my turks and caicos guide

myseastory-turks-and-caicos-mini-guideas we approach the date to my cousin’s visit, i started drafting yet another email with tips and suggestions on what to do in turks and caicos. every time we have someone visiting i like to put my personal suggestions together hoping that they have the time of their life and don’t miss out on anything. i love doing this and try to give detailed input as if it was for me.

so i thought why not have a permanent short guide for anyone planning to visit? i will keep this info with easy access and update regularly as new places and spots come up (or my opinion changes) – Continue reading


shopping in turks and caicos

shopping-in-turks-and-caicos-by-myseastorymoving to turks and caicos has really tought me how to live with little or no shopping – ok, for a certain period of time. here, you don’t feel the need to spend, there is limited choice and the prices are high. on the down side, when i’m off island, i know i have a few days to shop and sometimes not enough time to plan and decide what i really need/want. it’s all or nothing…

if you are craving a little vacations shopping, here is where i like to go (in no particular order)  if i have to get a gift for a friend or when i’m in need of some retail therapy –  Continue reading

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julia at age 1 –  when we wake up every morning at 6.30, we have our little morning routine, james takes julia out to the garden and the beach, she points out to everything and waves hi to everyone she sees. but the best part (other than having 5min for myself!) is the look on her face when she comes back home with a flower in her hand for me! this has become my favorite time of the day ♡

a weekly portrait of my daughter

turks and caicos in watercolour


when my mum came to visit last november, she set up a mini art studio by our back porch. she had loads of pictures from her previous visits and spent her days painting outside. it was so nice having her present, and knowing that she felt at home, doing what she likes best, in our place.

lucky me, i got her turks and caicos watercolours as christmas gifts, so now i have all these really cute reminders of her stay on island.

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julia-0552julia at age 1 –  she’s like the owner of the first step in the pool, steps in and out, in and out, and occasionally sits down to play with the water ♡

a weekly portrait of my daughter