Category Archives: Caribbean

Grenada – The Island of Spices

Grenada – The Island of Spices So, almost two years after our southern Caribbean cruise, here is the post about the last island we visited – Grenada. I knew almost next to nothing about the island but was very eager to visit it. Particularly I was very excited as Grenada is very close to South […]

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.

A Beach Day in Saint Lucia

Usually, when I dream about visiting a new place, I try to be realistic in my dreams so there is a bigger chance of them coming true. The Caribbean island of Saint Lucia was one of these places, which I secretly dreamed to visit one day but I wasn’t sure if that was actually going […]

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 […]

St. Thomas – A peek into the past

The stories about pirates in the Caribbean and rich Europeans, who were sent to unknown lands to manage trading companies and banks probably originated from islands like St. Thomas and its capital city Charlotte Amalie. In 1691 the town was named after the wife of the Danish King Christian V and in its early days […]

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 […]