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Jan 07
Money on Curacao

Money on Curacao On Curacao the Antillean Guilder (ANG or NAF) is the official currency. Although at many places the US dollar is also excepted. The official exchange rate between US dollar and Antillean Guilder is 1,78. These currencies are monetarily connected, which should result in similar exchanges always. Be aware companies may vary this […]

Jan 07
Food On Curacao

The Curacao Kitchen Food on Curacao On Curacao, one can definitely find the food of their liking. The fast-food chains like Subway and McDonald’s are well represented and there’s a variety of supermarkets that offer both American and European products. Local food is refered to as Krioyo, prenounced as ‘Criollo’. The local cuisine is best explained as mix of Caribbean and […]

Jan 07
Wilhelminaplein Willemstad Curacao

Het Wilhelminaplein in Curacao Wilhelminaplein is a pleasant square located in the middle of the Punda district. It is known for the pleasant terraces of Pleincafe Wilhelmina and Eetcafe de Buren, among others. The well-known large Dushi and Caracao letters are also on this square. The colorful letters are very popular among tourists to take […]

Jan 07
Curacao

Curacao Curacao is one island being part of the Royal Dutch Kingdom. It is the most populated island and located just north of Venezuela. Relax or get busy Many tourists choose – and return to – Curacao for a well earned holiday retreat with its secure sunny weather. The good food, many optional activities offered and […]

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Jan 07
Crime on Curacao

Crime in Curacao It is fairly well known in the Netherlands that Curacao has it’s share of crime. In the media, unfortunately, it is often shown that the island would not be safe. In reality, what it comes down to is that Curacao, like other countries, simply has some rotten apples. Since it has only 150,000 inhabitants, the […]

Jan 07
Internship on curacao

Do an internship on Curacao Doing an internship in Curaçao is fun, you usually come back brown and it looks good on your resume. Not only can you gain experience in business abroad, but you also learn to deal with different cultures and experience the Caribbean way of life. Some do not want to leave […]

Jan 07
Cruise to Curacao

Cruiseship to Curacao It is always magical to see when one of the many cruise ships dock in the Anna Bay: the largest natural harbor in the western hemisphere. These cruises arrive on Curacao every day and together they carry around 400,000 tourists from all over the world. Tourists who take a Cruise to Curacao […]

Jan 07
Cheap airline tickets to curacao

Cheap airline tickets to Curacao Of course you want to book your ticket to Curacao as cheaply as possible. Fortunately, a plane ticket is nowadays much cheaper than about 10 years ago. The prices even fluctuate to such an extent that you can already stay on Curacao for € 650 incl. Accommodation. It clearly makes […]

Jan 07
Zika en Curacao

Zika and Curacao The world is fairly captivated by the rapidly spreading virus Zika in Latin America. In the meantime cases have also been reported on Curacao. But what exactly does the virus entail and what are the possible consequences of Zika for Curacao? Like the previously known viruses Dengue and Chikungunya, Zika has similar […]

Jan 07
How do you prevent Zika on Curacao

How do you prevent Zika on Curacao? Prevention is better than cure. Preventing the propagation of mosquitoes can best prevent the Zika virus. Therefore, look around your house or stay for places where water can remain. Discard this water to prevent mosquitoes from laying eggs here. In this image you see places around your house […]