Crop Over 2016 – More Than Just a Carnival!

Patriotic Barbadian Terri Mayers explains why your next trip to Barbados has to be for the Crop Over Festival! “We have already been to a Carnival. If you have been to one, you have been to all – there is not much difference.” This stranger’s words cut through the chatter of the crowded departure lounge at…

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Top 10 Things To See in Cuba (Including Some You Probably Never Heard Of!)

things to do in cuba

Freelance writer Sofia R lived in Cuba for 1 year. In this article she shares her favourite things this magical island has to offer. Cuba is known for its dreamy and idyllic beaches, but it’s also a vibrant country with a charming population and unique cities that are rich in both history and culture. Let’s just say…

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Where European Sophistication and Raw Island Passion Meet

maho bay, sint maarten

Sint Maarten is a paradise on earth, famous for its glorious nightlife, the crowded shopping centres, flashy casinos, restaurants and cafes that offer you tasteful cuisines and comfortable yet contemporary fashioned resorts. The days here are spent under the warmth of glorious sunshine while the nights are cool and breezy; the perfect place to escape…

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This is what Paradise looks like!

pigeon point, tobago

Close your eyes and picture yourself on a beach in paradise. The sand is such a brilliant white that you can’t look at it directly; the water so clean and clear that you have to touch it to make sure it’s real. Half a mile out, a reef keeps the dark blue Atlantic Sea at…

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6 Saint Lucia Beaches You Have To Visit!

There is so much that makes Saint Lucia a unique holiday destination: the world’s only drive-on volcano, unspoilt rainforest and some of the best scuba diving in the region! Her famous Pitons are a UNESCO World Heritage site and have been named as one of the world’s top five must-see spectacles, while her dramatic land and seascapes…

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Rocking to Junior Gong at Reggae Sumfest

Guest writer Kemar D tells us what he did last summer in Montego Bay! ‘Wanna have a fun filled and exciting summer?’ Look no further because the greatest reggae show on earth is held in one of the most beautiful Caribbean islands. Located in the heart of Montego Bay City, Jamaica, where lots of tourists…

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10 Activities That Will Make You Fall in Love With The Dominican Republic

Jessica O’Neill falls in love with the Dominican Republic The Dominican Republic is a tropical island paradise that truly has something to offer every type of traveller. While it is one of my favourite places to seek sunshine and laze around on the beach, it is also the perfect vacation destination for culture vultures, foodies,…

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Christmas in Barbados

What’s your image of a White Christmas? Is it a blanket of crisp white snow outside and a roaring fire inside? How about a beach covered in soft white sand and emerald blue sea?! Now that the days are getting cold and dark, it won’t take long before many of us think of escaping the…

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Top 10 Best Beaches in Barbados

There are more than 50 beaches to choose from in Barbados, from those on the tranquil west coast, with its celebrities and paparazzi, to the busy beaches of the south coast. Over on the rugged east coast, where the Atlantic Ocean comes ashore, the sand is browner but the scenery is magnificent. How do you decide? Do…

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Searching For Turtles In Barbados

“You here to see the turtles?” the fisherwoman asked, with a broad smile. I nodded. Armed with a bag of fish heads and other assorted scraps, my family and I ventured onto the jetty at Oistins, one of the largest fish markets in Barbados. Located near the southern tip of the island, the town of Oistins…

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