Booking a holiday? Malta is often a destination that is over-looked or forgotten about but let me tell you, it’s a little slice of paradise. Last week, my boyfriend and I travelled over for a short weekend break and I haven’t stopped raving about it since. Malta is a tiny little island just off the … Continued
I never knew people locked their doors … we didn’t even have a key.
I grew up in the South Pacific, where crime barely existed. Still today, it’s only ever of the petty variety (terrorism and murder belong in other far-flung places …).
There’s no litter, either, no plastic ruining beaches like we see through Asia. Cleanliness in the Pacific is next to godliness (and the missionaries made darn sure that mattered) and a scrap of plastic in someone’s yard is enough to incite neighbourhood gossip. There’s no safer, nor cleaner – nor more geographically blessed – region on the planet. While we wish it didn’t take us a day to get to Europe, or North America; we can rejoice that we have the South Pacific islands at our back door.
he question is more “why wouldn’t you go?” with paradisiacal beaches, technicoloured flora and fauna and astonishing snorkelling opportunities. Grand Bahama has been catering for cruise passengers and weekend holiday makers for decades (the island is just 80km off the coast of the US) so also has drinking, dining and drollery down to an art form. While Freeport is closest to the harbour, there are limited sites on offer in the town so passengers usually head straight to Port Lucaya, the tourist hub of the island.
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Royal Caribbean’s updated island boasts a new water park featuring one of the tallest water slide in North America, according to the company, a helium balloon carrying guests 450 feet above land, a 1,600-foot-long zip-line, and a fresh water lagoon for its cruise passengers.