The Spicy Farm From Le Soleil D’Or, Cayman Brac

The new year has rolled in and many people are trying to watch those calories and eat better. Today's Boat Drink recipe fits right in with those goals. What, a healthy cocktail? Yes. Let me introduce you to the Le Soleil d’Or Resort on Cayman Brac and their Spicy Farm cocktail. Le Soleil d’Or is the Cayman Islands’ first farm-to-table, wellness-focused destination, situated on the … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

I often hear comments like, "I wish I could go there," or "It must be so great to travel to XYZ island." My answer to these questions is just go. Plain and simple. I you really really really want to go, then you have to find a way to make that dream turn reality. Time and money seem to be the biggest road blocks, but I say still--if there's a will there's a way. I hope the following stories … [Read more...]

A Walk Down Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach

Often times when traveling you try to pack in so many activities that you forget to stop, breath, and let relaxation wash over you. As a travel writer I'm very guilty of this. I want to do and see as much as possible in the limited amount of time I have on an island. That busy schedule comes at the expensive of relaxation. During my trip to the Westin Seven Mile Beach Resort on Grand Cayman … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

If you love to eat local Caribbean cuisine, island hop the BVI, explore the remote Cayman Brac, and get lost on secret beaches in the Turks and Caicos then you're going to love this week's wrap up. These stories are hand picked and represent the best Caribbean escape of the week. So turn your imagination on and let your self dream. Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Aruba’s Top Foodie Finds & … [Read more...]

Sipping Havana Club 15 at Rum Point Grand Cayman

I'm a pretty simple guy. Old flip flops, rugged beach bar t-shirt, and cold rum punch usually defines me. But when I have the chance to indulge I don't sky away. That's what happened on an evening sail to Rum Point during a visit to Grand Cayman. I was sitting at the Westin Seven Mile Beach Resort pool bar killing time and watching the beach scene take shape. I was counting the minutes until it … [Read more...]

Get To Know Little Cayman

Travel means many different things to people. For some it might be cabana service at beach front resorts or it might be betting big in a big casino. For me it's escape to an island that hasn't be overwhelmed by human hands. Exploring naked coastlines, diving on vibrant healthy reefs and watching life at a slow pace is my idea of travel. If this is your type of travel escape as well, then you … [Read more...]

The Taste of Cayman Boat Drink Sizzles

After one sip, your heart will be ablaze. I was first introduced to this drink on paper, but what type of introduction is that. I needed a sip of what sounded like pure magic to this boat drink consumer. It was my last day at the Westin Seven Mile Beach Resort on Grand Cayman. I had already flew across the neon blue water on a jet ski, sailed across the sound to Rum Point, swam with some … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

I'm addicted. Are you? I've been going through the Breaking Bad seasons as of late, which if you've been living in a thatch covered bungalow for the past 7 years with no TV, is a show about methamphetamine. A substance that users become addicted to. While I don't necessarily want to compare serious drug addiction to a Castaway's island wanderlust addiction, their are similarities for those … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

The pull is growing strong. It's hard to explain. There's something in my DNA. There are walls that need to be overcome, but it will happen. Is it the color blue? Is it the wind in the sails? Maybe it's just the freedom. The pull is growing strong. Maybe it's reading stories like the ones that populate this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. Rum, Turks and Caicos, Dominican Republic, the Caymans, and … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

I love hearing news about new flights to the Caribbean and I've been about it more and more lately. Airlift Caribbean is apparently underway. This week's Caribbean Wrap Up will tell you about new island flights, why diving in the Cayman Islands rocks, why Margaritaville in Montego Bay is a hell of a good time and much more. Enjoy! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up American Airlines Adding Several New … [Read more...]

Cayman Lemonade – Boat Drink Recipes

After one sip, you'll be hooked like a tuna. This is a post I did about 3 years ago, but being that I've tried this cocktail first hand in the land where it was created I thought I'd bring it back to life. Enjoy the Cayman Lemonade! Quick confession, this Boat Drink has no rum in it. I think I just heard a few hundred of you curse at me. Trust me it's a great drink, one that one that I just … [Read more...]