What should you expect when cruising the Caribbean?

Something like 60% of all cruises in the world today take place in the Caribbean! Why is the case, and should you consider cruising the area? The next most popular destination is Alaska. I find the fact that the Caribbean so dominates the world of cruising quite staggering. In reality it probably reflects more the…

Caribbean Cruise Part 6: Antigua

Read previous instalment (St Kitts): click here Saint John Antigua, originally uploaded on flickr by garybembridge. 2:00pm Wednesday 28 March (Antigua) Yesterday was a stop in Antigua. Antigua is supposed to one of the most beautiful of the Caribbean islands, boasting that they have a beach for every one of the 365 days of the…

Caribbean Cruise Part 5: St Kitts

READ PREVIOUS INSTALMENT: CLICK HERE 10:27 am Tuesday 27 March (St Kitts) As I write this, I am sitting under and umbrella on a sun lounger on the very beautiful Dickinson Bay Beach in Antigua. The sea like in Grenada is a mass of greens and blues – and quite lovely. The sand is especially…

Caribbean Cruise Part 3: Grenada

To read the previous post “Setting Off”: click here 12:15 pm Saturday 24 March (Grenada) I am now lying on a beach recliner under a large blue and white umbrella on the famous Grand Anse Beach on the “spice island” of Grenada. Sounds of a steel band record playing in a bar/ restaurant is drifting…