Tulum, Mexico – Best beach holidays

Every beach on our extensive best beach holidays list is a miracle of nature, a fortunate by-product of geography, a mass of sun-kissed sand rolling down into a shimmering sea. But, so are thousands of other beaches around the world which weren’t quite heart-stopping enough to merit a mention in our travelling equivalent of the Forbes Richest 100. This is …

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Top 10 amusement parks in Mexico and South America

If you’re into all the thrills and spills of rollercoaster-rammed theme parks then you’ve got a world of choice at your white knuckled fingertips and any trip to Mexico and South America will lead you head on into ten of the biggest and the best. With regular annual attendance figures topping well over the million mark, the popularity of legendary …

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Caribbean Underground calls for communities to name their station

Transport for Caribbean (TFC), the region’s transport authority, has called on residents to submit their suggestions for the names of stations planned within the development of the Caribbean Underground railway network. The people of the Caribbean have been given the opportunity to have their say. It is hoped that the ideas provided by residents will help to give the stations …

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Our wedding at Spice Island Beach Resort, Grenada

Ours was not the usual organised and well planned event. We are both in our 60’s and have been together for 32 years. During all this time we had never really discussed getting married because there didn’t seem to be any need – we had no children and the house etc. was already in joint names. We planned our holiday …

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Grand Anse Beach, Grenada – Best beach holidays

I had read a great deal about Grenada before visiting and expected to like the place. The idea of a green, cool interior, waterfalls and an interesting cultural history differentiated it from other Caribbean islands I had visited. Prior to hopping over to Grenada, we had spent a week in Barbados, which acclimatised us, preparing us for beautiful beaches and aqua …

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Hawksbill Beaches, Antigua – Best beach holidays

It’s often claimed that there is a beach for every day of the year in Antigua — and a beach lover would certainly not be disappointed in this most beautiful of Caribbean islands. The beaches are long, short, coved, steep — good for snorkelling, for swimming, for children; there are enough beaches to ensure that your particular preference can be …

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