Lesser Antilles 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. […]
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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 […]
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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, […]
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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 […]
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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: […]
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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: […]
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Sint Eustatius Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Sint Eustatius 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 same beautiful white sand beaches […]
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St. Lucia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: St. Lucia Where is it?: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago Why do people go here?: If you can get past the packaged tours and sunset drinking that goes with it, St. Lucia has a lot to offer between its beautiful sandy beaches […]
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St. Maarten Travel Facts
The Basics Country: St. Maarten 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 same beautiful white sand beaches […]
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St. Martin Travel Facts
The Basics Country: St. Martin Where is it?: Caribbean, east of the Virgin Islands Why do people go here?: On the same island as St. Maarten, but owned by the French instead of the Dutch. This half of the island is a little less visited, and a little calmer, but there is still plenty going […]
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