Monthly Archives: December 2013

Christmas in Turks and Caicos: Maskanoo

Maskanoo is an annual event in the Turks and Caicos and is held “Boxing Day”, the day after Christmas (a holiday in Commonwealth countries like TCI). Maskanoo has its roots in the ‘Masses’, a masquerade tradition that fuses traditional African culture with costumed balls held in the colonial era. On Provo, Maskanoo originated with workers brought

Paradise Photography here in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos has offered resort guests staying at The Sands at Grace Bay the following tips for taking terrific and memorable photos during your Turks & Caicos vacation: Tip 1: Subject Placement: Placing your subject directly in the center of the image often produces a weak composition.  An image

This is a guest blog post by Diane Grever who operates Island Harmony, destination wedding planners in the Turks and Caicos. What makes Providenciales such a special place for weddings?   Our island is so special for many reasons.  When my husband and I were married here on Provo we fell in love with the island – the

Hemingway’s Restaurant & Bar Named “Best In Show” For Serving Up The Tastiest Conch Dishes at The 10th Annual Turks & Caicos Conch Festival! On November 30th, the 10th Annual Conch Festival and Food Competition took place in Blue Hills, Providenciales. For this annual cooking “conch-etition” – the island’s best chefs from over 25 restaurants