Backpacking In Guadeloupe: Staying At The Butterfly Hostel in Saint-François

“Like a bat out of hell, I’ll be gone in the morning sun” – Meatloaf. Guadeloupe was an unexpected country on my Caribbean Odyssey in 2021 – 2022. I missed my boat to Martinique and ended up with a night here in Guadeloupe, almost by default and I still haven’t been to Martinique. Guadeloupe is Read more about Backpacking In Guadeloupe: Staying At The Butterfly Hostel in Saint-François[…]

Which Islands are the Must-see of the Antilles?

Which Islands Are The Must-see Of The Antilles?

You have all the time in the world. What is stopping you from visiting the all the small and large islands at your leisure? Nothing is stopping us from hopping from one island to another, during the same holiday. All you have to do is to charter a catamaran, and we’ll be sailing here, there, Read more about Which Islands Are The Must-see Of The Antilles?[…]

Backpacking in Antigua: Visiting Devil’s Bridge

My Caribbean adventure of 2021 was coming to an end when I arrived in Antigua. The country itself is called Antigua and Barbuda, but sadly I didn’t make it to Barbuda on this trip. Instead, I based myself at the at Ellen Bay Cottages in Antigua., which was peculiarly in an area known as Belfast Read more about Backpacking in Antigua: Visiting Devil’s Bridge[…]

Backpacking in Saint Lucia: Staying At the Harbor Vista Inn, Castries

Backpacking in Saint Lucia: Staying At the Harbor Vista Inn, Castries

Castries is the capital city of Saint Lucia. I arrived into the airport here, George FL Charles Airport on a flight from Barbados. This airport, like many in the Caribbean is right by the ocean. It is also handily right next to the capital city. I didn’t really know much about Castries, or Saint Lucia. Read more about Backpacking in Saint Lucia: Staying At the Harbor Vista Inn, Castries[…]

Friday's Featured Food: Wrap And Chips at Wrap City, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia

Friday’s Featured Food: Spicy Chicken Wrap And Chips at Wrap City, Food Village, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia

I remember the days when I would write a Friday’s Featured Food every single week on this blog! Those were the glory days. At the time, I compiled a list of over 1000 different Friday’s Featured Food posts that could be written. The truth is, I will never get them all written and the list Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Spicy Chicken Wrap And Chips at Wrap City, Food Village, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia[…]

Calmness and Charm at Ellen Bay Cottages, Antigua

As the horrors of 2021 headed out of view, I found myself in a tranquil and calm little abode. A flight issue from Winair granted me a full night in Guadeloupe ?? and longer than that in the split island of Sint Maarten ??. This meant backpacking Barbuda was not possible (I now had no Read more about Calmness and Charm at Ellen Bay Cottages, Antigua[…]

"This is my world and I am world leader pretend" - Michael Stipe.

Be Here Now: The Time Of My Life At Casa De Snagg, Chester Cottage, Saint Vincent

Be Here Now: The Time Of My life At Casa De Snagg, Chester Cottage Saint Vincent “You gotta be bad enough to beat the brave”- Noel Gallagher. A 23 year delay was eventually put right on the 23rd December 2021. I was finally doing that Noel Gallagher pilgrimage that I craved back when “Be Here Read more about Be Here Now: The Time Of My Life At Casa De Snagg, Chester Cottage, Saint Vincent[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Touring The Pubs of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

“What’s the matter with you? Sing me something new”- Noel Gallagher. Just the knowledge that Noel Gallagher was once in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was enough to inspire my time on these islands. While the epic 1997 Oasis album”Be Here Now” was inspired and written partly on the island of Mustique, 4decades later I Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Touring The Pubs of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines[…]