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Grenada: My 5 favourite things about the island

Grenada: My 5 favourite things about the island

I will shortly be making my third visit to the Caribbean island of Grenada. My first visit was two years ago when I was invited to experience the Grenada Chocolate Festival, then in it’s second year.  I had been to the Caribbean before but I […]

Grenada: 3rd Annual Grenada Chocolate Festival

Grenada: 3rd Annual Grenada Chocolate Festival

Grenada: 3rd Annual Chocolate Festival I was privileged to attend the 2nd Annual Grenada Chocolate Festival in 2015, the first time I had been to the Spice Island and I knew from day one it would not be the only visit! I was so touched […]

Grenada: Spice Giveaway

Grenada: Spice Giveaway

Spice Giveaway of Grenada spices. Cinnamon is one of my favourite ingredients and pretty much enhances any recipe you add it to.  Try to imagine apple pie without cinnamon.  That is almost like thinking of serving rice pudding without nutmeg another of my top favourite […]

Grenada: Cinnamon Rolls

Grenada: Cinnamon Rolls

Where do Cinnamon Rolls come from? Last year when I visited Grenada (the Spice Islands) I had a goal to pick my own nutmeg.  I was able to fulfil this dream, to learn so much about nutmeg and to bring loads home with me. This […]

Grenada: The 2nd Annual Grenada Chocolate Festival – Bean to Bar

Grenada: The 2nd Annual Grenada Chocolate Festival – Bean to Bar

The 2nd Annual Grenada Chocolate Festival – Bean to Bar. When asked if I would like to visit Grenada at the time of the Chocolate Festival this year there was only one word I could answer with – Yes!! The Grenada Chocolate Festival is the […]

Grenada: Spice Island Giveaway

Grenada: Spice Island Giveaway

Win Grenada Spices from the spice island! If you have been reading my posts about my fantastic trip to Grenada a couple of months ago you will know how important spices are to the island. I loved the smells and sights of spices growing in […]

Grenada: True Blue Bay Boutique Resort

Grenada: True Blue Bay Boutique Resort

True Blue Bay Boutique Resort As I previously mentioned the first three nights of my trip to Grenada was spent at the Blue Horizons Resort. On our fourth day we moved to stay at True Blue Bay Boutique Resort.  Here we would remain for the […]

Grenada: Crayfish Bay – Cocoa Farmer for a Day (Bean to Bar)

Grenada: Crayfish Bay – Cocoa Farmer for a Day (Bean to Bar)

Be a farmer for a day with Crayfish Bay – bean to bar. On my recent trip to Grenada I was able to participate in a variety of events and activities to celebrate the 2nd Annual Grenada Chocolate Festival.  Although I really enjoyed the whole […]

Grenada:  Blue Horizons Garden Resort

Grenada: Blue Horizons Garden Resort

Blue Horizons Garden Resort Our first three nights in Grenada we stayed as guests of Blue Horizons Garden Resort – a lovely resort about a 5 minute walk to the famous Grand Anse Beach (Two miles of beautiful white sandy beach). Blue Horizons is owned […]

Grenada and the Nutmeg

Grenada and the Nutmeg

Discover the Grenada nutmeg. When I found out that Grenada was the second largest producer of nutmeg in the world I became obsessed with picking my own nutmeg from the tree! As part of our island tour we stopped at the Gouyave Nutmeg Processing Plant.  […]

Grenada; Island Paradise – part 2

Grenada; Island Paradise – part 2

Island Paradise of Grenada – part 2 Grenada is an island paradise that I was invited to visit and to blog about upon my return home. The southern tip of the island lies along the line 12oN of the Equator offering it a pretty stable […]

Grenada; Spice Island Paradise – part 1

Grenada; Spice Island Paradise – part 1

The Spice Island Paradise of Grenada – Part 1 When I was invited to visit Grenada by the Grenada Tourist Authority I really didn’t know what to expect. Grenada is one of three islands along with Carriacou and Petit Martinique. Grenada is also known as The Spice […]