May 17, 2018
Another interesting place in Paramaribo is Fort Zeelandia, a star-shaped fortress used by the British and Dutch armies when they arrived in Suriname. Located inside the fort is the Suriname Museum (Surinaams Museum) which houses a collection of cultural artifacts and exhibit halls that will take you back in time. This is the best place
June 14, 2017
We made a reservation at Bergendal Eco and Cultural River Resort to celebrate our one year wedding anniversary. We went to their office a day before our planned trip not expecting it would be fully booked, so it was a little risky for us. We wanted to book the cabin with the riverfront view, but
April 25, 2017
Villa Zapakara is a children’s museum that showcases fantastic masterpieces from recycled and improvised materials. MixMax Brasil is the fourth interactive exhibition hosted by Villa Zapakara that will end in 2018. The place was uniquely designed with a touch of Derlon Almeida, a famous Brazilian graffiti artist. We went to Villa Zapakara to check out
April 24, 2017
Today is the start of my first ever swimming lesson. How else will I be able to live my mermaid dream? Learn how to swim. It’s never too late. WARNING: Since I will be taking swimming lessons for some time, you will definitely see more swimming pool posts. First stop is Trans Elite Hotel. Entrance:
April 20, 2017
It was a cloudy day driving to Peperpot Nature Park in Commewijne. I was thinking that they should definitely be open on a Wednesday morning. We tried calling the office first (before venturing out on another 15 minute drive), but once again, no one picked up. Still, we took the chance that maybe they are
April 10, 2017
What’s better than spending your Saturday afternoon relaxing under a tree while watching the sun’s rays sparkle in the Suriname River?
February 12, 2017
Redi Doti is a native Indian village located to the southeast of Paramaribo which takes an hour and a half drive from the city. It’s called Redi (Red) Doti (Earth/Sand) because of its typical red-colored ground.
July 21, 2016
Fort Nieuw Amsterdam is located at the junction of the Suriname river and the Commewijne river. It was supposed to be a barricade to protect the crops from the river between 1734 to 1747. The materials used to construct the fort were supplied by the Netherlands and built by the slaves. It was also a