Winners of the Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival Rum Tasting Competition

The Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival in Grenada held a blind tasting competition with some of the worlds best rums. The results for the 2013 Caribbean Alcohol Beverage (CAB) Rum Taste Contest are in. Did any of your favorite rums win? Category: White Rum GOLD - Westerhall 12 Degrees Rum (Westerhall Estate Ltd, Grenada) SILVER - Appleton White (Appleton Estate, Jamaica) BRONZE - Clarke's … [Read more...]

The Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival Returns to Grenada

Caribbean Rum and Beer festival

The annual Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival is heading back to Grenada on 21st – 23rd of November 2013. With Grenada debuting as the host country last year, the Festival organizers are excited to return to the ‘Spice Isle’. According to the Festival Director Ms. Cheryl Collymore, the reasons for once again choosing Grenada, were clear when she noted that ‘It really comes down to being ‘back by … [Read more...]

The Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival Returns to Grenada

Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival 2013

The annual Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival is heading back to Grenada on 22 – 23 November 2013. With Grenada debuting as the host country last year, the Festival organizers are excited to return to the ‘Spice Isle’. According to the Festival Director Ms. Cheryl Collymore, the reasons for once again choosing Grenada, were clear when she noted that ‘It really comes down to being ‘back by popular … [Read more...]

Caribbean Islands For Sale – Where’s Your Dream Island?

Caribbean islands for sale

Many people fantasize about owning their own Caribbean island. Who wouldn't want to wake up every day to the sound of the waves, relax on your very own beach and be able to design your version of paradise how you saw fit. Maybe even open up a little beach bar and live the life that people write songs about. Oh wouldn't it be grand. Owning an island is an expensive endeavour that prompts many of … [Read more...]

The Caribbean Runs on Rum: Grenada

Westerhall Rum Grenada

This is a guest post from Petite Anse Hotel in Grenada. Just like every Caribbean island, Grenada loves its rum. If you’re a big fan of it, then you’ll be in fine company. There are three distilleries that produce it on this captivating island that is known as the “Spice Island”. Just a bit of background so that you can get a feel for this island. Grenada is a major exporter of nutmeg. In fact … [Read more...]

2012 Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival – Grenada

Caribbean Rum and Beer festival

If you're looking for a festival that is all about Caribbean rum and beer and takes place on an intoxicating island then you'll want to check this out. _____________________________ World class premium rum and beers, authentic Caribbean and Creole cuisine, rhythmic steel pan music and a beautiful tropical island; Welcome to the 3rd Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival in Grenada. The … [Read more...]

Sandy Island, Grenada – Island Lime Videos

Sandy Island Grenada

What is it about deserted islands that attracts us so much? Is it the untouched beauty? The escape from civilization? Maybe it's the dream of being an explorer and claiming an island for yourself? How about all of the above. Sandy Island, just off the coast of Carriacou, is a place that can make any deserted island fantasy come true. We sailed north on the Diamant to the island of Carriacou to … [Read more...]

A Sweet Lady Of The Caribbean, The Diamant Of Island Windjammers

Rum Swizzle Time

She has gorgeous curves and when she moves you can tell she knows what she's doing. Her body slides gently side to side and everyone who rides her cherishes every minute. Heads out of the gutter people. The lady I'm speaking of is a majestic tall ship, the Diamant. This Island Windjammers vessel has class and comfort, at a relatively small size of 101ft., this schooner offers amenities that you … [Read more...]

Anse La Roche, Carriacou Grenada – Island Lime Videos

Carriacou Beach

Climbing out of a dinghy onto a deserted strip of beach is a feeling best described as "pinch me". That's the feeling I got when my feet sunk deeply into the brownish sand of Anse La Roche on the Grenadian island of Carriacou. After checking out of Grenada waters on Carriacou, Captain Matt wanted to stop at a special slice of paradise before we headed north to Union Island to anchor for the … [Read more...]

Sailing The Grenadines: The Itinerary

Anse La Roche Beach Carriacou

Have you ever lived the lyrics of your favorite song? That's what the past week was like for this salty soul. Jumping on a fast plane to the spice island of Grenada, then climbing aboard a tall ship that has it's course set for the Grenadine islands. I'm not sure how many pinch me moments happened, they became as common place as the trades blowing over my bald head. I can't wait to start … [Read more...]

7 Most Beautiful Caribbean Harbors

Willemstad, Curacao

You've been at sea for days. You knees feel weak and you long for solid ground. You look out towards the horizon and you see it, land. You're ready to go ashore, spend your loot, find some "company" and drink rum until you smile crooked. This is what the pirates did back in the golden age of the Caribbean. If you think about it, it really isn't that far off from what the modern day cruiser … [Read more...]