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Caribbean Islands and the Saints

How did the Caribbean Islands get their names? Most of the Islands were named by Christopher Columbus as he sailed past them in 1493.  Read on to discover the fascinating facts behind their names. 570 more words


Naked in St. Martin

We arrived in St. Martin just at the same moment a storm was arriving.   I wondered if this would be the day that weather would not be in our favor.    1,059 more words

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Margarita Day

“Margarita: its more than just a girls name.”

That was the tagline to the first importer of Jose Cuervo in the United States, which was in 1945. 168 more words


Flavors of St. Martin Food Tours: a foodie review

I love food and there is nothing anyone can do about it. So, imagine my delight when I received an email from Flavors of St. Maarten Food Tours… 1,517 more words

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French West Indies - St. Martin

I still remember learning how to spell “Caribbean.” It was a word I wrote out many times when I was younger, when teachers would ask “Where is your dream vacation?” The funny thing is, at the time I probably thought I would go on these vacations with my family.  363 more words

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Weekend in SXM

If you are lucky enough to find yourself in St Maarten / St Martin for a long weekend, here are some itineraries I would suggest.  I recommend checking Trip Advisor for restaurant updates. 908 more words


St Martin / Sint Maarten

So, third times a charm? The process of getting a residence permit here is like a complicated dance, and the first steps are being on the island 6 months then getting a ticket off this island (for as far from now as possible). 547 more words

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