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Rum Journal: Guadeloupe’s Karukera Rhum Vieux Agricole

April 7, 2014 | 4:18 am | 0 Comment

Rum Journal: Guadeloupe’s Karukera Rhum Vieux Agricole

FOR THOSE unfamiliar with the beauty of the rhums agricoles of the French Caribbean, the initiated typically describe them as "reminiscent of a fine cognac."From a quality standpoint, that's undoubtedly true; but as for the taste, well, it's usually a different story — and it's a description that often sells these wonderful spirits a bit short.Texturally, yes, more...

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Guadeloupe Carnival in 7 Photos

March 6, 2014 | 7:40 pm | 0 Comment

Guadeloupe Carnival in 7 Photos

We continue our discovery of this week's Caribbean Carnivals with a look at the Carnival in the Guadeloupe Islands, which put a French Caribbean spin on the West Indian carnival. The five-island archipelago spends months preparing for the fete. (All photos by Philippe Tirolien of IDLineStudio).Guadeloupe Islands, with a population of more than 400,000, is truly more...

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Caribbean Style: Uniting the Caribbean, Through Fashion

March 2, 2014 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

Caribbean Style: Uniting the Caribbean, Through Fashion

Above: Coat of Arms Co-Founder Laurent Gerville-ReacheIT’S CALLED Coat of Arms, and the new Caribbean clothing brand seeks to redefine the notion of Caribbean regional identity. To learn more, CJ caught up with Guadeloupe native Laurent Gerville-Reache, co-founder of Coat of Arms, whom we named one of the most interesting people in the Caribbean in 2013.What is more...

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Meet the Caribbean: Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe in 9 Photos

February 26, 2014 | 12:44 pm | 0 Comment

Meet the Caribbean: Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe in 9 Photos

Our latest edition of Meet the Caribbean heads to the island of Marie Galante in the Guadeloupe Islands archipelago, one of the rum and sugar production hubs of the Caribbean — and home to great food, white -sand beaches and intoxicating culture.With just over 12,000 inhabitants and about 171 square kilometres; it's located about 30 kilometres south of the more...

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Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Maarten Join Association of Caribbean States

February 21, 2014 | 1:04 pm | 0 Comment

Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Maarten Join Association of Caribbean States

Above: Martinique (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffGuadeloupe, Martinique and St Maarten have all joined the Association of Caribbean States as associate members.The three Caribbean territories acceded to the ACS during the regional group's Ministerial Council meeting in Trinidad last week."It is important that we remain a player in the region and more...

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Rum Journal: Tasting Guadeloupe’s Damoiseau XO

February 19, 2014 | 6:18 am | 0 Comment

Rum Journal: Tasting Guadeloupe’s Damoiseau XO

THE RHUMS of the French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe remain something of a mystery to the wider world, unfortunately so — as they are among the best in the world.While those of nearby Martinique receive their due praise, Guadeloupe's rhums tend to remain under the radar, a treasured privilege reserved largely for those who make the trip to the archipelago more...

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Guadeloupe Islands Sees Big Jump in Visitors From United States

January 16, 2014 | 3:11 pm | 0 Comment

Guadeloupe Islands Sees Big Jump in Visitors From United States

Above: the island of Terre de Haut in the Guadeloupe Islands (CJ Photo)By Alexander BritellThe Guadeloupe Islands saw a significant jump in arrivals from the United States last year, with a 23 percent year-over-year increase, according to data released by the Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board during the Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference.While Guadeloupe more...

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Caribbean Style: Diane von Furstenberg Visits Guadeloupe

December 29, 2013 | 8:03 pm | 0 Comment

Caribbean Style: Diane von Furstenberg Visits Guadeloupe

Above: Diane Von Furstenberg's Guadeloupe photo (Photo: Diane Von Furstenberg)Is Guadeloupe the new St Barth?That may be premature (although a report Sunday questioned the continued "exclusivity" of the Caribbean's capital of chic) , but the French Caribbean archipelago drew one noted traveler this weekend — fashion icon Diane von Furstenburg.She even more...

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Is This The Caribbean’s Best Sandwich?

December 22, 2013 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

Is This The Caribbean’s Best Sandwich?

IT'S NOT a roti, not a wrap, not doubles.Is it street food? Is it fine dining?It's called the "Bokit," and it might just be the best sandwich in the Caribbean.To call it a sandwich is a bit unfair — made of soft, flaky deep-fried flour, filled with a mix of proteins, sauces and vegetables, it's an event in itself.Some call it the "creole burger," and more...

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Guadeloupe Tourism Officials Visit Haiti

December 9, 2013 | 8:28 am | 0 Comment

Guadeloupe Tourism Officials Visit Haiti

Above: Guadeloupe officials in HaitiBy the Caribbean Journal staffCould Guadeloupe and Haiti join forces in tourism?A delegation from the French department led by Hilaire Brudey, president of the Guadeloupe Tourism Commission, visited Haiti last week for a two-day visit, mulling the development of a multi-island package for the French market.Brudey was more...

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