Category Archives: Media

580. New York Magazine Recommends Curaçao for Winter Travel

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. New York Magazine Recommends Curaçao for Winter Travel

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. Maarten Schakel: Curaçao’s King of the Street 2014

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. Maarten Schakel: Curaçao’s King of the Street 2014

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: Shirma Rouse

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: Shirma Rouse

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. ‘The Art People’ Spotlight 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 awesome Curaçao artist Giovani Zanolino in “Live to Create”. Giovani has already been featured in two 1000 Awesome Things about Curaçao posts as

614. ‘The Art People’ Spotlight 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 awesome Curaçao artist Giovani Zanolino in “Live to Create”. Giovani has already been featured in two 1000 Awesome Things about Curaçao posts as

616. Baz Dreisinger’s “Curaçao After Dark / With Curaçao’s Music You Can Hear The Cultural Mix” 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. Baz Dreisinger’s “Curaçao After Dark / With Curaçao’s Music You Can Hear The Cultural Mix” 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+ Global 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+ Global 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 Most 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 Most 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