Category Archives: Media

580. Curaçao in New York Magazine

As most of you know I live in and love Manhattan, but sometimes miss my first awesome island 🙂 So imagine my delight when my favorite New York magazine decided to feature my favorite Caribbean island in their ‘Beachist’ selection.

580. Curaçao in New York Magazine

As most of you know I live in and love Manhattan, but sometimes miss my first awesome island 🙂 So imagine my delight when my favorite New York magazine decided to feature my favorite Caribbean island in their ‘Beachist’ selection.

597. Dutch Carnival Courage

Born and raised in the Netherlands, a 21 year old Maarten Schakel was drawn by sun, sand and sea and decided to take a job at Dutch radio station (Dolfijn FM). Fast-forward 9 years, ‘Maarten Schakel’ is a Curaçao household name.

597. Dutch Carnival Courage

Born and raised in the Netherlands, a 21 year old Maarten Schakel was drawn by sun, sand and sea and decided to take a job at Dutch radio station (Dolfijn FM). Fast-forward 9 years, ‘Maarten Schakel’ is a Curaçao household name.

611. Curaçao’s Aretha Franklin

Born in Curaçao and raised in St. Eustatius, Shirma Rouse grew up around music and recalls singing in church with her grandmother from a very young age. Shirma was formally introduced to the Dutch music scene as back-up vocalist for Tasha’s

611. Curaçao’s Aretha Franklin

Born in Curaçao and raised in St. Eustatius, Shirma Rouse grew up around music and recalls singing in church with her grandmother from a very young age. Shirma was formally introduced to the Dutch music scene as back-up vocalist for Tasha’s

614. Curaçao Artist Giovani Zanolino

The Art People, a community of artists and art lovers from around the world — with over 91,000 Facebook Fans — has recently profiled Curaçao artist Giovani Zanolino in “Live to Create”. Giovani’s take on Degas. Excerpt from the article: ‘Giovani’s gorgeous, hugely compelling

614. Curaçao Artist Giovani Zanolino

The Art People, a community of artists and art lovers from around the world — with over 91,000 Facebook Fans — has recently profiled Curaçao artist Giovani Zanolino in “Live to Create”. Giovani’s take on Degas. Excerpt from the article: ‘Giovani’s gorgeous, hugely compelling

616. Curaçao in the New York Times

Folks, please meet Baz Dreisinger. She may or may not have inspired this website. Baz isn’t from Curaçao; she lives in New York City. She spent a short week in Curaçao, like most tourists. But Baz isn’t like most tourists: she

616. Curaçao in the New York Times

Folks, please meet Baz Dreisinger. She may or may not have inspired this website. Baz isn’t from Curaçao; she lives in New York City. She spent a short week in Curaçao, like most tourists. But Baz isn’t like most tourists: she

620. 100,000+ Facebook Fans for Curaçao

Blue balloons emblazoned with Curaçao’s flag floated over New York, Berlin, Miami, Atlanta, Shanghai, Athens, Amsterdam, Sao Paolo, London, Caracas, San Francisco and Zurich; almost two dozen cities around the world represented as Curaçao’s fans helped celebrate their 100,000th fan. Several of Curaçao’s Facebook

620. 100,000+ Facebook Fans for Curaçao

Blue balloons emblazoned with Curaçao’s flag floated over New York, Berlin, Miami, Atlanta, Shanghai, Athens, Amsterdam, Sao Paolo, London, Caracas, San Francisco and Zurich; almost two dozen cities around the world represented as Curaçao’s fans helped celebrate their 100,000th fan. Several of Curaçao’s Facebook

642. Curaçao’s Beloved Musician Rudy Plaate

Curaçao’s singer/songwriter/composer Rudy Plaate has composed over 400 songs over the course of his career, his genres range from waltz and tumba to mazurka, and the vast majority of his compositions profess deep love and admiration for his ‘island muse’ in her

642. Curaçao’s Beloved Musician Rudy Plaate

Curaçao’s singer/songwriter/composer Rudy Plaate has composed over 400 songs over the course of his career, his genres range from waltz and tumba to mazurka, and the vast majority of his compositions profess deep love and admiration for his ‘island muse’ in her