Trinidad Carnival Survival Guide: Do’s & Don’t for First Timers

Trinidad Carnival Survival Guide

It’s Carnival season in Trinidad and the absolute epicness of the parade is less than a month away! If you’re a first-timer making your debut at the Greatest Show on Earth, the excitement is REAL! But, I completely understand if your anticipation is tinged with just a hint of apprehension. After all, no video, no […]

10 Cool, Quirky, Useful Things to Know About St. Croix

Things to know about St. Croix, USVI

It’s been almost a month since my long weekend in St. Croix and I’m still basking in the afterglow of their special brand of paradise.  I played mas. Ate my belly full. Snorkeled. And sang (read: screamed) along as Bunji Garlin and Skinny Fabulous performed “Famalay” live on stage at the Festival Village. All things […]

Great Destinations for Island Hopping in the Caribbean

Island Hopping in the Caribbean

There is so much real estate to cover within the Caribbean, you can make multiple visits throughout your lifetime and still not see it all. Particularly for those travelers who must endure long-haul flights to get here, a trip to the region is often-times a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. Luckily, there are opportunities for you to make […]

Off the Grid Caribbean Islands: 5 Destinations for the Perfect Escape

Off the grid Caribbean Islands

Close your eyes and picture paradise. Chances are your imagination has conjured up long stretches of secluded coastline. Or perhaps you’re envisioning dense and untamed forests just waiting to be explored. Both scenes, a far cry from the sprawling all-inclusive resorts; one-size-fits-all tours and over-subscribed tourist attractions commonly associated with the Caribbean. However, the region […]

The Best Caribbean Islands to Visit (based on your travel preferences)

Caribbean Travel: St. Vincent

As beautiful as our coastlines may be, the Caribbean isn’t all blue water and white sand beaches. Covering 1.7 million km², comprising approximately 700 islands, and consisting of 31 countries and territories, this archipelago is overflowing with diverse experiences. Sun, sea, and sand are just the tip of the iceberg (or sandbank lol). Complex histories […]

Funny Signs I Found in Saba

Funny Signs Found in Saba

Sabans have a quirky sense of humor and its most evident in their signage. The simplest instructions, warnings, and reminders are creatively crafted to both edify and entertain. From advisories against littering to shellfish-inspired weather forecasts, almost every sign I stumbled upon made me smile, chuckle or downright LOL. Here are some pretty funny signs […]