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Becoming One with Island Nature

When I moved back to Jamaica, I was overjoyed to once more be able to cuddle my dogs. Having lived an extremely nomadic life, I felt it was irresponsible to have a pet, but I had grown up surrounded by cats, dogs, a turtle, a parrot, fish, and, well, any animal you...

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BYOI: Bring Your Own Inflatable

Before moving to The Bahamas, I thought that inflatables were either rings or mats, and only to be used in a pool. I’ve since seen the light. Inflatables are an essential part of island life.     As a family, we like to spend our downtime going to quiet...

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Behind the Scenes with an Island Airbnb Host

Airbnb has taken over our little island of Montserrat. I was skeptical about its presence at first (and, admittedly, still am a bit), but so far, things have been generally positive. Our island is unique in that we don't have any major chain hotels, so most people...

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Evolution of an Island Writer

Looking in from the outside, it must seem as if those of us lucky enough to reside in the Caribbean region are blessed. The sky is blue, the sea is warm, and the sun shines almost every day of the year. Though gazing out from the inside, it can be a different story...

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Two Types of Island Girls

While we know we women are each as unique as a snowflake (or grain of sand, since we're talking island life here), socially, I've noticed there are two main types of island girls you see most often on a rock: the Fashionable Islander and the more Bohemian Islander. On...

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