Traveling inarguably gives happiness to all of us. And these days, when we are looking for new travel destinations inspiration, we usually go to Google first. I did the same while planning my first truly long voyage. Before visiting the French Antilles, I read multiple Caribbean travel blogs and collected as much information as it was possible.
So now I share with you my favorite Caribbean travel blogs and articles. Visit them necessarily before visiting the islands. They will give you a massive bulk of where to go, what to see, and how to pack for your Caribbean adventure. Some blogs are in English and some are in Polish, but I am pretty sure that everyone will find there something interesting.
Best of The Caribbean Travel Blog:
Goats On The Road
Dariece and Nick are my gurus if it comes to traveling the world and blogging about it. This Canadian couple is on the road for 11 years already. They started the blog Goats On The Road in 2012 in Thailand, and from that time, their website grew into a place filled with stories from all around the world. They also share a lot of useful tips and information about the practical side of traveling.
During their travels, Goats felt in love with on of charming Caribbean islands. Currently, Grenada is their favorite stop between travels. In their Central America & The Caribbean blog section, you will find lots of stories about how to travel in Grenada, as well as other Caribbean islands.
Życie Pod Palmami
When an idea of moving abroad started to sprout in my
From her blog I get all of the most essential information, that led me to gathering my own knowledge about Guadeloupe and Martinique. Her story about moving to the Caribbean is incredibly inspiring. When visiting her blog you will learn to rethink your life and focus on its most essential aspects.
The Traveling Island Girl
Caribbean Travel Blog
Nicole and Micheal are a couple coming from Australia. They travel the world for a while but they started to write the Caribbean Travel Blog because this region enchanted them specially. On their
Karaiby Oczami Badacza
Paulina represents a personality mix of curious scientist and brave traveler. She also decided to tie her destiny with the Caribbean when she was not currently in travel. Her blog – Karaiby Oczami Badacza – is a repository of knowledge about the Caribbean culture and anthropology.
If you would like to dive deeper into the Caribbean travel, you must check out her articles about the islands. Paulina will intrigue you with stories about mysterious hoodoo religion, fascinating history of the people living on the islands, and the most interesting aspects of living in this part of the world.
Ordinary Traveler is another Caribbean Travel Blog which is a great source of practical travel tips for traveling in this region. Christy and Scott, coming from San Diego, started their blog in 2009. They mastered combining full-time jobs with traveling the world. So there is a lot of things that you can learn from them.
In addition, their Caribbean section gathers the most practical information about how to travel in this region. You will find there destination guides, packing lists, and best things to do on many islands.
Basia is a lifestyle blogger who in 2017 had an opportunity to spend six months in Guadeloupe with her husband and kids. She is a great example that you can make some big changes in your life even if you have a family already.
Her blog posts about the Caribbean will give you a huge dose of inspiration for brave moves. You will find there some subjective opinions about the island, but also a bunch of practical stuff, which will help you in planning your own trip with the whole family.
Ready to travel to the Caribbean?
So, are you ready to start planning your own trip to the
When I was at this stage, I read tons of articles about the French Antilles. I chose this direction because it’s probably the easiest one for beginner digital nomads coming from Europe. And because there is a lot of information about Guadeloupe and Martinique on the Internet.
Following mentioned blogs will give you lots of inspiration, but also practical tips about traveling in the Caribbean region. Now, after spending two months on the islands, I can give you some advice too:
- Download my detailed financial report from this trip: flight, accommodation, food, etc.
- Learn how to save money for your Caribbean adventure, exactly how I did it!
- Take a look at the ultimate travel guide to Guadeloupe.
- Check out
a carrental opportunities in Guadeloupe.
- Find out other transport possibilities in the French Antilles.
- Take a sneak peek of my complete Caribbean packing list (in very light version!)
- 16 examples of food, sweets, and drinks that you must try in the Caribbean.
So how you think? Which Caribbean islands would be the perfect one for you?
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Dominika is a founder of Sunday In Wonderland and she recently switched her life to be local independent. She aims to travel the world and admire all of its wonders. She is much focused on sustainable life, self-development and making this world a better place.