Category Archives: The Island

Spiny Lobster of Grenada

Grenada Dining: Spiny Lobster

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Different than the lobster many diners are used to seeing, the Caribbean spiny lobster of Grenada is appropriately named. With no claws, giant antennae and an armor-like spiny exterior, the spiny lobster is an intimidating looking creature. Those who have eaten the local delicacy say its meat is sweeter and more … Read More

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Find the Perfect Honeymoon Destination in Grenada

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Tropical destinations are often at the top of the list for newlyweds choosing their honeymoon hotspot. This ultimate romantic getaway can include miles of beautiful beaches, sunny weather and plenty of reasons to relax – all of which can be found in Grenada. To begin planning a honeymoon, couples should … Read More

Naturally Grown Sorrel

A Grenada Holiday Tradition: Sorrel

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Part of the hibiscus family, sorrel (aka roselle) can be found growing both cultivated and wild around Grenada. During the holiday season, a delicious traditional drink is made from the flower of the plant. Compared by some as similar to apple cider, the drink is enjoyed cold, and is simultaneously … Read More

Wood Bus in Grenada

Step Back in Time in Grenada on a Wooden Bus Tour

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Take a step back in time with wooden bus tour of Grenada. The island’s first means of transportation, the original wooden busses feature padded wooden benches for passengers and are open sided, removing the need for windows. Used until foreign vehicles – mostly imported from Japan – became available in … Read More

Grenada Museum

Step Inside Grenada’s Charming and Interesting Museum

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Some travelers may think of museum visits as being reserved for big cities, but the sunny island of Grenada has it’s own gem of a historical center as well. The Grenada National Museum is full of fascinating exhibits and unique items that allow travelers a look into the personality and … Read More

St. George's Market

Fresh Finds at St. George’s, Grenada Open-Air Market

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The outdoor bazaars found throughout the Caribbean allow local fruit and vegetable farmers to bring freshly picked crops to market. Travelers who hope to get a look into this interesting cultural experience while visiting Grenada should head to Market Square. Located in the town of St. George’s, this is a … Read More

Grand Etang Lake in Grenada

Grenada’s Stunning Crater Lakes

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While the beaches that line the sparkling shores of Grenada are spectacular, there are other fine bodies of water to explore on the island. Located in breathtaking national parks, these areas are ideal for travelers who love the outdoors and would like to spend a day or two hiking, biking … Read More

St. George

5 Best Times to Visit an SGU Student in Grenada

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In addition to beautiful beaches, tropical forests and gorgeous weather, Grenada is known for St. George’s University (SGU). Since opening its doors in 1976, what started as an independent medical school has grown to include a veterinary program, Master’s degree programs such as MPH and MBA, and an undergraduate program that … Read More

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Grenada named National Geographic’s ‘Best of the World 2013′

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Grenada has been named as one of the twenty must-visit locations in the world for 2013 by National Geographic Traveler. Mentioned among exotic locations including Crimea and Raja Ampat, Grenada was given the fitting description of “Caribbean with a smile”. As the article states “It’s one of the last truly Caribbean islands, … Read More

Up close with the Vicissitudes Sculptures

New at Grenada Underwater Sculpture Park: Vicissitudes

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Housing 65 underwater sculptures in a 800 square meters radius, Grenada’s Underwater Sculpture Park is snorkeling and scuba diving paradise. Considered by National Geographic one of the top 20 places in the world to visit, the park is designed to assist the in the growth of the natural reef. Sculptor Jason de … Read More