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9 great activities for kids to do on St. Maarten / St. Martin...

Vacationing with your family on St. Maarten / St. Martin? This beautiful Caribbean island of two nations offers loads of fun things to do for children of all ages. Here are 9 great activities for kids to do on the… 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

St. Maarten / St. Martin recovery: island update

Friday, 10th November 2017

St Martin,

As St. Maarten / St. Martin slowly recovers, so more and more people are starting to come back, not only evacuees, but visitors as well. Both airports are open for commercial flights, the port is open for commercial vessels and cruise… Read more

Animal evacuation on St. Maarten / St. Martin following Hurricane Irma

Friday, 3rd November 2017

St Martin,

Animal Evacuation On St Maarten

Following the devastation of Hurricane Irma on St. Maarten / St. Martin,  animal-loving volunteers united to rescue homeless pets and animals from the island. Our editor, Kerry Biddle-Chadwick met the teams behind the SXM animal evacuation. Amid tears of both happiness and… Read more

St Maarten / St Martin Recovering After Hurricane Irma

Monday, 2nd October 2017

St Martin,

St Maarten : St Martin Recovering After Hurricane Irma

Twenty-six days after Hurricane Irma tore through St Maarten / St Martin, Kerry Biddle-Chadwick, editor of destination St. Maarten / St. Martin Magazine reports on the country’s recovery. “A knockout blow was dealt to the Caribbean island of St Maarten / St… Read more

The aftermath of Hurricane Irma on St. Maarten / St. Martin

Monday, 18th September 2017

St Martin,

As the Caribbean braces itself for Hurricane Maria, Kerry Biddle-Chadwick, editor of destination St. Maarten / St. Martin Magazine reports on her experience of Hurricane Irma and the relief effort. “Our ears were popping in the rapid pressure drop as the ferocious storm… Read more

How to help people affected by Hurricane Irma

Tuesday, 12th September 2017

St Martin, Turks and Caicos, US Virgin Islands,

Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma has torn through the Caribbean and Florida leaving devastation in its wake. Millions of people now face homelessness and are without power and water. Hurricane Irma was the strongest Atlantic storm ever recorded, and children and families across… Read more

Top things to do on St. Maarten / St. Martin: visit The Butterfly Farm

Tuesday, 15th August 2017

St Martin, Things to do, Family Excursions,

Planning your vacation to St. Maarten / St. Martin and looking for amazing experiences and things to do on your holiday? The Butterfly Farm is the perfect outing for all the family, with gorgeous gardens bustling with colorful butterflies to… 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

Most romantic places to pop the question on St Maarten

Friday, 10th February 2017

St Martin, Destination wedding,

Proposing in St Maarten

Planning to pop the question in St Maarten? Or are you dreaming of a wedding in paradise? Here’s a guide to some of the island’s most romantic and memorable spots. Whether you are planning an old-fashioned proposal, intimate wedding celebration… Read more

Captain Oliver’s Regatta: La Joie de Vivre

Monday, 23rd May 2016

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

In his own inimitable style, the sadly now late, Olivier Lange – better known as Captain Oliver – while enjoying a sociable whiskey or two with friends, one of whom happened to be a journalist, light-heartedly accepted a challenge to… Read more

Fun Times at Jimbo’s Rock & Blues Bar & Restaurant on St Martin/St Maarten

Friday, 13th May 2016

St Martin, Food + Drink, Bars + Lounges, Bistros + Cafes, Food + Drink,

At Jimbo’s, the emphasis is on tasty Carib-Mex food with large portions, great classic rock and blues played by DJ ‘Jimbo’ himself, not to mention the gorgeous open-air dining areas surrounding a fresh water swimming pool and swim up bar…. Read more

An Island Girl’s guide to Gustavia, capital of St. Barth for the day

Thursday, 7th April 2016

St Martin, St. Barths, Things to do,

St. Maarten resident and globetrotter Riselle, AKA the Traveling Island Girl shares her guide to Gustavia, the capital of the exquisite island of St. Barth. Oh La La, St. Barth, payground of the rich and famous. This beautiful French island lies… 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

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

If at first you don’t succeed, Skydiving may not be for you

Wednesday, 11th November 2015

St Martin, Things to do,

At the start of my evolution or life crisis or whatever you want to call it, I made some extreme decisions. Yes, there was the drastic haircut, the career move and the change in wardrobe but nothing was more dramatic… Read more

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