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Things to know about St. Croix, USVI
Caribbean Destinations

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

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 …

Off the grid Caribbean Islands
Caribbean Destinations

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

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 …

Caribbean Travel: St. Vincent
Caribbean Destinations

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

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 …

Best Restaurants in Tobago
Caribbean Destinations, Tobago

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

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 …

Best Bars in Tobago
Caribbean Destinations, Tobago

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

This post was originally published on December 17, 2017 and updated on November 17, 2019.  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 …

Caribbean Destinations

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 …

Funny Signs Found in Saba
Caribbean Destinations

Funny Signs I 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 …

Very Real Reasons to Visit Saba
Caribbean Destinations

7 Very Real Reasons You Need 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 …

Travel Tips

11 Caribbean Islands You Need to Visit in 2019

It’s the last day of the year! That means it’s time to activate travel planning mode for 2019 (if you haven’t already). With literally hundreds of thousands of destinations to consider, how do you decide on where to invest your time, money and energy? Call me biased (because I am, just a little) but I …

can't miss experiences in Barbados
Caribbean Destinations

8 Can’t Miss Experiences in Barbados

Like all other Caribbean islands, Barbados is a perfect example of something great that comes in a small package. Within its 432 km2 visitors will find a wide range of diversions. After all, the island’s beaches are blessed with cool, clear water and soft, whitest sand. It possesses a long, rich history that is remarkably well-preserved. …