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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Best beach holidays in the world

Whether it has bright white, volcanic black or pink shades of sand, the beach has firmly established itself as the world’s favourite destination for a holiday. While weekend city breaks and mountain retreats have their place, there’s no better way to escape than lounging in the Whitsunday Islands off the tropical coast of Queensland, or jetting off for some fun …

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Welcome to Palace Resorts Cancun

Whatever your taste and interests, Palace Resorts has the facilities that’s perfectly suited for you. Escape to a tranquil oasis at one of their world-class spas, play at the championship golf courses, explore all that Mexico has to offer through unforgettable tours, or simply lay back and relax poolside. White sand beaches and brilliant blue water are an enticing playground …

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Getting married abroad

Getting married abroad has many attractions. There’s the tropical weather, beautiful scenery and romantic settings, along with other less obvious advantages like not having to arrange transportation and choosing flowers or even being able to make your vows underwater! Get married abroad with Tropical Sky and our dedicated wedding coordinators will take care of your every need, with years of …

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Travel bucket list #60 – Top 10 Hemingway haunts and cigar spots

Ernest Hemingway’s love affair with Cuba spanned over 30 years. Known as ‘Papa’ to the Cubans, the American writer was adored by the islanders and his fondness for their country is evident in both his life and work. We pursue all things Hemingway in Havana and also discover the coolest places to smoke a Cuban cigar. 10. La Casa del …

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