Caribbean Destinations

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 …

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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 kmยฒ, 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 …

Caribbean Destinations, Tobago

The Best Restaurants in Tobago (For Lunch) – map included!

Best Restaurants in Tobago

I’m the furthest thing from a foodie but a girl likes to eat. And when she eats, she loves her food to come with a view. Truth be told, you’re not going to find Tobago on any list featuring top culinary destinations. There are no 5-star dining experiences…no Michelin star chefs. And that’s OK. Because …

Caribbean Destinations, Tobago

The Best Bars in Tobago (with the best views) – Map Included!

Best Bars in Tobago

Thisย post was originally published on December 17, 2017 and updated on November 17, 2019.ย  Town or country. Beach or waterfall. Indoors or outdoors. There’s no shortage of ideal spots for you to enjoy a drink in Tobago. Premium spirits and award-winning cocktails may be few and far between, but when you’re on an island dubbed …

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Horseback Riding in Tobago (with Being with Horses)

Being with Horses at Buccoo Bay

Hooves pounding. Waves crashing. Heart racing. My morning had certainly got off to an interesting start! Drenched from head to toe…butt aching, thighs sore…I straddled a 600 lb horse, laughing as another wave swept over us. Had I been in this churning surf on my own, I’d have undoubtedly taken a few tumbles. But, atop …

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The Perfect Spa Day at Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort, Tobago

Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort Tobago

October was a month dedicated to refocusing and recharging all aspects of my life. On somewhat of a whim I escaped to Tobago for a solo retreat with a relaxed itinerary meant to ensure I had the energy required to wrap up the year on a high note. Among the few mandatory items on my …

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A First-Timer’s Guide to Saba

A solitary main road winds its way across the island from northeast to southwest. Aptly named The Road, it links four diminutive towns that the modest population of approximately 2,000 people call home. The formidable coastline features jagged boulders and choppy jade waters. Because on this rock in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, there’s …

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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 …

Travel Tips

5 things you have to do before a trip away

You’re going on holiday and getting ready to throw yourself into a completely different culture. You might be going with family, embarking on an adventure with friends, or travelling solo. However, before you jet off and start your adventure, there are certain formalities you have to take care of. If you hate being disorganised before …

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7 Very Real Reasons You Need to Visit Saba

Very Real Reasons to Visit Saba

Let’s start with a few indisputable facts: Saba is STUNNING. Saba is NOT for everyone. I LOVE Saba. It is pronounced “SAY-BA” not “Sah-ba”. Every island in the Caribbean has its signature stamp. It’s unique selling point. A value proposition that endears it to one type of traveler over another. Call me self-centered, call my …