Lesser Antilles Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
Dominica Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Dominica Where is it?: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about one-half of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago Why do people go here?: Less spoiled than its Caribbean neighbors, Dominican residents enjoy warm days, white sand beaches and a lazy pace of life. […]
Trinidad and Tobago Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Trinidad and Tobago Where is it?: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela Why do people go here?: Give into your multiple personalities in Trinidad and Tobago. For a slower pace, head to the smaller Tobago. For the nightlife, and the most rockin’ Carnival around, […]
Grenada Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Grenada Where is it?: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago Why do people go here?: Home of the five spice girls, who churn out hits like no other: nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and mace. The island also boasts beautiful scenery and beaches galore, with […]
U.S. Virgin Islands Travel Facts
The Basics Country: U.S. Virgin Islands Where is it?: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico Why do people go here?: More the haunt of yacht goers with deep pockets and time to kill than backpackers, but its proximity to the United States makes the Virgin Isles […]
Guadeloupe Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Guadeloupe Where is it?: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Puerto Rico Why do people go here?: French and African influences are easily seen, and the small offshore islands are real treats What are the main entry points?: If you’re nearby, take a boat. Otherwise, […]
Martinique Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Martinique Where is it?: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago Why do people go here?: France, with a flavor of the West Indies. Martinique has the typical island draws, but with hiking and strong French flavor. What are the main entry points?: Flying […]
Montserrat Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Monserrat Where is it?: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, southeast of Puerto Rico Why do people go here?: If you can get there, the devastation from the volcano is quite a site. Tourism is non-existent here, so you are assured an authentic experience. Currency used: East Caribbean dollar (XCD) Country Code: […]
Saba Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Saba Where is it?: Caribbean, two island groups in the Caribbean Sea – one includes Curacao and Bonaire north of Venezuela; the other is east of the Virgin Islands Why do people go here?: Part of the Netherlands Antilles, with its unique island government, but the fun in the sun. Currency used: […]