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. 

beach, Caribbean, Hotels, Travel

Recovering from lockdown in style – an interview with Calabash

It has been a continuous debate globally whether a cautious or what I would call an 'adventurous' approach to reopening the economy is the right thing to do. On the one hand we are all desperate to get out and get back to some sort of normality - let's be honest who isn't itching to… Continue reading Recovering from lockdown in style – an interview with Calabash

Activities, beach, Caribbean, Chocolate, Drink, Food, holiday, Hotels, restaurants, Travel

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

Activities, Caribbean, Hotels, restaurants, Travel

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

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, 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

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, 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

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

Travel

Entering a world of culinary delights

With cooking and baking shows galore like #Masterchef and #thegreatbritishbakeoff there are very few people I’ve met in my lifetime that don’t enjoy good food. I maintain that food is there to be appreciated. Right?! So in a series of 4 blog posts I invite you to join me on a culinary adventure of exciting… Continue reading Entering a world of culinary delights