St. Croix Dining: Café Christine

Café Christine Saint Croix Review Any place that served rose-shaped ice with starfruit in a glass of water is a place I’m going to love. Café Christine in Christiansted, Saint Croix reminds me of one of my favorite French bistros in Fort Worth that closed a few years ago. Situated inside a courtyard on the…

St. Croix Dining: 40 Strand Eatery

Congratulations to 40 Strand Eatery in Christiansted, Saint Croix for being one of my top ten favorite meals. Hidden on a quiet street across from the historic Hotel St. Croix, 40 Strand Eatery rivals New Orleans in old world charm. The restaurant is in a three hundred year-old building that was converted from sugar plantation…

Nevis Travel Guide

Nevis is a tranquil island in the eastern Caribbean where wild donkeys roam and monkeys hop from palm tree to palm tree. The sister island of the larger St. Kitts, no cruise ships stop at Nevis, keeping its old-world Caribbean vibe very much in tact. Rich with history and fantastic cuisine, Nevis is a safe…

The Oldest Rum Punch Recipe in the Caribbean

There’s something very special about the West Indies island of Nevis that not nearly enough people are talking about it: it’s home to the oldest rum punch recipe in the Caribbean. Hermitage Nevis claims that its 300 year-old recipe for rum punch is in fact the first of its kind. The plantation resort dates back…

Seeing Nevis with Funky Monkey Tours

The West Indies island of Nevis has rich history and plenty of great sites to see on its thirty-six square miles but I don’t recommend doing it alone. The roads are tiny and poorly marked. The best way to see the historical sites is with a tour guide. Here’s an in-depth look at my afternoon…

The Gin Trap Nevis

The sunset over St. Kitts from The Gin Trap‘s Nevis patio has to be one of the best I’ve ever seen. It’s a positively epic happy hour. The turquoise couches, chic rustic tables, and twinkling lanterns set the stage for a magical evening. If you’re lucky like I was, you may happen to be at…

Indigo at Montpelier Plantation

Let’s talk about the cutest island pool bar: Indigo at Montpelier Plantation and Beach on Nevis. First of all, the pool at Montpelier is stunning and photos really don’t do its size justice. I did laps one morning and kept looking up in disbelief to see how far away the edge was! It’s nestled neatly…

Restaurant 750 at Montpelier Plantation

Restaurant 750 at Montpelier Plantation on the Caribbean island of Nevis feels like you are having dinner at your fancy friend’s house. The restaurant is situated behind the resort’s iconic tree with views of St. Kitts from the balcony. Old gears from the resort’s 300 year-old sugar mill decorate the walls and a bounty of…

Hotel Review: Montpelier Plantation and Beach

You never forget your first Relais and Chateaux resort. Situated in a garden at the base of a volcano on the West Indies island of Nevis, Montpelier Plantation and Beach is a quiet retreat of tranquility for nature lovers like myself. The rooms are bright and clean with fresh florals added daily. With views of the…