Arrive, Leisure, Travel, Cuba, Curacao, St. Martin, Suriname, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, The Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago
By Caribbean Beat ● November/December 2020 • Digital Issue
The good life | Round trip
Even in hard times — and 2020 brought more than its fair share — the Caribbean is one of the sweetest places on earth, thanks to beautiful landscapes, vibrant culture, and warm, generous people
Embark, Festivals and Events, St. Martin, Guyana
By Laura Dowrich-Phillips and Subraj Singh ● Issue 150 (March/April 2018)
Word of mouth (Mar/Apr 2018)
The bright colours of Guyana’s Phagwah celebrations mingle into a shade of unity, and Sint Maarten’s annual Carnival defies the ravages of Hurricane Irma
Travel, Shopping, Sint Maarten, St. Martin
By Judy Diptee ● Issue 51 (September/October 2001)
Not just a shoppers’ paradise
Discover Sint Maarten and Saint Martin Where else in the world can you get two countries and cultures for the price of one? Where you can...
Embark, Community, Environment, Cuba, Guadeloupe, Puerto Rico, St. Barts, St. Martin, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis, Turks and Caicos Islands, US Virgin Islands
By Caribbean Beat ● Issue 148 (November/December 2017)
After the storm | Perspective
For people of the Caribbean, the start of the annual hurricane season in June is a time of watchfulness, if not anxiety. Hurricanes are a...
Arrive, Culture, Travel, Lifestyle, St. Martin
By Montague Kobbe ● Issue 137 (January/February 2016)
St Martin: an island like a new world
Sitting at the Tropicana, my favourite bistro in Marigot’s Marina Royale, awaiting my moules flown in that day from France, sipping my...
Culture, Travel, Lifestyle, Sint Maarten, St. Martin
By Philip Sander ● Issue 80 (July/August 2006)
Double your pleasure: Sint Maarten or Saint-Martin
In or around March 1684, the story goes, on the island Columbus is supposed to have named for St Martin of Tours (the indigenous...
By Caribbean Beat ● Issue 123 (September/October 2013)
Spice of life
Few things rouse stronger patriotic feelings than national cuisines. Every Caribbean territory boasts about its own celebrated dishes, none...
Literature, History, People, St. Martin, United States
By James Ferguson ● Issue 74 (July/August 2005)
Islands in the stream
A lonely and unloved wife has an affair with the man whom her husband has hired as her tutor. A complicated and finally tragic three-way...