Grenada Thanksgiving

Today Grenada celebrates its Thanksgiving, but it is not to be confused by the American Thanksgiving with turkey and cranberry sauce. Instead the Grenada Thanksgiving is a celebration of when the US-led invasion codename Operation Urgent Fury landed in Grenada in 1983. Grenada achieved its independence from the UK in 1974. In 1979 the socialist dictator Maurice Bishop overthrew the democratic government in a...

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Caribbean Climate Change

One thinks of the Caribbean with warm tropical breezes, swaying palm trees. Paired with a perfect front row beach chair of the sunset and a cool Caribbean cocktail in hand. Now more than ever climate change (for those who want to believe in it or not) is really affecting the Caribbean islands. The proof is in the recent activity in the Atlantic this year (and the...

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A Grenada Vacation For The Rainy Season

The island of Grenada sits only 12 degrees north of the equator and has only two seasons, wet and dry. Our tips for a rainy season vacation at Laluna. The dry season usual follows the hurricane season, offering visitors to the island from 1st December  to 30th May, with cool trade winds. A sprinkle here and there can be expected to keep the islands...

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Caribbean Festival

The Caribbean has been an attraction for tourism, not only for its sandy beaches, warm waters, and alluring temperatures all year round, but also for it's friendly locals, cultures and each islands Caribbean Festival. Some people may not realize how vast the Caribbean Island chain is.  Many think you can see all the islands with just one hop away. Although this may be true...

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Things to do in Grenada

If you are heading the Caribbean for the month of July, and looking for things to do in Grenada, you will be just in time for the Tri de Spice, Grenada’s biggest triathlon. The event will be held at the Port Louis Marina, in the capital of St. George’s. [caption id="attachment_1489" align="alignnone" width="1024"] photo courtesy: Port Louis Marina[/caption] The event will start at 8:00am...

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Grenada Music Festival 2017

The excitement is building in Grenada, in preparation for the second Pure Grenada Music Festival. International and local artists hit the Music Festival Village Stage from Friday May 5th – Sunday May 7th. [caption id="attachment_1297" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo courtesy: Grenadamusicfestival.com[/caption] The event will be of Pure mind and body, as Grenada continues to promote itself as a Pure destination, offering Pure experiences, in a...

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Pastificio Artigianale Pastas at Laluna

The food served at Laluna is very personal to us. Laluna’s owner Bernardo Bertucci is from Calabria in Italy, and every year, he and his wife, Wendy Bertucci travel through the region looking for new ideas and treats to offer Laluna guests in Grenada. This year, they discovered a brand of pasta called Pastificio Artigianale and its specialty pasta line Le Specialità del Conte....

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