The Art of Storytelling

This year, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) will celebrate 20 years of storytelling with Gimistory, a cultural festival that provides free family entertainment to all. The week-long event is slated to amuse and enthrall residents and visitors of the Cayman Islands, travelling from district to district and highlighting both local and regional storytellers and … Continue reading The Art of Storytelling

Beauty & Brains: Meet Miss Cayman Islands Universe 2019, Kadejah Bodden

Twenty-four-year-old Kadejah Bodden won the hearts of the crowd and judges when she took centre stage at this year’s Miss Cayman Islands Universe Pageant and claimed the title and crown. But her long legs, striking smile and winning personality aren’t the only qualities worth mentioning. Bodden holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University … Continue reading Beauty & Brains: Meet Miss Cayman Islands Universe 2019, Kadejah Bodden

Art with Purpose: One Man’s Trash is These Artists’ Inspiration

Around the world, we’re witnessing an ever-increasing rise in single-use plastic pollution and learning of its impact on our environment and the wildlife which live within large nations like Kenya and Taiwan and Caribbean neighbours Turks and Caicos, Jamaica, Dominica, Haiti, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It’s also been a threat in cities like Montreal, … Continue reading Art with Purpose: One Man’s Trash is These Artists’ Inspiration

Basics of the Basin

Surrounded on all sides by southern Europe, northern Africa and southwest Asia, the Mediterranean Sea touches 21 separate countries and island nations, making for a highly complex culinary melting pot. It’s common for Mediterranean food to be thought of in terms of pasta, pizza, Greek salads and falafel, but the culinary range and diversity of … Continue reading Basics of the Basin

History on Display

In 1780, Englishman William Eden built Pedro St. James, a grand three-storey Great House, which would later become an iconic heritage site in the Cayman Islands. At the time, Grand Cayman was a fledgling island settlement inhabited by roughly 500 people, half of whom were enslaved. Donkeys were the sole means of transportation on dry … Continue reading History on Display