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Island Girl In-Transit: Macaulay Thompson
Island Girls In-Transit

Island Girl In-Transit: Macaulay Thompson

Every day I scroll through Instagram and discover amazing people who’re traveling the world and having wonderful adventures. They’re inspiring, creative, quirky, bold, fun and so many other positive things…but many of them…most of them…don’t look like me. And, of the ones that do, many of them don’t share my third-world born and bred background …

St. Vincent and The Grenadines Travel Itinerary
Caribbean Destinations

Island Girl’s Guide: St. Vincent and The Grenadines Itinerary

Bluer than blue skies…Greener than green vegetation…Dramatic rock formations…Picturesque, uncluttered landscapes that stretch on for miles…Without a doubt, St. Vincent and the Grenadines delivers those postcard perfect views you would expect from an idyllic Caribbean vacation. A cluster of 32 islands dotting the southern Caribbean Sea, SVG is one of those rare destinations you can count …

Caribbean Destinations

6 Caribbean Destinations to visit in 2018 (and why)

New year. New adventures. Bring it on! But where do you go? For some, the decisions of where and when have already been made. Kudos to you for getting a head start on your travel plans. However, for those of you who are still sorting through research and weighing your options, that’s OK too. There’s …

Caribbean Destinations, Tobago

7 Reasons Why Tobago is Travel Bucket List Material

Live anywhere long enough and you’re inclined to become immune to its charm. The beaches aren’t as dazzling. The culture isn’t as fascinating. The residents aren’t as welcoming. And your day-to-day activities tend to dull the shine of otherwise exciting experiences. Lucky for me, Tobago isn’t just ‘anywhere’, it’s paradise on earth. So, after two …

Caribbean Destinations

Tobago Road Trip: 6 Can’t-Miss North Coast Stops

With just 116 square miles to cover, Tobago’s diverse terrain lends itself to a quick, hassle-free, day-long #roadtrip. Dramatic vistas will coax Insta-addicts and avid photographers off the road every few minutes to capture idyllic scenes. Untouched stretches of coastline will compel even the most lukewarm of beach enthusiasts to venture off the beaten path and …

Caribbean Destinations

6 Tobago Heritage Festival Events You Must Experience

The soulful booming of drums. The intricate steps of the ‘brush back’. Folktales of Anansi. Superstitions galore. Pomp. Circumstance. And even a little romance. You’ll get all that and more, if you venture to Tobago for the Tobago Heritage Festival. During the last two weeks in July, the destination hosts the annual Heritage Festival, and …

Caribbean Destinations, Tobago

Island Girl’s Favorites: 7 Things to do in Tobago

  I’ve been stationary for the past few weeks – and will remain in Trinidad and Tobago until Carnival has come (yay!) and gone (boo…) – so I decided to use this uninterrupted time at home to ‘Go. See. Explore.’ in my very own front yard. Best! Decision! Ever! My sweet T&T has been surprising me with amazing …

Travel Tips

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. …