Instagram Best Nine of 2017

  Enjoy our “Best Nine” of 2017 based upon “Likes” on Instagram! Top Row Left: The beautiful jewelry of Dune Jewelry, created from the sand of your favorite beaches! This piece is filled with sand from Pink Sand Beach, Harbour Island, Bahamas. These pieces make beautiful gifts. For more information on Dune: http://bit.ly/2B9oRbt Center: Our free iBook, Taking Better Travel Photos…Read More

Top 9 Instagram Photos of 2016

Time for our Top 9 Instagram photos of 2016!  Your favorite Instagram photos based upon likes and comments include: #9  Film Prints by Richard Photo Lab We printed our favorite film shots from our trip to Kamalame Cay, Andros, Bahamas.  Our film processing and printing was done by the wonderful and very talented people at Richard Photo Lab! More from…Read More

Top 10 Instagram Photos of 2015

It’s been a great year here at My Irie Time. 2015 saw our Instagram account getting going, and here are our top 10 Instagram photos of the year!  Happy New Year to all! #10 Fins up!  A view of Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla. For more on our trips to Anguilla, read our reports here, including our most recent visit in November of 2014. #9…Read More

Welcome to Jumby Bay, Antigua!

Welcome to Jumby Bay, Antigua! “Welcome” seems far too common a word to express the greeting you get at Rosewood’s Jumby Bay.  It’s not just a custom upon arrival of guests.  It even goes farther than an expression that they are happy to see you.  At Jumby Bay, it’s like a big hug from your favorite aunt or grandmother, who…Read More

An Afternoon in Codrington, Barbuda

“Look for the propane tanks.”  Those were the directions to Codrington, Barbuda’s only grocery store.  Barbuda was not known for having a lot of signs, probably because everyone already knows where to go.  Codrington is the only settlement on the island, and home to the vast majority of islanders.  It is not “designed for tourists,” and some people may be…Read More

Lighthouse Bay Resort, Barbuda

“Are you going to walk six miles in this direction or six miles in that direction?”  If that’s the toughest question you have on any given day, you are a very lucky person.  There are places in the Caribbean which are undeveloped, and the beauty of the place is the fact that it is untouched, unspoiled by human hands, but it’s not so…Read More

The Natural Beauty of Barbuda

Best of the Caribbean

“Barbuda, the land where time stands still.”  My husband laughed as the airport agent made this comment while checking our passports and boarding passes in the Antigua airport.  In response, the agent replied, “No, I’m serious.  It’s really beautiful there.”  We had hoped that Barbuda would live up to those expectations.  I had read about the 17-mile-long beach, the bird…Read More

How to Get to Barbuda

Barbuda’s miles of beaches remain unspoiled perhaps because it’s not terribly obvious how to get there, and even if you have some information about how to get there, getting ahold of the people you need to contact isn’t always easy.  Having just returned from our trip to Barbuda and Antigua, let me offer our experience in traveling, and fill you…Read More

Just Back from Antigua and Barbuda!

We’re just back from Antigua and Barbuda!  Over the next few weeks, stay tuned for details of our trip, including stays at Barbuda’s Lighthouse Bay Resort, and Rosewood’s Jumby Bay, a private island resort just minutes from Antigua.  We have loads of photos to sort through so check back often!   All words and images ©2006-2018 Wendy G. Gunderson. Any…Read More