Aruba dive shops to take beginner divers.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Flying Home From Aruba With Local Brew

Aruba Bound
Some beers in Aruba, like locally brewed Balashi or Amstel Bright only found in Aruba, Bonaire or Curacao and make a unique souvenir to bring home to remind yourself of your sunny Aruba vacation. Though Balashi can be found in cans, Amstel Bright is only sold in bottles. So the dilemma is getting the bottles home in one piece.

First off we are fortunate in that a few years back we invested in light weight hard sided luggage. You can read about our lightweight luggage purchase here.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Case for the Purple Suitcase

Keri Anderson makes "The Case for the Purple Suitcase"

Aruba Bound
I have written before about our distinctive orange luggage at Lightweight Luggage and Lightweight Luggage Update

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives Launch Sweepstakes

"Reel in Anglers" **Sweepstakes Prize Includes a 5-Night Stay for Up to Four at the Tamarijn Aruba and Entry to Compete in the Presidential Challenge Billfish Tournament**

ORANJESTAD, ARUBA – (July 21, 2014) – To grow the brand awareness already established for the properties, the Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives are today launching a sweepstakes for individuals who love to fish to enter to win a stay at the Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive and entry into the 4th Annual Presidential Challenge Chivas Regal Aruba Caribbean Cup billfish tournament scheduled to take place from October 16-19, 2014. Timed to coincide with the height of marlin season in Aruba, anglers will have a good chance to catch a “Grand Slam” of blue marlin, white marlin and sailfish all in one day.
“Conducting an online sweepstakes is one of the ways in which we are keeping our brand fresh, visible, and in line with the digital trend in today’s highly competitive marketplace,” said Aracely Sansone, Vice President of Marketing for the Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives. “By enticing individuals with the chance to win both an all-inclusive stay at the Tamarijn Aruba as well as tournament fishing for some of the world’s most highly prized sport fish, we hope to expand the appeal of the sweepstakes beyond our standard travel audience to reach new potential guests who enjoy fishing, competitions and other types of outdoor sporting activities that Aruba offers.”

Friday, August 1, 2014