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Authentic Aruba: One Artistic Island

“The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds.” ~ Jawaharlal Nehru Aruba has always been a land dedicated to bold, bright, passionate, artistic expression. It’s such a beautiful place that inspiration can, literally, be found everywhere. From the brightly colored buildings that line the main street downtown, to the indescribable colors that … Continue reading “Authentic Aruba: One Artistic Island”

Authentic Aruba: Carnival

In the book ‘Carnival in Aruba: History and Meaning in Aruba’s Bacchanal’, Victoria M. Razak describes Carnival as a way to ‘suspend the rules of everyday life with a mask and a costume’. She goes on to describe the phenomenon of Carnival as ‘a time out of time’ when people can indulge in behavior that is ordinarily … Continue reading “Authentic Aruba: Carnival”

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11 Tasty Drinks to Try in Aruba

Love a good cocktail? Get inspired with this list of 11 must-try drinks, and indulge your taste buds to some intoxicating treats while you’re in Aruba. Ready, Set, Go…or rather: shake, pour, and sip! 1. Melon Popsicle Cocktail Components: Rum, Blue Curacao, Passion Fruit, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Soda, & Melon Liqueur Bartenders on Duty … Continue reading “11 Tasty Drinks to Try in Aruba”