Caribbean, Shipping, Travel, Uncategorized

Let’s get practical – exporting to Grenada

As much as Grenada has some tasty food and drink to offer, one thing is for certain. Exported food and electrical goods don't come cheap here. So if you do decide to stay longer on this spice isle or have friends or relatives living here the cheaper option most definitely is to send a barrel… Continue reading Let’s get practical – exporting to Grenada

Activities, Caribbean, Travel, Uncategorized

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

beach, Caribbean, Hotels, Travel, Uncategorized

Where to stay in Grenada

When planning your holidays nowadays hotels definitely aren't a given anymore. How on earth did we function without Airbnb right?! So when planning to come to Grenada I was delighted to discover you actually have great choices of where to stay. So which one is better you ask? Well...it all depends on the holiday you… Continue reading Where to stay in Grenada

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

Activities, Caribbean, Food, Travel

Hidden gem of Grenada

There is something classy and terribly civilised about afternoon tea. Dainty sandwiches, little cakes bursting with sugary and chocolatey delights washed down with fragrant teas that make all the flavours dance on your tongue. It is said this afternoon experience was introduced by Anna Maria Russel in 1840, seventh Duchess of Bedford and incidentally a… Continue reading Hidden gem of Grenada

Activities, Caribbean, restaurants, Travel

Next stop Carriacou

Spoilt for choice is what holiday companies and airlines keep advertising - no matter the season whether you want to fly, sail, take the train or drive; whether you fancy that relaxing beach trip or are more a city slicker and love to explore architecture, history or local cuisine and music vibes...I must agree. This… Continue reading Next stop Carriacou

Activities, beach, Caribbean, Nature, Travel

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

Activities, Caribbean, Travel

#islandhopping

Well my fellow adventurers - it is about that time for some island hopping. Once you're in the Caribbean it would be a crime not to venture out to all the little picturesque islands packed with culture, gorgeous beaches and one of my favourites - delicious food. I promise you once you've tried it you… Continue reading #islandhopping

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

Caribbean, Food, restaurants, Travel

Best of….Grenadian dining

Sitting in the hot sun, soaking in the relaxing and peaceful vibes accompanied with sweet calypso my mind keeps turning to these magic words for the summer - bbq time. Don't you just love them?! Just as you simply cannot enjoy a summer without a good succulent bbq you cannot enjoy Grenada without having tried… Continue reading Best of….Grenadian dining

Activities, Caribbean, Food, restaurants, Travel

Grenadian flavours – recipes

If you asked me about my favourite dish years ago I would have probably been able to give you a straightforward answer. After exploring a number of amazing locations round the world though I simply couldn’t narrow it down to one. I mean, can you? Grenadian dishes are no exception. There are simply too many… Continue reading Grenadian flavours – recipes

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