Activities, Caribbean, Chocolate, Drink, Food, holiday, Skincare, Travel

Introducing the Grenada Chocolate Festival 2022

So on our visit to Grenada this time round we were excited to soak in the Grenada Chocolate Fest 2022 showcasing its variety of activities and products.  Did you know that Grenada officially has five chocolate factories? Having said that there are many locals, like my mum, who dabble in making their own chocolate. In… Continue reading Introducing the Grenada Chocolate Festival 2022

Activities, Caribbean, COVID-19, Drink, Food, Hotels, restaurants, Travel, Uncategorized

Getting back to travelling abroad…

Aloha my fellow travel adventurers - I know it's been a while since my last post but Covid has been a bit of a bummer - it's just not travel friendly. Anyway two years later and finally taking to the skies to explore one of my favourite places in the world - the lush and… Continue reading Getting back to travelling abroad…

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Mauby – the Caribbean’s secret to a natural detox

From personal experience mauby is like marmite - you either love it or hate it. Over time I've grown to quite like it for more than one reason. The acquired bitter sweet taste of mauby can be refreshing and at the same time has amazing health benefits. With spring just round the corner and planning… Continue reading Mauby – the Caribbean’s secret to a natural detox

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10 reasons why Grenada should be on your bucket list this year

Having survived 15 months and one day without travelling abroad anywhere (I’m clearly not counting!) - cabin fever does not even begin to describe how I am feeling right now. How about you? All in the name of safety though I keep telling myself... As international travel is slowly easing up here in the UK… Continue reading 10 reasons why Grenada should be on your bucket list this year

Activities, Caribbean, COVID-19, Hotels, Travel

The “new normal” for Grenada

Since my recent post about the travel protocol to enter Grenada the world hasn't stopped turning. Many countries have entered into their second coronavirus wave. There have been protests, debates, negotiations and agreements. The one thing I think we can all agree on though is that travelling is just not the same anymore. I never… Continue reading The “new normal” for Grenada

Activities, Caribbean, COVID-19, Hotels, Travel

Ready to venture back to the Caribbean?

This year cannot be described any better than a rollercoaster ride - one minute you are plunging into complete lockdown and confined to your home - the next minute some restrictions are lifted sparking exileration in the little new freedoms like seeing family or a friend at a distant. 

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Riding the COVID storm through innovation – a chat with True Blue Bay Boutique Resort

Excitement is in the air! Have you heard? The Maurice Bishop airport in Grenada is due to open soon. I have been reaching out to a number of hotels and tourist attractions to find out how they are getting ready for the opening. Interestingly only a few responded - does this mean the majority aren't… Continue reading Riding the COVID storm through innovation – a chat with True Blue Bay Boutique Resort

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Welcoming you back to Grenada – an interview with Le Phare Bleu

With Grenada almost COVID19 free the one question on a lot of our minds is - when can I escape to the sunny Caribbean again? It has been interesting to see how hotels and businesses are preparing to re-introduce visitors to the island. No actual date has been confirmed yet but if you are as… Continue reading Welcoming you back to Grenada – an interview with Le Phare Bleu

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Visiting a touch of paradise…

Sitting in my colourful little sunny garden, enjoying the breeze and jamming to the tunes from my new little flying feathery friends, it got me reminiscing about my recent trip to Carriacou - a true touch of paradise. I mean what else can you do in lockdown other than dream of endless space outside, true… Continue reading Visiting a touch of paradise…

Activities, beach, Caribbean, Nature, Travel

All things cute and cuddly

Soft and cuddly makes the world go round. We all need that #tlc from time to time. When visiting the isle of spice you are guaranteed a variety of cute and cuddlies as well as the more "admire from a distance" kind of wildlife. It all adds to the charm of this island. I use… Continue reading All things cute and cuddly

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Discovering green jewels

Surviving in a crazy, loud, hectic and crowded city makes you really re-evaluate your sanity as you get older. There is only so much late night shopping, drinking, eating and dancing you can do. The novelty of being able to shop for anything you fancy wears off. And there are only some many occasions where… Continue reading Discovering green jewels

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Time flies when you’re having rum

There is something both refreshing and satisfying when sipping your favourite rum, sitting back and just taking in the world. Rum, like whiskey, is so diverse. You can even travel to India and find rum being made there I discovered.....hmmmm my favourite still stems from the Caribbean. Yours? So if you are a rum enthusiast… Continue reading Time flies when you’re having rum

Activities, Caribbean, Nature, Travel

Pampering island style

After endless stuffy, frustrating commutes, pushing and shoving onto Tubes or Overground trains, involuntarily being welcomed by armpit scents every morning and grumpy faces ready for an argument you finally make it onto the plane travelling to the island of spice, smiles, space and tantalising scents of the ocean, plants and delicious food. You've arrived… Continue reading Pampering island style