Festival at Sea

Boating is serious business in the Caribbean and “weekend boating” means the same to locals here as Sunday roast and a packet of Rich Tea does to any Brit – it’s a standard occurrence. A ritual you learn alongside breathing. Every Saturday and Sunday residents pile on to their crafts and head out onto the ocean. Some go out fishing or snorkeling but most will simply drop and anchor or raft up on the other side of the island to enjoy the crystal clear water with a beverage and some snacks. Hours slip by as music plays and people meander between the bobbing boats, catching up with old friends.

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6 reasons why Cayman is the culinary capital of the Caribbean

As 2016 comes to an end, I’ve been taking some time to look through my blog and the posts I’ve written this year and I'm surprised by how many of them are centered around food! Truth is, the food offering’s in Cayman are truly world class, blowing others in the region out of the water, and it's time we all took notice! Step aside Paris, there's a new cool kid in town! 

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The sparkling new Seafire

On a small island, new shops, bars and restaurants are a BIG deal. So when a brand spanking new, luxury boutique hotel opens you drop everything and you go and check it out – immediately. The Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa opened it’s doors a month ago and since then most of Cayman's population has flocked like moths to a flame to give it the once over - including us!

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Celebrating the best in Cayman cuisine

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to the Table Talk Food awards - aka the Cayman restaurant Oscars - at the Marriott, sponsored by Best Dressed Chicken and the Jamaican Observer (the awards originated in Jamaica and spread to our little islands 3 years ago).

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