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Things to do in Merida, Mexico: Travel Guide

Planning to travel to Merida, Mexico? Here’s what you need to know before you go. Not planning to travel to Merida? Here’s why you should.  Merida is one of Mexico’s up-and-coming destinations – a chill blend of pretty architecture, laid-back bars and cultural attractions. No wonder that it is popping on to so many travellers’ …

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Three of My Favourite Islands in the Caribbean that are Perfect for Your Winter Getaway

Winter is coming – and with it the promise of chilly, dark days, bundles of layers and grey skies. In other words, there is no better time to escape to the sun, sand and sea of the Caribbean. Here are three islands in the Caribbean that are perfect for your luxury winter getaway. Hands up …

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A Walk into the Past: Visiting Nevis’s Heritage Village

“You can’t turn a sow’s ear into a silk purse”. Isn’t that how the saying goes? Nevis’s historical estates and plantations have an unpleasant and complicated history. Slavery, systematic abuse, disregard for human life – it’s hard to visualise the realities of everyday life just a few centuries past. During my recent visit to Nevis, …

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The Foodie’s Guide to Nevis: What to Eat and Drink in Nevis Island

Nevis is a Caribbean island that exudes charm and personality. With a distinct cuisine that’s shaped by the abundance of natural ingredients that grow on the island, here’s a peek into the food and drinks you shouldn’t miss while you are in Nevis. I totally loved Nevis. So OK, it might measure just 36 square …

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Nevis Travel Guide: Things to do, How To Get To and Where to Stay In The West Indies’ Best Kept Secret 

Low-key and laid back, Nevis is emerging as one of the Caribbean’s coolest destinations. Planning a trip to this gorgeous gem in the West Indies? Resist the temptation to spend all your time on the beach and take the time to explore these fabulous things to do in Nevis. Nevis might be a small emerald …

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When’s the Best Time to Visit Central America?

It can be difficult knowing when’s the best time to visit Central America – don’t miss this handy guide to help you out with when to go, what to do, where to stay, and how long to travel for during your time in Central America. Central America has somehow made its way onto everyone’s bucket …

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El Floridita Havana –  Drinking in Hemingway’s Footsteps

El Floridita, Havana is one of the city’s eponymous bars. World-famous for being the birthplace of the daiquiri, it’s also known as one of Hemingway’s old-time favourite drinking haunts. But what makes El Floridita so special? Having touched down in Havana for less than 20 hours (9 of them spent sleeping), I had already been …

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