Piece for Weather2Travel | Introducing Negril, Jamaica

Piece for Weather2Travel | Introducing Negril, Jamaica

Many first time visitors to Jamaica opt for the popular resorts towns of Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, but have you considered Negril? Negril …
Piece for Weather2Travel | Things to do when you visit Montego Bay, Jamaica

Piece for Weather2Travel | Things to do when you visit Montego Bay, Jamaica

I often write on the Caribbean, especially Jamaica, as I’ve been to the island several times in the last few years and it’…
Piece for Luxe in a City | Best Hotels in Barbados: Top 10

Piece for Luxe in a City | Best Hotels in Barbados: Top 10

Bajan hospitality (in fact Caribbean hospitality) is arguably, some of the world’s best. And you’ll find a whole range of hotels in …
10 ways to beat the post-holiday blues

10 ways to beat the post-holiday blues

Do you suffer from the post-holiday blues? There are ways to beat it! There’s no doubt about it, taking three months off to …
Reasons to take a holiday to Barbados

Reasons to take a holiday to Barbados

In Association with Thomas Cook Airlines Out of all the Caribbean islands, Barbados really does have it all. With paradise-like beaches, unique natural wonders, …
The Travel Journo’s Travel Guide to West End Negril

The Travel Journo’s Travel Guide to West End Negril

Where to Eat, Stay & Play in West End Negril If you’re planning some winter sun (or indeed pre-winter sun) or are simply …
Floyd’s Pelican Bar: is this the coolest bar in the Caribbean?

Floyd’s Pelican Bar: is this the coolest bar in the Caribbean?

I’ve been to sky bars, subterranean bars, bars made from ice and even bars located in former public loos (well, they’re all …
Review: The New Cottons Restaurant, Notting Hill

Review: The New Cottons Restaurant, Notting Hill

You know me and Caribbean food, I love it. So when I heard there was a new Cottons restaurant opening in Notting Hill, it …
A Stay at Marblue Villa Suites, Treasure Beach, Jamaica

A Stay at Marblue Villa Suites, Treasure Beach, Jamaica

At the end of our Jamaica honeymoon, Mr C and I checked in to MarBlue, a small set guesthouse in Treasure Beach. After an …
#MondayInspiration with Angela Eastwick, owner of Somewhere West, Jamaica

#MondayInspiration with Angela Eastwick, owner of Somewhere West, Jamaica

Ever thought about escaping the city rat race and setting up a new life on a Caribbean island? Sounds like a dream right? Well, …
Weddingmoon Bliss at The Rockhouse Hotel, Negril

Weddingmoon Bliss at The Rockhouse Hotel, Negril

When we booked to stay at The Rockhouse ahead of our wedding in Jamaica, I knew it was going to be special. This luxury …
A Dreamy Airbnb Stay @ Somewhere West, Jamaica

A Dreamy Airbnb Stay @ Somewhere West, Jamaica

Serene, colourful and inspirational – that’s how I’d describe the three days leading up to our wedding in Jamaica – thanks to us finding …
Authentic Jamaican Jerk Chicken at Rudie’s, Dalston

Authentic Jamaican Jerk Chicken at Rudie’s, Dalston

I’m lucky to have a few brilliant Caribbean restaurants on my doorstep in Brixton, but when the name Rudie’s popped up several …
Colourful cuisine @ Cubana, Smithfield

Colourful cuisine @ Cubana, Smithfield

If you can’t be in an exotic place, the best city for allowing you to pretend, in my eyes, is London. So when …
My Destination Wedding: Jamaica here we come!

My Destination Wedding: Jamaica here we come!

So the day has finally come. As you read this, I will be boarding my flight from Gatwick and heading to my own destination …
The Rabot Estate, St Lucia: Chocolate Heaven from Bean to Bar

The Rabot Estate, St Lucia: Chocolate Heaven from Bean to Bar

With those ethereal volcanic peaks, the glorious Caribbean climate and the emerald green landscape, St Lucia is the stuff of dreams. And just when …
My engagement story

My engagement story

When you get engaged, everybody asks – so how did he do it? Generally, people want to know all the details, don’t they? It’…
The Blue Mountain Music Festival, Jamaica

The Blue Mountain Music Festival, Jamaica

February is the official Reggae Month in Jamaica and it’s when the island really celebrates its musical heritage. And on 21-22 February 2015, the …
SALT Plage: Is this the coolest bar in St Kitts?

SALT Plage: Is this the coolest bar in St Kitts?

Upcycled fittings, contemporary white-washed booths and a sophisticated cocktail menu. SALT Plage in St Kitts is my kind of bar. St Kitts and its …
I’m going to St Kitts

I’m going to St Kitts

Last week I packed away the suitcases of summer clothes, sandals, sarongs and binned all those bikinis that were looking a bit frayed around …