Beyond being known for its pink sand beaches and quirky fashion choices, Bermuda is also notable for its accessibility. And if it’s not, well, it should be. After all, not only is the island reachable via two-hour flights from most east coast gateways—plus daily service from British Airways to London—but Bermuda is well-served by an ever-expanding cruise industry at a whopping three ports: Hamilton, St. George’s and Kings Wharf, which sees some of the largest ships in the world (like the Norwegian Breakaway pictured above). Of course, if you’re arriving by ship you’ll have a lot less time to spend in Bermuda then most folks. So if that’s the boat you find yourself in then you’ll definitely want to read on for my Insider’s Guide to Bermuda—a handy cruisers guide to the island now appearing on Cruiseline.com’s Bon Voyage magazine.
Living in Bermuda has its perks. Not only does it host some of the world’s finest floating fiestas, but it also gives me access to some pretty cool folks—like travel expert Peter Greenberg, who visited the island last month. He was here recording his weekly radio show and kindly asked me to join the broadcast, which was an absolute pleasure considering we first chatted about ex-pat life in November 2010.
The Caribbean is one of those places that I can talk about endlessly, which is clear if you give the following interview a good read. It’s a transcript of a chat I had with the folks from SimplyCaribe, a rental agency that manages luxurious properties in France, Italy and the Caribbean. Among other things, you’ll learn about my favorite towns and beaches throughout the region (that’s Cinnamon Bay, St. John above), where to go for stellar kayaking and bomber waves plus tips for getting a great island meal.