Aruba is a country on a small island just off the coast of Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea. A popular tourist spot, the island has countless time shares and hotels. A desert island, it has prevailing winds that create trees with branches going in one direction called Divi-Divi trees. Tourists can count on good weather, in fact it is considered outside of the hurricane belt. There are 100,000 residents. According to Wikipedia: "Aruba, along with the Netherlands, Curaçao and Sint Maarten, form the Kingdom of the Netherlands, The citizens of these countries all share a single nationality: Dutch. Aruba's capital is Oranjestad. Photo of Palm Beach courtesy of Wikipedia and Atilin; photo of Royal Plaza displaying Dutch architecture in Oranjestad courtesy of Wikipedia and David et Magalie.