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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

St.Vincent and The Grenadines




St.Vincent and The Grenadines are known for their wonderful music, where they are having an anniversary celebration this in June 2009. Music in St.Vincent is pure beats from different genre, to create soca and calypso. There are many ways of getting around in St. Vincent if you are wondering about taking a vacation. The first transportation is the furry boat, which travel by sea to other destination, or one can also take the bus. St. Vincent may be small but it is a wonderful place to enjoy your vacations.

Therefore, if you are around town there are many restaurants to treat yourself, such as outside grilling and indoor dining. The food is amazing from the fresh fish, green banana, rice and peas and seasoned oxtail. The attractions are very similar to many of the other islands in the West Indies such as diving and other adventures at sea. Take a chance and come explore and learn more about St.Vincent and what they have to offer in their cheap accommodations every year

St.Lucia


St. Lucia is an island full of adventure to explore and attractions to be entertain. It is great if you are interested in having your vacation spot with your family or love one. The music and food is what many tourists are excited about, because of the different cuisine. However, the culture in St. Lucia is a mixture of English and French. Even though the island is small one can enjoy the tropical breeze, and see the natural beauty of the island.

On the other hand, this island has come a long way from the Arawaks and the Caribs who located around the whole island for many years, and still there are percentages of them remain. Most of the crops that they used were sweet potatoes, yams and many other natural fruits. Many changes occurred on the island, but they are still going strong. They celebrate carnival once a year as a part of entertainment. If one is planning a vacation here is a list of activities that you can participate.

Water sports
Diving, Yachting
Nightlife
Attractions & Tours
Carnival

Monday, June 22, 2009

Antigua and Barbuda



Antigua and Barbuda is one of the most beautiful islands located in the Caribbean. Many tourists are attracted to these beautiful islands, when it comes to weddings and honeymoon. Barbuda is the clam island, where one will want to go fishing, or just relaxing on the beach. On the other hand, many may ask about the different dishes they serve on the island. If looking for a restaurant to dine, there is a tremendous amount to choose.

However, individuals who live in Antigua enjoy the entertainment life, especially when the time of Carnival arrives. There are many tourists that just come to Antigua to participate in the band of music and dances. This event occurs for about a month or two, where people party all night long, till the next morning in there carnival costume. They are people who welcome the tourist and make them feel like it is their home to live. Take a journey and come and spend week in Antigua and Barbuda and I am sure you will one to over stay your welcome.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Expressions

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Virgin Island



The Virgin Island is three islands called St.Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John. The Virgin Island is diverse among different ethnicity. The Virgin Island is a wonder place to visit and enjoy your vacation. St. Croix is one of the largest in the Virgin Islands and filled with many accommodations that will have one amazed. However, one can visit Christiansted and Frederiksted in St. Croix where many tourist shop for perfume and clothes.

St.Thomas is known for their wonderful beaches and cuisines. There are many activities to do in the virgin island, as well in St.Thomas. Therefore, if one enjoy diving or horseback riding, it will be easy for one to choose. St. John is one of the third islands in the Virgin Island, but there is never a time that one will feel bored. Even though that all these three islands are separated, they are still under the United States of America. On the other hand, if one thinks of saving money for a vacation, any of these islands are wonderful and inexpensive to travel to in the summer

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Diversing the Expression in St. Maarten


St. Maarten is one of the smallest islands that are owned by the Dutch and French. The capital of the Dutch side is called Phillipsburg and the French capital is Marigot. Therefore, with their beautiful beaches and spicy Cuisine, St. Maarten is a place to be entertained. There are many activities that one can enjoy such as horseback riding and biking. Everyone who comes to this island, never wants to go back home. The culture in St.Maarten is very diverse from the music to the dances. The official language on the Dutch side is English and the French is English and French. Every year there is carnival where everyone comes out, and party from morning to the night. There is music from soca, calypso and also different traditional shows. However, knowing that this island is small there are so many different taste of food to enjoy. One of the most popular snacks that are known in the island are called bakes, which is also known as Johnny Cakes.

Recipe for Johnny Cakes:
1 lb. flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon white sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
warm water
Combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add enough warm water to make stiff dough. Knead well until dough is smooth and all lumps have disappeared. Place on floured board and allow to stand for 20-30 minutes. Heat oil in frying pan and drop small flattened portions of dough in hot oil. Fry until golden brown. Serve hot.

Never think twice about choosing an island to relax and enjoy the wonderful adventures. St.Maarten has many to offer to satisfy your needs on your vacation.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Appreciating Cultures

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Welcome to Puerto Rico







Looking at the map and reading about the island Puerto Rico, one thought that will come on one’s mind is the different ethnic group. It is a very large island, which is also being compared to Jamaica, such as population. Speaking to one Puerto Rican the other day, I found out that they are very friendly when meeting people and expressive to individuals who visit their country. Puerto Rico is one of the islands that are on the territory of the United States of America. Many are amazed by the rivers and the lakes that are surrounded on the island, because they realize the beauty of the island.

However, the different type of cuisine they cook is worth trying. Afterall the type of spices they use in the meal is worth eating. Music is another important factor on this island, because they enjoy dancing and entertaining. The attractions and accommodations are very affordable and one will never want to leave, because of the great treatment you receive. Time is ticking and I think I should start making my reservation right now to this gorgeous island in the Caribbean. I recommend one not to waste time and experience the life of a new culture on island, Puerto Rico.

Jamming in Jamaica




Jamaica is known as one of the largest islands in the Caribbean island and attracts many tourists with their amazing beaches and food. The capital of Jamaica is Kingston, where the Rastafarian movement was found. Jamaica is very strong in their culture such as musical genres reggae, ska, and rock steady. When it comes to sport they are very popular in the different variety that they have to offer. Cricket, soccer, horse-racing are some of the sports that they play in Jamaica.

One of the national dishes is Ackee and Salt fish, which is sold over many grocery stores around the world. Many individuals may wonder about the different activities they have in this beautiful. One of the most popular attraction is the Dunn River Fall, where one climbs rock while the water is flowing. If one is looking for a great honey moon spot, Jamaica is the place to be and enjoy the wonder weather.
If you are just that type that just want to relax on the beach and receive a spa for the day, the hotel that they have in Jamaica is phenomenal. The treatment that they have to offer is great and leaving you with a smile on your face. Never think twice when you are pondering about where to go for your vacation, because Jamaica should be on your list of a wonderful place to visit.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Expression of Dominica


Dominica is an island that is small on the map, but has beautiful nature to perceive. The capital of Dominica is Roseau, which is northwest of Guadeloupe and southeast of Martinique. Dominica's nickname is Nature Isle of the Caribbean, because of the beauty that it shows. The island is very mountainous rainforest atmosphere that allows one to enjoy their living experiences. Dominica was one of the last islands to be colonized by the Europeans, but France debated with Great Britain to make the island a colony around the 1800’s. The population is about 70,000, which have different ethnic groups. The official language is English, but also has a dialect of French patois.

The culture in Dominica is very diverse, where there is a festival that is celebrated in many of the Caribbean islands, which is called carnival. It occurs in the months of February for Dominica, where many individual dress up in their costumes and enjoy the music from soca to calypso. Another important month in Dominica is November, because that is the month of independence. However, cuisine in Dominica is very unique with the different spices and herbs, this will make one crave more cuisine.