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8 Things to Do in Anguilla with Children

When it comes to romantic getaways, Anguilla makes the shortlist for many sun worshippers looking for a special holiday a deux. This week alone we welcomed honeymooners, anniversary couples and milestone birthday celebrations to the resort. But beyo...
by The Traveling Scholar on Aug 22, 2016

Sushi Making Class in Anguilla

I could live on sushi. If I had to pick a single cuisine to eat every day for the rest of my life, it would probably be sushi and sashimi: nigiri, maki, sashimi; I love it all. Living in balmy Caribbean temps year round, I’m typically more inc...
by The Traveling Scholar on Aug 12, 2016

Caribbean Getaway: Anguilla or St. Barths

I’ve read so many posts online from visitors to the region in their exploratory phases who want to know: Anguilla or St. Barths? I get the question. Both will generally require a flight into St. Maarten and then a ferry or a flight from there t...
by The Traveling Scholar on Jul 13, 2016

30th Birthday in Anguilla: Photo Album

There’s been some silence here for the past three weeks. I’ve been living life – like majorly living life – and haven’t carved out the time I should have to share the wonderful details of our Anguillian adventures over t...
by The Traveling Scholar on Jul 1, 2016

French Caribbean Flair in Grand Case, St. Martin

By night, Grand Case Boulevard glittered with lights of restaurants and boutiques as we made our way onto the main drag from the hilltop L’Esplanade Hotel. The stretch on St. Martin’s French side is captivating from the get-go and unmis...
by The Traveling Scholar on Jun 27, 2016

Top Dining in Anguilla for Every Traveler

Anguilla is famed for its culinary scene but with dozens of restaurants available within the island’s 33 square miles, which is right for you? While the foodiest of foodies would be perfectly content spending weeks dining on island, we find tha...
by The Traveling Scholar on May 18, 2016

Luxury Escapes: Guide to Hiring a Private Chef

The idea of hiring a private chef on vacation seems like its a practice reserved for the rich and famous. Yet while it sounds super luxe and unattainable, the economics and potential value largely depend on your vacation destination and what you&...
by The Traveling Scholar on Apr 19, 2016

Caribbean Cup: Anguilla 0-4 Puerto Rico

26th March 2016 Caribbean Cup Qualifier, First Round Raymond E. Guishard Technical Centre, The Valley, Anguilla Anguilla 0-4 Puerto Rico Anguilla’s second and final Caribbean Cup qualifier saw the team taking on Puerto Rico in the home environs of...
by The Worst In The World on Mar 29, 2016

Caribbean Cup Qualifier: Guyana 7-0 Anguilla

22nd March 2016 Caribbean Cup Qualifier, First Round Providence Stadium, Providence, Guyana Guyana 7-0 Anguilla Anguilla were soundly beaten and outclassed in their opening Caribbean Cup qualifier in Guyana yesterday, struggling from the off against...
by The Worst In The World on Mar 23, 2016

[FEATURED] Vineyard Vines in Anguilla

I spoke about Anguilla being Vineyard Vines’ featured destination for their spring catalogues, and we were thrilled to have the opportunity to be featured in print and online! The brand’s guiding philosophy, Every Day Should Feel This G...
by The Traveling Scholar on Mar 20, 2016

Caribbean Cup Qualifying: Anguilla

The qualification process for the Caribbean Cup is quite a laborious one. It involves several rounds of group stages as the field of tropical paradise specks in the ocean, plus one or two bigger hitters, is gradually whittled down to the lucky final...
by The Worst In The World on Mar 18, 2016

Appetizer Crawl in Anguilla

A Guide to a ‘Progressive Dinner’ on Anguilla I never consider myself a foodie, but I’ve begun to appreciate a nice evening out much more as I’ve gotten older. It’s not solely the food, though that’s clearly an int...
by The Traveling Scholar on Feb 2, 2016

Five Romantic Experiences in Anguilla

Beachfront lazing on one of Anguilla’s 33 beaches is arguably a romantic pursuit in and of itself. So, how do you up the romance factor when you’re escaping with your other half on a getaway centered on disconnecting with the world and co...
by The Traveling Scholar on Jan 28, 2016

Featured: Vineyard Vines in Anguilla

When we learned that Vineyard Vines was coming to Anguilla to shoot their spring catalogues, we were thrilled! To see the island highlighted is a huge honor, and Vineyard Vines’ target market is so absolutely in line with ours at the Frangipani...
by The Traveling Scholar on Jan 26, 2016

Anguilla Set For Action – Bahamas Absent: Caribbean Cup Qualifiers

This week saw the announcement of the qualifying draw for the 2017 Caribbean Cup; a tournament that we have long had an interest in here at Worst in the World. The qualifying groups will be played in March 2016 ahead of the Finals tournament the foll...
by The Worst In The World on Jan 21, 2016

Family Photo Shoot: Meads Bay, Anguilla

Photo album from Meads Bay’s Frangipani Resort Christmas snuck up remarkably fast last year, and Scott and I were baffled about what to get his parents for the holiday. We’ve typically enjoyed gifting experiences since we find that memori...
by The Traveling Scholar on Jan 15, 2016

Three Years on Anguilla

Takeaways from three years of Caribbean expat life Somehow three years have passed since the day that we arrived in Anguilla as newbie islanders. I’d visited the island a few times, enthralled by the Carnival festivities with a rum punch in han...
by The Traveling Scholar on Jan 12, 2016

Welcome to a New Chapter

With this new year has come an exciting new chapter, a migration from my previous blog, The Traveling Scholar, to this new re-branded version. It’s been a long time coming; something I’ve been toying with for a couple of years and IR...
by The Traveling Scholar on Jan 4, 2016

2015: Worst in the World Year in Review

2015 may not have been a year of many Worst in the World matches but it has seen a raft of changes to those struggling at the wrong end of the FIFA rankings. The year began with just Bhutan cut adrift from the other 208 members of FIFA as the lone, a...
by The Worst In The World on Dec 28, 2015

Top Destination Highlights from 2015

2015 was a  whirlwind year filled with some incredible adventures, taking us from places like Brazil and Argentina to Basque Country and Ireland. I recently recapped my top 10 travel memories from 2015, one of my favorite exercises to close out the...
by The Traveling Scholar on Dec 20, 2015


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