Swimming With The Turtles In The Maldives

The stunning coral reef formation in the Maldives, coupled with the crystal clear turquoise-blue waters, make it perfect for snorkelling. I’m a nervous snorkeler, preferring to be above not under the water, but am so glad that I opted to give it a go. The average water temperature is between 25 — 30C, and as the sun is often ten …

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Maldivian spa magic

When you go away on holiday, there’s nothing quite like relaxing together and sharing a spa treatment. And none more so than at the Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort in the Maldives, which has a delicious Romance at Olhuveli treatment that promises over two hours of sheer indulgence — for both of you. It starts with private use of the …

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Kalalu Music Festival Returns to St Lucia

If you are planning to visit St Lucia in December then check out one of the island’s greatest cultural events, the Kalalu Music Festival, which is held every year at Samaans Park in Choc Bay. Performers come from various African and Caribbean countries and have previously included Hugh Masekela (South Africa), Idrissa Diop (Senegal), Emeliene Michel (Haiti), Soukous Stars (Congo) …

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Trinidad & Tobago’s Carib Great Race

If you are visiting Trinidad or Tobago in August then watch out for the annual Carib Great Race (this year, taking place on 23 August) which is the toughest of the Caribbean powerboat races. First held in 1969, it sees powerboats racing the 84 miles from Port-of-Spain on Trinidad’s Gulf of Paria to Crown Point in Tobago. The varying waters …

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Jammin at Dunn’s River Falls In Jamaica

If you are in Jamaica then a visit to Dunn’s River Falls is a must! As featured in the film ‘Cocktail’ with Tom Cruise as well as James Bond’s ‘Dr No’ with the infamous scene of Ursula Andress walking onto the beach, the setting will take your breath away! The incredible cascading falls will challenge, refresh and delight visitors of …

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