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The Colourful Streets of Punda, Curacao

20 July 2019 | 09:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam Looking for unique, street art, and 3D visuals in the Downtown core of Curacao, known as Punda, was like a hidden treasure hunt. In no other place, did I see sunflowers shoot out from the wall, parrots look so lifelike they could almost sit on my shoulder, or #Pundawings that made me “look” angelic. The island of Curacao is a colourful feast for the eyes. The city centre of Punda is at the heart of it. With artistic expressions of street art that takes on an authentic Caribbean vibe, Punda is alive with hidden treasures one can search for without a map. I got lost in a maze narrow streets with wall art as my guide. The locals would refer to the wallart as a reference point for street directions and shout out, “Did you walk past the parrots?” “Did you see the...
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15 Most Insta-worthy Curacao hotspots

19 July 2019 | 09:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam Taking pictures of your Caribbean vacation is not only fun. It’s a great way to store wonderful memories when going back home, to enjoy even years later. When publishing vacation photos online you’re in a way taking your online followers with you, and you might even inspire friends and family to travel abroad to the island of Curacao too. We are showing you the 10 best photo hotspots to show off your Curacao vacation on Instagram. Queen Emma (Pontoon) Bridge and Handelskade The “swinging old lady” as we sometimes call it, is one of the most iconic landmarks which Curacao is famous for. With the  UNESCO World Heritage Site , the Handelskade, as a backdrop you can never go wrong. People will definitely double-tap this on Instagram as all those colors will surely blow them away. It’s beautiful by day, sunset and by...
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What is the Origin of Blue Curaçao?

When you ask a random American if they know Curaçao, most will have never heard of it. If you then ask them if they know Blue Curaçao, they wholeheartedly answer yes. So does Blue Curaçao really come from the island, why is it blue, and who started it? This must be one of the bigger mysteries surrounding one of the most famous liqueur names in the world.  Is Curaçao an island? So first, we have to start by explaining what Curaçao is. Well, Curaçao is a tropical island in the Caribbean Sea, 60 miles off the coast of Venezuela, right next to Aruba. Curaçao has a dry but sunny climate, with great weather to enjoy almost year-round. It is surrounded by beautiful clear blue and turquoise water. The island has a colorful character. Houses are painted in various bright colors, making the capital Willemstad one of the most photographed inner...
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What’s Curacao’s weather like?

Willemstad, 17 July 2019 | 04:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam If you are looking for a sun sure holiday destination, Curacao is the place to go. The sun is shining and it’s definitely always warm. Curacao weather is always A-OK!   In terms of temperature, it truly is summer year-round. Curacao, therefore, has no real seasons, but if you must classify it any way you divide it into the summer season, windy season and a somewhat rainy season. The different seasons, however, will have little to no impact on your vacation – after all, the Curacao weather is almost always great – but it’s handy to know more about them. To help you plan your holiday, we have made an overview of the Curacao weather. How does the rainy season affect Curacao? The rainy season in Curacao starts in October and ends in January. During this period, there’s an average of 100...
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