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

Monkeys! Monkeys! Monkeys! On the Island of Nevis

Green Vervet Monkeys Nevis

  Tourists love them. Residents hate them.  They are pests – – cute, furry-faced, little pests.  Green vervet monkeys are known for entertaining tourists, but also for their destruction, causing islanders to ponder the best way to preserve one of Nevis’s biggest attractions, while at the same time protecting their island’s ability to prosper. Green vervet monkeys are believed to…Read More

Travel with Prime Lenses

An important part of traveling for me is not only relaxing in some of the mostbeautiful places in the world, but also taking time for my primary hobby, photography.  But I was stuck in a rut.  I found myself shooting the same thing over and over again.   My Canon 24-70mm/f 2.8 lens was on the front of my camera most…Read More

Back from Nevis

just back from Nevis

We’re back from a week in Nevis!  We stayed at the AAA 5-Diamond Four Seasons Nevis, visited our favorite beach bars, searched out monkeys, and snorkeled with turtles, rays, squid, and loads of tropical fish.  Get started on our posts below!   All words and images ©2006-2017 Wendy G. Gunderson. Any use without written permission is prohibited. For licensing information,…Read More

NATJA 2016 Awards for Excellence in Travel Journalism

NATJA Awards Excellence Travel Journalism

Sometimes you have to jump right in, even when you may not think you are experienced enough or talented enough.  It was back in 2011 that my husband convinced me to enter the Caribbean Travel + Life Photo Contest, and it turned out that I won the grand prize.  But that competition was primarily for amateurs.  I was eager to…Read More