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Anguilla’s Music Scene – Festivals to Fine Club Venues

(credit: Anguilla Tourist Board)

It’s become one of the best places to hear Caribbean and international musicians displaying their talents – Anguilla has something to savor any time of year, with events and ongoing performances from both resident and visiting artists.

 

 

The musical diversity throughout the year brings in both Caribbean and international […]

New Books for the Caribbean Traveler

So much history, such diverse nature and landscape, so much living culture to explore – it’s all part of the kaleidoscope of the Caribbean waiting to be discovered. Some books and writers are out there, exploring deep into some of these many sides of past and present life on Caribbean islands.

Finding an island’s foods, […]

Sailing Excursion Classics Around the Caribbean

Even if you cannot take the time to skipper your own private yacht on a sailing excursion between various ports of call around the Caribbean, you can still make time to enjoy a half-day or full-day yachting experience at the island you are visiting already. My wife and I, along with our young son, have […]

Snorkelling Anguilla – Wrecks, Reefs and Walls

Aside from its other offshore water sport activities, Anguilla is known as the “Wreck Diving Capital of the Caribbean” since there are nine shipwrecks in its surrounding waters – all sunk specifically to be enjoyed by scuba divers. These wrecks are home to a wide variety of corals and marine life, including angelfish, barracudas, margates, […]

Anguilla Traveler Review

Here is a short summary of our wonderful vacation: We stayed at Cuisinart, and the resort was fantastic. Our room was large, with a sitting area, spacious bathroom, and great view. Although the beach had been eroded by a recent hurricane, there was plenty of room for sunning and walking, and the beach staff was […]

Caribbean Jazz and Blues Festivals: Summer 2011’s Best

Music is at the heart of the Caribbean, and musical events are a staple on most islands – so if you’re also a lover of jazz and blues, this is one musical category you can probably catch the beat of this year on your own travel in the region. With a little planning, some of […]

Cuisinart, Anguilla – Reader Review

We stayed at Cuisinart, and the resort was fantastic. Our room was large, with a sitting area, spacious bathroom, and great view. Although the beach had been eroded by a recent hurricane, there was plenty of room for sunning and walking, and the beach staff was very attentive with towels and drinks. The view of […]

Caribbean Diving Adventures

Day trips to remote islets around the Caribbean that are accessible mainly through independent scuba or sailing operators is one way to go further afield after you have dived the larger destinations of the region. Island chains such as the Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Turks & Caicos or Grenadines are among the prime places where you […]

Riding Round the Caribbean: Horseback Living, Island Style

Horses were always part of the Caribbean way of life, and nowadays there are still great opportunities to experience the equestrian lifestyle from one island to the next with plenty of variety along the way. Nowadays, if you’re interested in horses and the role they still play in island life, you can either do it […]

Shopping the Caribbean’s Finest Hidden Treasures

Where do you find local and authentic handcrafts and goods on an island that’s not imported from the other side of the globe? While there’s always great finds and bargains at the world-renowned duty-free shopping hubs of the region such as Nassau, Bahamas, or Philipsburg, St. Maarten, or Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, and other ports […]