Caribbean Beat Magazine

Why Caribbean Bananas are the best

Organically-grown bananas are in the and among health-conscious Britons, who fear the long-term effects of pesticides, herbicides and other chemicals on their and and their children's health. The Windward Islands of Dominica, St Lucia, St Vincent and Grenada are now increasing their output of organically-grown produce, proving once again why they are the best in their fields. Mark Wilson investigates
Harvesting bananas in St Lucia. Photograph by Chris Huxley

In love with St Lucia

There's no lack of adventure in St Lucia. Donna Yawching went on a wild safari ride, in a vehicle that seemed to be driving on its side; joined a lazy sail on a party boat; and plunged into a hot sulphur bath. And that was just the beginning. Come join the trip
Gros and Petit Pitons. Photograph by Chris Huxley

Symphony in green: a guide to Dominica

If Christopher Columbus could return to the Caribbean now, Dominica might well be the only island he'd recognise. "Unspoiled" is the most abused adjective in Caribbean tourism, but Dominica gives it new meaning. And the "Nature Island" has much more to offer, too, with its rich cultural life, underwater wonders and warm people. Simon Lee reports
Concorde Valley. Photograph by Clem Johnson/ Freestyle