13 Unexpected Items You’ll Be Happy You Packed For Your Island Vacation

Written by: Chrissann Nickel   When prepping for a holiday in the sun, most people have a general idea of the essentials they need to pack. With consistently warm weather year round, it’s fairly obvious what you’ll be wearing: swimsuits, … Continue reading

Why I Spent My 50th Birthday In An Island Ditch

Written by: VICKY BRAHAM   There’s something different about us expats who end up living on rocks – many of whom often wind up here by accident rather than by design. After all, if we didn’t like unpredictability or a challenge, … Continue reading

How to Politely Use – not Abuse – your Vacation Mules

Written by: HEIDI FAGERBERG   We islanders need stuff. As much as we love the somewhat simpler way of life that the tropics bring forth, we still can’t escape the need for stuff (some more practical than others…). But due … Continue reading

6 Do’s and Don’ts When Visiting the Caribbean

WRITTEN BY: RISELLE CELESTINA Aaaaah… the pre-high season weeks are upon us. It’s that time of year when islanders shake out of their slow season chill zone and start practicing their smiles and hellos in front of the mirror. Get ready … Continue reading