Happy Holidays, Christmas, Noel, Anse Meunier, Martinique
Happy Holidays! – Anse Meunier

As the Alizés pick up in December, the evenings become cooler meanwhile the people become warmer. Christmas in the Caribbean is typically associated with relaxing on the beach and getaway vacations; however, the holidays are the best times to visit in order to have a truly cultural experience.  The fleuri-noël—or Christmas Flower—blooms its snowflake-shaped petals, reminding visitors from the north that they’re not that far from home. So forget the sun, beaches and rum (well, maybe not the rum) and take a deeper look into local life…

In my debut piece for Matador Network, check out “What Christmas looks like in the Caribbean“…

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