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5 Lunch Places on Curaçao with a Local-Modern Touch

Lunch café’s and coffee shops have been popping from under the ground all around the world. Grabbing a coffee and an avocado toast has become a religious activity for locals all around the world and a favorite pit stop for tourists trying to fuel their body before continuing their journey.  On Curaçao, we take lunch café’s a step further and...

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Journeying through the Stunning Nature around Jan Thiel Salt Pans

On Tuesday the 19th of February I went to one of the most spectacular, breathtaking nature hike on Curaçao. From the roundabout, at Chogogo you walk from the asphalt into the rough off-road terrain, also known as ‘Mondi’ as the locals call it or the wilderness of Jan Thiel, Curaçao. The Salt Pans of Jan Thiel is an amazing and...

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Get an Intimate Art Experience on Curaçao at the Jean Girigori’s Art Gallery

I’m starting to believe that when people came with the expression: “Beauty is only skin deep”, that they were referencing Curaçao. There’s more to the island than meets the eye. Just like that, on the far east side of the island, you’ll find a quaint home-turned-gallery of a local artist. The art gallery of the local painter Jean Girigori is...

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Under the Sea with Aquafari

Last Thursday the 7th of February I got to journey into the underwater world of Curaçao. To explore the depths at Piscadera all without a full diving gear. Once at Pirate’s Bay where the Aquafari Tour is based at, I could see gorgeous waters, a pirate theme restaurant, a sandy beach to my left, and Aquafaris all the way right...

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5 Best Hiking Spots on the East of Curaçao

Curaçao is geographically divided into two parts: ‘Banda Abou and Banda Ariba’ or, as tourist referred them to, West and East. Banda Abou is known for its pristine beaches, rugged landscape, and impressive underwater world. Banda Ariba, on the other hand, is known for its “city-vibe”, colorful façade, and bustling streets. When looking for hiking spots Banda Abou is the...

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What To Do at Mambo Beach BLVD

On the 22nd of January, I wrote about one of my favorite beaches on the island, Jan Thiel. However, there are more beaches and great places on Curaçao. There is a boulevard not too far away from Jan Thiel, right next to the Sea Aquarium. Mambo Beach BLVD (Boulevard) is a wonderful place to visit any time of the week!...

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Experience the Nightlife on Curaçao: A Full Week Guide

After a day of laying on the beach or soaking up the local culture, it’s time to experience the nightlife on Curaçao. Here on Curaçao, we know what fun means and we know that fun doesn’t just have to be on weekends. Why should we wait until Friday if we have 4 more nights that can be enjoyed? Whether your...

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What To Do in Jan Thiel

Jan Thiel is one of my favorite neighborhoods and places in Curaçao, which located in the Southeast edge of the island. It has been since I was a child, specifically, the infamous beach there. Jan Thiel Beach is one of my favorite beaches here on the island. I love the view, the facilities, the food, the ocean, the sandy white...

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History of the Language of Curaçao, Papiamentu

Language is an important way to communicate with each other. To say hello, to say thank you, or to simply say ‘I love you’. A language shows the history of a country and its culture. The same can be said for Papiamentu. Every country has experienced its battle and with the evolution of its culture, their language evolved. Papiamentu, the...

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5 Local Tips on How to Celebrate New Year on Curaçao

All around the world people have their own way of celebrating New Year’s Eve. The same can be said about the local community of Curaçao. Whether it’s a laid-back night with close family, dancing the night away with friends, or throwing the biggest bash at home, every family, every person has their own way of embracing the new year. We...

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