Travel Blogs from Saint Martin

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More Beautiful Days and Other Such Crap!, Maillezais, France travel blog

More Beautiful Days and Other Such Crap!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Another beautiful day of cycling.  Not quite sure what I’ll do when the weather changes, I’ve been so spoiled with beautifully sunny days each and every day.  Cycled through quite a few ‘petit cite du character’ ...

Racing In The Americas Cup, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Racing In The Americas Cup

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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Apparently St Maarten/St Martin is all about racing. This Caribbean island is divided between European colonial masters and folklore has it that the formal division was the result of a race between a Dutch and French participant who were supposed to ...

Never Say Never., Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Never Say Never.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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  Seven years ago we sat on the beach at Phillipsburg St Maarten and watched the cruise ship passengers pour off five massive cruise ships. We were travelling independently in the Caribbean and vowed that we would NEVER EVER be one of ...

St Maartin/St Martin in the Caribbean., Marigot, Saint Martin travel blog

St Maartin/St Martin in the Caribbean.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Flying into St. Maartin from Jamaica was a rather difficult task. First when we arrived at the airport we found that our first flight (to Kingston) had been cancelled and we would be bussed to a different airport. Then when we arrived in Kingston, deja ...

A dutch half that's all in english, Sint Maarten, Saint Martin travel blog

A dutch half that's all in english

A travel blog entry by kris

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... flaps are stuck or this guy is contemplating suicide.. after about 15 minutes of seeing the island of statia, saba st.barts and st. martin go passed my window several times the co-pilot anounced that it was pretty busy at juliana airport so we'd be put on ...

Forza Italia !!, Pont-Saint-Martin, Italy travel blog

Forza Italia !!

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... down through the Aosta valley, stopping at Aosta, Chantillon and Issogne before reaching the small village of Torredaniele outside Pont-St-Martin. The first two days were quite difficult as I underestimated how tiring it would be to cover my normal daily ...

Croatia, Italy, France., Saint  Martin de Crau, France travel blog

Croatia, Italy, France.

A travel blog entry by gurus

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BLOG PART 4 17th of July 2007 The continuing travelogue of the Guerins in Europe. This six month holiday is most definitely a life changing event. Irreplacable time with our children at a very special age; and wonderful experiences together. No ...

Another quirky event you won’t see anywhere, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Another quirky event you won’t see anywhere

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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There are always amazing events happening here and at this time of the year we seem to lurch from one straight into the next. For example, a couple of weeks ago was one of the world’s biggest sailing regattas taking place around the ...

Life on the Island, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Life on the Island

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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For everyone in England with a car, you will know the stress of having to have it MOT'd once every year. For our friends in far flung places, MOT’d means having to have a government approved testing centre go over your car with a fine tooth comb ...

And it just blew her away, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

And it just blew her away

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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16th May. Another baking hot Sunday. A lazy start going to the supermarket and getting in a few things for breakfast and sitting on the patio eating. Lovely. Decided to go exploring, so took the small roller skate (Hyundi Prime) and off we went to an ...

Never Ever a Dull Moment With Us, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Never Ever a Dull Moment With Us

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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So there we were, driving happily along in traffic, through a one way system, following a large open back lorry when all of a sudden it hit a really thick wooden pole, giving it a 'glancing blow'. WOW! And other words nearly similar went through my mind ...

Oranges at half time....... por favor, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Oranges at half time....... por favor

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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Well, ‘world cup final’. The so called best protagonists of the beautiful game playing in what the media calls ‘soccer city’. Over here it’s all Dutch Orange and great hopes. We had reserved a table at a new beach bar ...

And then the chase was on!, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

And then the chase was on!

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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We’ve been really busy out here on the island. Visitors have been arriving and it’s been wonderful to show them around and to get the feeling of where we’re staying. We absolutely love it. So much so that instead of paying rent every ...

A Wet Weekend, Tournon Saint Martin, France travel blog

A Wet Weekend

A travel blog entry by jamie_pete

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After a meagre breakfast at Hotel de la Gare, I realsied that I had left my sweater in the local tourism office the previous afternoon so had little choice but to delay my departure until the place reopened at 10.00 am. Sweater retrieved I set off in ...

We survived the partying, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

We survived the partying

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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Whew, we survived. The big party season is over, (for at least three weeks or so) and Dyana & I have time to recuperate from all these late night festivities. The last one being the world famous Heineken Regatta. Months of preparations: literally ...

I Must be Mad, Gran Case, Saint Martin travel blog

I Must be Mad

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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Now this is something I swore I would never do. I was always paralysed with fear even thinking about this. At one stage of my life, many years ago I even went to something similar, and tepidly looked over the edge. It was at that precise moment in my ...

This was just before we left, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

This was just before we left

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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... , and absolutely perfect day. But as our children know; when it comes to travelling with us; ‘St Christopher’ the patron saint of travel does not always smile benignly on us to say the least. At about4:30 started our return journey and after ...

Sex and Drugs and Rock n Roll, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Sex and Drugs and Rock n Roll

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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Wow, it's actually raining. Not since Europe and do long ago have we seen this sort of thing. In fact, we heard that this normal rain which lasted for 2 days has not happened for 17 years! Just after the rains, we ...

Catamaran ride along St. Maarten's coastline!, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

Catamaran ride along St. Maarten's coastline!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... ’s side of the island as well as later in my tour head out to Marigot the capital city on the French side of St. Martin!    You see, the island of St. Marteen is split in half; one side belonging to the Netherlands and the other side, ...

The Guerin kids -   Croatia, Italy, France., Saint Martin de Crau, France travel blog

The Guerin kids - Croatia, Italy, France.

A travel blog entry by gurus

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Dobar-dan (Croatian), Buongiorno (Italian) and Bonjour (French), to our friends. We hope you enjoy reading our fourth Kids blog entry. There are some new pictures and videos that we hope you can view. During our last days in Croatia we ...

Greetings from St. Martin, St. Martin and Saint Maarten, Saint Kitts and Nevis travel blog

Greetings from St. Martin

A travel blog entry by equinox

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... in North Sound, BVI and met a couple from Annapolis as well. After a few days we needed to sail so we circumnavigated St. Martin spending a couple of nights at Ile Pinel off Orient Beach and at Oyster Pond on the French/Dutch border. The seas were rough ...

Mad dog and the Rasta Man, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Mad dog and the Rasta Man

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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Mad dogs and the Rastas Man. (taken from the Noel Coward song Mad Dogs and Englishmen song) Go Out In The Midday Sun. Well, we went to Orient Beach again (on the French side of the Island) and had a very eventful ...

Last few days..., Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Last few days...

A travel blog entry by fiandross29

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So the end is near! Ross here, writing this from the apartment we have rented for a few days up in the hills of St Maarten looking out onto the sea.  Reminds us both of Carriacou! We have had 2 good days here.  The island is pretty small but we ...

Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Saint Martin / Sint Maarten

A travel blog entry by veludo

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21/04/2010 - Dia em St. Maarten ou St. Martin. Esta ilha pertence parte à Holanda e outra parte à França. Daí se escrever de uma ou outra maneira ... O Marco e Jana foram fazer mergulho e nós fomos para Orient Beach. Tomamos um taxi na saída o ...

Interesting people we met over the last 2 weeks., Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Interesting people we met over the last 2 weeks.

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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... ;a couple of weeks ago decided to go to the ‘famous’ French Island of St Barts. Technically its real name is Saint Bartholomew and it belonged to the Norwegians. This fact accounts for the Capital being named Gustavia.  There is no way in ...

St. Maarten, Philipsburg, Saint Martin travel blog

St. Maarten

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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... and of the windy mountain roads were nice.  They weren't as nice as St. Kitts though, because St. Maarten/Sint Martin is pretty built up.  There are developments and big box stores dotting the mountain side, which detracts quite a bit from the ...

Visiting Marigot, the capital city of St. Martin!, Marigot, Saint Martin travel blog

Visiting Marigot, the capital city of St. Martin!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 13 - afternoon/evening I sat at the front of the motor coach and from my seat was able to see much better some of the island's most popular and scenic sights while the tour guide provided details.  ...

Rambo, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Rambo

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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In America, and all over the world, and now over here as well there are many beauty pageants for all ages. We’ve seen young children all spruced up and looking like young adults with their hair finely done and dressed in the most wonderful ...

Don't stop me now! We're having such a good time., Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

Don't stop me now! We're having such a good time.

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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Don’t.... stop me now, we’re having such a good time, we’re outa control.  Sounds like we’re doing a Freddy Mercury & Queen song to me!   Yes, we’re back home. On the wonderful island of St Maarten. And have ...

It just doesn't get better than this, Saint Martin, Saint Martin travel blog

It just doesn't get better than this

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana

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It’s taken a while to get into swing of things on the island. But now, I feel as if we’ve taken off and flying high. We met up with our guitar playing Ronnie and Muguette at Rancho’s (an Argentinian Steak House) after he finished ...

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