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

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

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

The Land of Las Tortugas

Turtles have a storied history in the Cayman Islands, and thanks to the Cayman Turtle Centre, conservation efforts are keeping them off the endangered list. . . . Before the Cayman Islands were acclaimed for their white-sand beaches, duty-free shopping and thriving culinary scene, they were simply the land of turtles. Christopher Columbus was so … Continue reading The Land of Las Tortugas

A Tale of Two Paths: Emeritus Drive Meets ‘The Rise’

Ten years ago, before the roads were built at Camana Bay, a core team gathered to research and develop guiding principles that would influence the decision of road names throughout the town, then and for years to come. In addition to Dart executives, the team included outside contractors and notable Caymanian figures who could speak … Continue reading A Tale of Two Paths: Emeritus Drive Meets ‘The Rise’

Mission Blue: CCMI Preserves Cayman’s Coral Reefs for Future Generations

Nestled on the tranquil and unhurried island of Little Cayman is the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI), a research centre that has been dedicated to studying coral and underwater wildlife for almost 20 years. Founded in 1998, the non-profit organisation is housed within the Little Cayman Research Centre (LCRC), a cheerful yellow beach lodge that … Continue reading Mission Blue: CCMI Preserves Cayman’s Coral Reefs for Future Generations

Being Green is a Way of Life, Even for Local Restaurants

Businesses across the Cayman Islands are actively recycling to reduce their environmental footprint. This is becoming more evident in the kitchens of several restaurants and food service providers that are choosing to replace conventional packaging containers with biodegradable alternatives, reuse food in ways that reduce waste and even repurpose discarded items. Reusing + Repurposing The eco-conscious … Continue reading Being Green is a Way of Life, Even for Local Restaurants