Tippy’s Beach Bar: Still Topping the Bill on Eleuthera
Dec11

Tippy’s Beach Bar: Still Topping the Bill on Eleuthera

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Come along for another wonderful beach bar adventure in the Bahamas as only Ian Corks can tell it! Although we have hoping around the islands for 20 plus years, until recently, we hadn’t visited Eleuthera. We had heard nothing but good things about this quiet Bahamian island, that lies some 80 miles – or a 20 minute flight – east of Nassau. Among those positive reviews, the name Tippy’s kept popping up. Tippy’s Restaurant &...

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Curacao Beach Bars – Keeping An Open Heart
Mar25

Curacao Beach Bars – Keeping An Open Heart

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The thing about Jim Greer is that the manner in which he conveys his travel experiences, among them this most recent story about a beach bar breakfast in Curacao, is so poetic that they seem magical. Really, though, how many of us, when we first encounter an island or destination, have chosen to strike out on our own in search of somewhere special? Some of my most memorable experiences at beach bars have been the ones I found on my...

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Aruba Beach Bars and Taking Care of Business
Mar12

Aruba Beach Bars and Taking Care of Business

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When it comes to beach bars in Aruba, you pretty much have to head to a pier to find one. Due to the mega resorts taking up most of the prime real estate, beach bars in Aruba are squeezed out, only finding a footprint somewhere on a pier. While the sand might not be present, the charm is and those views – well, they’re just as spectacular. As guest author Jim Greer found out and describes in a manner only he can, sometimes...

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“I Was Drunk the Day My Mom Got Out of Prison”
Jan08

“I Was Drunk the Day My Mom Got Out of Prison”

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If you’re wondering how a David Allan Coe song lyric ties into a blog post about the Salty Crab, a beach bar in Ft. Myers Beach, Florida, you’ll have to read this entertaining story from Jim Greer to find out. As always, Jim keeps us entertained until the very end. “This is what you do. You write how your tattoo artist turned you on to this great place in Ft. Myers Beach! That will get people interested.” Done, Mr. Christoph. This is...

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Beach Bar on the Water? In Search of Bequia’s Bar One
Jan02

Beach Bar on the Water? In Search of Bequia’s Bar One

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Looking for a good beach bar to visit while in Bequia in St. Vincent and the Grenadines? According to Ian Corks, head to the water (and on/over it) to find one of the most unique bars on the island. Solid ground is a boat ride away and the water is underfoot but somehow it all works to create a memorable experience. We first heard about this place at one of Bequia’s cool new boutique hotels. We had been discussing beach bars and the...

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