Caribbean Travel: Get More Bang for Your Buck

Traveling isn’t cheap. No secret there. Even in the Caribbean, a region that is comparatively more affordable than others, expenses add up. Factor in a round trip flight, accommodation, food, transportation and that list of must-do activities you’re constantly updating, and we’ve got an overall cost that can put an impressive dent in your bank account. […]

Island Girl’s Travel Guide to Petite Martinique

#PureGrenada: A #Travel Guide to Petite Martinique, #Grenada

Disclaimer: Petite Martinique isn’t for everyone. But it just might be for you…That is, if you’re the kind of traveler who appreciates a waaaay off-the-grid experience. One defined by a raw, unassuming landscape and authentic small-island living, which facilitates an almost complete disconnect from the rest of the world. On PM, as the locals fondly refer to […]

First Impressions: Petite Martinique

Less than a day in Petite Martinique and already I’m blogging about it. Unusual for me, but there’s absolutely nothing ‘usual’ about Petite Martinique (by my medium-sized-island-girl standards). Plus, the fact is there’s little else to do at 9:05 on a Thursday night. Already, all doors are closed, lights are off and there is nary a […]

Snapshots: The Colorful 85ft Hanuman Murti

Did you know the world’s second largest statue of the Hindu god, Lord Hanuman, stands at an impressive 85 ft tall in the village of Carapichaima in Trinidad (and Tobago)? I didn’t. Pretty shameful, considering I’ve called this island home for a vast majority of my life. And I’ve been roaming around other islands discovering and uncovering all […]