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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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

Cuisine, gastronomy and drinks Guadeloupe

Cuisine, gastronomy and drinks Guadeloupe

Cuisine, gastronomy and drinks Guadeloupe Creole cuisine The creative cuisine, added to that of some parents who lived in metropolitan France, gave an original cuisine, and the local products - fish, lobster and vegetables -, well worked, are excellent. We […]

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 […]

Practical life on site Granada

Practical life on site Granada

Practical life on site Granada Time difference Grenada is 5 hours behind continental Western Europe (GMT - 4) in winter, and 6 hours in summer. Electricity 220 V, 50 cycles. The sockets are of the English type, with three large flat pins (two horizontal […]

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 […]

Recommended routes Bahamas

Recommended routes Bahamas

Recommended routes Bahamas Given the extent of the archipelago and its large number of islands, there is no point in hoping to see everything in one trip. The best is probably to plan a small assortment according to your interests. So here is an overview […]

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), […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Activities, sports and recreation Antigua and Barbuda

Activities, sports and recreation Antigua and Barbuda

Activities, sports and recreation Antigua and Barbuda Beach side The iconic milky turquoise waters and powdery white sand beaches ofAntigua make both the fame and the beauty of the island. The legend and the tourist office affirm that there are 365. We […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Recommended routes Dominican Republic

Recommended routes Dominican Republic

Recommended routes Dominican Republic Public transport & ndashtaxis) & ndashretours by the same asphalt road. Inland, the roads are unpaved. In this case, it is better to rent a 4x4. However, one can be satisfied with making the connection between […]

Granada traditions

Granada traditions

Granada traditions Cocoa Growing faster than nutmeg, the cocoa tree partially replaced it after the devastation of Hurricane Ivan. They are seen everywhere in the valleys of the center of the island and on the high slopes. The trunks and branches are covered […]

Culture and Arts Cuba

Culture and Arts Cuba

Culture and Arts Cuba Music Cuba has markedcha-cha, pachanga, songo, salsa, etc. They are the fruit of promiscuity. So much the better! Start your journey with music, listen to our Backpacker Cuba playlist. Salsa Salsa grew in Cuban circles in New York […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Health and Safety British Virgin Islands

Health and Safety British Virgin Islands

Health and Safety British Virgin Islands Health Diseases spread by mosquitoes Dengue, chikungunya, zika… Like the entire Caribbean region, the British Virgin Islands are affected by these diseases transmitted by the tiger mosquito, although in a relatively […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Health and Safety Puerto Rico

Health and Safety Puerto Rico

Health and Safety Puerto Rico Health Tap water is drinkable everywhere. - Recommended vaccines: universal vaccines (DTCP, hepatitis B). Hospitals offer good quality care, but their prices are very high, it is important to take out repatriation insurance […]

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 & […]

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 € […]

Where to eat, food and drink Barbados

Where to eat, food and drink Barbados

Where to eat, food and drink Barbados Two worlds live in parallel. Bajans range from snack bar (Caribbean snack bar) to fish fry (fish & chips, fries, coleslaw), while tourists mostly frequent chic restaurants in seaside resorts and hotels. The former […]

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 […]

Geography and landscapes Guadeloupe

Geography and landscapes Guadeloupe

Geography and landscapes Guadeloupe Grande Terre Located on Earth. To the south, from Gosier to François, the coast lines up seaside resorts, a marina and above all beautiful beaches. To the far east, the Pointe des Châteaux forms a rocky outcrop beaten […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dominican Republic identity card

Dominican Republic identity card

Dominican Republic identity card - Area: 48 670 km² Population: 10,7 million inhabitants (of which approximately 75% of urban population). - Density Capital city : Santo Domingo de Guzmá Official language : spanish. - Change : Dominican peso.- Ré Head […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Traditions and customs Barbados

Traditions and customs Barbados

Traditions and customs Barbados dominos The Bajans are so crazy about it that they have launched an annual international competition, the Slam-a-Dom Extravaganza. And will you be surprised if you are told that the World Council of Domino Federations is based […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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” […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

Identity Card Antigua and Barbuda

Identity Card Antigua and Barbuda

Identity Card Antigua and Barbuda - Area: 442 km² Population:  Density Capital city : St John & rsquo India Language : English (official language), created Ré Head of l & rsquo Head of government: Gaston Browne (since June 2014).- Unesco World […]

Practical life on site Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Practical life on site Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Practical life on site Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Time difference Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are 6 hours behind continental Western Europe (GMT - 4) in summer, and 5 hours in winter. When it is 12 p.m. in Paris, it is 7 a.m. the same day at St […]

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 […]

Bahamian traditions and customs

Bahamian traditions and customs

Bahamian traditions and customs Junkanoo, the Bahamian carnival Legend has it that the great Bahamian carnival owes its name to a freed African leader, John Canoe, who allegedly obtained from his former English masters in the XNUMXth century the right to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Recommended routes Puerto Rico

Recommended routes Puerto Rico

Recommended routes Puerto Rico San Juan Spend at least a day in San Juan! The old City, classified as a World Heritage Site by Unesco, is still surrounded by a large part of the ramparts and fortresses which protected it from the English and the pirates […]

Where to eat, food and drink Trinidad and Tobago

Where to eat, food and drink Trinidad and Tobago

Where to eat, food and drink Trinidad and Tobago Kitchen The local gastronomy is mixed, like the country: there are Indian, Portuguese, Chinese and Persian influences. Spices and condiments (pepper, chilli, coriander, coconut…) are widely used. Le fish, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Martinique

Practical life on site Martinique

Practical life on site Martinique Time difference The de-France. Language Hissing, singing, all in vowels (the “rs” are retracted) and without roughness, with the endings a little dragged like a hammock swinging: the Creole accent is already the islands. It's […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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