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10 tips for travelling with kids

on 01/13/2015 in Anywhere
Travelling with kids may not be the easiest thing to do. They get hungry after every two hours, they need diaper change every now and then, they interrupt your sleep after one or two hours...name it. But we cannot leave the little angels behind when planning a family trip, can we? Below is a low down on how to ensure...

Discover Luxury at Viceroy New York

on 01/12/2015 in New York City
'I am the Stage and the Show. I am the Author and the Story. I am the Native and the Nomad.' These are some of the declarations that you will find in any Viceroy hotel around the globe. But even by its own standards, the Viceroy New York has outdone itself. First of all, it is located in Midtown Manhattan,...

Three Local Restaurants You Must Check Out in Guadeloupe

on 01/08/2015 in Guadeloupe
Guadeloupe is a friendly holiday destination. There are accommodations for all kinds of budgets. And yes, there is an eatery for everyone. All you need is to read through this post. Below are some of the most popular eateries in the island; 1. Chateau De Feuilles - Feeling like some home cooked meals? This is a family home that happens...

Uncover the History Behind Bahamas

on 01/06/2015 in The Bahamas
700 islands, cays and islets later, you will realize that there is no other place you should be than in the heart of the Atlantic ocean, in a country known as Bahamas. Before Christopher Columbus ever landed here, the Lucayan Tribe, an Arawak speaking people who had branched from the Taino lived here. In 1492, the islands became the first...

Uncover the History Behind Trinidad and Tobago

on 01/05/2015 in Trinidad & Tobago
'La Isla de la Trinidad' is the name Christopher Columbus gave to the island of Trinidad and Tobago when he landed there in 1498. Its Amerindian name was 'lere' or the land of the Hummingbird. Its motto, Together we Aspire Together we Achieve is not for naught. The country has the third highest pa capita income in the Americas after...

Uncover the History Behind U.S Virgin Islands

on 01/02/2015 in US Virgin Islands
Saint Ursula and her Virgin Followers, despite their demise under unknown circumstances in Cologne, must be feeling vindicated. I would be if a place as beautiful as the USVI (United States Virgin Islands) is named after me. During his second voyage in 1493, Christopher Columbus decided to just do this. The island is the ancestral home of the Ciboney, Arawak...

Uncover the History Behind Martinique

on 12/30/2014 in Martinique
The Tainos of Hispaniola were a mythical people. A folklore doing rounds among the people during the Pre-Columbian era went like this; There was a mythical island called Jouanacaëra-Matinino. It was the home of giant iguanas and enchantingly beautiful flowers. The Tainos and Caribs considered the island holy and would sometime send elders to do prayers there. Fast forward to...

Club Med Valmorel

on 12/29/2014 in France
4,000 feet up in the French Alps, you find the awe-inspiring chalet-like resort of Valmorel. Just like other Club Med resorts, this one offers sprawling views of the ice-capped landscape. The resort sits pretty on the fabled French Alps’ pristine Grand Domaine. If you love the winter sports thrill, they are plenty here. Apart from enjoying the spectacular views of...

10 Things you probably didn’t know about Bermuda but should

on 12/22/2014 in Bermuda
Myths and rumor mills have a way of getting to the best of us. Growing up, I used to hear that ships never cross the Bermuda triangle. There was a deep hole that sucked even planes from the sky. This sort of made me want to visit Bermuda. Now that I know better, I would like to share some of...