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Island Hopping in the Caribbean
Caribbean Destinations

Great Destinations for 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
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 …

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 …

Caribbean Destinations

10 Things You Must Do in Grenada 

I’ve been to Grenada more times than I count and every time I visit I discover at least one new activity or place that blows my mind – the list containing engaging activities to happily occupy your time doing while you’re on the island is quite extensive. whether you’re a land-lover, beach-bum or a water-baby, but if I had …

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

Island Girl’s Travel Guide to Petite Martinique

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 …

Caribbean Destinations

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 …

Caribbean Destinations

Island Girl’s Guide to Carriacou, Grenada

There’s island life and then there’s island life in Carriacou. So small you can drive around the entire island and the gas needle barely moves; so slow-paced, time is indicated in vague terms with tour guides scheduling pick-ups and drop-offs ‘around’ a certain hour; and so idyllic the white sand and clear water look like scenes …

Sandy Island (Carriacou, Grenada)
Caribbean Destinations

Grenada: The Great Escape to Sandy Island, Carriacou

Sandals off. Locks loose. Body stretched out on a surprisingly comfortable bed of fallen coconut tree branches…that was my conduct for most of the afternoon I spent on Sandy Island. To say I painted a cliched picture of #islandlife would be an understatement, but I make no apologies for it. Because for all the times I used …