Discover 5 Unique Easter Traditions in the Caribbean

Easter in St Lucia

Go eat some Easter bun! Go to church! Fly a kite!Easter is a perfect time to vacation in the Caribbean.  The March break crowds have gone, the beautiful dry season has begun, and the weather is simply gorgeous. The Easter weekend is celebrated with great fanfare, good food and good fun. Visitors can expect to marvel in the unconventional traditions of the islands. Many of the Easter customs stem from the region’s deep seated Christian beliefs and make for an interesting discovery.

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Christmas in Saint Lucia

Christmas in Caribbean

Bright window displays, the mouthwatering aroma of Christmas black cake in the air, and the familiar sound of bamboo bursting in the distance can only mean one thing. A good St. Lucian Christmas. While there aren’t any chimneys for Santa to climb down, St. Lucians still ensure that all presents are delivered on time every year and everyone thoroughly enjoys their Christmas.

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Creole Heritage Saint Lucia

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Creole Heritage Month in Saint Lucia

Bon Jou, Bon Fete Kweyol, Sa Ka Fete! Are just a few of the friendly greetings that you receive in Saint Lucia during creole heritage month, which is celebrated in October every year. The main aim of the Creole Heritage month this year is the discovery of the skill and abilities of St. Lucians which keeps with the theme for this year; ‘Decouve Sent Lisi’, ‘Decouve Ko’w’.

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A Saint Lucian Foodie Guide

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Are you a Foodie Traveler?

For most travelers, food is the most important aspect when visiting a foreign country; especially the Caribbean. Known for its variety of different  flavors, every Caribbean island is unique in it’s very own way. Let’s talk Saint Lucia!

Saint Lucians and their culture on a whole, has had a big influence on the rich local cuisine that the island has to offer. From days gone-by, some of the local dishes are still enjoyed in the more rural communities; particularly the eastern and western parts of the island. Such dishes like Bouillon, Bakes (Fried Bread) and even Accra (Cod Fish fritters) continue to be part of the lifestyle of almost every Saint Lucian. Indulging in the Saint Lucian Culinary Experience an absolute must when travelling to the Island.

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Saint Lucian Carnival Season

Saint Lucian Carnival

Saint Lucian Carnival Season Open!

As weeks go by, Saint Lucia continues to enjoy the Carnival Season, one of the most anticipated festivals for the year. Each community embraces their cultures differently as Masquerade bands, Music Trucks and Spectacular Costumes are put on display. This is the time Saint Lucia usually becomes ‘Fully-Alive’.

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Kenya Moore and Ludacris Visit Saint Lucia

Kenya Moore and Ludacris Visits Saint Lucia
‘Kenya Moore and Ludacris Visit Saint Lucia’

Just a few weeks after ‘Real housewives of Atlanta’s Kenya Moore tied her knots on Island, Saint Lucia was also visited by celebrity Ludacris and his Partner. Saint Lucia has been admired by some of the world’s most well-known Celebrities and networks including Queen Latifah , Ellie Goulding and CNN which recently featured Saint Lucia twice. From Weddings to Vacations, Jazz and Music Festivals, there is no doubt that this island lives up to its expectations.

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Creole Heritage Month in Saint Lucia

Creole Heritage Month, launched 30 years ago, is designed to showcase the island’s rich history and cultural identity.  It is a time where nationals and visitors alike participate in a program of celebrations, cultural demonstrations and musical performances.  In the rural communities,…

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