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Norma Shirley’s smoked pork. Photograph by Rosemary Parkinson

An appetite for travel

Issue 108 (March/April 2011) | 0 comments
Rosemary Parkinson cooks her way round the country in Nyam Jamaica. Bridget van Dongen followed hungrily in her footsteps

Sunset on the jetty at Rosewood Jumby Bay, with the Antigua “mainland” in the distance. Photograph courtesy Rosewood Jumby Bay

Resort to bliss

Issue 126 (March/April 2014) | 0 comments
Bridget van Dongen isn’t usually the five-star-resort type. But when a new survey determined that four of the Caribbean’s most expensive holiday resorts are in Antigua and Barbuda, she decided it was time for some research into life on the edge of the infinity pool

The four ducklings as they were discovered covered in oil. Photograph by Martha Watkins-Gilkes

Martha Watkins-Gilkes: a tale of two ducklings

Issue 119 (January/February 2013) | 0 comments
Bridget van Dongen discovers how a duckling rescue in Antigua helped make a community safer for wildlife

Anna and Maciej. Photograph by Vanessa Hall

Vanessa Hall: Perfect bad luck

Issue 115 (May/June 2012) | 0 comments
Antiguan Vanessa Hall is fast becoming one of the most sought-after wedding photographers in the Caribbean. She shares some of her spectacular photos

Liana snake. Photograph by Pierson Hill

Where the wild things are

Issue 110 (July/August 2011) | 0 comments
Pierson Hill shares his photos of some of Trinidad’s rarest and most fascinating creatures


Twenty years of covering the Beat

Issue 114 (March/April 2012) | 0 comments
Our designers Bridget van Dongen and Kevon Webster choose some of their favourites from Caribbean Beat’s 20 years of striking cover designs

A rare conch pearl is set in a gold “cup” to appear as if it is floating. Photograph courtesy the Goldsmitty

I got it at the Goldsmitty

Issue 113 (January/February 2012) | 1 comment
Bridget van Dongen digs up a jewel of a store in Antigua

Fryes Beach on the west coast. Photograph courtesy Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority

Antigua and Barbuda Top 10

Issue 112 (November/December 2011) | 0 comments
Miles of pink sand, ziplines through the rainforest, swimming with stingrays... Bridget van Dongen offers a tourist’s to-do list