Jane Vermaas

Name five things that make you happy in ten seconds – go! Did you do it? Could you get all five? Almost everyone wants to be happy, but for some reason, it is often easier to dwell on our worries, frustrations, and mistakes than it is to be upbeat. Often, becoming happy takes a conscious effort. You can’t just wait around for something to make you happy – you have to seek out happiness! According to a recent British survey, there are a few things that make almost everyone feel great. When you’re feeing blue, indulging in one of these activities can brighten your day.

Rosalie Klein

SOMETIMES, FOR A DESTINATION, having a long-standing reputation as one of the world’s “island paradises” doesn’t always give the traveler a complete picture of what makes the place a living, breathing, fascinating place to explore. Yes, Aruba is home to beautiful beaches and warm waters, and if you’re looking for a place to stretch out, relax, and be pampered, you’ll find it here. But what else do you know about Aruba? We’re guessing not these 16 facts…

Susan Campbell

Don't just simply get married on Aruba; explore the island from top to bottom and then some. Sherry Bedard and Daniel Tremblay from Montreal, Quebec, Canada are self-confessed activity junkies, and their island explorations left no stone unturned. Oh yes, and they also found time to celebrate with a beach wedding, too!