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

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

When it comes to entertainment, 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 - Nine Mornings celebrations. … Continue 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 will … Continue reading Can your Airbnb or Apartment make our 2019 accommodation list?

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 employment … Continue reading There is no ‘Barbados & The Grenadines’

The big reggae artiste you didn’t know has Vincentian roots

His real name is Oje Ken Ollivierre and he is a well-known reggae artiste from Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica. According to Last FM, his mother is Jamaican singer, Lorna Bennett and his father is a Mike Mercy Ollivierre, a former Calypso king in St. Vincent & the Grenadines who goes by the stage name "Lord Have … Continue reading The big reggae artiste you didn’t know has Vincentian roots

3 Vincy reggae artistes and their biggest songs

Though known for soca and calypso, St. Vincent and the Grenadines have some trending reggae artistes. Some of them have performed in regional and extra regional concerts and their music, through technology, is reaching audiences worldwide. Here are three trending reggae artistes from St. Vincent and the Grenadines you should know: 1. Yaphatoo: He has … Continue reading 3 Vincy reggae artistes and their biggest songs

8 things Jamaica and St. Vincent have in common

Jamaica and St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) are located about 1123 miles apart with Jamaica being about 28 times bigger. Jamaica's population is approximately 2.8 million, while St. Vincent has 109,000 people. With these significant differences in distance, size and population, it is hard to see what these two countries can have in common, … Continue reading 8 things Jamaica and St. Vincent have in common