Month: October 2018
Haunted Caribbean: Don’t Trifle With Le Ti Bolom
Ti Bolom represent the souls of children who died before being baptized. They are the Devil's subjects, damned for all eternity to do his bidding.
Coconut Jack-O-Lantern: Add the Caribbean to Halloween
This Halloween, punt the pumpkin and make your Halloween decorations a little more tropical with this coconut jack-o-lantern.
There’s Nothing To Fear From Haitian Vodou… Except Maybe This Guy
As with any religion, there's a dark side to Haitian Vodou. It's not all encompassing, as the mainstream media and Hollywood would have you believe.
Getting All Made Up For St. Martin Carnival
Halloween always reminds me of St. Martin Carnival as it marked the first time that I really got made up for the revelry.
Unleash Your Inner Demon This Halloween With The Devil’s Tail Cocktail
Apropos of the Halloween season, the Devil's Tail is blood-red in appearance, a tad on the sweet side, and fairly deadly in the potency department.
Taste Of The Caribbean: Haitian Pikliz
Like pepper sauce in the English-speaking Caribbean, pikliz is served with everything in Haiti. Breakfast, lunch, dinner – pikliz pairs nicely with it all.
Dodging Raindrops At Sunset In St. John
Dodging raindrops is a prime reason why many people escape to St. John, but even when it does rain here, the good times keep rolling.
Uncommon Envy: The Old Fort Estate, Bequia
Five+ years have passed since my last visit to Bequia, yet my love for this special little corner of St. Vincent's Grenadines keeps growing stronger.
How Best to Enjoy St. Thomas/St. John Right Now
Here are some quick tips to help you make the most of your next St. Thomas/St. John adventure based on our most recent trip back in May 2018.