About Sarah Woods

Award-winning travel writer, author & broadcaster Sarah Woods has lived, worked and travelled in The Caribbean since 1995. She has visited resort towns, villages and lesser-known islands where she has learned to cook run-down, sampled bush rum, traded coconuts, studied traditional medicine, climbed volcanoes and ridden horses in the sea. Sarah is currently working on a travel documentary about the history of Caribbean cruises.

Where to go cycling in the Caribbean

From gentle family cycling trips, pedal-pounding biking tours and fun-filled cycling excursions to thrilling mountain bike adventures through bird-filled rainforests, there are plenty of scenic places to go cycling in the Caribbean. Many of the best beaches in the Caribbean can by reached by bike © … Continue reading
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The best hotels in Grenada for romantic retreats

Palm-trimmed Grenada has plenty of sun-drenched romantic hotels for couples looking to book a very special break. Some offer Champagne, cupids and flowers, others blissful seclusion for an intimate getaway. Then there are the hidden hotels that are so packed with simple charm they make … Continue reading

Sweet success in Antigua: Discovering Betty’s Hope

When sugar cane was king in Antigua, the Betty’s Hope Estate was the island’s most important, and largest, plantation, with a handsome twin-mill that crushed and extracted at a phenomenal rate, powered by slave labour and trade winds.   Some one hundred years ago, the … Continue reading

Where to go diving in Tobago

Keen to experience an unforgettable dive in the warm waters around Tobago? Welcome to the “drift diving capital of the Caribbean,” an island blessed with both Atlantic Ocean (Speyside) and Caribbean Sea (Charlotteville) dive sites. Both sides offer excellent diving in Tobago, with the Atlantic known … Continue reading

Where to go hiking in Trinidad

Tempting hikers away from the island’s resorts, lush, leafy trails weave through miles of mesmerising jungle in Trinidad’s lesser-known countryside. Here are the top trails for biking and hiking in Trinidad. Hiking in Trinidad offers some spectacular views © Trinidad Tourism Authority Not every holidaymaker in Trinidad … Continue reading