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 the … Continue reading Paralyzed youth reaches mountain top in St. Vincent

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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, 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