Curaçao Tourist Board - Archive (Personal)

2019
July
20,
2019
| 09:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Looking for unique, street art, and 3D visuals in the Downtown core of Curacao, known as Punda, was like a hidden treasure hunt. In no other place, did I see sunflowers shoot out from the wall, parrots look so lifelike they could almost sit on my sho...
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July
06,
2019
| 05:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Curaçao has been on my radar for a while now and I’m excited to share that I finally got the opportunity to experience this Caribbean gem for myself back in May. From the pastel-colored colonial architecture in Willemstad to the crystal clear beaches...
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May
31,
2019
| 10:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Essence's exclusive guide on how to see, taste and experience the hottest destinations in black travel. ...
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January
30,
2019
| 02:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When you picture your dream vacation, does it involve sand or snow? For me, a perfect winter escape involves getting as far away as I can from cold weather.  ...
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January
23,
2019
| 05:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Memories are created when simple moments touch your heart. In the years that I lived on the island and the other years where I missed Curaçao, I came to pinpoint those beautiful moments that make this island steal mine and many people’s heart.  ...
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2018
December
28,
2018
| 07:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Find plenty of beaches, culture and history on this Caribbean island located in the West Indies. ...
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December
08,
2018
| 01:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Avid diver and Forbes contributor Breanna Wilson lists her top 10 dive destinations for 2019 and Curaçao's "magical blue waters" made that list.  ...
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October
06,
2018
| 07:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Spotify was just a baby when it launched in October 2008. Bitcoin was merely an idea when Satoshi Nakamoto published a paper titled Bitcoin: A Peer-To-Peer Electronic Cash System the next month. A decade ago, the world was pretty different. 2008 was ...
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August
23,
2018
| 04:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
"To get to the beach, you’ll have to take the elevator", Curaçao travel expert, Eugene, chuckled as he pulled his van up to my Willemstad hotel. ...
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August
16,
2018
| 08:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
I first visited two of the Dutch Caribbean islands for a business trip in 2016 – Aruba and Curaçao, with the latter being my favorite by far! Curaçao’s vibrant colors, cobble-stoned streets and stunning bridges totally bowled me over; and I knew I ha...
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August
11,
2018
| 10:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Turquoise blue waters, tranquil white-sand beaches, and shipwrecks and lighthouses to explore. It sounds like something out of an adventure tale, but it’s all there for the taking on Klein Curaçao. ...
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August
09,
2018
| 09:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
There's plenty of room to play on the island of Curacao, the largest of the Dutch Antilles. But it seems most visitors tend to congregate on cruise ships or nearby venues, dive sites, or in the casinos. When I visited, I focused, instead, on the art ...
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April
18,
2018
| 10:11 PM Europe/Amsterdam
For travelers seeking something a little different, this former Dutch colonial outpost offers culture and luxury. ...
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February
03,
2018
| 04:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On a very cold and snowy morning, we went to the airport for our flight to paradise island Curacao. And paradise we found! ...
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2017
December
23,
2017
| 04:36 PM Europe/Amsterdam
As a working dive professional, I thought I had seen it all but an experience in 2013 changed my perspective completely about the Dutch Caribbean Island of Curaçao. ...
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December
07,
2017
| 12:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
When I invited luxury lifestyle guru and blogger Duane Wells for a weekend in Curacao, he might have imagined it would involve sipping drinks by the pool, shopping and spa treatments. Except Duane knows me. And in previous trips, I’ve made him sho...
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November
09,
2017
| 12:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
If you’re looking for more than just a tropical escape (and a break from the crowds), Aruba’s lesser-known sibling island, Curaçao, is worth the visit. A constituent country of the Netherlands, Curaçao is a melting pot of cultures—its official langua...
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November
01,
2017
| 12:10 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Much like beauty, romance is in the eyes of the beholder. Whether it’s a chilly winter evening spent snuggling under blankets or dipping into an infinity pool in a sultry tropical paradise, there are myriad honeymoon experiences that can quicken a co...
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August
29,
2017
| 11:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The latest Curaçao promotion is all about the "blues" — everything from the island's azure waters to the lively late-night music scene. The beaches, in particular, are a standout, ranging from secluded coves to broad sweeps of sugar-white sand. But t...
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June
18,
2017
| 12:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
I was determined not to scream and squeal like a little girl, but I couldn’t help myself.  I was on the southern Caribbean island of Curaςao and a full grown ostrich was eating out of my bare hands. ...
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April
08,
2017
| 02:30 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Fall is hurricane season in the Caribbean. It seems that one just passes through before the next one is in the news. We often just don’t think about heading south during the fall. One year we settled on Curacao in hurricane season for a scuba diving ...
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April
01,
2017
| 03:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
After spending 4 days on Bonaire and 5 days on Aruba we ended our 2 week holiday on the Dutch Antilles with 6 days on Curaçao (which turned into 7 days after our flight home got cancelled). We’d booked accommodation in the center of the island, rente...
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March
28,
2017
| 11:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In November, when Berlin had already been hit by the ruthless winter, I had the privilege of escaping to Curacao, a Dutch colonial island in the Caribbean. Part of it is exactly as you’d picture paradise: palm trees, exclusive resorts, and crystal bl...
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March
08,
2017
| 08:53 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When I visited Curacao last week, I bumped into Josh and Femi Peiliker, a young couple who decided to move back to their home country after having lived and studied in Amsterdam for five years. When you’re from a tiny Caribbean island and in your mid...
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February
11,
2017
| 07:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Curacao can be a colorful kaleidoscope of readily apparent attractions but it can also be an elusive labyrinth of secret treasures, hidden pleasures, and off-the-grid gems! You just have to know where to look! ...
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February
08,
2017
| 11:30 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Here it is, only February and we are already sick and tired of snow and ice. The sure cure for this illness is a warm sunny island getaway.  ...
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January
27,
2017
| 12:30 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Curacao is a kind of alcohol. It is blue and it is sweet and I have no idea what it is made of. End of story. Oh wait, no, there is an actual COUNTRY named Curaçao and the alcohol is actually named after the country. I assume. Naming a country aft...
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2016
December
02,
2016
| 01:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
I have a new motto: when life gets hectic, run away to Curaçao. I’m dead serious. I recently traded the stresses of New York City for the serenity of this island paradise and felt lighter of spirit and rejuvenated of body as soon as I laid eyes on it...
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November
25,
2016
| 01:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
I’ve traveled to the Caribbean for all kinds of reasons—family vacations, cruises, bachelorette weekends, dive trips, you name it. And after nearly a decade as a scuba diver, I knew I was overdue to visit Curaçao, whose brilliantly clear waters make ...
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November
23,
2016
| 01:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
The largest of the ABC islands, Curaçao, pronounced “KEWR-E-SOW,” is 171 sq. mi. of sheer paradise. Like it’s neighboring islands, Aruba and Bonaire, Curaçao is a Dutch Caribbean island. Home to less than 150,000 residents, from over 55 different cul...
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