Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean weekly wrap up

Diving on Roatan, rum from Belize, delicious jerk in Jamaica, a treehouse resort on Dominica--this week's Caribbean Wrap Up has a little bit for everyone. Make sure you watch the video of Secret Bay Resort on Dominica, it's an unbelievable video that showcases a lot of the island's beauty. I think the entire thing was shot with one of those drone helicopters gimmick deals that holds a … [Read more...]

EX-PATS Episode: Beverly Deikel, From Minnesota to Dominica

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They say Dominica, the nature island, would be the only island in the Caribbean that Christopher Columbus would recognize. When the King of Spain asked Columbus to describe Dominica, he took a piece of paper, crumbled it up and laid it down. He did this to symbolize the mountainous and jagged topography of the island. This off-the-beaten-track Caribbean island is home to stunning waterfalls, … [Read more...]

Where Should I Go In The Caribbean?

Caribbean vacation tips

This little Caribbean travel blog is over three and half years old now. In that time I've received countless emails from readers that share the same passion. Many of them have questions about the island, rum and why I point in all my photos. After awhile you begin to see trends and what people really want to know. I would say the most common question I get asked is... What Caribbean island should … [Read more...]

Aziz’s Famous Bell Coconut: Boat Drink Recipe

Rosalie Bay Bell Coconut Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll be hunting for coconuts. Meet Aziz, he is a popular guy at Rosalie Bay Resort on Dominica. Aziz is the person to see for refreshing cocktails to sip poolside or at the bar. His trade mark smile has been a part of Rosalie Bay for the past four years and in that time he has perfected some amazing Caribbean cocktails. Most notably the famous Bell Coconut. Want a sip? In an … [Read more...]

The Emerald Pool of Dominica, “X” Marks The Spot

Thick rainforest, hissing volcanic vents and jagged mountainous peaks...the island of Dominica is a nature lover's dream. You don't come to Dominica for the beaches, you come to explore things like boiling lakes and magical pools filled by mountain waterfalls. A true pirate haven back in the day. Today's Photo Friday picture features the famous Emerald Pool on Dominica. Taken by the talented … [Read more...]

3 Unique Places to Visit in the Caribbean

Quiet, adventure and escape...these are the things I look for when I travel to the Caribbean. I like to so down. Correction. I like to slow WAY down. I escape by running away to an island that lets me stand still, take a deep breath and hear my own thoughts. Occasionally, if every thing is quiet and the stars are aligned just right, you'll hear your paradise whispering into your soul. That's the … [Read more...]

Dominica, West Indies – An Enchanting Tropical Island

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Dominica, West Indies is located in the Caribbean. Dominica is one of the few places in the world where the coral is in beautiful, perfect condition. Dominica is a beautiful island with a high mountain range, underwater hot springs, waterfalls, tropical rain forest and lush vegetation. This island offers an escape into tranquility and peace. The Commonwealth of Dominica is often mistaken … [Read more...]

Ten Important Things That You Should Do in Dominica

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Happy New Year everyone. Here is a nice little article I found on Dominica, the nature island.  I have been doing a lot of reading on this rugged rock, located in the Leeward Islands of the Caribbean.  It has captured my imagination.  Here are 10 "must do" things when visiting Dominica.  I hope it captures yours as well. **************************** Dominica is a country that is also … [Read more...]