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Carnival season comes to St Maarten...

Carnival – that time of year when the main road into Philipsburg is dedicated to feathers, sequins, and loud music. This year was no exception. Carnival troupes came out in all their glory to strut their stuff and show off… Read more

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The Continued Recovery of St. Maarten / St. Martin After Hurricane Irma

Thursday, 22nd February 2018

Bars + Nightlife, St Martin, Food + Drink, Travel Guide, Family Dining, Fine Dining, Food + Drink, St Maarten,

St Maarten

As St. Maarten / St. Martin dusts itself off and moves forward from the devastating blows delivered by Hurricane Irma on September 6th last year, the catchphrase “to help St. Maarten, visit St. Maarten” has caught on. Kerry Biddle-Chadwick reports… Read more

Sky high with Rainforest Adventures St. Maarten

Tuesday, 28th November 2017

St Martin, Island Life, Things to do, Family Excursions,

Tearing down a steep cliff face with our hair streaming out behind us and the wind in our faces, strapped into a canvas chair. That was how we spent the morning just before the official opening of the Rainforest Adventures… Read more

The SXM Music Festival returns for a second year

Tuesday, 14th March 2017

Entertainment, St Martin, Things to do,

2nd Annual SXM Music Festival

The first SXM Music Festival was a resounding success and this years’ festival looks set to put this exciting event firmly on the events calendars for the island. A number of top international DJs will be spinning their stuff, including Aeden,… Read more

The St Maarten Heineken Regatta

Tuesday, 28th February 2017

Entertainment, Events, St Martin, Things to do, Calendar of Events, Watersports,

This week the St Maarten Heineken Regatta will celebrate its 37th anniversary, taking pace on March 2 – 5. Recognized by sailors worldwide as one of the sailing world’s best regattas, each year the event lives up to its worthy motto, “Serious… Read more

St Maarten hots up for Carnival season

Friday, 24th February 2017

Art + Culture, Entertainment, Events, St Martin, Things to do,

Carnival season on St Maarten

With St Maarten hotting up for Carnival season we meet costume designer Erica Fortuno to find out what it takes to turn boxes of feathers into gorgeous works of art. Erica graciously agreed to share a behind-the-scenes look at just how she’s… Read more

IT’S CARNIVAL TIME!

Friday, 1st April 2016

Art + Culture, Entertainment, St Martin, Things to do, Family Excursions,

By Marianne Tefft DESTRA has three little words for St. Maarten Carnival: “Music, Vibes, Energy.” As she prepared to take the stage for Carnival’s TelEm Night of the Hitmakers 2015 for an evening of Caribbean classics with regional icons Kerwin… Read more

If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be … Harmony Night!

Wednesday, 27th January 2016

Art + Culture, Entertainment, Events, St Martin, Things to do, Family Excursions,

By Marianne Tefft The tinsel and trimmings may be back in their boxes and the holiday fireworks a fading memory, but the festive spirit still parties to a Carnival beat in French St Martin. For the first three months of… Read more

History of Grand Case.

Friday, 22nd January 2016

Art + Culture, St Martin,

By Stéphanie Dargaud and Christophe Henocq, Archives territoriales Facing the island of Anguilla, and built on a sandy strip of land separating the bay from a large salt pond, Grand Case developed into a town during the second half of… Read more

DIVAS OF ST. MAARTEN

Thursday, 14th January 2016

Entertainment, Events, St Martin, Things to do,

St Maarten needs be envious of nowhere when it comes to musical talent, and the women are no exception to this rule. We are privileged to have quite a few talented female singers, and here are just three that the… Read more

Lacey Troutman performing at The Red Piano in St. Maarten

Wednesday, 2nd December 2015

Bars + Nightlife, Entertainment, St Martin,

Simpson Bay Resort & Marina Lacey Troutman Lacey Troutman is performing in St. Maarten through the end of December at The Red Piano, located at the Simpson Bay Resort & Marina. Lacey is a singer, pianist and songwriter who hails… Read more

Local community supports Pink Sunset Sail organized by Aqua Mania Adventures

Wednesday, 23rd September 2015

Entertainment, St Martin, Things to do, Family Excursions, Watersports,

Simpson Bay, St Maarten – September 23, 2015 – Aqua Mania Adventures will be hosting a Pink Sunset Sail on October 1st, 2015. This one of a kind event will function not only as an awareness event, but also as… Read more

Introducing The Traveling Island Girl, one of our resident St Maarten bloggers

Monday, 21st September 2015

Bars + Nightlife, Entertainment, Living Here, Shopping, St Martin, Food + Drink, Things to do,

Meet Riselle, aka The Traveling Island Girl, who will be sharing her latest adventures on the beautiful island of St.Maarten with us. This week we chat to The Traveling Island Girl about the best things to do on St. Maarten. Q1. What is… Read more

Aqua Mania Adventures offers a special ferry trip with the Edge to St. Barths.

Saturday, 5th September 2015

Entertainment, St Martin, Things to do, Travel Guide, Beaches, Family Excursions, Watersports,

For the month of September up to Mid October (17th of October) Aqua Mania Adventures offers a special on its Saturday ferry trip with the Edge to St. Barths. Instead of $85pp you now pay $70 (incl $15 port fee)!… Read more

Yoda Guy inducted into the UK Rebel Legion

Friday, 4th September 2015

Art + Culture, Entertainment, St Martin, Things to do,

During a recent visit to England, St Martin resident Nick Maley, known as “that Yoda Guy” for his contribution to the creation of Yoda for the Classic Star Wars Trilogy, was awarded Honorary Membership to the Elstree Base of the… Read more

The Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit to be the #1 most popular activity in St Maarten.

Monday, 24th August 2015

Art + Culture, Entertainment, St Martin, Things to do, Family Excursions,

For the 4th year in a row, Trip Advisor has named The Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit to be the #1 most popular activity in St Maarten. Reading some of the comments left online by visitors, you begin to see why…. Read more

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