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5 Reasons to Visit St. Vincent & the Grenadines

21 May

Source: Huffingtonpost

On a recent trip to St. Vincent & the Grenadines, I found an idyllic island lifestyle amid unspoiled stretches of sand. Looking to go yourself? Read on.

Its Botanical Gardens are more than 250 years old

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St. Vincent’s Botanical Gardens are thought to be among the oldest in the western world; only London’s Kew Gardens and Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia have been around longer. A guide can show you around for a nominal fee; ours pointed out sap from a rubber tree, chopped open a fallen nutmeg fruit, and posed with us for a selfie beneath a towering baobab. An aviary plays host to the St. Vincent parrot, the national bird whose colors appear on the country’s flag. And a modest breadfruit tree offers a fascinating link to the past — it’s descended from a plant brought over by Captain William Bligh, best known for falling victim to mutiny on the infamous HMS Bounty. The visit takes about an hour.

Jack Sparrow would be right at home

Wallilabou Bay, a pretty spot on St. Vincent’s leeward coast, may not sound familiar, but you’ve probably seen it. In 2003, it was transformed into the harbor town of Port Royal for “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.” Pieces of the impressive set constructed for the movie remain intact, and a row of cannons along the shore completes the picture. The site has returned to its primary use as a hotel, but many visitors prefer to simply stop for lunch and a couple of photo ops.

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Ten Top Caribbean Movie Destinations: On Location With All At Sea

20 May

Source: All At Sea

Caribbean movie destinations: Captain Jack Sparrow, aka Johnny Depp, struts his stuff on set in Dominica. Photo courtesy of Dominica Film Commission

Captain Jack Sparrow, aka Johnny Depp, struts his stuff on set in Dominica. Photo courtesy of Dominica Film Commission

Enjoy a brush with Hollywood in the Caribbean by visiting nautical sites where famous movies were filmed. Here is a sampling of ten.

 

Caribbean movie destinations: Scene from the movie Twilight shot in Magens Bay, USVI

Scene from the movie Twilight shot in Magens Bay, USVI

1. Magens Bay, St. Thomas, USVI
The Twilight Saga – Breaking Dawn
The one-mile heart-shaped stretch of white sand beach at Magens Bay was the after-dark shooting site for a scene in the 2011 American-made romantic fantasy. Edward (Robert Pattison) and Bella (Kristen Stewart) are two vampires celebrating their nuptials in the moonlight on the sand and in the surf. This was the last scene shot in the movie. Those in the know say the actors wrapped up the night scene with cocktails and stayed on the beach to watch the sunrise.

Caribbean movie destinations: Button Boat used on Water Island, USVI for the movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, starring Brad Pitt! Photo courtesy of USVI Department of Tourism

Button Boat used on Water Island, USVI for the movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, starring Brad Pitt! Photo courtesy of USVI Department of Tourism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Water Island, USVI

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
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#7 Best Caribbean Islands for Nightlife

13 May

SOURCE: FodorsTravel

From dress-to-the-nines salsa clubs to barefoot-in-the-sand beach bars, many Caribbean destinations offer distinctive party scenes that ensure the fun continues long after sundown. If you’re looking for something to spice up your nights, these islands will do the trick.

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They pump up the volume at Aruba‘s resort bars when the sun sets. Unlike many other islands, nightlife here isn’t confined to touristy shows. Popular hot spots include Soprano’s Piano Bar in Palm Beach, Mojito’s Cantina and Grill at the Royal Plaza Mall in Oranjestad, and Señor Frogs in Palm Beach. In addition to catching nightly entertainment in one of the many casinos, many of which remain open 24/7, you can slowly savor a drink while Continue reading

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Royall – Pandemonium [Soca 2016] [vincy soca]

12 May

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Published on May 10, 2016

● ARTISTE: ROYALL
● COUNTRY: St. Vincent & The Grenadines | RELEASED: 2016
● PRODUCER: Phillip “Wetty Beatz” Bastien

Written By: Ryan “Royall” Abraham
Back Vocals: Phillip “Wetty Beatz” Bastien and Ryan “Royall” Abraham
Mixed & Master by: Wetty Beatz Productions

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Let’s Chat: 8 Signs You Have A Strong Personality That Might Scare Some People

22 Apr

Source: Lifehack.org

When people encounter someone with a strong personality, they don’t understand the kind of person they are dealing with.

Some people think you dominate. Some just think you are rude. But none of these are the truth. These words actually do not reflect your personality at all. In fact, strong people are often kittens on the inside. It’s just that people with domineering personalities just give you a bad rep.

Strong people do not have to win, they just are not willing to let other people walk all over them on the outside.

Sure, some people might be afraid of you. But that is only because they do not understand how you can be so comfortable with yourself that you do not need anyone else to validate you.

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Jamaica and Providenciales Make TripAdvisor’s Top 10 World’s Best Islands

22 Apr

Source:Caribbean 360

The Caribbean has secured two places in TripAdvisor’s world’s best islands top 10, with Jamaica bagging third place, edging Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) into Continue reading

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Rihanna-Needed Me #NewMusicVideo

21 Apr

Published on 20 Apr 2016

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