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Take a scroll through an endless summer of island life posts below:
Those of us who came to our rock from urban settings tend to be accustomed to living in sheltered environments where critters of all kinds were never to be seen inside a house, and preferably not outside either. In this way, moving to an island can require quite a bit...read more
Do you live on an island that's easily identified and visibly marked on most modern day maps and atlases? If so, consider yourself blessed. Living on St.Thomas, a tiny member of the United States Virgin Islands, I have found this to be a problematic matter in my life....read more
When we first announced to our family and friends that we were moving to the Dominican Republic, everyone was so envious of us leaving snow behind. No more shoveling snow! You can give those snow shovels away! Give all your coats to goodwill! No more winter boots and...read more
Me: Can we have an Amstel and a vodka Diet Coke, please. Server: You want a menu? Me: Nah, thanks, we already know what we want. Pick your beverage of choice and this will be a conversation familiar to so many of us who have lived on small islands...read more
After leaving university, I was excited to venture into island entrepreneurship. I got to wondering... what did I have that I could possibly sell and gain a profit from? For inspiration, I looked to the colours of the national flag of Jamaica: black, green, and gold....read more
Have you ever been accused of "looking like a tourist" while living on your island? I've decided there are worse things... Having just come back to my rock, SXM (St. Maarten), from a superb vacation to St. Lucia, I came across the picture below of me and my bestie...read more