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Without Norwegian Air, how can you fly to Guadeloupe from the USA?

Now that the affordable Scandinavian low-cost carrier has left the island again and we are once again getting used to the quiet life after Norwegian Air, it’s time to answer that burning-hot question: How can you fly to Guadeloupe now? What are your options if you want to travel from the US to this beautiful French […]

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How to travel in Guadeloupe on a tight budget

As you may know, the Caribbean is not the cheapest area of the world to vacation in, since most goods and supplies have to be imported from elsewhere. The French island of Guadeloupe is known as being particularly pricey when compared to independent Caribbean island nations such as the Dominican Republic and Dominica. In fact, […]

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How to visit Guadeloupe without a car

So you’ve scored a crazy-good flight deal to Guadeloupe with Norwegian Air and are ready to take off for your tropical vacation. Yay! There’s just one problem: You don’t drive. Or maybe you do drive, but the car rental prices in Guadeloupe are out of your reach. Whatever your reason may be, the fact remains […]

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Five reasons why you should stay at an Airbnb in Guadeloupe

Once you’ve booked your cheap Norwegian Air flights to Guadeloupe, it’s time to tackle the next pressing question: where to stay during your up-coming vacation. A nice hotel is the obvious answer, but here’s another idea for you – you should book an apartment or a room through Airbnb.com. Why, you may ask? Well, here […]

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Guadeloupe after Hurricane Maria

Just over a week ago I wrote about Hurricane Irma’s visit to Guadeloupe, which was largely uneventful. Little did I know then that Guadeloupe was about to get hit much worse by another hurricane, a beast named Maria. Whereas Irma passed Guadeloupe from a fairly large distance, Hurricane Maria was another story – at one […]

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Hurricane Irma visits Guadeloupe

There’s one type of message that I’ve gotten fairly often during the past week: “Are you okay? How did Guadeloupe fare with Hurricane Irma?” First of all, thanks for your concern. I’m doing fine! I was actually in Portugal when Irma visited the Caribbean, so I would have been okay no matter what. Good timing, huh! But […]

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Five Reasons You Need a Guidebook for Guadeloupe

As you may or may not know, I’ve traveled to more than 80 countries so far. The great majority of the time I have hit the road without any kind of a guidebook – I’ve figured that I want to explore things on my own and to make my own discoveries along the way. Having […]

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The most romantic picnic spots of Guadeloupe

Are you traveling to Guadeloupe with your long-time love or a new squeeze you would like to woo? Fret not, Guadeloupe offers plenty of opportunities for romance! One of the best ways to impress someone is to organize a picnic in a jaw-droppingly gorgeous spot. Luckily those are not in any short supply in Gwada! […]

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Life after Norwegian Air

So last week it happened – Norwegian Air left Guadeloupe! As these new low-fares flights between Gwada and the East Coast of the US are currently only seasonal, we were forced to wave goodbye to the last aircraft a week ago on Sunday. With only crew onboard, it departed first for the Azores and from there […]

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Here I am – welcoming you to Guadeloupe!

Great news! I was just featured in the new travel blog of award-winning American journalist Terry Anzur. Her blog is called “Strangers in the Living Room” and there is a series that introduces various globetrotters to the world. I was the first person to be included in this, woohoo! You can click below to read […]