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Overcoming Covid-19: The Biggest Challenge for the Creator of Chichi,®Serena Janet Israel

Serena is a true entrepreneur in the heart, body, and soul. The Chichi symbolizes her passion and creativity to put Curaçao on the map worldwide. I look up to Serena because she speaks out her mind and acts from the heart. In this interview, I spoke to Serena about her experience with the Covid-19 outbreak and what she did to keep...

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Interview with Restaurant Kome

Restaurant Kome has been open now for 7 years on Curaçao. Food lovers can daily enjoy the diverse lunch and dinner menu. What makes Kome different from all the other restaurants on the island is that the dishes are carefully arranged from the preparation of the ingredients to the presentation. Eating at Kome is an experience in itself. The restaurant...

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Interview with Mundo Bizarro

Pietermaai District is known as a lively, colorful, hip neighborhood with the best restaurants, cozy cafes, stores, and boutique hotels. What is unique about Pietermaai is that it serves a diverse group of people. Throughout the day you can admire the stunning 18th and 19th century architecture in this neighborhood, you can clearly see the old and new ‘modern’ influence...

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Best Caribbean Island: 5 Reasons to Travel to Curaçao

Curaçao needs no introduction but we’d still like to help you out with a little explanation as to why Curaçao is the best Caribbean island. There is so much goodness to the island, but we’ll make it short and sweet with just 5 reasons why you should travel to Curaçao. Right now you may be dreaming on the couch or...

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How to Plan a Vacation to the Caribbean

We can’t blame you if all you can think about right now is sitting at a beach with your feet in the sand, the swishing sound of the palm trees above you, and an ice-cold cocktail in your hand. While traveling isn’t possible right now, we’d like to guide you on how to plan a vacation to the Caribbean when...

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Where to Travel to After Quarantine

Side Note: These are unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted lives on a global scale, forcing travelers to halt or shift their travel plans. This too shall pass and when it does, we know that you’ll be eager to hop on a plane again and discover the world. Whenever that moment will be for you, we hope that our...

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Does Curaçao Belong to The Netherlands?

To truly understand the history and the culture of Curaçao, you must first understand its governmental system. When people hear that Curaçao is also known as the Dutch Caribbean the immediate question is, “Does Curaçao belong to The Netherlands?” The answer to that can sometimes be confusing for a newbie on the island, but we’ll explain it to you in...

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5 Must-Visit Cocktail Bars in Curacao

There are many must-do’s when coming to Curaçao, but visiting a cocktail bar is probably not on that list. However, if you’d like to have a truly tropical experience than visiting a cocktail bar in Curaçao for some quality craft cocktail is a must. When you think of the Caribbean, you think of palm trees and sipping Mai Tai’s with...

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How to Celebrate Curaçao Carnival

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” I’m definitely not talking about Christmas. I am talking about the season everyone on the island has been waiting for, Curaçao carnival! The Curaçao carnival is that one season of the year where the whole island becomes one big party and the celebration goes on for weeks. Full of colorful parades, creative...

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The Story Behind Curaçao Chichi Dolls

Art can take many forms but one of the most beautiful forms of art is when it becomes a tangible reflection of a country’s culture. The Curaçao Chichi ® dolls, a popular souvenir on the island, is the perfect example of this type of art. The Curaçao Chichi ® dolls are a literal translation of the local culture of Curaçao....

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