Archive for Category: "Hidden Gems: Turks & Caicos"
For the past three weeks, we have been teasing you with videos snapshots of Peter’s Hidden Gems adventures on Turks & Caicos, one of the last outposts in the Caribbean that has not been overbuilt by developers or overrun by tourists. We’ve shown you off-the-beaten path adventures and wildlife unique to the 40 islands of [...]
You might not expect to do more than lounge on the beach on a Caribbean vacation, but if you’re looking to make your experience both memorable and meaningful then voluntourism is right for you. One way to give back to spend a day helping to clean up a local school. In 2008, Hurricane Ike badly [...]
Every Caribbean island is known for its special “thing.” In Grenada it’s spices. In Jamaica, it’s reggae and jerk. In the Turks & Caicos, they’ve got something really special: the conch. Conchs grow in abundance around the island. It’s the Turks & Caicos’s biggest export, and the locals use every part of the conch from [...]
Every Caribbean island claims to have pristine beaches and natural beauty, but Turks & Caicos is one of those places that has experiences you can’t find anywhere else in the Caribbean. On Little Water Cay, also known as Iguana Island, there are 2,000 critically endangered Rock Iguanas–the biggest population of Rock Iguanas in the world. [...]