Cecy and George started off as my husband’s coworkers many years ago. We have become good friends over the years, and I have admired how they both find the time yearly to travel with and without their family. Can you believe Cecy and George have four kids ranging from 11 to 23! They are a delightful couple that has managed amongst life demands to plan and travel to beautiful destinations. I had asked Cecy what motivates her to explore countries? She stated, ” Travel to find yourself, not to get away.” She shared some of her most memorable destinations and travel recommendations. 




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STAYGemela’s AirBnB in Oía. They have two separate apartments sharing a veranda and pool along the caldera overlooking the ocean.

EAT- Black Rock Restaurant has the best sunsets while enjoying delicious grilled seafood.

EXPLOREAtlantis Books-Just past the “rent a cat” sign you will walk down spiral stairs into a magical vortex of books. Wooden bookshelves creviced into the curvature of the building. Found a book? Venture to their rooftop to enjoy a book overlooking the blue sea.

Gaia Wines- Experience a winery on the beach and after head to Kamari beach, a 10 minute walk for local White Donkey beer.


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STAY- Ambassade Hotel gives you convenient access to quaint shops and is within walking distance to the tram stop. The property boast beautiful comfortable canal view rooms.

EATCut Throat Barber, Brunch & Bar is great for a bite to eat or coffee and hair cut right after.

Kitchen & Bar Van Rijn is a beautiful modern restaurant, the strawberry mojito is a must try!

EXPLORE– Walk or rent a bicycle to explore the dazzling canals and architectural wonders.


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STAY- Monte Carlo Bay Hotel Resort is a beautiful stay for infinite ocean views

PARTY- Nikki Beach Club is on the pricier side, this destination is similar to an outdoor club where you can enjoy cocktails, music and a party atmosphere.

EAT- Brasserie du Cafe de Paris for friendly attentive staff and delicious food.

To see where else Cecy and George have traveled you can find their adventures on instagram @cecy.gets.lost