By the way, if you're wondering, "What's so great about T&C that you're heading there again?" Well, first of all, the beaches are pristine. The sand is powdery soft, like flour, and it's white like the background of this blog. The water is crystal clear and unreal and the snorkeling is amazing. Secondly, they use the American dollar and the electricity outlets are the same as the U.S. so it's super convenient. Third, it's so close - 3 hours from the NYC airports - and the flights are typically v. affordable, if you book early enough. It's just the perfect tropical getaway. And now that the weather's getting a bit chilly here, I'm so ready for some steaming hot temperatures.
Here's what I've packed: