Category Archives: Antigua

Martinique – a piece of Europe in the Caribbean

After visiting Antigua (which wasn’t what we were expecting), we were wondering what the next island on our Caribbean cruise will be like. Fortunately, we really liked Martinique and found that the island was a mixture of European style architecture, beautiful sand beaches and Caribbean culture.

Antigua: The land of the Sea, the Sun and the Contrasts

The island of Antigua is famous with its 365 beaches – one for each day of the year. I am not sure if that is in fact true, but all beaches on Antigua are open to the public. The idea of Antigua in my mind was of a paradise-like exotic island. We wanted to see […]

Cruising for the first time and will we do it again – Part 2

I continue sharing our impressions from our first cruise. You can read part 1 of this post here.

Cruising for the first time and will we do it again – Part 1

Although I did a lot of research on cruising, I couldn’t fully understand it until I experienced it. It is a different type of travelling and I had so many questions to which I couldn’t get clear answers.

Puerto Rico – The Island of Enchantment

Before embarking on our 7 day cruise in the Southern Caribbean, we had one day in San Juan, the capital city of Puerto Rico. With only one day it was clear that we wanted to spend it in the Old Town San Juan. When we arrived at the airport we immediately felt the high level […]

A taste of summer in February

We rarely travel somewhere in the first two months of the year although it is very common amongst Canadians. And it is understandable why – the winter in Canada is cold and snowy, and the skies are covered with dark clouds. Actually, the only time we travelled in February was in 2011 when we visited […]