Category Archives: Humor

595. Curaçao Does NOT Do Rain

(This was strictly economics. Ladies got their hair done and the rain was not about to take that too.) See also:  #925. Rain delays are patriotic

595. Curaçao Does NOT Do Rain

(This was strictly economics. Ladies got their hair done and the rain was not about to take that too.) See also:  #925. Rain delays are patriotic

600. 12 Things Curaçao Expats Can’t Leave Curaçao Without

1. Ketjap Manis 2. Preimu Chines 3. The one and only “Air Conditioner in a Bottle” 4. Drop 5. Kroepoek 6. Maggi 7. Palu di Funchi 8. Curaçao Liquor (for your non-Curaçao friends)  9. Emergency Amstel Bright 10. Pika 11. Desiree’s latest cookbook 12.

600. 12 Things Curaçao Expats Can’t Leave Curaçao Without

1. Ketjap Manis 2. Preimu Chines 3. The one and only “Air Conditioner in a Bottle” 4. Drop 5. Kroepoek 6. Maggi 7. Palu di Funchi 8. Curaçao Liquor (for your non-Curaçao friends)  9. Emergency Amstel Bright 10. Pika 11. Desiree’s latest cookbook 12.

604. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 6)

You automatically wiggle your hips and upper-body (even when seated) upon hearing the first sounds of a tambú, tumba, merengue, salsa, reaggeaton, etc You make appointments at 3 when you want to start at 4   You get insulted and

604. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 6)

You automatically wiggle your hips and upper-body (even when seated) upon hearing the first sounds of a tambú, tumba, merengue, salsa, reaggeaton, etc You make appointments at 3 when you want to start at 4   You get insulted and

608. Curaçao Baby Names (Part 6)

In Curaçao we tend to mash-up Dutch, Papiamentu, Spanish and English… as well as mom and dad’s name (sometimes grandmother and grandfather too) resulting in truly unique concoctions, often very difficult to pronounce and therefore reduced to “Juni” and “Dèka”, “Zusje” (little

608. Curaçao Baby Names (Part 6)

In Curaçao we tend to mash-up Dutch, Papiamentu, Spanish and English… as well as mom and dad’s name (sometimes grandmother and grandfather too) resulting in truly unique concoctions, often very difficult to pronounce and therefore reduced to “Juni” and “Dèka”, “Zusje” (little

613. Dutch Royalty Mania

King Willem-Alexander and his more glamorous half, Queen Máxima, visited the Dutch Caribbean islands for the first time as ‘official’ monarchs this past week. The King was inaugurated on April 30, 2013 and promised to continue his mother’s course, stressing

613. Dutch Royalty Mania

King Willem-Alexander and his more glamorous half, Queen Máxima, visited the Dutch Caribbean islands for the first time as ‘official’ monarchs this past week. The King was inaugurated on April 30, 2013 and promised to continue his mother’s course, stressing

622. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 5)

You’ve mastered the (many) meanings of ‘konyo’ and use it in both positive and negative sense (mostly positive of course!) You don’t flinch when you see women out and about with rollers in their hair A car honks at you,

622. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 5)

You’ve mastered the (many) meanings of ‘konyo’ and use it in both positive and negative sense (mostly positive of course!) You don’t flinch when you see women out and about with rollers in their hair A car honks at you,

623. 11 Awesome Curaçao-inspired Halloween Costumes

Curaçao’s favorite odd couple: 1. 1968 Miss Universe runner-up Annemarie Braafheid and 2. her hubby Stanley Brown 3. Rasta Moses 4. Curaçao’s air conditioner in a bottle: Alcolado Glacial 5. This scary guy 6. Captain Goodlife 7. Polar Beer 8. Songstress Kris Berry and her awesome hair

623. 11 Awesome Curaçao-inspired Halloween Costumes

Curaçao’s favorite odd couple: 1. 1968 Miss Universe runner-up Annemarie Braafheid and 2. her hubby Stanley Brown 3. Rasta Moses 4. Curaçao’s air conditioner in a bottle: Alcolado Glacial 5. This scary guy 6. Captain Goodlife 7. Polar Beer 8. Songstress Kris Berry and her awesome hair