Category Archives: Travel Guide & Tips

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One for the road…bye bye Summer!

Oh, summer… why can’t you stay forever? In a few short days it will be back to work and school for most of us.  We hope you had the opportunity to take a vacation with your family.  If you haven’t yet, it’s not too late.  Before the kids go back to school and you head back to work, homework, projects and extracurricular activities…ESCAPE NOW! Where to go and what to do?  Not to brag but here in Antigua & Barbuda …
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Anthony Needs No Reservations

I’ve been a fan of travel shows from since I was about 10 years old (won’t tell you my age) when I got my first globe as a Christmas present.  My television is always on Travel Channel, Discovery or National Geographic.  Through beautiful images, descriptions and narrations I find myself transported to some distant and exotic places and my travel bucket list is never-ending.  The adventures and musings of the hosts gives me inspiration and I find myself transported to …
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The Origin of “Keep Calm And…”

Over lunch last week whilst discussing summer break and carnival plans one of my lunch pals randomly blurted: “Did you know that the Keep Calm phrase has been around since World War II?” Everyone stopped talking and in unison looked at him and asked “What?”  (All thinking what does that have to do with our carnival plans.) “Yeah it was a motivational poster intended to raise the morale of the British public in the aftermath of widely predicted mass air …
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Summer Is Here! Are You Ready?

It’s official summer is HERE!  The days are getting longer and the nights shorter and vacation is on everyone’s mind. Summer is also here at Trade Winds Hotel and so should you :-).  Ideally located we offer the perfect summer solstice seclusion with easy access to beautiful beaches, surfing, shopping, golfing, hiking, sightseeing adventures and much more. Our charming hotel is fully equipped with everything desired to make your vacation exceptional.  Furnished and decorated specifically to check in and chill …
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April in Antigua

There is more to April than April fool’s day.  Did you fool anyone this year?  Or did you get fooled? April is the turning point between the northern and southern hemispheres and one of the most transitional months in the year.   Why?  Because if you’re on a budget it is the best time to find travel deals and as far as weather goes April is a fantastic time to visit Antigua. There is no shortage of activities in Antigua during …
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Planning the Perfect Vacation

Travelling is one of the most beautiful free time activities and planning that long-anticipated and well-deserved vacation is so much fun; all the new things to try and do and discover!  But finding the perfect place to stay and putting together an itinerary that will make everyone taking the trip happy, all while staying within budget can also be overwhelming. (Photo credit: Ferry Zievinger | Photography) Whether you’re squeezing in one last trip before it’s back to school, or getting …
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