Get out your grocery list! Here are the must-have items for Caribbean cruisers and where to buy them in St. Martin. Plus a bonus magret de canard recipe!
Bridge woes in St. Martin – 2022 season finale
The bridges gang up against us for our season finale
Top 5 SXM restaurants for cruisers on the French side
The best places to eat French food in French St. Martin!
Life goes on in SXM
Update from the boat!
Happy New Year, friends! When we left off in November, we were in Grenada, slowly getting back into the swing of liveaboard life. Mel continued to be a translation machine from the boat, and we worked through the never-ending list of boat jobs, including: * replacing our house batteries after frying one of them due [...]
WE’RE BACK! Grenada boat life: Week 1
We’re back in the Caribbean and it feels so good! [New here? Check out our backstory] On November 10, we flew down to Grenada. As usual, the week leading up to our departure was crazy getting the house ready to run as an AirBnb in our absence, then driving down to southern Ontario for David’s [...]
An exercise in flexibility
The final installment of our 2019-2020 season, with our three-day passage from the USVIs to Bequia, via Martinique.
Back in February, when coronavirus was barely a blip on the radar, we were still in the BVIs, after finally making our annual escape from SXM. We love St. Martin but it seems to have a magnetic pull that keeps us from exploring further afield, so when we finally leave we wonder what the heck [...]
The Great Escape
Covid-19 dramatically changes our end-of-season plans
FAQ: “Are you coming home??”
We’ve had a lot of messages over the past few days asking if we’re coming home. And the short answer is no. At least, not right away.