Month: July 2014
Another Year Older, Another Opportunity to Say Thank You
Lately I've been noticing an annual and unwelcome aspect of my birthday...
Sinfully Good Guadeloupean Cuisine at Le Coin des Pécheurs: Taste of the Caribbean
After almost every meal my husband and I enjoyed in Guadeloupe this summer, we both said, “Wow.” Nowhere more so than at Le Coin des Pécheurs.
The Smiling Face of Haiti’s Carnaval des Fleurs
Carnival has always offered an excuse to forget your troubles. In this sense it might seem fitting that Haiti should host three carnivals each year.
🇻🇬British Virgin Islands
Copper Mine National Park, Virgin Gorda: Uncommon Attraction
Most colonial era ruins in the Caribbean are of sugar plantations. Others, like Copper Mine National Park in Virgin Gorda, are more uncommon.
Savoring The Sunset on Wallilabou Bay, St. Vincent: Wish You Were Here
Red-hot sunsets are a daily given at Wallilabou Bay, St. Vincent.
Saturday Video: A Quick Look at Carricaou Carnival
Everyone knows Trinidad Carnival. Many people know about Crop Over, and Vincy Mas too. Little-known Carriacou Carnival, though, deserves some attention too...
Friday Happy Hour: My Obama vs Romney Rum Showdown at Islet View Bar, Dominica
You can learn a lot about a rum maker's political leanings (and enjoy a lot of laughs) by sampling rums he's named after politicians...
Discovering (and naming) Rubbles, the New to Me Street Food in Trinidad: Taste of the Caribbean
Trinidad is the Street Food Capital of the Caribbean in my biased opinion. A tasty hybrid of roti and doubles that I found there recently further confirms this.
The Majestic Mountains of Martinique: Photo of the Day
It's always fun on the beach in Martinique, but you'll miss a big part of what makes the island so special if you don't visit her mountains.