Things to do in Saint Martin

June 16, 2011

St Martin is part of the beautiful French West Indies in the Caribbean. Through it’s connection to France it also belongs European Union, and is safe, clean and quiet, perfect for either family vacations, or romantic getaways and Caribbean vacations. But what to do on St Martin? Boating, swimming and the beach Most people travel […]

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Saint Martin: basic information

June 16, 2011

Saint Martin is a small “collectivity” or overseas dependency of France that lies in the Caribbean Sea, just east of Puerto Rico. The Collectivity of Saint Martin shares an island with Sint Maarten, a Dutch overseas territory. As a part of France, Saint Martin belongs to the European Union, and uses the Euro. It’s a […]

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Saint Martin or Saint Maarten – what’s the difference?

June 16, 2011

You’re planning a Caribbean vacation. Perhaps you want to find a destination that is close to an American territory (say, Puerto Rico), but not actually in the US. You choose Saint Martin. Or Saint Maarten… Which is it? Saint Maarten (aka Sint Maarten) was formerly a Dutch island territory, but since 2010 has been recognized […]

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Siteseeing Tips Near Soufriere on St Lucia

June 16, 2011

St Lucia has gained fame as a romantic getaway at the edge of the Caribbean Sea. The forested volcanic peaks, white sand beaches and exclusive celebrity getaways have defined St Lucia as a luxury destination perfect for memorable weddings and honeymoons. But for those who venture beyond their Caribbean hotel, the island of St Lucia […]

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Caribbean investment links

June 16, 2011

The Caribbean region has experienced tremendous economic growth over the past two decades. The area is a global hotspot for tourism and real estate development, and most countries are stable parliamentary democracies with strong civil societies governed by the rule of law. Here’s a link to some resources for those wishing to invest in the […]

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Caribbean Wikipedia articles

June 15, 2011

Here’s a great starter list of Wikipedia articles, focusing on the islands of Turks and Caicos, St Martin, and St Lucia. – Charles Edwards blogs about Caribbean private villa opportunities.

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Caribbean Wikipedia articles

June 15, 2011

Wikipedia is a great place to get started learning about the Caribbean. Here’s a general Wikipedia article about the region. Turks and Caicos has a great Wikipedia entry that can be found here. The Wikipedia article about St Lucia does a great job explaining the different quarters of the island.  St Martin’s Wikipedia article can […]

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Investing in the Caribbean

June 15, 2011

The Caribbean region has experienced tremendous economic growth over the past two decades. The area is a global hotspot for tourism and real estate development, and most countries are stable parliamentary democracies with strong civil societies governed by the rule of law. Here are a few resources for those wishing to invest in the Caribbean. […]

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History of the Turks and Caicos

June 15, 2011

The two Caribbean island chains that make up the Turks and Caicos Islands are just under 100 kilometers from Miami and the US mainland. The Caicos Passage separates this Commonwealth country from the Bahamas island chain. The Arawak people and then the Carib were the first indigenous inhabitants of the Turks and Caicos, and reached […]

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Swimming with dolphins in the Caribbean

June 15, 2011

When searching for things to do in the Caribbean, swimming with dolphins always ranks at the top of the list. However, most locations feature captive dolphins who have been captured from the wild, and must reside in little more than glorified swimming tanks. Where is it possible to swim with wild dolphins in the Caribbean. […]

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