Mark Meredith goes on a whirlwind tour of BWIA’s newest Caribbean destination.
BWIA’s newest destination is a crossroads for a staggering array of cultures, including African, Dutch, Amerindian, Indonesian and Indian, and an eco-traveller’s delight. Simon Lee provides the introductions.
The Caribbean’s public gardens are places to enjoy the pleasures of nature — and centres for research and conservation as well.
Suriname’s vast, virgin rainforests are being carefully preserved. But a few hardy visitors venture into the heart of this wilderness.
After strolling through the charming city of Paramaribo, Jonathan Ali takes on the Suriname River as it flows through the rainforest .
Nicholas Laughlin tells the curious tale of how a middle-aged 17th-century German housewife and mother travelled to the tropics....
The Caribbean’s history of wars and colonisation has left an extraordinary legacy of military architecture, some of it nearly five centuries old. Recognised today as historic sites, these forts and naval bases are a reminder of the often bloody past that shaped our present.
End the year with a bang at Paramaribo’s Owru Yari celebrations.
Surinamese artist Marcel Pinas has won an international reputation for his works incorporating elements of traditional Maroon culture .
This August, Suriname’s capital will host Carifesta XI, the Caribbean’s biggest arts festival. Good excuse for a visit, writes Philip Sander.