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

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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

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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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

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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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Tackling COVID19 the Caribbean way

I'm sure it's an understatement to say that the year 2020 has been an eventful year - a year our generation will not easily forget. Trending #COVID19 and #coronavirus have dominated the year so far with no end in sight as yet. We were in Grenada at the time it became apparent this was going… Continue reading Tackling COVID19 the Caribbean way

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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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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

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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

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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