After Hurricane Irma

Barbuda Peoples Church

It’s hard to know what to say or do after something as catastrophic as Hurricane Irma, which plowed a path of destruction from the island of Barbuda, through the Caribbean islands, to the United States.  We are safely here in the midwest, hearing only pieces of the coverage from our beloved islands.  We hear accounts of the storm itself, roaring…Read More

Top 10 Things to Do on Nevis

Four Seasons Nevis

Some people think that when you’re on an island known for its natural beauty, there are few things to do but recline in a beach chair and soak up the sun.  Although that’s certainly an option on Nevis, there are loads of things to do when you’re not relaxing. If you’re looking for things to do on the island, here’s…Read More

YU Lounge – St. Kitts

This trip to Nevis, we checked out the new YU Lounge at the airport in St. Kitts.  YU Lounge has locations in St. Kitts and Mauritius, providing VIP transfers to and from the airport.  However, in St. Kitts, you can only use the services on the front end of your trip.  Due to some regulations, they cannot offer you services on…Read More

Double Deuce, Nevis

Double Deuce

Double Deuce is one of our favorite beach bars on Nevis, going back to our visits there in 2011.  Since then, the bar moved location a bit, but it remains one of our favorites on the island. First, the location.  It’s still on Pinney’s Beach, but it’s closer to the Four Seasons than it used to be.  Back in 2011,…Read More

Turtle Time, Nevis

Turtle Time Nevis

In the six years since we were last in Nevis, there have been a few changes.  The biggest is the development of the beach bars just to the south of the Four Seasons Nevis.  Back in 2011, there were basically three bars, Sunshine’s, Double Deuce, and Chevy’s.  The area where those bars were located has really developed into a hot spot…Read More

The Gin Trap, Nevis

New since our last trip to Nevis was The Gin Trap bar and restaurant.  Located on the mountain side of the main road in Jones Bay, the restaurant occupies the old Gallipot location. You are first escorted to the bar area, outfitted with leather couches and chairs, so you can get comfortable while making your selections, or if you’re a teenager,…Read More

Cafe des Arts, Nevis

Cafe des Arts Nevis

Just a short walk from the ferry dock in Nevis, you’ll find Cafe des Arts.  Cafe des Arts is a casual cafe, located right next door to the Museum of Nevis History and the birthplace of Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.  Walk along the avenue of flags on the waterfront, and you’ll spot…Read More