Travel vlogs: Grenada

I know what you’re thinking “didn’t you visit Grenada 7 months ago”… Yes, yes I did & in true Adina form, the art of procrastination took over.

Anyway after months of sitting on the footage, it’s finally up on YouTube!! 🎉 I tried my best to capture the beauty of Grenada, so hopefully this video (embedded below) does it justice!

If you would like to see what else I got up to in Grenada you can have a read of my ‘top things to do in Grenada’ here.

Thank you for watching if you did & please let me know what you think or if you have any tips on how to improve 🙂

Things to do in: Grenada

Grenada, also known as the isle of spice is a small island in the Caribbean situated between Venezuela and St Lucia.

I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve visited the island. However, this is the first time that I’ve been able to explore the island and soak in the amazing history. There are so many things to do in Grenada, Some of which I will share with you in this post.

1. A trip to the chocolate factory

The Diamond Chocolate factory is one of the 2 chocolate factories on the island. Located in the parish of St Marks, the locally owned chocolate factory should definitely be on your list of places to visit. Not only do you get to tour the factory, you also get to taste all of their amazing flavours. The 60% Nutmeg is by far one of my favourites.

Did I mention that all of their products are vegan-friendly?

2. A relaxing beach day

BBC beach (Morne Rouge), is one of the smaller, quieter beaches in Grenada, perfect if you’re in need of a relaxing beach day. Grand Anse beach, on the other hand, is much more populated. Being the closest beach to the tourist ships, there is is an abundance of things to do here. From water excursions to restaurant hopping along the beach stretch, there’s bound to be something suited to all.

3. A dip in the sulfur springs

The sulfur springs are yet another way to relax on this beautiful island. I can’t remember the exact science behind how the sulfur mud & waters were formed (something to do with volcanos). But don’t let my lack of scientific knowledge put you off. This naturally occurring sulphur mud supposedly does wonders for the skin. You can apply and rinse off in the hot springs, or if you’re not up for it, you can always buy a bag of sulphur to take home & use as a face mask (like I did).

4. Take in the history at Fort Fedrick

Fort Fedrick was erected in 1779 by the French and still maintains a lot of the original features. Aside from all the history that awaits to be learnt, the fort also offers some amazing views of St Georges. An amazing place to catch the sunset too.

Anyway, that’s my list of 4 things to do in Grenada. Honestly, Grenada is such a beautiful country, and no I’m not just saying that because I’m from there (bias alert).

I’ll be adding more pictures to my photography page, feel free to check it out.

Thanks for reading 🙂

Christmas in Grenada

Some of you or may not have noticed that towards the end of the year I became extremely inactive, this was all for a good reason of course.

I was fortunate enough to spend the holidays in Grenada, amongst my family and best friend. Considering that nearly every family holiday takes place in Grenada, This was the first time that we’d be spending Christmas out there.

Unfortunately, I did get sick bang in the middle of the Holiday… I had a case of strep amongst an abundance of other things. I was not a pretty sight at all and I can say that pretty much everyone was fed up with my constant moaning.

Aside from being ill (just my luck ey) This trip was hands down the best I’ve been on. I was surrounded by love, friendship, beautiful scenery and let’s not forget the amazing weather. It was a great way to end the year and see the new one in.

A lot of reflection took place, which enabled me to see just how far I’ve come in the past year:

  1. I started this blog
  2. I left my job at pizza express and got an internship at a well known international company
  3. Got my mental health under control
  4. Travelled to Canada
  5. Purchased a new camera
  6. Started reading for fun again.

Although this may not seem like a lot, I feel as though I am already in such a better position than I was this time last year.

I also wanted to take the time to thank every single person who follows this blog and takes the time out to read, like & comment. It means so much to me ❤️I will definitely be doing a follow-up post about what we actually got up to whilst in Grenada & I might even put a little vlog together with the footage that I have, so stay tuned for that. For now, you can enjoy a selection of images (of me)  below 🙂