Sebastiaan and I moved to Curacao in 2007 without ever visiting. We sold all our stuff and thought we could always go back if it didn’t turn out the way we hoped. Nine years later we are still here and we can recommend anyone who is doubting about Curacao. Read more
Picture perfect landscapes, white-sandy beaches, lush rain forests, and soaring mountains. Belize has it all. My recent vacation to Belize was beautiful and exciting. But also one I’d rather not promote too much. Belize is in so many ways undiscovered and that is its charm. Read more
Most people that go to Belize flock to the islands along the coast, but we were looking the most forward to Cayo District. The Cayo District has so much to offer the adventurous traveller: cave tubing, horseback riding, Maya temples and so much more. The weird thing is, that you wouldn’t notice it when driving on the one big road crossing the country from West to East. But there are many gems hidden on every turn off the road. In Cayo district there are several options, ranging from jungle tents to luxury. We ended up choosing the Chaa Creek Lodge as a base to explore this part of the country, as they offered both jungle experience and comfort. Read more
Way too early in the morning we got up to head to Anegada for the day. The northernmost island of the British Virgin Islands is about an hour and 20 minutes by ferry from Roadtown. This makes a day trip quite affordable and doable. Read more
Is it your dream to own a piece of paradise? A lot of people do, and only a small percentage of people actually end up in their dream home. Buying real estate in the Caribbean differs from what you might be used to. Make sure to always work with a local trustworthy real estate agent. I have been working in real estate in the Caribbean for several years. So sit back and learn from the experiences I had in all those years: Read more
What started as just an ordinary day, turned into a big surprise. This was followed by a stay in one of the most historic little hotels in Willemstad, Curacao. Downtown Willemstad is one of the best city areas in the Caribbean, competing with the likes of the old cities of Cartagena and San Juan. So what was the surprise? You are curious aren’t you?
I was lucky enough to live on Tortola, BVI for a little over a year. We chose this place because of the great surf in absolute paradise surroundings. The 8-mile stretch from Smuggler’s Cove to Cane Garden Bay is the best place I have ever been and Apple Bay is right in the heart of it. Read more
Of course, the BVI has hundreds of great snorkelling spots. But most of them are only accessible by boat or super crowded. I have tried many different spots but the ones listed below are some of the best you can find. Read more