A Wall of Cruise Ships in St Lucia

Another day, another island! What would our view be of today? I wondered as I clambered, bleary-eyed towards the window. I wiped the sleep from my eyes and clasped the curtains in my hands. More mountains? Forests? Beaches? The possibilities were endless. I knew we were arriving in St Lucia today and I was curious… Read More

Monday, 9 April 2012

Swimming in Waterfalls in Grenada

After St Barth, we endured another day at sea, however it was a lot better than lost time. The Caribbean seas are a lot quiet than that of the Atlantic making it plain sailing - ha! The relentless humming of the anchor being dropped awoke me once again. Where were we today? I flung open… Read More

Sunday, 8 April 2012

Shopping & Sunbathing in St Barth

The next day, I was awoken once again by the dropping of the anchor. Instead of feeling filled with irritation, I threw open the curtains immediately, greatly anticipating the new view. The sun shone through our balcony window as I laid eyes on St Barth√©lemy or St Barth for short. I noticed that this time… Read More

Friday, 6 April 2012

Kayaking Through the Mangroves of Tortola

After 2 full, horrific days at sea, we arrived at our first island, Tortola. As I thought would be the case, I was terribly sea-sick. However, nothing could have prepared me for just how sea-sick I got. After leaving Miami, our ship, Silver Spirit, had to travel through the Atlantic to get to the Caribbean.… Read More

Thursday, 5 April 2012

48 Hours in Miami, Florida

After an 8 hour flight, we arrived in Miami, Florida. We were completely jet-lagged but at least we had a nice ride to pick us up from the airport. A lovely black Escalade awaited us and drove us to our hotel. We were staying at The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, located on one of the keys… Read More

Tuesday, 3 April 2012