Grenada Thanksgiving in October

Operation Urgent Fury Today on the 25th, Grenada celebrates its Grenada Thanksgiving in October, 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 codenamed 'Operation Urgent Fury' landed in Grenada in 1983. The Coup Grenada achieved its independence from the UK in 1974, with Sir...

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Grenada in September

Grenada in September was quite an emotional one with the summer blues kicking in after such a long school break for the kids. Adults, I am sure you are more relieved to have the kids back at school. Hurricane Dorian giving us a near-miss in Grenada, but trampling the outer islands of Bahamas. That is the advantage of Grenada lying 12 degrees north of...

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Caribbean Celebrity Hideout

After 20 years on the hospitality scene, Laluna is still considered a Caribbean celebrity hideout for Grenada. Robert Downey Jr with family and friends were the most recent celebs who came to relax and unwind at Laluna. The bohemian vibe at laluna, with the look and feel of Bali, authentic Italian cuisine served at the beachfront restaurant, Asian spa with Balinese therapists, daily yoga...

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Grenada Grand Anse Vendors Market

As the families get ready to end their holidays, and wet bathing suits are getting a final dry, have you checked ‘souvenirs’ off your list? Not to worry, as the Grenada Grand Anse Vendors Market is only five minutes away by taxi from Laluna. Located on the famous Grand Anse Beach, this vendors market has been branching out and improving their quality of wares...

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Grenada Carnival celebration

Carnival is a time to unwind, and no better occasion than for a Grenada Carnival celebration. For many Caribbean islands, Carnival represents an opportunity to frolic in the streets. Some with or without costumes, dancing the days away to the latest soca song of that year. No wonder why islanders have a smile on their face and have a laid back attitude to life....

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Grenada Sculpture Garden

Laluna was one of the pioneers in the Spice Island, establishing one of the first boutique hotels on the Caribbean island of Grenada. Now they are breaking new boundaries into the art scene with their new Grenada Sculpture Garden. Laluna dedicated part of its prime waterfront land, to its Wellbeing Programme in 2008. Situating their Yoga pavilion and Asian Spa directly on the beach, giving its...

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An Evening with Caribbean Art

Nothing better than an evening with Caribbean Art set in a beautiful location. Laluna launched its new villa with a cocktail evening, showcasing the Caribbean art of Judith Jarvis. Judith is a British artist that moved to Grenada 10 years ago. She has been doing incredible works of art, featuring the simply beautiful life of locals in Grenada. She is known and appreciated for...

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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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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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