Episode 107: Aruba Curt and Maggie Feb 2018 Vacation Part 1

It’s right about time for my first trip to Aruba this 2018 with none other than Maggie. We’re going to be down there on the island from February 24th to March 5th for a total of 9 days.   We usually have a stable routine which includes booking a pre-flight hotel and flying out from…


EP106 – Andrew Farley Appreciates All Aruba Has to Offer

Take a trip to Andrew Farley’s Aruba, a three-time Aruba visitor from South Carolina who has been all around the world. Find out what makes Aruba as Andrew’s favorite island out of all the island he visited so far. Andrew decided to purchase a Marriott timeshare in Aruba by being acquainted with the Marriott’s properties…


THIS WEEK IN ARUBA: 12 – 18 FEBRUARY, 2018 – Presented by One Happy Podcast

Let’s find out what’s happening this week in Aruba, February 12th to February 18th.

As you know, the sole purpose of this podcast is to help you make your week in Aruba as flawless as possible and we do that by highlighting some of the events and activities in the island that you can add to your schedule as well as cruise ship schedules.

Events happening around the island are pretty sparse as expected due to Aruba Carnival having just ended, however, this is also the most romantic week of the year and there are a few places you can go to make your Valentine’s Day more special.


Episode 105: Exploring Aruba with First Timer Van Shumake

This week’s guest, Van Shumake, has been all over the world. Despite that, Van says that Aruba is one of the best places — if not the best place — he’s ever been in. Find out why on this episode of One Happy Podcast.

Van Shumake was a member of the Marine Corps, and as such, he was able to travel the entire world and lists Greece, Italy, and Spain as some of his favorite travel destinations. He thought nothing could ever top these until April 2016, he set foot in the little paradise called Aruba for the very first time.


This Week in Aruba: 29 January to 4 February 2018

We are back with the second installment of This Week in Aruba, your guide to all activities happening in the island. This episode of the show will cover the events from Monday, January 29th to Sunday, February 4th. First of all thank you so much for all the feedback you guys have given on the…


This Week in Aruba 23 to 28 January 2018

I am happy to launch a brand new format of One Happy Podcast, This Week in Aruba, a work-in-progress weekly show meant to spotlight what’s happening in Aruba like events and activities to keep you in the loop. This show will come out at the early part of the week to help you plan out your weekly schedule in Aruba.

So what happened to One Happy Podcast, you may ask? Don’t worry. It’s not going anywhere. While One Happy Podcast is an interview show, while This Week in Aruba is more of an informative show.

Feedback is always welcome! Do let me know what you want to hear in the broadcast. You can always hit me up on social media platforms if we interact there or if you prefer email, do message me on curt@onehappypodcast.com. Check this out though, we’re stepping it up a notch by opening up a dedicated hotline number for One Happy Podcast. Ring us anytime to leave a message: (302) 635-0815


EP104: Aruba Happy Hours with Debbie and Hank Ecker

Joining us on this episode of One Happy Podcast are Debbie and Hank Ecker — longtime Aruba lovers who have been visiting the island for almost 8 years — to share their Aruba story. I had the pleasure of meeting Hank down on the island so we got connected and here we are.   Debbie…


EP103: Phil Ridolfi from Aruba cruise ship visitor to timeshare owner

Fresh off an amazing Aruba vacation, Phil Ridolfi, an avid Aruba lover, and listener of One Happy Podcast is the latest guest on the show. Just 6 days back from Aruba we talk about Phil’ s journey from a cruise ship visitor to ending up as a timeshare owner on the island.

On their first visit to the island (via cruise ship), Phil and his wife Kaye were already longtime Marriott customers, which prompted them to stop by the Aruba Marriott Surf Club, to see what they thought of the property. Along the way, they fell in love with the island.