St. Kitts

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

Spirits of the Caribbean: Ting with a Zing, Nevis

While visiting the Library Bar at the Four Seasons Nevis, our bartender, Candy, mixed up quite a few cocktails, including this Ting with a Zing, made with CSR, cane sugar rum from St. Kitts, and Ting, a delicious grapefruit soda from Jamaica.  Or is it a “Ting with a Sting?”  I guess it just depends upon how strong it is!…Read More

Spirits of the Caribbean: Carib, Trinidad & Tobago

Carib Lager is found all over the Caribbean, but finds its origins in Trinidad and Tobago.  First brewed in 1950, the 5.2% ABV lager is as popular now as ever.  With arrangements made in advance, you can tour the brewery. If you are on St. Kitts and want to set up a tour of the brewery there, contact our friends…Read More

Spirits of the Caribbean: Cane Spirit Ritchmont, St. Kitts

St. Kitts and Nevis were known as the “sugar islands,” with abundant fields of sugar cane, and alive with the milling of sugar cane, and the distillation and production of rum. Unfortunately over time, those distilleries disappeared and now the only rum produced locally is home brew or “hammond.” There remains a brand of rum which is bottled and blended…Read More

Liz Pereira – Pereira Tours

I first met Liz Pereira as a “MyIslands Legend” and merciful overlord of the MyIslands site for St. Kitts and Nevis.  We were planning our November 2011 trip to Nevis, and I spent quite a bit of time on the forum gathering information about restaurants and sites to see around the island, and enjoying the trip reports of forum members.…Read More

$1US = $2.70EC Eastern Caribbean and US Dollars

The Eastern Caribbean Dollar is the official currency of eight of the nine members of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States.  Those countries include Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.  The exception is the British Virgin Islands, whose official currency is the U.S. dollar.  We have been…Read More