Discover Antigua: Betty’s Hope Plantation

Hey Guys! Welcome to a new ATBA series: Discover Antigua. Since I live in Antigua, this series will revolve around my adventures here but if I ever get an opportunity to visit Barbuda, that will be in a separate post. The first post of this series will be centred around a heritage landmark: Betty’s Hope Historic Sugar Plantation. After being prompted by a post on … Continue reading Discover Antigua: Betty’s Hope Plantation

Antigua & Barbuda Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat & What to Do

A long time coming, but after receiving many questions from colleagues, fellow bloggers and overseas friends I decided to create a guide to my country, Antigua and Barbuda. Now I know you may be thinking they’re probably dozens of other guides online, but are they written by a local? Well, I haven’t found any. Throughout this guide I’ll be giving you tips and facts about … Continue reading Antigua & Barbuda Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat & What to Do

Travel Diary: Two Weeks in Geneva Switzerland

Hey Guys! Here we go again! Another business trip and this time ya girl is in Geneva, Switzerland. If you can recall last year I was in Paraguay, so not only a new city but a different continent. I’m always grateful for these trips as one can imagine. Even though I wasn’t solo travelling this time around I got to do a little exploring in … Continue reading Travel Diary: Two Weeks in Geneva Switzerland

Travel Bucket List: 30 Countries Before Year 30

Hey Guys! I recently visited what I thought was my 15th country, however after this weekend I realized it was actually number 17. In relation to this I decided to do a bucket list of other countries I’d love to visit to make it to 30 countries before year 30. I know a lot of people make goals/plans around their 30th year, because some think … Continue reading Travel Bucket List: 30 Countries Before Year 30

Travel Diary : 4 Hours in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hey guys! *cues Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’s theme song* ……… I went to Philly y’all! Who goes to a whole other state just to have lunch?!? Okay, we didn’t go solely for lunch, but our time spent here was short compared to NYC. If you caught my last post, 8 hours in NYC you’d also realize that this was my third state on this trip lol. … Continue reading Travel Diary : 4 Hours in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Travel Diary: 8 Hours in New York City

Hey Guys! In case you didn’t know I recently celebrated my birthday last month, and for this year’s celebration I took it to the East Coast. More specifically I was in Hamilton, New Jersey but this was my first time being on that side of the United States. Since I was so close to the Big Apple it was only right that I visited. Unfortunately … Continue reading Travel Diary: 8 Hours in New York City

Caribbean Festivals Bucket List

Now we all know of Coachella and the various EDM festivals in the US, but here in the Caribbean we have our fair share. Most may be in the form of Carnivals, however each island offers something different.

Here’s my bucket list of Caribbean Festivals:

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Trinidad Carnival ~ February / March

The biggest and the baddest.

The hub of Carnival.

With its long street parades, endless fetes and an abundance of soca music, VIBES and food; this is one carnival to definitely try in your lifetime. Even if you choose not to play mas there’s still plenty to do during the carnival season. But the main point is to experience the road parade and cross the big stage. Their costumes are also extravagant and breathtaking you’d automatically fall in love with one. That also means that they could cost in excess of US$1,000. Continue reading “Caribbean Festivals Bucket List”