Aruban culture will soon be well represented at the prestigious Art Basel Event in Miami this December 3-6, thanks to celebrated local artist Elisa Lejuez-Peters.
A massive clean-up of the island’s beaches and dive and snorkel sites attracts both locals and tourists.
Though Aruba has become well known for great windsurfing, not many people know that the island also has a trailblazing figure in the sport well worth noting who has been quietly killing it in the windsurfing world for over a decade! Her name is Sarah-Quita Offringa, and she’s well known on island, and a famous figure in windsurfing circles.
Well-traveled and well known as an expert on Caribbean cuisine and international influences from many other regions, Chef Matt Boland has been bringing back global inspiration to his adopted home of Aruba for the past two decades.
“Pabien” is Papiamento for congratulations in Aruba’s local language. And a BIG one is in order now because this happy little island will be even happier, environmentally speaking, as the government has voted to effectively ban all plastic bags as of January 1, 2017.