It’s not all too common these days to hear about a King or a Queen, but in many parts of the world affinity for royalty remains strong. Way down in the idyllic south Caribbean sea lies a small island that’s about to celebrate a big holiday.
What’s better than vacationing on a tranquil Caribbean island? Experiencing the incredible energy of that same island during a festival or event! Curaçao, one of the Caribbean’s hidden gems, features a range of travel-worthy festivals and events each year.
When it comes to planning your honeymoon, there’s plenty of the same old tips floating around the internet. Today, though, we’d rather share some considerations you might want to take that less commonly discussed. Afterall, you only get one honeymoon (or a few, depending on how your life unfolds), and why not ensure the romance is turned up high and the stress or drama turned down low?
Though it may be most well-known in Brazil, Carnival, the spectacular celebration of all things vibrant until Ash Wednesday, is celebrated throughout many Caribbean islands as well.
From the brilliant blue and turquoise hues of the Caribbean sea to its year-round blissful temperatures, there are countless reasons to fall in love with Curaçao. Today we want to highlight the most delicious reason – its unique cuisine offerings.
They say what you do on New Year’s Eve sets the tone for the year ahead. On a small island hidden away in the southern Caribbean, it’s not what’s done on New Year’s Eve, but rather what’s done on Sunday, January 7th.
Some people travel the world in search of unique destinations, hidden gems, and off-the-beaten-track parties; all three describe the world’s most incredible New Year themed float party – Fuikdag.
Imagining a vacation brings to mind many of the same destinations over and over again, right? Beautiful Hawaii, California, Florida, maybe an escape to the mountains of Colorado, the ancient beauty of Europe, dreamy Tahiti, and more.
How many emotions do you feel throughout the process of packing for vacation? Happiness, excitement, worry, uncertainty, frustration, major excitement… A lot goes into packing, so it’s understandable that many emotions are felt during.
How about adding one more feeling to the mix? Compassion. Many vacationers aren’t aware that they have the incredible opportunity to Pack For a Purpose. To bring with them items that will bring joy to those in need. Alongside the bikinis and sunglasses can be games, clothing, and grooming supplies for organizations badly in need of them.
Every bite of ceviche is an explosion of flavor upon the palate. That is, every bite of Chef Victor Cleonares’ ceviche is! To summarize If you’re less familiar with the dish, ceviche is a recipe originating in Latin America and the Caribbean. It combines raw fish and seafood marinated in some form of citrus juice and garnished with ingredients such as onions, cilantro, avocado, and more.
When it comes to the island of Curacao and cocktails, the story begins with a certain blue liqueur. A blue liqueur that isn’t originally blue in color, but we’ll get to that later.
There’s just something about Caribbean islands and cocktails, right? It must have to do with the vacation vibes in such destinations, and the delightfully warm and sunny weather year-round.
Yes, that’s exactly it. The natural climate of Curacao, and the Caribbean in general is conducive to growing the produce needed for the iconic cocktail alcohols many of us have come to know and love.