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British Virgin Islands Identity Card

British Virgin Islands Identity Card

British Virgin Islands Identity Card - Area  Capital : Road Town, on the island of Tortola. Its population is around 13 inhabitants. - Population Belongers (the others). - Monaie: the US dollar. - Religions: Methodists (18%), Baptists and Pentecostals […]

Puerto Rico Traditions and Customs

Puerto Rico Traditions and Customs

Puerto Rico Traditions and Customs Cock fights Gallodromic sports enthusiasts? Head for the Isla Verde “stadium” near the airport. Spanish heritage, peleas de gallos still boil Puerto Ricans, who sometimes bet small fortunes on their favorite champion. […]

What to do, sports and leisure Netherlands Antilles

What to do, sports and leisure Netherlands Antilles

What to do, sports and leisure Netherlands Antilles Hiking This n & rsquoCayes. Hiking in Saba À2630) and pay its access fee of US $ 3. In any case, plan to wear good (very good!) Shoes. The most beautiful path, unmissable, climbs the Mount Scenery, […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Netherlands Antilles

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Netherlands Antilles

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Netherlands Antilles For an idea in the “budget” section. Whatever island you visit (and even more in Sint Maarten) consider saving water, rare! Camping site Forget this chapter: no camping on any of the three […]

Transport and travel Puerto Rico

Transport and travel Puerto Rico

Transport and travel Puerto Rico Plane About ten small companies, some regular, others charters, offer domestic flights. Departing from San Juan International Airport and / or Isla Verde airfield, closer to the old town (25 min flight), several serve the […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Puerto Rico

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Puerto Rico

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodations Puerto Rico Camping site Puerto Rico is one of the few Caribbean destinations where it makes sense to pack your tent! There are about twenty campsites across the island, eight of which are in the “national parks” […]

Transport and travel Guadeloupe

Transport and travel Guadeloupe

Transport and travel Guadeloupe Bus and hitchhiking Transport by bus is up to you to variations in the lines and frequencies shown in this guide. Urban connections are managed by the 4 urban communities of Guadeloupe. The réTerre and offers 2 lines connecting […]

Food and drink, where to eat, drinks Dominican Republic

Food and drink, where to eat, drinks Dominican Republic

Food and drink, where to eat, drinks Dominican Republic Gastronomy: what to eat? Local products, yucca, plantain, rice, coffee, cocoa, pineapple, etc., form the basis of Dominican cuisine (comida criolla). The basic dish, the famous arroz con habichuela, […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Bahamas

Entry formalities and useful contacts Bahamas

Entry formalities and useful contacts Bahamas Entry formalities French, Belgian, Swiss and Canadian citizens must be in possession of a passport valid for at least 6 months after the planned return date (for the Swiss, valid during the stay. PLEASE […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Antigua and Barbuda

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Antigua and Barbuda

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Antigua and Barbuda Guesthouses Unlike below). Moreover, even accommodations that bear the name of guest house tend to offer fairly standardized rooms, not necessarily cheaper. However, they are often less well located […]

Geography and landscapes British Virgin Islands

Geography and landscapes British Virgin Islands

Geography and landscapes British Virgin Islands However, they make a bit of a transition between the Greater Antilles (with Puerto Rico to Martin. The whole of the British Virgin Islands, except Anegada, is volcanic origin, but the earthly forges have long […]

Geography and landscapes Granada

Geography and landscapes Granada

Geography and landscapes Granada Since the islands of Trinidad and Tobago are geologically connected to the South American mainland, Grenada is in fact the southernmost of the West Indian islands - located only 160 km from Venezuela. The different islands […]

Recommended routes Martinique

Recommended routes Martinique

Recommended routes Martinique A week in Martinique Fort-de-France Stroll in the city The large market and fish market Fort Saint-Louis Regional Museum of History and Ethnography In the surroundings: the church of Balata and the garden of Balata The Trois-Îlets The […]

Entry formalities and useful contact Saint-Martin

Entry formalities and useful contact Saint-Martin

Entry formalities and useful contact Saint-Martin Entry formalities For FrançCase (French side), the valid identity card is sufficient. For FrançBas), the passport Martin Grand-Case, côMartin with a simple identity card and not be able to leave […]

Culture and arts Granada

Culture and arts Granada

Culture and arts Granada THEFrench occupation of the island (1650-1763) left few visible traces: two ruined forts on the heights of St George's and a plethora of names on the island's maps - sometimes with a few spelling mistakes. .. Thus the names of Morne […]

Geography and landscapes Puerto Rico

Geography and landscapes Puerto Rico

Geography and landscapes Puerto Rico Drawing a rectangle about 180 km long by 65 km wide, Puerto Rico is both the smallest and the easternmost of the Greater Antilles. Its coastline stretches for more than 500 km - 700 km if we include the islands that surround […]

Money and budget British Virgin Islands

Money and budget British Virgin Islands

Money and budget British Virgin Islands Currency, banks, exchange - Currency: the American dollar, divided into 100 cents.In January 2020, € 1 = US $ 1,10 and US $ 1 = US $ 0,90. - Liquid is easily withdrawn from the distributors (ATMs) on arrival. They […]

What to do Bahamas

What to do Bahamas

What to do Bahamas What to do: nautical activities Most of the beaches in the Bahamas are public. In New Providence, look for the beach access signs. They are not very numerous, but well indicated. They slip between sections of coastline colonized by hotel […]

Guadeloupe identity card

Guadeloupe identity card

Guadeloupe identity card - Location: demer.- Area: 1 704 km² Pre-Earth. - Population: 390 inhabitants (000 estimate) - 2017% under 27 years old. - Density Pre Special sign : has 6 îTerre, Basse-Terre, Terre-de-Haut, Terre-de-Bas, Marie-Galante and La Dé […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Guadeloupe

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Guadeloupe

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Guadeloupe If you haven't been back to Guadeloupe for a few years, you will be pleasantly surprised by an evolution that has seen an increase contemporary design lodges and hotels more refined, small residences on […]

Health and Safety Jamaica

Health and Safety Jamaica

Health and Safety Jamaica Health If no vaccination is mandatory to enter Jamaica, it is preferable to be up to date with your DTP, hepatitis A (or even B) or even typhoid reminders as soon as you travel in backpacker (understand: outside the resorts). The […]

Money and budget Cuba

Money and budget Cuba

Money and budget Cuba Money, banks, exchange Currencies in use - To know : There are 2 currencies in circulation in Cuba: the cubano peso (la moneda nacional or CUP) and the convertible cubano peso (CUC)), both divided into 2 centavos. Their value is very […]

Where to eat, food and drink British Virgin Islands

Where to eat, food and drink British Virgin Islands

Where to eat, food and drink British Virgin Islands Kitchen North American and British influences At first glance, most restaurants in the British Virgin Islands seem to offer cuisine reminiscent of that found in North America. On the menus are salads […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Trinidad and Tobago

Entry formalities and useful contacts Trinidad and Tobago

Entry formalities and useful contacts Trinidad and Tobago Entry formalities For a sereturn. To work or stay longer, a visa is required. "> […]

Guadeloupe, natural version

Guadeloupe, natural version

1 km704, 2 inhabitants, and six large inhabited islands: Grande Terre et Basse-Terre, of course, but also The Saints (two islands), Marie-Galante et Désirade. And […]

Practical life on site Guadeloupe

Practical life on site Guadeloupe

Practical life on site Guadeloupe Time difference The difference between the metropolis and the West Indies is 5 hours in winter and 6 hours in summer. When it is 12 p.m. in Paris, it is 7 a.m. in winter and 6 a.m. in summer in the West Indies. Phone - […]

Money and budget Dominica

Money and budget Dominica

Money and budget Dominica Money, banks, exchange Currency and payment - The local currency is Caribbean dollar (EC $, pronounce "here"). Its rate against the dollar is fixed. In January 2020, € 1 = EC $ 3 and EC $ 1 = € 0,35. The Caribbean dollar Vincent […]

Martinique, much more than beaches ...

Martinique, much more than beaches ...

In the collective imagination, Martinique inevitably evokes magnificent sandy beaches bordered by palm trees and lush green landscapes. If the postcard is true, […]

Health and Safety Dominican Republic

Health and Safety Dominican Republic

Health and Safety Dominican Republic Health Mosquito-borne diseases To be noted, the episodic presence of malaria, including by the sea and in the most famous tourist sites. As a precautionary measure, the Ministry of Health recommends systematically following […]

Guadeloupe thematic routes

Guadeloupe thematic routes

Guadeloupe thematic routes With family, with children Happy toddlers! They will discover the joys of beaches and nautical activities. Choose them wisely because the most beautiful are not necessarily the safest! The most intrepid will try a special young […]

Money and budget Saint-Martin

Money and budget Saint-Martin

Money and budget Saint-Martin Sterling silver L'euro is the official currency on the French side, but the US dollar is also used there.On the Dutch side, the latter has almost replaced the West Indian guilder, yet still officially in circulation! Distributors […]

Health and Safety Bahamas

Health and Safety Bahamas

Health and Safety Bahamas Health There is no significant health hazard in the Bahamas. No vaccine is required for poliomyelitis and hepatitis A (or even B). Hospitals provide good quality care, especially in Nassau, but their rates are generally very high. […]

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Identity Card

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Identity Card

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Identity Card - Area: 389 km² Population: 102 inhabitants (000 estimate). 2018% of the inhabitants are said to be Capital city : Kingstown, which would concentrate a quarter of Saint Vincent and Grenadines.- Language : English […]

Traditions and customs Antigua and Barbuda

Traditions and customs Antigua and Barbuda

Traditions and customs Antigua and Barbuda Carnival Antigua Carnival Like the Highland Fling, a dance in kilts, with barbed wire masks and leather whips ... The Antigua Carnival begins on a Saturday with a first l & rsquo l & rsquodel. Steel pan […]

Activities, sports and leisure Cuba

Activities, sports and leisure Cuba

Activities, sports and leisure Cuba A sporting nation “World, Cuba owes its successes. Exit the big sub-team ran out of steam and Cuba finished in 18th place. L & rsquoromaine also (2 gold medals and 1 silver at the 2016 Olympics): it is the final […]

Culture and arts Martinique

Culture and arts Martinique

Culture and arts Martinique Creole habitat The houses  A dwelling, in the former colonies, was the name given to both built and unbuilt heritage: a agricultural exploitation, first, gathered around the house of the main inhabitant, the master of slaves. […]

Money and budget Guadeloupe

Money and budget Guadeloupe

Money and budget Guadeloupe Money and banks Payment method The currency is of course theeuro. Payment method - payment cards are accepted in most shops. But beware, this is hardly ever the case in lodges and guesthouses, as in metropolitan France. It is […]

Santiago de Cuba, Métis city

Santiago de Cuba, Métis city

Santiago de Cuba, second city of the country, capital of the Oriente, "cradle of the Castro revolution" ... A remarkable historic city for its historical heritage […]

Saint-Barthélemy identity card

Saint-Barthélemy identity card

Saint-Barthélemy identity card - Location: collectivity of RéMartin). A Barthémer assembly at European level Chief town: Gustavia.- Area: 24 km² Arawak name: Ouanalao (" Population: valued Inhabitants : the Saint-Barthinois, the BarthéBarths.- Density […]

Culture and Arts Dominican Republic

Culture and Arts Dominican Republic

Culture and Arts Dominican Republic The carnival Introduced by the Spanish colonists at the beginning of the 1520th century, chronicles relate that the carnival was celebrated in Santo Domingo before XNUMX. Today as yesterday, it is about the most popular […]

Climate and weather Guadeloupe

Climate and weather Guadeloupe

Climate and weather Guadeloupe Lots of sun, rain too, wind, credessous 24 ° high, the humidity condenses into clouds, which leave to water the plains ... - Night falls early: all year round, the sun rises between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. and sets between 17:30 […]

Climate, seasons and weather Dominican Republic

Climate, seasons and weather Dominican Republic

Climate, seasons and weather Dominican Republic Climate and seasons The best travel season is from December to the end of April. Most hurricanes occur between September and November. Located between the equator and the Tropic of Cancer, the island enjoys […]

Culture and Arts Trinidad and Tobago

Culture and Arts Trinidad and Tobago

Culture and Arts Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad Carnival Carnival is the cultural emblem of Trinity. It was born at the end of the XNUMXth century when slaves parodied the festivals of their masters to forget the hard work. The tradition of carnival has been […]

Practical life on site Dominican Republic

Practical life on site Dominican Republic

Practical life on site Dominican Republic Time difference There are 6 hours less compared to France in summer and 5 hours in winter. Electricity - The current is 110 volts as in the United States, but the resemblance ends there. Here, we have alternating […]

Jamaica identity card

Jamaica identity card

Jamaica identity card - Area: 10 991 km² Capital city : Kingston, with about 1,1 million people in the metropolitan area. - Population: 2 inhabitants (970 estimate), black or united), Lebanese, as well as Chinese and d & rsquo Religion: two-thirds of […]

Practical life on site Bahamas

Practical life on site Bahamas

Practical life on site Bahamas Time difference The Bahamas are at the same time as the American east coast, i.e. 6 hours late in continental Western Europe (GMT - 5). Thus, when it is 12 p.m. in Paris, it is 6 a.m. in Nassau. Electricity 110 V, 60 cycles, […]

Transport and travel Antigua and Barbuda

Transport and travel Antigua and Barbuda

Transport and travel Antigua and Barbuda Plane To reach Antigua from the French Antilles (françMartin) and Winair (Saint-Martin). LIAT is generally 20% cheaper. The rich will be able to charter a Caribbean Helicopters helicopter and be dropped off directly […]

Practical life Jamaica

Practical life Jamaica

Practical life Jamaica Tourist offices on site - Jamaica Tourist Board: 64 Knutsford Boulevard. Kingston 5. Té9200 & ndash Tourism Center: Montego Bay Convention Center, Rose Hall, St. James. Tee4425. Time difference Jamaica is 6 hours behind mainland […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Cuba

Entry formalities and useful contacts Cuba

Entry formalities and useful contacts Cuba © Fotolia Entry formalities to Cuba To enter Cuba as a tourist, you must have the following documents: - passport valid; - tourist card: it's a form compulsory to enter Cuba. Price: around 25 […]

Dominica traditions and customs

Dominica traditions and customs

Dominica traditions and customs Holidays and public holidays - 1er January. - Carnival: Monday and Tuesday pre Le Good Friday (Good Friday) and the Easter Monday May 1: sacrosanct fê May : international fishing tournament Pentecost Monday July : fê The […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Pensions (Guesthouses) Accommodation prices in Saint-Vincent are quite high and only pensions will allow you to find accommodation without breaking the bank. Some offer a few rooms […]

History and key dates Saint-Martin

History and key dates Saint-Martin

History and key dates Saint-Martin Christophe Colomb passes offshore on 11 Martin ... Here is the baptized island. Populated byArawak Indians who call it Soualiga ("the island of salt"), poor in fresh water, it hardly interests the Spaniards, who neglect […]

Transport and travel Netherlands Antilles

Transport and travel Netherlands Antilles

Transport and travel Netherlands Antilles Plane The choice is reEustache & ndash7 from / to Saint-Eustache Eustache, which allows to go directly from one to the other island (but it is not cheaper!). If not, Sint Maarten is connected directly to many […]

Traditions and customs Dominican Republic

Traditions and customs Dominican Republic

Traditions and customs Dominican Republic Religions and beliefs Since the discovery of America, the Catholicism has always been the official religion. In the provinces, on the other hand, one finds a multitude of cults, often of origin Protestant (especially […]

Activities, sports and leisure Granada

Activities, sports and leisure Granada

Activities, sports and leisure Granada On the coast Beach How about going to the beach? It's hard to talk about sport in this area, but it is still the most enjoyable and also the most affordable activity (or non-activity!)! Golden and thick sand spread […]

Saint Lucia identity card

Saint Lucia identity card

Saint Lucia identity card - Population: 179 inhabitants (000 estimate). - Capital city : Castries.- Area: 616 km² Density RéLucie is independent Governor General Prime Minister :  Change : Caribbean dollar Languages: English (official language), created […]

Culture and arts Guadeloupe

Culture and arts Guadeloupe

Culture and arts Guadeloupe Creole music and dance Children go wild on the veranda of a hut. Cans, pots, balustrades, everything they find is struck in rhythm. And no passerby complains about the noise. While among the colonists the minuet and the quadrille […]

Health and Safety Trinidad and Tobago

Health and Safety Trinidad and Tobago

Health and Safety Trinidad and Tobago Health Vaccinations No vaccine for Tobago, except for the one against yellow fever, mandatory for travelers coming from a country at risk (Suriname, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil and Panama ... the list is not exhaustive). This […]

Practical life on site Dominique

Practical life on site Dominique

Practical life on site Dominique Time difference When we are in summer time in metropolitan France, there is a 6 hour shift with Dominica. When it is noon in Paris, it is therefore 6 a.m. in Dominica. In winter, there is only a 5 hour shift. Electricity 220-240 […]

Traditions and customs Saint Lucia

Traditions and customs Saint Lucia

Traditions and customs Saint Lucia Fêtes - January 1 and 2: festivity 22 feb May : jazz festival, Saint Lucia Jazz Festival. For a week, the î 29 June:  May-aûLucie to 1st august d & rsquohop, afro-punk, R'n'B & hellip 30 aug 1st Monday in […]

Practical life on site Netherlands Antilles

Practical life on site Netherlands Antilles

Practical life on site Netherlands Antilles Electricity 110-125 V, 60 cycles. The sockets are the same, with 2 flat pins; the earth connections also have a round pin. Remember to bring an adapter. Local time and time difference Sint Maarten, Saba and Saint-Eustache […]

Marie-Galante: the quiet island of the Antilles

Marie-Galante: the quiet island of the Antilles

Few cars, sugar cane fields as far as the eye can see, superb beaches and exceptional seabeds ... Away from tourist circuits, the discreet Marie-Galante is worth […]

Geography and landscapes Trinidad and Tobago

Geography and landscapes Trinidad and Tobago

Geography and landscapes Trinidad and Tobago Located 12 km off the coast of Venezuela (Paria Peninsula), the islands of Trinidad and Tobago are the southernmost of the Antilles. Trinidad Island (Trinidad) Trinidad Island (the Trinity) is crossed from west […]

Transport and travel British Virgin Islands

Transport and travel British Virgin Islands

Transport and travel British Virgin Islands Plane To reach the Dutch islands of Saint-Martin, served by a daily direct flight by Air France from Paris Martin, 4 daily rotations (40 minutes) serve Tortola, with Air France and Air CaraïbesMartin and the British […]

Activities, sports and recreation Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Activities, sports and recreation Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Activities, sports and recreation Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Côté Wed Beach Have you ever slipped your toes in the black sand of a volcanic beach ? This is the opportunity to do so. A majority of the best beaches in Saint-Vincent are dark in […]

Cuba identity card

Cuba identity card

Cuba identity card - Area: 110 860 km² Population: 11,147 million inhabitants (2017 estimate). - Density Capital city : Havana. - Official language : spanish. - Change : there are 2. - Ré Chef of Écanel " Average of â Hope Jobs / sectors: agriculture […]

Money and budget Dominican Republic

Money and budget Dominican Republic

Money and budget Dominican Republic Money, banks, exchange Currency - Local currency and the Dominican peso (RD $), but the US dollar is accepted almost everywhere, and especially in higher category hotels. On average, US $ 1 = around RD $ 50. This rate […]

Geography and landscapes Antigua and Barbuda

Geography and landscapes Antigua and Barbuda

Geography and landscapes Antigua and Barbuda Located north of the West Indian arc, the country is made up of 2 main islands : the island of Antigua (280 km²), and Barbuda (161 km²), to which should be added the tiny Redonda (1,6 km²), 50 km south-west […]

Health and Safety Cuba

Health and Safety Cuba

Health and Safety Cuba Health Health Insurance It is mandatory for travelers to take out an insurance policy covering possible medical and repatriation costs. This certificate is issued free of charge by insurers and payment card organizations. > Find […]

Trinidad, jewel of Cuba

Trinidad, jewel of Cuba

Cobbled streets, colorful facades, low houses, baroque churches… Located in the center of the island, Trinidad is undoubtedly the most beautiful city in Cuba. […]

Geography and landscapes Bahamas

Geography and landscapes Bahamas

Geography and landscapes Bahamas Islands, islands, nothing but islands ... There are nearly 700 of them, not even counting the cays, these islets as large as pocket handkerchiefs that dot the coral reefs. In fact, some cays are actually bigger than some […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Saint Lucia

Entry formalities and useful contacts Saint Lucia

Entry formalities and useful contacts Saint Lucia Entry formalities - For all selucie provided with a Lucie's national identity card may be refused to people showing up with a card whose date has expired. Beyond 42 days, it is necessary to apply for […]

Recommended routes Antigua and Barbuda

Recommended routes Antigua and Barbuda

Recommended routes Antigua and Barbuda Antigua is above all a seaside destination! Most resorts live in isolation, each in their own corner, with high walls and guards at the entrance who will ask you to show your paw ... It would be a shame not to leave […]

What to do Cuba

What to do Cuba

What to do Cuba Here are some experiences to live at least once in Cuba. Find here the things to do in Cuba, the activities to try, the dishes to taste… So many timeless and unforgettable moments, to live certainly during your trip. Visit colonial towns Admire […]

Practical life on site Antigua and Barbuda

Practical life on site Antigua and Barbuda

Practical life on site Antigua and Barbuda Useful addresses on site Tourist offices The tourist office opens its information desk at Heritage Quay when passengers disembark from cruise ships. - Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority : ABC Financial Center, […]

Practical life on site Barbados

Practical life on site Barbados

Practical life on site Barbados Time difference Barbados is at the same time as Martinique and Guadeloupe, being 6 hours behind continental Western Europe (GMT - 4) in summer and 5 hours in winter. When it is 12 p.m. in Bridgetown, it is 18 p.m. on the same […]

Cuba: Go West!

Cuba: Go West!

Presidents Obama and Raùl Castro have re-established diplomatic relations between their two countries, the United States and Cuba. A page of history is turning. After more than 50 years of the Cold War, […]

Puerto Rico Identity Card

Puerto Rico Identity Card

Puerto Rico Identity Card - Location: Puerto Rico béUnis, under the title of Commonwealth.- Area: 9  Population: 3 inhabitants (195 estimate), at Capital city : San Juan.- Languages: Spanish (mainly) and English.- Head of l & rsquo Governor :  […]

Health and safety Grenada

Health and safety Grenada

Health and safety Grenada Health Insurance It is advisable to take out insurance before departure covering health costs and medical repatriation. Mosquitoes, dengue fever and chikungunya The main health concern is the upsurge in dengue fever throughout the […]

Martinique traditions and customs

Martinique traditions and customs

Martinique traditions and customs Holidays and public holidays The nightlife in n & rsquode-France and the surrounding area is there to satisfy above all the pleasure of young city dwellers, to which a few die-hard holidaymakers are mingled who cannot […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Jamaica

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Jamaica

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Jamaica Camping site It's not really an option in Jamaica. There is no real organized camping and, security being what it is, it is better to plan a small budget for (a few) hostels and (multiple) guesthouses. Exception […]

Saint-Barthélemy traditions

Saint-Barthélemy traditions

Saint-Barthélemy traditions Parties and festivals Many festivals and events punctuate the Barts, even years. - January : music festival (especially classical). - February: carnival (in Gustavia). Entertainment on Sundays before Shrove Tuesday. - March : […]

Climate, seasons and weather Bahamas

Climate, seasons and weather Bahamas

Climate, seasons and weather Bahamas Is the weather always nice in the Bahamas? One would almost be tempted to believe it. With a minimum of 7 hours of sun per day in winter and until 9 a.m. in spring and early summer, the statistics are decidedly optimistic. Ditto […]

Activities, sports and recreation Trinidad and Tobago

Activities, sports and recreation Trinidad and Tobago

Activities, sports and recreation Trinidad and Tobago If you like dry land, hiking, nature and trekking, choose Trinidad. If beach and underwater sports are your nirvana, go to Tobago. Trek and walks in Trinidad Thanks to its relief, Trinidad offers many […]

What to eat, food and drink Netherlands Antilles

What to eat, food and drink Netherlands Antilles

What to eat, food and drink Netherlands Antilles La scès & oeligEustache by the small planes of Winair! You just have to go to the airport to pick up your order ... Gastronomy in Sint Maarten Before Irma, Sint Maarten had a real reputation as a gastronomic […]

Health and safety Guadeloupe

Health and safety Guadeloupe

Health and safety Guadeloupe Health DéàPitre, partly burned down, Terre also has its own hospital and the French West Indies obviously remain the safest place in the region for several thousand kilometers around. In the event of a problem, the SAMU number […]

Health and safety Martinique

Health and safety Martinique

Health and safety Martinique Health - If something goes wrong, the Samu number is 15. French department, Martinique is subject to the same health standards and regulations as the mainland. As a result, do not forget to bring your Vitale card in case you […]

Dominica identity card

Dominica identity card

Dominica identity card - Official name : Commonwealth of Dominica. - Population: 74 inhabitants (000 estimate).- Capital city : Reed.- Area: 754 km² Density Ré Pre Prime Minister : Roosevelt Skerrit (since January 2004). - Change : Caribbean dollar Languages: […]

Practical life on site British Virgin Islands

Practical life on site British Virgin Islands

Practical life on site British Virgin Islands Cigarette Smoking is prohibited in public places and within a radius of 15 m. Time difference The British Virgin Islands are 5 hours behind mainland Western Europe (GMT –4) in winter and 4 hours in summer. […]

Practical life in Cuba

Practical life in Cuba

Practical life in Cuba Time difference Cuba applies the March schedule and resumeswinter hour beginning of November. There are therefore 2 short periods in March and October when the difference is 5 hours. Electricity Cuba uses 110 volts. Power outlets are […]

Cuba: Raùl Paz's playlist and favorites

Cuba: Raùl Paz's playlist and favorites

Born in 1969 in the province of Pinar del Rio, Raùl Paz is an author, composer and performer. Rather than bragging about the merits of a trip to Cuba, we leave the floor to Raùl Paz, the best placed […]

Practical life on place Saint-Martin

Practical life on place Saint-Martin

Practical life on place Saint-Martin Time difference Paris time - 5 a.m. in winter and - 6 a.m. in summer. Electricity - 220 volts (60 hertz) in the French part 110 volts (50 hertz) in the Dutch part. American sockets with 2 flat pins (adapter is required). Phone […]

Climate, seasons and weather Jamaica

Climate, seasons and weather Jamaica

Climate, seasons and weather Jamaica Typically tropical, the Jamaican climate 30 ° 22 ° C on the plateaus (even less than 10 ° C at the top of the Blue Mountains). The northeast of the west, in the parish of St. Elizabeth, precipitation is significantly […]

Practical life in Puerto Rico

Practical life in Puerto Rico

Practical life in Puerto Rico Time difference Puerto Rico is 1 hour ahead of the coast 4) in winter and 6 hours in the island not using summer time. Thus, when it is 12 p.m. in Paris, it is 6 a.m. on the same day in San Juan in July and 7 a.m. in December. Electricity 110 […]

Where to eat, food and drink Jamaica

Where to eat, food and drink Jamaica

Where to eat, food and drink Jamaica Kitchen Do you like spices? The sensation of the mouth on fire that refuses to subside? Welcome to Jamaica, adopted home of the Habanero pepper (or West Indian pepper), among the strongest of all! The national dish? Not […]

Health and Safety Barbados

Health and Safety Barbados

Health and Safety Barbados Health Insurance It is advisable to contract before departure at a Insurance covering on-site medical expenses (they are expensive and payment is required immediately) and medical repatriation. Sanitary location On the […]

Transport and travel Saint-Martin

Transport and travel Saint-Martin

Transport and travel Saint-Martin The distances are short, but circulation is often difficult, even since Irma (which decommissioned at least 5 vehicles). In the morning and evening, jams are commonplace. A single road goes around the island, and a 2nd section […]

Jamaica Activities, Sports and Recreation

Jamaica Activities, Sports and Recreation

Jamaica Activities, Sports and Recreation Activities such as fish, water parks, etc.); they even tend to occupy spaces to the detriment of independent travelers. They are invariably expensive and are aimed primarily at guests of resorts and cruise lines. Beach […]

Money and budget Antigua and Barbuda

Money and budget Antigua and Barbuda

Money and budget Antigua and Barbuda Sterling silver Currency The currency is the Caribbean dollar, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Saint Lucia. - There are 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 80 notes. Change - Go with American dollars The American dollar / Caribbean […]

Geography and landscapes Barbados

Geography and landscapes Barbados

Geography and landscapes Barbados Geology Barbados is an island a bit apart in the Caribbean landscape. Look on a map: it is the only one that is not well aligned along the West Indian arc. The reason ? Barbados is not like the others a volcanic island. […]

Activities, sports and leisure Dominica

Activities, sports and leisure Dominica

Activities, sports and leisure Dominica Hiking in the forest, ascending (or descending) rivers The main activity of the island, eco-tourism paradise ! We do not come to Dominica for the beaches, but for the beauty of the landscapes that have remained wild, […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Jamaica

Entry formalities and useful contacts Jamaica

Entry formalities and useful contacts Jamaica Entry formalities To enter Jamaica, it is sufficient to be in possession of a passport valid during the stay. The French are granted a maximum stay of 30 days on arrival, the Swiss and Belgians 90 days. Everyone […]

Recommended itineraries British Virgin Islands

Recommended itineraries British Virgin Islands

Recommended itineraries British Virgin Islands The British Virgin Islands are not one of those destinations where we have a series of sites to visit. We come here above all to let ourselves sink in the gentle tropical torpor, browse from island to island […]

Culture British Virgin Islands

Culture British Virgin Islands

Culture British Virgin Islands History Le settlement America-200) and their very nature suggests that they were more seasonal camps - a probable consequence of the archipelago's relative infertility. Appointed by Columbus in 1493, the Virgin Islands spent […]

Jamaica traditions

Jamaica traditions

Jamaica traditions Ganja Your taxi driver drops you off in front of a site to visit and rolls a firecracker while waiting for you. Harsh-looking rastas shoot huge cones. Young people come to canvass you on the beach to offer you grass in full view of all. […]

Martinique identity card

Martinique identity card

Martinique identity card - Location: collectivity Area: 1 130 km² Location: toaméLucie. As for Pre-France. - Population:  Density: 318 inhab./km². Economy Long before the euro, sugar was the first international currency of exchange, and the West […]

Cuba transport and travel

Cuba transport and travel

Cuba transport and travel Transport conditions remain a problem, taxis, etc. ! The plane Cubana de AviacióSantiago de Cuba will save you more than 12 hours of travel compared to the bus but will cost you 2,5 times more expensive (around 130 € against […]

Geography and landscapes Cuba

Geography and landscapes Cuba

Geography and landscapes Cuba Cuba is the largest Domingo and the 17th largest island in the world. With its 110 km², its surface area is three and a half times that of Belgium, or Bulgaria. All in length, this "crocodile" measures more or less 860 km from […]

Health and Safety Netherlands Antilles

Health and Safety Netherlands Antilles

Health and Safety Netherlands Antilles Health Few major health problems in prospect in the Netherlands Antilles, if we except, as in the whole region, dengue, chikungunya and zika, which at times flare up for a few weeks (usually in the wet season). The […]

Health and Safety Saint Lucia

Health and Safety Saint Lucia

Health and Safety Saint Lucia Health He doesn & rsquoLucie. The main health risks relate to diseases transmitted by mosquitoes: - Inflammatory dengue. - The chikungunya: it causes fever and severe joint pain (other symptoms: myalgia, headache, nausea, […]

Where to eat, food and drink Bahamas

Where to eat, food and drink Bahamas

Where to eat, food and drink Bahamas Kitchen Caribbean by nature, gladly spicy, Bahamian cuisine makes extensive use of sea ​​products. Lemon juice is used in many dishes, as are onions, garlic, peppers and curry. So expect your meal to be spiced up […]

Where to eat, food and drink Dominica

Where to eat, food and drink Dominica

Where to eat, food and drink Dominica Kitchen The island is poor, the restaurants few and the food simple. A few specialties stand out, however. The restaurants are few and the food, often very simple, should allow you to regain your strength, with grilled […]

Bahamas transport and travel

Bahamas transport and travel

Bahamas transport and travel Plane The United States (Miami), Cuba (Havana) and Jamaica (Kingston). Domestic flights are not to be outdone, departing from about fifteen airports, from Grand Bahama in the north to Inagua in the south. By direct flight, XL […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation British Virgin Islands

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation British Virgin Islands

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation British Virgin Islands Warning, many days in October, or even mid-November. Camping site The options are not jostling. We can pitch the tent at Brewer's BayOn Tortola. The rustic campsite is superbly located, facing […]

Entry formalities and Guadeloupe tourist office

Entry formalities and Guadeloupe tourist office

Entry formalities and Guadeloupe tourist office Entry formalities - We are in a start (Dutch side), which is outside the European Union. In addition, a passport valid is sometimes necessary if you want to go to the islands outside the French Caribbean, […]

Geography and landscapes Saint Lucia

Geography and landscapes Saint Lucia

Geography and landscapes Saint Lucia Saint Lucia belongs to Vincent and the Grenadines (32 km to the south). As for Barbados, it is further east. The most striking image of the ÎLucie (43 km long and 22 km wide) is mountainous, with numerous rivers that […]

Geography and landscapes Jamaica

Geography and landscapes Jamaica

Geography and landscapes Jamaica Third East of Cuba and West of Haiti (Hispaniola). Reminiscent of the silhouette of a manatee, it stretches in its greatest length over 248 km, for a maximum width of 84 km. Geologically speaking, the island is made up of […]

Activities, sports and leisure British Virgin Islands

Activities, sports and leisure British Virgin Islands

Activities, sports and leisure British Virgin Islands Beach The Virgin Islands are aptly named: if we except the pretty Cane Garden Bay in Tortola, colonized by beach bars and deckchairs when cruise passengers disembark, superb almost deserted white or golden […]

Les Saintes, pearls of Guadeloupe

Les Saintes, pearls of Guadeloupe

“The third most beautiful bay in the world”, they say! A few minutes as the crow flies only separate Les Saintes, this preserved archipelago, from Guadeloupe. […]

Health and safety Dominica

Health and safety Dominica

Health and safety Dominica Health Dominica is subject to the same health standards and regulations as the mainland. Infectious and parasitic diseases have now disappeared: malaria, yaws, lymphatic filariasis, intestinal schistosomiasis (unless one has the […]

Transport and getting around Grenada

Transport and getting around Grenada

Transport and getting around Grenada Plane The only domestic air link in the country is the one connecting Point Salines airport to Carriacou Island. The flight, which lasts a total of 20 minutes, is operated two to three times a day by the company SVG Air, […]

Recommended routes Barbados

Recommended routes Barbados

Recommended routes Barbados Bridgetown Commençgothique of 1860 (very well restored). It occupies the northern flank of the Carénage, the port that saw the city grow, facing the statue of Admiral Nelson. We no longer speak of Trafalgar Square as in the […]

Guadeloupe traditions and customs

Guadeloupe traditions and customs

Guadeloupe traditions and customs Religions and beliefs Adventists, Baptists, meChurches are at home here. For many Antilleans, in fact, fervor matters more than the path. In the villages, the fair is followed with conviction: women in headdresses, gentlemen […]

Where to eat, food and drink Granada

Where to eat, food and drink Granada

Where to eat, food and drink Granada Kitchen Créole par excellence, Grenadian cuisine honors fish and seafood, vegetables and local spices. Nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, ginger, turmeric and many more flavor main courses as well as desserts - a touch that […]

Traditions and customs Netherlands Antilles

Traditions and customs Netherlands Antilles

Traditions and customs Netherlands Antilles Sint Maarten Carnival (Dutch side) If Sint Maarten is not Trinidad, the island nevertheless celebrates carnival with enthusiasm and even fervor! Here, it lasts no less than 3 weeks, between April and May, marking […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Barbados

Entry formalities and useful contacts Barbados

Entry formalities and useful contacts Barbados Entry formalities For a tourist stay of less than 3 months, citizens of the European Union, Swiss and Canadians must be in possession of a passport valid for the duration of the stay. Upon arrival, you […]

The party in Guadeloupe

The party in Guadeloupe

Meet in the pantry of Guadeloupe, at Large Funds, for the big end of year party which takes place there from December 28, 2001 to January 1, 2002. Located 9 km north-west […]

The Dominican Republic, beyond the beaches

The Dominican Republic, beyond the beaches

Certainly, there are those who consider that the best means of transport to visit the Dominican Republic is the beach towel! A towel like a flying carpet, but it […]

Activities, sports and leisure Guadeloupe

Activities, sports and leisure Guadeloupe

Activities, sports and leisure Guadeloupe Guadeloupeans are accomplished sportsmen; what would French athletics be without them? Hiking There is plenty to do. On Grande-Terre, in Galante, in Les Saintes or on trails & ndashTerre. But the heat, the slope […]

Health and Safety Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Health and Safety Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Health and Safety Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Health Recommended vaccines: DTCP, MMR, anti-tuberculosis vaccination, and depending on travel conditions, typhoid fever, hepatitis A and B. Yellow fever Vaccination against yellow fever is required for […]

Activities, sports and leisure Barbados

Activities, sports and leisure Barbados

Activities, sports and leisure Barbados Côté Wed Advanced into the Atlantic, Barbados is one of the Caribbean islands best suited to the practice of surf. The spot of reest, "one of the 3 best in the world", says the unshakeable Kelly Slater, nine times […]

Money and budget Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Money and budget Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Money and budget Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Money, banks, exchange Currency Le Caribbean dollar and Saint Lucia. Leave with US dollars and / or withdraw cash from ATMs. They are found on all the islands (except Mayreau), but do not be surprised: they […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Granada

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Granada

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Granada Camping site The options are not jostling. It was once possible to pitch the tent in Grand Étang National Park by asking the guardian for permission, but the tourist office is now hostile to it (officially […]

Barbados Identity Card

Barbados Identity Card

Barbados Identity Card - Area: 430 km² Population: 292 inhabitants (000 estimate).- Nice Capital city : Bridgetown.- Ethnicities: the population is black, therefore Languages: English (official language), bajan.- Ré Head of l & rsquo Head of government: […]

Transport and travel Trinidad and Tobago

Transport and travel Trinidad and Tobago

Transport and travel Trinidad and Tobago Plane It doesn & rsquoet-Tobago, including Spain, between Port-of-Spain and Arima. On site, there is a air bridge between the two islands from Trinidad and Tobago. Car Driving is on the left. The vehicles have […]

Formalities before departure Martinique

Formalities before departure Martinique

Formalities before departure Martinique Entry formalities - We are still in France: a ID card or a passport valid is sufficient for Europeans and Swiss who limit themselves to the French islands. - For those who disBritish, on the other hand, a passport […]

Bahamian Culture

Bahamian Culture

Bahamian Culture Population The Bahamas are the pure product of the colonial plantation economy. Formerly at the helm: the English Puritans who landed in the XNUMXth century in their quest for an earthly paradise, to freely practice their religion, then […]

Saint-Barthélemy cuisine, gastronomy and drinks

Saint-Barthélemy cuisine, gastronomy and drinks

Saint-Barthélemy cuisine, gastronomy and drinks Formerly, the Saint-Barths honored pancakes and làmahi (dolphinfish), snapper, fresh tuna, lobster of course, avocado, mango, etc. Without forgetting some "ethnic" restaurants (Italian, Thai, Vietnamese ...), […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Saint-Barthélemy

Entry formalities and useful contacts Saint-Barthélemy

Entry formalities and useful contacts Saint-Barthélemy Entry formalities For EU nationals, the ID card or passport valid suffit. Please note, passport required if Martin. Useful contacts - BartheFahlberg Committee, at 90-27-87-27. Open Monday to […]

Money and budget Grenada

Money and budget Grenada

Money and budget Grenada Money, banks, exchange - Change : le Caribbean dollar, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Saint Lucia. - There are banknotes of 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 EC $, as well as coins of 1, 5, 10, 25 cents and 1 dollar. - Go with US dollars […]

Transport and travel Dominica

Transport and travel Dominica

Transport and travel Dominica By car You can rent a car for a day to tour the island. If your budget allows it, prefer 4x4s, which are smaller and more manoeuvrable. It will only be easier for you to get around the island, especially on steep roads and to […]

Transport and travel Dominican Republic

Transport and travel Dominican Republic

Transport and travel Dominican Republic The plane About ten aetaxis, to move in less than 1 hour in any corner of the country in normal conditions of comfort and safety. The bus 3 major companies share the territory: Metro and especially Caribe Tours, […]

Geography and landscapes Saint-Barthélemy

Geography and landscapes Saint-Barthélemy

Geography and landscapes Saint-Barthélemy Geography Located east of Saint-Martin (10 minutes by flight) and west of Guadeloupe (1 hour by flight), Saint-Barthélemy is both very rugged and not very high (its highest point, the Morne de Vitet, reaches 286 […]

Where to eat, food and drink Puerto Rico

Where to eat, food and drink Puerto Rico

Where to eat, food and drink Puerto Rico Kitchen Puerto Rican cuisine draws on its Hispanic origins. Rice, red beans, plantains are highly appreciated here. And some recipes common to all Latin people are well established, such as the iconic chicharrones […]

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels Bahamas

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels Bahamas

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels Bahamas For an idea of ​​average prices, see the “Budget” section. Generally, guesthouses advertise prices including taxes, which is rarely the case with hotels. Camping site Camping is prohibited. The only […]

Money and budget Martinique

Money and budget Martinique

Money and budget Martinique Currency, means of payment The currency is of course theeuro (€). - payment cards are accepted in most shops. But beware, this is hardly ever the case in lodges and guest rooms and, of course, in small breasts. It is better […]

Trinidad and Tobago Identity Card

Trinidad and Tobago Identity Card

Trinidad and Tobago Identity Card - Official name : Reet-Tobago or Reet-Tobago. - Area: approximately 5 km² Population: 1 (359 estimate). More than 000% of the population lives on the î Density Capital city : Port of Spain (Port of Spain). - Languages: […]

Activities, sports and recreation Saint Lucia

Activities, sports and recreation Saint Lucia

Activities, sports and recreation Saint Lucia Nautical sports GrâLucie is a perfect destination for all nautical and aquatic sports. You can practice surfboard, kayaking, canoeing paddle, sailing with dinghies or sailboats (in Rodney Bay or Marigot) ... Saint […]

Money and budget Trinidad and Tobago

Money and budget Trinidad and Tobago

Money and budget Trinidad and Tobago Money, bank, exchange Currency The official currency is Trinidad and Tobago dollar ou Trinidadian dollar (TT $). In January 2020, € 1 = 7,50 TT $ and 10 TT $ = 1,30 €. Be careful, in hotels and tourist sites, prices […]

Saint-Barthélemy, the star island of the Antilles

Saint-Barthélemy, the star island of the Antilles

A year ago, the eye of Hurricane Irma passed just over Saint-Barthélemy. Its huge waves and winds devastated the island, luckily without causing any casualties. Today, […]

Transport and travel Barbados

Transport and travel Barbados

Transport and travel Barbados bus You will have the choice between official bus lines and private minibuses especially to secluded beaches and some less visited areas, like Sunbury Plantation House. Most of the buses run from 5 am or 30 am to with sometimes […]

Fever and colorful rhythms at the Santiago carnival

Fever and colorful rhythms at the Santiago carnival

The Santiago de Cuba carnival is one of the most exciting in the Caribbean. The craziest and most popular of Cuban carnivals. Music, dance and glitter dazzle and […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Martinique

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Martinique

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Martinique Camp Sites Wild camping is prohibited and it doesn & rsquoAnne. Bed The lodging, labeled or not, remains the most suitable formula on the scale and pace of life in Martinique. You will remain independent, […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Dominica

Entry formalities and useful contacts Dominica

Entry formalities and useful contacts Dominica Entry formalities Le passport is compulsory for citizens of the European Union, Swiss and Canadians.Note: the valid French identity card only allows travel to Dominica for travelers coming from Martinique […]

Traditions and customs Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Traditions and customs Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Traditions and customs Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Cock fights Some say that it is the national sport of Saint-Vincent ... On Sundays, the men meet around the pitt, a kind of wooden stadium, where roosters compete, all spurs outside. Under rough surroundings, […]

Activities, sports and leisure Saint-Martin

Activities, sports and leisure Saint-Martin

Activities, sports and leisure Saint-Martin Activities The vast majority of Martin revolves around the beach, and this, even more since the passage of Orientale, where skiing, ascending parachute, etc.). There is emarine ”) but, here again, only a few […]

Transport and travel Saint-Barthélemy

Transport and travel Saint-Barthélemy

Transport and travel Saint-Barthélemy He doesn & rsquoBarth. The car and scooter are the only means of locomotion. To rent the 2nd, it is imperative to be comfortable on 2 wheels: the slopes are steep and, in case of rain, the roads, narrow, which […]

Where to eat, food and drink Saint Lucia

Where to eat, food and drink Saint Lucia

Where to eat, food and drink Saint Lucia Kitchen The number of tourists from AméLucie. On restaurant menus, we often find burgers, fries or even pizzas. But the Cre-American and Indian cuisine. A culinary tradition that some restaurateurs perpetuate by […]

Traditions and customs British Virgin Islands

Traditions and customs British Virgin Islands

Traditions and customs British Virgin Islands Architecture The sky. Full-moon parties If you are in the British Virgin Islands at the time of the full moon, do not miss these barefoot luxury beachy evenings that attract crowds of boaters - especially from […]

Identity card Netherlands Antilles

Identity card Netherlands Antilles

Identity card Netherlands Antilles - Archipelago in the Caribbean Sea (Sint-Eustatius or Statia), and the south of Martin (Saint-Martin). - Location: - Capitals Eustache (the only village on the island). - Martin area (neEustache part) 21 km². - Population […]

Geography and landscapes Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Geography and landscapes Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Geography and landscapes Saint Vincent and the Grenadines The ıVincent Saint Vincent and the Grenadines form an archipelago of 32 îVincent, which covers 344 of the country's 389 km². It is a high island, marked by rugged relief and the mass of Soufriere […]

Cuba traditions and customs

Cuba traditions and customs

Cuba traditions and customs Religions and beliefs Brought by the conquistadors, Catholicism has long reigned supreme in Cuba. The revolution naturally changed everything. Despite Fidel Castro's studies among the Jesuits, relations between the clergy and […]

Geography and landscapes Martinique

Geography and landscapes Martinique

Geography and landscapes Martinique Martinique is located in the center of the Caribbean archipelago, 7 km from France. It is a fairly small island, 000 km long and barely 64 km wide, dominated by Mount Pelée which rises to 30 m. However, it occupies 2nd […]

Puerto Rico Activities, Sports and Recreation

Puerto Rico Activities, Sports and Recreation

Puerto Rico Activities, Sports and Recreation Beach Puerto Ricans are beach freaks. They gladly spend the whole day there, every weekend, with their family, with a picnic, coolers filled with beer, games for children, kites ... The most popular beaches are […]

Where to eat, food and drink Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Where to eat, food and drink Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Where to eat, food and drink Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kitchen Rather similar to that of neighboring islands, the Creole cuisine of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines makes extensive use of local products - fruits, vegetables and seafood (with the essential […]

Barbados Culture

Barbados Culture

Barbados Culture Chattel houses and great houses Great houses It is the great houses, very often, which inspired the decoration of the Chattel houses. These large colonial mansions, reinforced to withstand tropical storms, are inspired by the architectural […]

Jamaica transport and travel

Jamaica transport and travel

Jamaica transport and travel Plane Jamaica of the West. The national company, Air Jamaica, screenedBWIA (BasécaraïMartin and the United States, privileged access gateways to Europe. Those who would transit by l & rsquocost offering exclusively flights […]

Chanté Nwèl: Métis Christmas in Martinique

Chanté Nwèl: Métis Christmas in Martinique

A true popular festival, the Chanté Nwèl arouse the enthusiasm of Martinicans during the holiday season. All over the island, groups perform hymns and popular […]

Where to eat, gastronomy and drinks Martinique

Where to eat, gastronomy and drinks Martinique

Where to eat, gastronomy and drinks Martinique Kitchen A myth to be dispelled: the rare pearl that prepares typical dishes at low prices just for you. Prices are roughly the same throughout the island, except for a few more upscale restaurants. Many restaurants […]

Money and budget Bahamas

Money and budget Bahamas

Money and budget Bahamas Money, banks, exchange Currency - The Bahamian dollar (B $ or BSD), divided into 100 cents. It is at par with the US dollar. In January 2020, 1 € = 1,10 B $ and 1 B $ = 0,90 €. - Traders use Bahamian or American banknotes and […]

Sports and recreation Dominican Republic

Sports and recreation Dominican Republic

Sports and recreation Dominican Republic Baseball The influence of the United comes to lifeUnis makes young people dream. Sammy Sosa in the lead, who is to the Dominicans what Pelé is to the Brazilians: a myth. Born in 1968 in San Pedro de Macoris, he is […]

Martinique transport and travel

Martinique transport and travel

Martinique transport and travel In proportion to the end, the waiting times for connections and the lack of information do not encourage tourists to use them. Traffic jams The boat remains the best way to reach the city center of Fort-de-France when you […]

Money and budget Saint Lucia

Money and budget Saint Lucia

Money and budget Saint Lucia Money, banks, exchange - The local currency is Caribbean dollar and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. - Banks are generally open from 8 a.m. to 15 p.m., some are […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Dominican Republic

Entry formalities and useful contacts Dominican Republic

Entry formalities and useful contacts Dominican Republic Entry formalities - For the French, Belgians and Swiss, passport in process of validation mandatory. - There is no included in the plane ticket. This tourist card is valid for 1 month. Beyond […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Cuba

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Cuba

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Cuba Camping site Small clarification: what Cubans call campismo has nothing to do with our conception of camping. It is in fact a tourist complex with adjoining basic bungalows (often concrete), more rarely with […]

Cuba cuisine, food and drink

Cuba cuisine, food and drink

Cuba cuisine, food and drink Kitchen You might as well be frank: Cuba is not a gastronomic destination. Despite great progress in recent years, limited resources and sources of supply mean that we often eat the same thing. Chicken and pork are the basis […]

Dominica geography

Dominica geography

Dominica geography Located between Martinique and Guadeloupe, Dominica is the most mountainous island in the Caribbean. Le Morne Diablotins, which is the highest peak in the West Indies, rises to 1 m. Further south, the Morne Trois Pitons, listed as a UNESCO […]

Recommended routes Granada

Recommended routes Granada

Recommended routes Granada Grenada doesn & rsquo; t have to be haggling over a basket of spices at the market ... In short, it does not seem superfluous to us to plan a week to fully enjoy Grenada. Those in a hurry will include Carriacou in the case, […]

Culture and Arts Puerto Rico

Culture and Arts Puerto Rico

Culture and Arts Puerto Rico A melting pot From the start of colonization, the Spanish have set their sights on Taínos women, "so well proportioned" - says Christopher Columbus. Quickly, slavery saw the arrival of tens of thousands ofAfricans torn from […]

Money and budget Jamaica

Money and budget Jamaica

Money and budget Jamaica Currency, exchange and credit cards - Change : le Jamaican dollar (JMD), divided into 100 cents. Exchange rate in January 2020: € 1 = J $ 152 and J $ 1 = € 000. There are 50 J $ to 5000 J $ bills and 1 cent coins (worth € […]

Geography Dominican Republic

Geography Dominican Republic

Geography Dominican Republic Geography Located in the middle of the Caribbean, between Cuba and Puerto Rico, theHispaniola Island is now divided between the Republic of Haiti (one third of the area), to the west, and the Dominican Republic (two thirds), […]

Martinique thematic itineraries

Martinique thematic itineraries

Martinique thematic itineraries With family, with children Do not ask yourself the question any longer: Martinique is the ideal destination for a family trip. Gardens, beaches and fun outings will occupy young and old. In La Trinité, visit Bonneville Gardens […]

Health and Safety Antigua and Barbuda

Health and Safety Antigua and Barbuda

Health and Safety Antigua and Barbuda Health Vaccinations No vaccine is required for polio and hepatitis A (or even B), possibly typhoid fever. Insurance It is also strongly recommended to be in possession of a insurance covering medical costs and repatriation […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Dominican Republic

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Dominican Republic

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Dominican Republic Camping Almost non-existent in the country, except during Holy Week, when city dwellers come to settle on the beaches. Homestay accommodation We do not find the equivalent of guest rooms or B & […]

Activities, sports and leisure Saint-Barthélemy

Activities, sports and leisure Saint-Barthélemy

Activities, sports and leisure Saint-Barthélemy Beaches and nautical activities On 32 Jean and Lorient. But at Anse de Colombier, superb and accessible only on foot or by sea, nature remains intact! We distinguish windward beaches, to the east, more exposed […]

Money and budget Barbados

Money and budget Barbados

Money and budget Barbados Currency, banks, exchange - The barbados dollar (B $ or BBD) is divided into 100 cents.In January 2020, 1 € = 2,20 B $ and 1 B $ = 0,45 €. The rate of the Barbadian dollar against the US dollar is fixed: US $ 1 = $ 2 B. There […]

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