Mont Pelée Visited: April 2019Time spent: 6 nights3 friendsAccommodation: Apartment through Homeaway.com in La Trinité (area in the north-east of island): $510 (in total)Flights: Amy and I flew from St Lucia to Martinique - $120 pp (25 mins), Erin took the ferry - $60 (1h 30mins)Car rental: $250 (in total)Food, drink (miscellaneous, e.g. gas/petrol): approx. … Continue reading Martinique Travel Guide – an overview
We had enjoyed our day of sailing around St Lucia with Jus' Sail so much, we all agreed that we definitely had to do another one in Martinique! This time we wanted to try a catamaran, mostly to be able to sit on the trampoline netting and see/feel the surf! We found Les Ballades du … Continue reading Martinique Travel Guide – Catamaran Day Trip
So far on Martinique, we had explored Le Marin (in the south-west), Saint Pierre (in the north-west) and Sainte Anne (in the south-east). On our fourth day, we stayed closer to home and headed over to Presqu’île de la Caravelle, a peninsula on the east coat. We got there fairly early (by that, I mean … Continue reading Martinique Travel Guide – Presqu’île de la Caravelle
Les Salines beach Read about our first day in Le Marin here and our second day in Saint-Pierre here! We woke up to pouring rain on our third day. We decided to drive south and explore Sainte-Anne and the famous Les Salines beach. It was a beautiful drive down the N6 along the coast, passing … Continue reading Martinique Travel Guide – Sainte Anne and Les Salines
Hanging out at Anse Couleuvre On our second day in Martinique (read about our first day in Le Marin here), we drove north up the coast on N1 and then south-west on N3 to head over to the town of St Pierre, Mont Pelée and Anse Couleuvre. It was an epic drive, lush and green, … Continue reading Martinique Travel Guide – Saint Pierre
Anse Mitan Martinique has four 'arrondisements' (areas): Le Marin in the south; Fort-de-France and Saint-Pierre in the west; and La Trinité in the east. Here I'll be talking about my experience in the south-west area of Le Marin, including Les Trois Îlets and Pointe du Bout. Petite Anse Petite Anse is located in the south-west … Continue reading Martinique Travel Guide – Le Marin (south-west)
Which Spanx leggings are best?! A wordy title, but it’s the essence of today’s quick review of Spanx leggings. I’m a huge fan of Spanx - particularly their faux leather leggings. I got my first pair - black moto - a few years ago and they more than paid for themselves over the course of … Continue reading Are Spanx’s black, faux leather leggings the only ones worth getting?!