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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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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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Norwegian Air just released its schedule for winter 2017-2018!

YES! It’s official! Norwegian Air is coming back to Guadeloupe! This is great news for those of us who had been mourning the airline’s departure for the past few weeks. No reason to mope around anymore, woop woop! I learned the happy news via Secret Flying, a website I follow to score awesome flight deals to […]

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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 […]

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Gosier Island: Paradise within paradise

Gosier Island is one of the most underrated places in Guadeloupe. Sure, many people do spend a day on this beautiful island while in Gwada, but you wouldn’t believe the amount of tourists that completely skip it. Some may do so because they don’t know much about it. Others skip it because they think they know […]