Get To Know Little Cayman

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

Cayman Sunet Drink Recipe

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

Caribbean blogs

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

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

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

Cayman Lemonade

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...]

Review of the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa

Westin Resort Grand Cayman

After tossing my bags on the bed, I walked over to the patio door, pushed it open, and stepped out into a setting that was awash in relaxation. In front of me sat a small personal courtyard with soft green grass, the white sand of Seven Mile Beach, and beyond that was the glowing blue waters of the calm Caribbean. The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa on Grand Cayman wraps its … [Read more...]

The 312 Clematis Boat Drink Recipe from Bob at the Westin Grand Cayman

Drink Recipe Westin Grand Cayman

After one sip, you'll be knee deep in the waves of Seven Mile Beach. It's that time of day, time to soak in that cotton candy sky full of dazzling reds, purples and blues. The transition between day and night is always a special occasion and it should be celebrated--especially when watching from the beach. Your toes are buried in the soft white sand of Seven Mile Beach on Grand Cayman, the … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

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...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Do you want to trade in your current life for a life in the islands? You could have your chance if you know how to run a small restaurant. In this week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap you'll find out about a popular restaurant in Cruz Bay, St. John that's for sale and ready for someone to start a new life in the USVI. Could it be one of you Castaways? Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Uncommon Attraction: … [Read more...]

Grand Cayman: A Guide to Local Favorites

Smiths Cove Grand Cayman

This is a guest post by Catherine, who runs The Squirrel Machine blog. Now that the temperatures have reached single digits in New York City, it is just about that time of year when I seek refuge and much needed relaxation in the warmer climates of Grand Cayman Island. Although, I have been vacationing in Grand Cayman for years, I have yet to grow wary of the island’s picturesque beaches and … [Read more...]