Shopping Anguilla in Six Boutiques

December 13, 2014 | 10:57 pm | 0 Comment


By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor It’d be a shame if all you brought home from Anguilla was a bronzed bod. So I’ve found half a dozen authentic and affordable island mementoes that will bring you pleasure long after your tan has faded. 1. The satiny-smooth texture and voluptuous shape of these egg- and heart-shaped “touch forms” from Devonish more...

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Rum Journal: In Anguilla, The Best Kind of “Crappy” Rum Punch

December 11, 2014 | 11:00 pm | 0 Comment


By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor By the end of your stay at Anguilla bed-and-breakfast Las Esquinas, you’ll have enjoyed the intimacy of a guest house, the luxury of a private villa, and the amenities of a hotel. But first, within minutes of arriving, you'll enjoy something else: Las Esquinas’ Crappy Rum Punch. Why “crappy?” “Well, my mother more...

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Island Shop: Anguilla’s Devonish Gallery

October 6, 2014 | 1:43 pm | 0 Comment


By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Typically a souvenir has to be either colorful or sparkly to catch my eye. But these handheld wooden sculptures from Anguilla’s Devonish Art Gallery somehow seduced me with their voluptuous shapes and silky smooth texture. I picked one up and literally couldn’t put it down the entire time I was in the West End more...

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A Chef’s Guide to Anguilla

September 20, 2014 | 8:35 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Chef Shawne Bryan By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor MIAMI — Anguillian chef Shawne Bryan runs the pastry kitchen at Zuma, one of downtown Miami’s hottest tables. Celebs such as Gabrielle Union and Pharrell come here for the restaurant’s Japanese cuisine, but they keep coming back for the indulgent finales: the deconstructed desserts for which more...

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Rum Journal: How to Make a Rum Punch, Anguilla Style

September 5, 2014 | 5:50 am | 0 Comment


By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Contributor No other cocktail screams “Caribbean!” louder than rum punch, and in this edition of Rum Journal, Anguilla’s CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa offers a quick and easy recipe that’ll transport you to the tiny tony island’s white-sand shores in a single sip. CuisinArt’s Rum Punch Ingredients 2 ounces Mount Gay more...

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Rum Journal: On Anguilla’s Scilly Cay, Rum Punch With a Side of Crayfish

August 18, 2014 | 12:03 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Scilly Cay, Anguilla By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor You have to look hard to find bargains on the pricey Caribbean paradise of Anguilla, but they do exist. Our favorite? The rum punch served up at Scilly Cay, an islet just offshore from Island Harbour pier. The specialty of the house is the creation of Eudoxie Wallace – better known as more...

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Anguilla Reports 2.6 Percent Increase in Tourist Arrivals in First Half

August 15, 2014 | 5:18 am | 0 Comment


Above: Anguilla (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla saw a 2.6 percent improvement in the number of tourist stopover arrivals in the first half of 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The island received a total of 40,426 stopover arrivals, led by a 4.8 percent improvement in the winter season. The island more...

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Rum Journal: A Frozen Mojito From Anguilla’s CuisinArt Resort

August 10, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

CuisinArt Frozen Mojito

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon Hooray, it’s National Rum Month! And to celebrate, we’re sharing the recipes for some rummy Caribbean refreshers. First up, this minty mouthful from Anguilla’s CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa (where the mint comes fresh from their hydroponic farm). Cheers! CuisinArt’s Fresh Frozen Mojito Ingredients 2 oz. white rum 1/2 oz fresh more...

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Beach Collector: Little Bay, Anguilla

August 7, 2014 | 11:20 am | 0 Comment


Above: Little Bay, Anguilla (CJ Photo) By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor On an island blessed with 33 white-sand shores – all of them outstanding – spending time on the beach in Anguilla is a no-brainer. If it's seclusion and serenity you seek, head for the curvaceous cove at Little Bay. Accessible only by rope ladder down the hillside (yikes!) more...

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Anguilla’s Malliouhana Resort Names Director of Sales and Marketing

June 19, 2014 | 1:38 pm | 0 Comment


Above: the Malliouhana in Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff The soon-to-open Malliouhana, An Auberge Resort in Anguilla has named its director of sales and marketing, the property announced. The resort has appointed Tania Rydon in the role ahead of its planned Nov. 1 opening date. "We are thrilled to have an industry veteran such as Tania Rydon join the more...

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