Vincentian student’s story among top 10 inspiring stories of 2019

The story of Vincentian Emanuel Quashie has been highlighted as one of the top 10 most inspiring stories of 2019 by the prestigious Queen’s University Belfast. Quashie is a PHD candidate at Queen’s University Belfast, in Northern Ireland, the United Kingdom. News of the highlight was revealed on the university’s official Facebook page on DecemberContinue reading “Vincentian student’s story among top 10 inspiring stories of 2019”

Paralyzed youth reaches mountain top in St. Vincent

The ability to at least walk again must be one of the greatest wishes for someone who became paralyzed, but climbing to the summit of a more than 4,000 ft mountain might seem like a wish too far. Twenty one 21 year old Yanick Charles, however, probably wished on the right shooting star as theContinue reading “Paralyzed youth reaches mountain top in St. Vincent”

5 movies that should be made in St. Vincent

There are some true stories which need to be told about St. Vincent and the Grenadines and film might be a great avenue to do so. St. Vincent is no stranger to being a movie filming destination. In fact, parts of the blockbuster film, Pirates of the Caribbean were filmed throughout St. Vincent and theContinue reading “5 movies that should be made in St. Vincent”

3 star rating system for small-scale accommodation

If you plan to make our 2019 list of small-scale accommodation, you need to read this newly developed rating scale. The Greaves rating scale is a three-tier rating system that classifies small scale accommodation into three categories from one star to three stars, with three being the highest. The scale was developed by Crystal Bynoe-Greaves,Continue reading “3 star rating system for small-scale accommodation”

4:00 am ‘street parties’ in St. Vincent

When it comes to entertainment, people in St. Vincent and the Grenadines know how to do it, especially at Christmas time. More is probably known about J’Ouvert early morning street parties with loud pulsating music, alcohol, paint, mud, and oil, but this article focuses on something unique to St. Vincent & the Grenadines – NineContinue reading “4:00 am ‘street parties’ in St. Vincent”

Can your Airbnb or Apartment make our 2019 accommodation list?

Travelers need suitable accommodation that is safe, beautiful and affordable. Do you have a Guest House, Apartment or a space that you offer on Airbnb? If you do, we are in the process of creating our 2019 small-scale accommodation list and your place can make the list if you meet certain criteria. The criteria willContinue reading “Can your Airbnb or Apartment make our 2019 accommodation list?”

Top 5 online news sources in SVG

Whenever you are visiting a country (whether on business or leisure), it is good to know of some of the happenings in that country while there. In the age of online ‘Fake News’, it is now, more than ever, very important to get your information from the most credible and most reliable sources. Here are sevenContinue reading “Top 5 online news sources in SVG”

Here’s our song called Island Freedom

Campden Park, St. Vincent – We are now officially launching our short promotional song called Island Freedom. The song was written by Mr. Demion McTair. Renowned singer Ms. Stacey Lyttle performed the role as lead singer, while Mr. Kory McTair and SORA the Khoir did the choir part of the song. The song is 1 minuteContinue reading “Here’s our song called Island Freedom”

There is no ‘Barbados & The Grenadines’

St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Barbados are two different nations despite having serious historical bonds. These bonds go beyond Vincentians having to use Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport over the years as a main transit point for extra-regional travel. They also go beyond the fact that persons from both countries have successfully sought employmentContinue reading “There is no ‘Barbados & The Grenadines’”

VIDEO: St. Vincent’s black and white beach

Imagine two beaches in one, part white and part black. Located on the western side of St. Vincent is a black and white beach which has become a favourite for both locals and visitors from all over the world. Buccament Bay beach gives the best of both worlds. It not only combines the natural volcanicContinue reading “VIDEO: St. Vincent’s black and white beach”