Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

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Where do you want to go? Where ever it is...go. You'll thank yourself later. This week's Caribbean wrap up has a little bit of food, a dash of hiking in Grenada, a sprinkle of fishing in the Bahamas, and a sip of rum. I hope you enjoy this week's stories as much as I do. Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Saba Rock – an Island Oasis: For exotic rum cocktails at a tiny island bar in the BVIs, … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

From Grand Bahama to Cuba, then on to Grenada, the Turks and Caicos, and down to the Grenadines--doesn't that sounds like an island hopping dream?! This week's Caribbean Wrap Up takes you all over the islands with some fantastic stories about the destinations listed above. The Cuba store is amazing, so if you read just one, give that one a try. Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Six Fun Things to Do … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Wrap Up

Another week down, another week closer to your next Caribbean escape! This week's Caribbean Wrap Up features a couple stories about Caribbean food, one about Bahamian beer, a look at a fantastic resort on Grenada, and a look at French St. Martin. I love to eat spicy and I love to eat local when in the islands, if you are the same then you're going to love the story about Trinidad Scorpion … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Food, a famous sunken ship, Grenadian beaches, and an epic journey on the Mail Boats of the Bahamas--this week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up has a little bit of everything. Be sure to read the story about the Bahamian Mail Boats, it's extremely well written and tells of a powerful tradition in the Bahamas. I've added a Mail Boat adventure to my bucket list. Will it be luxurious? No. Will it be … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Who doesn't love to be inspired, the feel of goosebumps crawling across your skin, mouth hanging open, forgetting to breath. The Caribbean is a place that triggers these side effects on people every day. Feel like being inspired? This week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up has plenty of goosebump producing visuals and fantastic day dream material. Get warmed up with a St. John video and see what it's … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

I don't know about you but this week has flown by! Time for all of us to enjoy a little R&R&R (rest, relaxation, rum) on St. Somewhere. This week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up talks about the tour that Blue Chair Bay Rum is doing this summer, a drink recipe from Mount Gay Rum, what to do and see on a one day island tour of Grenada, and a great video of Fortsberg on St. John. So many … [Read more...]

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...]