The Time a Woman Died on my Flight to Dominica

I boarded the plane, risking one last glance behind me at the beautiful, flat landscape with palms swaying in the near distance. Anguilla had been heavenly. As a small Caribbean island, well off the beaten tourist path, I had felt extremely fortunate to have spent 4 nights here. It had been the perfect place to… Read More

Saturday, 16 May 2020

Taking the Ferry from Anguilla to St Barthélemy

It was our third day on the small island of Anguilla. After spending my time soaking up the sun’s glorious rays beside the ocean, it was time to reignite some adventure with a day trip to a nearby island called St Barthélemy. The best way to travel between Anguilla and St Bathélemy is by ferry.… Read More

Friday, 15 May 2020

Introducing the Caribbean Island of Anguilla

The sun was setting over the horizon when I took my first step off the plane and onto the island in Anguilla. The whizzing of the small plane’s engines drowned out the chorus of frogs and crickets chirping in the distance. I looked about me and took in the blood-red sky. It had been sad… Read More

Thursday, 14 May 2020

24 Hours of Blissful Paradise in Antigua

I hadn’t been on a propeller plane before so I had no idea what to expect. I sat excitedly in my seat – one of only a handful on this tiny plane. On the row in front, my parents – as well as a couple of other passengers – were being briefed on how to… Read More

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

The Time We Saved a Kitten’s Life in Barbados

A year had passed since I had returned from that trip in Dubai where absolutely everything went wrong. Fuelled by the cat-saga which I experienced in Dubai, I had become obsessed with photographing cats. My parents couldn’t keep my hands off their snazzy Sony digital camera so for my birthday they gave me the best… Read More

Wednesday, 6 May 2020

Hodges Beach in Calibishie Cove: A Caribbean Gem in Dominica

My sandals slapped against the rough tarmac as I made my way down the little side-road outside our sea-cliff cottage. I had spent the entirety of my morning rescuing these sandals from the spot which I had sadly forgotten them. And I regretted nothing. Mission complete, it was time for Lewis and I to explore… Read More

Monday, 4 May 2020

Pristine Beaches and Fresh Fish in Calibishie

I slammed shut the door to our black 4×4 and gazed at the quaint little cottage that stood before me. The sunlight dazzled me for a moment before I took in the brilliant white walls and orange roof of our bungalow. It stood surrounded by beautiful gardens which sloped gently down until they reached a… Read More

Friday, 1 May 2020