Happy National Rum Punch Day! Top 10 Caribbean Rum Punches

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  What better way to celebrate National Rum Punch Day than a countdown of the best rum punches that the islands have to offer!  From the “sting” of the “Killer Bee” at Sunshine’s on Nevis, to the Sip Sip Rum Punch on Harbour Island Bahamas, to the “Special” Rum Punch at Smokey’s on Anguilla, see which one was our #1.…Read More

Taste of the Caribbean

Come along for a taste of our favorite dishes from the Caribbean islands.  You’ll be tempted by  the refreshing conch salad of the Turks & Caicos islands, with the conch pulled from the sea right in front of your eyes.  Explore the foodie paradise of the island of Anguilla, with the best chefs of the world preparing everything from escargot…Read More

Family Travel: How to Pick the Perfect Caribbean Hotel

Best Caribbean Resort

When we look toward traveling to a new island, one of the first choices we make is the hotel, and picking the perfect hotel for your family is no easy task.  Picking the perfect resort, villa, or hotel requires research and consideration of what you need, and more importantly, what you don’t need, to make your vacation a happy one.…Read More

Sunday is Beach Day! Our Favorite Caribbean Beaches

Best Caribbean Beaches

Sunday is beach day!  Pull on your suit, grab your sunscreen, and join us in strolling along our favorite Caribbean beaches!  Click an image for more information: All words and images ©2006-2018 Wendy G. Gunderson. Any use without written permission is prohibited. For licensing information, please send inquiries via the Contact page.  

Spirits of the Caribbean: Caribbean Punch, Providenciales, TCI

Bay Bistro’s Caribbean Punch is a bit different than most rum punches we’ve enjoyed in the Caribbean.  In addition to fruit juices, in this case, orange and pineapple juices, the Caribbean Punch at Bay Bistro, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands, has vodka and peach schnapps.  The result is light and refreshing, and a bit less sweet. If you prefer rum…Read More

Spirits of the Caribbean: Rum Punch, Salt Mills Cafe, Turks & Caicos Islands

This colorful rum punch comes to us courtesy of the Salt Mills Cafe and Diner, located in the Salt Mills Plaza, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands.  I couldn’t help but take a few sips before taking a this photo!  Decorated in bright primary colors, the diner serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and offers vegetarian and gluten free dishes. For more…Read More

Spirits of the Caribbean: Rum Punch, Hemingway’s, Turks & Caicos Islands

Our favorite rum punch on Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands, can be found at Hemingway’s, located in The Sands, a resort right on Grace Bay Beach.  You can see a nice float of Myer’s Dark Rum along the top.  Cheers! All words and images ©2006-2018 Wendy G. Gunderson. Any use without written permission is prohibited. For licensing information, please send…Read More

Spirits of the Caribbean: Jan’s Infamous Rum Punch, Turks & Caicos Islands

When you arrive at Da Conch Shack, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands, you are immediately drawn to the fresh conch, pulled from the sea before your eyes.  But don’t overlook the offerings of Da Conch Shack’s Rum Bar, including Jan’s Infamous Rum Punch.  You know it’s good when you can see that nice float of dark rum on top. For…Read More

Taste of the Caribbean: Conch Fritters

On Taste of the Caribbean today, we have one of our favorite beach eats, conch fritters.  A batter is made into which conch, peppers, onions, and seasonings are mixed, and then spoonfuls of the batter are dropped into the deep fryer.  Served with a dipping sauce, it’s the perfect partner to a cold Turks Head or other island brew. These…Read More