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Pinel Island, St. Maarten: Island hopping for dummies

Island hopping, it sounds fun already. But what is it actually? Well, just hopping from one island to the other, visiting several islands within a trip. The Caribbean and especially St. Maarten are very suitable for this activity, by ferry or by plane for instance. For whom this is all just a little too exciting, there is Pinel Island. A small island near the French part of St. Maarten. A completely different world, a little paradise, and therefore a complete feeling of being somewhere else. Come on, I’ll take you to Pinel Island; Island hopping for dummies.

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Only in St. Lucia; the Pitons and world’s only drive-in volcano Sulphur Springs

St. Lucia is one of the most exclusive islands in the Caribbean. The Pitons, two characteristic volcanic peaks and part of the UNESCO World Heritage, are very photogenic. St. Lucia also houses the world’s only real drive-in volcano Sulphur Springs. Are you going to explore this adventurous island?

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5 Things to do in Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe

The island of Marie-Galante forms part of the Guadeloupe archipelago, a French Caribbean overseas department. The island has about 12,000 inhabitants and the capital is Grand Bourg. In addition, Marie-Galante is relatively flat compared to the surrounding islands and is characterized by its round shape. Ideal for day trips from Basse-Terre or Grande-Terre, but Marie-Galante deserves more than that. I’ll tell you about the 5 things to do!

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Top 5 most stunning sunset in the Caribbean

Nothing beats a Caribbean sunset. The moment the evening is inaugurated and daytime is over. The blue sky is traded by a beautifully red orange sky. The Caribbean is a fantastic area to see this phenomenon. I give you my top 5 of the most magical sunset in the Caribbean.

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The prettiest botanical garden of the Caribbean

The Caribbean are well known for its beautiful beaches, swaying palm trees and enchanting underwater world. But did you know there is so much more flora and fauna to discover on the islands? Trees, a variety of exotic flowers, plants and tropical birds. For those who want to discover all this beauty without exploring the tough jungle, there is the botanical garden. A collection of special natural beauty an island has to offer. I’ll tell you about the most beautiful botanical gardens I’ve visited!

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Glamping in the Caribbean: Anegada Beach Club

A campsite is probably not your first thought when staying in the Caribbean. It wasn’t mine either. Looking for an exclusive accommodation in the equally exclusive Anegada, I found out about Anegada Beach Club. A five-star glamping with luxurious tents. An exclusive experience that I love to tell you about.

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Where in St. Maarten can I find Fort William and how do I get there?

Unlike the French part, it seems like the Dutch part did not dealt careful with the treasures from bygone eras. Yet there are still remains of two impressive forts. One is Fort William. Marked on basically any tourist map but not to find on the island. The explorer in me had to rediscover this fort. It […]

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Exclusive, yet within easy reach. How to get to St. Barths?

St. Barths, in full Saint Barthelemy, is a French Caribbean island that speaks to many people’s imagination. Exclusive, known by the rich and famous and known as the Saint Tropez of the Caribbean. The latter I can not confirm because I simply never visited Saint Tropez. However, I am one of the happy few who spent […]

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How Virgin Gorda became a magnet for tourism thanks to The Baths

Some call them the eight world wonder. Others are wondering how those stones actually ended up in Virgin Gorda. One thing is certain, one who have visited Virgin Gorda can’t deny that these rocks, The Baths, are a world class tourist attraction. Virgin Gorda is best to reach by boat. From Road Town, Tortola take the first ferry […]

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How to get to Anegada, British Virgin Islands?

Anegada, it sounds much more exotic than its true meaning; ‘Sunken land’. An island as flat as a pancake, especially unlike the other Virgin Islands. Isolated and surrounded by beautiful coral reefs and shipwrecks from ancient times. An exclusive paradise where one can not simply set foot ashore. Anegada is located about 25 kilometers north of […]

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Jost Van Dyke; Pirate of the Caribbean

Jost Van Dyke, a remarkable and bastardized name of a special island. Part of the British Virgin Islands. According to legend, Dutch pirate Joost van Dyk is one of the first Europeans at the beginning of the 17th century who set foot ashore. Traces from this period are scarce, but his name has always been […]

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