Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

When in the Caribbean, transportation is always an adventure--boats, planes, switch-back roads, trails. I didn't set out to do this, but this week's Caribbean Wrap Up deals with moving around the islands in different ways. You'll read a excellent story about driving up a mountain road on St. Kitts, hiking up Mount Scenery on Saba, walking around The Gap on Barbados and exploring a trail on St. … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Let's just get this out of the way... Winter sucks. It's freeze all over the east coast and parts of Florida saw freezing temps last night. Next week's trip to Nassau can't come soon enough. To warm your spirit this week's Caribbean wrap up has stories about popular beaches, what to do on Curacao, and some off the beaten path islands that will seduce your island soul. Stay warm … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Bareboat sailing, underwater rum, rainforest monkeys, and a "secret" island...these stories will hopefully tempt your salty island soul to chuck winter out the window and plan an adventure to the warm sand of the Caribbean. I know my mind was racing with island fantasies as I put this post together! Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Underwater Aging of Spirits Proves Sucessful: Underwater aging … [Read more...]

South Frigate Bay, “The Strip” – St. Kitts: Island Lime Videos

What can I say about St. Kitts that hasn't already been said, it's just a special special place. The people, the lush rainforest, the beach bars--St. Kitts has a little bit of everything, but still holds on to that rustic old-world Caribbean vibe. This Island Lime Video features the soothing waves of South Frigate Bay, or better known as "The Strip". The Strip is the main entertainment area on … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Good day Castaways! I think you're really going to like this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. New amazing rum bar...check. Lobster Festival in the BVI...check. Exploring the treasure that's known as Saba...check. Relaxing on a floating bar on St. John...check. Yeah, like I said, it's a good week! Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Rum Journal: This Is the Caribbean’s Best New Rum Bar: In a Caribbean … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Haiti's push for more tourism, a secret beach bar in Nassau, and a delicious rum punch video from our friend JetSetSarah and the Montpelier Plantation on Nevis--this week's Caribbean Wrap Up crisscrosses the islands from east to west. If you're a diver, then you're going to love the story about diving the Great Blue Hole of Belize! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up The Caribbean’s Easiest Rum Punch … [Read more...]

Pinney’s Beach, Nevis – Island Lime Video

What can I say about Nevis that hasn't already been said . It's is the quintessential Caribbean paradise that has graced the covers of countless travel magazines. It has a tall looming volcanic cone, lush tropical rainforest, beautiful beaches, and friendly people--what more can one ask for. Oh, you want monkeys? Yeah, Nevis has those too. It also has killer bees, but they don't fly through the … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

A new beach bar on St. Kitts, hiking on Saba, and a big music festival coming to St. John--these are some of the stories in this week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up. My favorite story though is about Fowl Cay in the Exuma islands of the Bahamas. These luxury villas come with everything, even their own powerboat so you can explore the surrounding cays. Talk about heaven! Caribbean Weekly Wrap … [Read more...]

Oualie Beach, Nevis – Island Lime Video

I have fantasized about Nevis for a long time. A couple years ago during a week long stay on St. Kitts we took a sunset cruise and sailed by its leeward shore, never getting a chance to set foot on the island though. So close, the island's lush green landscape and towering Nevis Peak teased me like a hard-to-get woman. Fast forward a couple years and with the aid of the tall ship Sagitta, Nevis … [Read more...]

Setting Sail With Sagitta and Island Windjammers

There's nothing like cruising the Caribbean. I'm not talking about cruising on one of those gargantuan mega-liners that shuttle thousands of people into popular ports-of-call, I'm talking about something more intimate. The experience should be more about the rhythms of sea and the push of wind, it should be more about the relationships with passengers and crew, it should be more about really … [Read more...]

Atlantic Breeze: Boat Drinks Recipe

After one sip, you'll be running to the top of Timothy Hill. St. Kitts seems to have a little bit of everything packed into it's moderately small coastline. This little-known island has lush rain forests, lava formations, seaside lagoons, a volcanic crater, and even monkeys flying through the tree tops. St. Kitts also has a prominent beach bar scene. Most of the island's beach bars are … [Read more...]