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Monday, August 26, 2013

Best Caribbean Blog Posts



I was away last weekend, and played catch up this past week on fellow Caribbean Bloggers. 




Caribbean Beach Bars Cloaked in Black & White
The Caribbean is soaked in brilliant colors, but what if you were to wash out the blue water, pastel homes and lush rainforest, would it still be beautiful? 
Rum Shop Ryan thinks so . . . 


All About Curacao infographic
Curacao local Sheedia Jansen wants you to know "Curacao is so much more than just a little dot on the world map. The island boasts with a unique landscape, amazing architecture, mind-blowing colors and it is a cultural melting pot,"  - Take a look at the infographic she created and read more about Curacao on her blog 


The Negroni Cocktail - Long May It Reign! 
Fellow blogger and Barbados native Desiree Lowe is a Foodie, Fashionista - and definitely a cocktail aficionado. Check out the cocktail recipe and history 
Also Desiree has a Pinterest group page featuring Cocktails from Around the World


The Cheapskate's Guide to Caribbean Boutique Hotels
Caviar taste and a corned beef budget? Not to worry! Find the best for less from Caribbean travel expert Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon featured on Huffington Post's blog  .

Head over to Definitive Caribbean's Blog for beautiful images of St Kitts, Caribbean Carnivals, Snorkeling in St Lucia, Tobago Beach Scene, Harrison's Cave in Barbados and much more! http://www.definitivecaribbean.com/


Many Uses and History of a Pilon Along with showing the many uses and history of a Pil√≥n, Captain Tim at Caribbean Trading Blog says there is no better souvenir from Puerto Rico than the Pilon (also known as a mortar and pestle). Read more about this very important kitchen tool  


Best Adventure Islands
PacSafe's blog poses the question - If you were stranded on an island what would your bring? A book? A bottle of tequila? Their choices are the Caribbean islands of Barbados, Curacao, and St Lucia - along with Iceland, New Zealand, Hawaii and Thailand - http://www.pacsafe.com/blog/best-adventure-islands/


Let's Blog Design says Cuba is a country of contradictions which brought out all sorts of emotions...happiness, frustration, bewitched, angry, empathy, sadness, alive, amused, charmed and the list goes on


Did you know the world's shortest commercial runway is in the Caribbean? 
It's definitely an exciting adventure flying into the tiny mountain island of Saba. Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport's infamy arises from its physical position and layout: it is flanked on one side by high hills and at both runway ends cliffs drop into the sea. Read more at Jan Bakker's Caribbean Tumblr


James Bond Was Here, Bahamas Underwater Fun
Thunderball Grotto in the Bahamas, just may be one of the most exciting snorkeling trips you’ll ever take. The James Bond movie Thunderball was filmed here as well as Never Say Never Again, Splash starring Tom Hanks and Into the Blue with Jessica Alba and Paul Walker. Once you visit the Exumas and make your way to Thunderball Grotto, you’ll understand why Hollywood has taken such an interest in this gorgeous location


St Maarten Vacation
Kelly Rowe at LiveLaughRowe blog wishes she was still on the lovely beaches of St Maarten instead of blogging in her pj’s in St. Louis. I hear ya Kelly!
Check out the details & photo's of her recent vacation  


Trinidad’s Secret Islands
You've probably never heard of them . . . Gaspar Grande, Monos Island, and Cenitpede Island. Caribbean Journal provides a photo tour


Aerial Photos of Little Bitty Islands 
2 Gringos in the Caribbean uploaded photo's of Turks & Caicos - View here 


Need more Caribbean? Check out the latest "Scoop"


Happy Travels,
Linda