Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Another week, another Caribbean wrap up. This week's stories feature; things to do on St. Barts, exploring a resort on Peter Island in the BVI, events taking place in the Caribbean in February and a little love for my friends at the Hope Town Harbour Lodge in the Abacos. Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Seven Caribbean Events For February, From St Kitts and Nevis to Jamaica:  From PGA champions to … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Seaplanes, rum, Out Islands...these are just a handful of the story topics in this week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up. These stories have me thinking about hopping a fast plane south. The weather has turned cold here in south Florida this week (50's is cold here!) and I'm not a fan. This bald head of mine has to keep warm and a trip to the islands is a damn fine solution. Caribbean Weekly Wrap … [Read more...]

Zac Brown Band’s Island Song Serenades Elbow Cay

When I'm not in the islands, I'm thinking about them. whether I'm planning the next trip, reading Caribbean news or thinking back on past adventures--they're always on my mind. One of my favorite things to do is come up with new ways to showcase the islands for you guys, to inspire your island passion. While reading news about the Bahamas the other night, Zac Brown Band's Island Song started … [Read more...]

Video Tour Of The Elbow Reef Lighthouse, Hope Town Bahamas

Hope Town in the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas has many treasures, one of the most visible is the red and white striped Elbow Reef Lighthouse. A climb up the lighthouse's 101 steps to to the rewards visitors with a stunning view of the outlying Parrot Cays and Elbow Cay's enclosed harbor is well worth the effort. I was able to climb those 101 steps of the Elbow Reef Lighthouse and I strapped a … [Read more...]

Life Line Of The Abacos, The Albury Ferries

Surrounded by water, islands are an oasis for the body and the mind. The best ones are difficult to get to, no jet liner or cruise ship will take you there, no bridge will let you drive your minivan loaded with kids there. The only way to get there is by boat, simple, slow, romantic. During my four day trip to Elbow Cay in the Abacos, I talked to many people about getting around the many … [Read more...]

Video: The Reef Wreck, Made By Loui From The Hope Town Lodge

After one sip, you'll be cleaning the pink sand from your hair. Do you remember that special cocktail you had while on your last vacation? You were sitting on the beach, feet covered in sand, condensation dripping from the glass, each sip tasting better than the last. The situation is pure bliss. You tell your mind to remember every aspect of that moment so you can hold on to it … [Read more...]

Tahiti Beach, Elbow Cay – Abacos Bahamas: Island Lime Videos

It's been over a week since I saw the Abaco Islands fade from the window of the small plane that returned me to reality. Each day since I catch myself thinking back on my time in Hope Town. The people, the beaches, the food, the blue water, the pastel homes, the beaches, the conch, the beautiful Elbow Reef Lighthouse, the rum drinks, the beaches--did I mention the beaches? Hope Town and Elbow … [Read more...]

Four Days In Hope Town, Bahamas

Yesterday I returned from four glorious days in a part of the Bahamas I had not yet been, Hope Town in the Abaco Islands. This destination has been near the top of my "Must Visit Soon" list for a long long time. There's nothing quite like the Out Islands of the Bahamas. I don't know if it's the charm of the people, the electric glow of the water or the relaxed state of mind that washes over you … [Read more...]

Spend Valentine’s Day In Romantic Hope Town, Bahamas

Pen A Love Letter For the Chance to Win an Island Getaway HOPE TOWN, THE BAHAMAS - Planning the perfect Valentine’s Day can be a lot of pressure, so Hope Town Lodge is making it easy to whisk your love right off his/her feet and onto our white sand beach. Roses are red, violets are blue, I wouldn’t go to Hope Town without you! There’s nothing quite as heartwarming as an old-fashioned love … [Read more...]

The Person Overboard Cocktail With The Reef Bar & Grill: Boat Drinks

After one sip, you'll be swimming to shore. There's a place that has been high on my must go list for quite sometime. It sits on the same latitude line as my home and is just a short 300 mile hop to the East. I'm talking about the "get away from it all" Abaco Islands of the Bahamas. I'm addicted to the Bahamas. Their proximity to Florida, the people, the food, the beaches and of course the … [Read more...]

Get Bitten By The Nipper – Nipper Juice Cocktail Recipe

  After one sip, you'll be building sand castles on the beach with Wilson. Show of hands, how many of you want to be in the Bahamas right now? Ok, hands down, I can't see you remember. I'll take a salty guess and say about 99% of you had your hands raised skywards. That other 1% must either be somewhere in the islands already or have scurvy. The Abacos Islands in the Bahamas are a … [Read more...]