Activities, Caribbean, Drink, Drink, Food, Hotels, Nature, restaurants, Travel, Uncategorized

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

Caribbean, COVID-19, Nature, Skincare

Putting natural skincare on the Caribbean map

I must admit over the years I have been gullible for the next best thing when it comes to natural skincare products. How about you? Be honest - I won’t tell!  Having sensitive skin I’ve tried almost everything I could get my hands on with varied results. I confess I’ve fallen for marketing mumbo jumbo… Continue reading Putting natural skincare on the Caribbean map

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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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

Drink, Food, Nature, Travel

The thing about nutmeg

It has been TOO long since I indulged myself in the world of blogging. With spring well under way and untold efforts to try and eat and live healthy to look radiant for the summer it got me thinking about the value of spices. Grenada, also known as the island of spice, has an abundance… Continue reading The thing about nutmeg

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Afternoon vibes on Sandy island

If you are currently starting to feel the cold autumn breeze setting in and like me are daydreaming about feeling the hot sun on your skin again surrounded by peach and palm trees then please read on. Let me take you on a journey to Sandy Island. Located on the west side of Hillsborough Bay… Continue reading Afternoon vibes on Sandy island

Activities, Caribbean, Nature, Travel

Island hunting – introducing White Island

One of my pet peeves is just seeing promotions for key tourist destinations and activities of a place or island. I mean really?! Where is the real local flavour?! Want to get to know the island get to know the locals - I can attest to this being a much more enriching experience. If you… Continue reading Island hunting – introducing White Island

Caribbean, Nature, Travel

Bank holiday vibes

Bank holiday - the magic word for most people aka personal time or liming. You literally live for these days all year round, right?! For this London chic right here this time round August bank holiday Monday means time to jet off to the Island of Spice again. That's right. Time for new discoveries. Excitement… Continue reading Bank holiday vibes

Activities, Chocolate, Drink, Food, holiday, Nature, Travel

For chocolate lovers – Grenada Chocolate Fest

From that must have chocolate bar for a much needed sugar injection to the decadent chocolate truffle because you're worth it - quality chocolate (like shoes in my eyes) make life complete. Ok I may be exaggerating a little but chocolate is a serious business. They say variety is the spice of life and in… Continue reading For chocolate lovers – Grenada Chocolate Fest

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Kahakai vibes

Insta or google #bestbeaches and you will undoubtedly come across breathtaking and heavenly pictures of beaches that entice you to just jump on the next plane or daydream of liming on a sandy beach with the waves lapping gently along the shoreline. Whilst browsing I was excited to see Grand Anse Beach as the "39th… Continue reading Kahakai vibes

Caribbean, Nature, Travel

Chasing waterfalls

I must confess I do love the heat and crave the sun - the hotter the better I say. My husband is more of a breeze and shade  kind of guy so when exploring this Caribbean treasure we usually mix it up a bit. Best of both worlds kind of thing. In addition to breathtaking… Continue reading Chasing waterfalls

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Reaching the Isle of Spice

Woke up this morning to a rainy Wednesday contemplating where to begin with the adventure of blogging about Grenada. Realistically it all starts with getting there in the first place. So today's blog is all about transport. Let me start by dispelling the myth that it’s expensive to fly there. All you need is a… Continue reading Reaching the Isle of Spice