St. Elizabeth Hospital (SEHOS) is the old hospital located in the Kura Hulanda Village in the Otrobanda district. On Dec. 3, 1855, Monsignor Ferdinand Kieckens, with the support of the Franciscan nuns of Breda, founded this first nursing home, the St. Mary’s Hospital. Elisabeth Hostpital. In the beginning, mainly leprosy patients and people with intellectual […]
Curaçao people value art. It is a society in which people of many different origins and ethnicities live and work together harmoniously. The wave of art on the island is as diverse as its people. This is to be expected, given the island’s rich local culture and cultural heritage. You are probably already familiar with
There is a small but affordable public transportation system on the island. Curaçao’s public transportation system is operated by ABC bus company. Small vans with the “bus” sign also travel through the city. The larger buses run longer routes and fixed routes. There are several major bus stations on the island. In theory, the big
Actually, Curaçao has only one real city and that is the capital, Willemstad. Furthermore, this tropical island in the Caribbean is initially divided into two: Banda Ariba and Banda Abou. The first is the eastern part of the island and the second refers mainly to the western part. Translated, Banda Ariba means the “high side”
Curaçao Famous Happy Hours Curaçao offers a great amount of restaurants, entertainment and nice beach bars where you can enjoy a tasty cocktail, like the famous Blue Curaçao cocktail. Almost every bar in Curaçao has a happy hour, therefore it is possible to enjoy a happy hour every single day of the week. On this
For visitors to the Caribbean island, there is something special to experience throughout the year. From national holidays and festivals to happy hours and culinary events. On a festive island like Curaçao, there is always a reason for a party! Let’s see what you all can look forward to. Happy Hours You probably already get
Nothing is more idyllic than a spectacular view and delicious food with a nice glass to go with it. With the perfect combination of Caribbean and Dutch culture, there are plenty of romantic waterfront restaurants to choose from in Curaçao. Choose the perfect spot for you and your loved one on the most beautiful beaches.
More than 50 different nationalities are represented on Curaçao, each with their own unique customs and traditions. Although Papiamentu, Dutch and English are recognized as official languages, you may also hear Spanish or one of the many other local languages.
Discover the traditional, famous dishes of Curaçao Caribbean cuisine is as colorful as its culture. Try some of the Caribbean’s best regional cuisines.Curaçao is one of the most beautiful islands in the world. But it doesn’t take long to realize why many people choose to vacation here. The natural beauty is undeniable, but what makes
The name means “the other side. Otrobanda is known as one of the most artistic neighborhoods in Willemstad, the capital of Curaçao. Located just across the bridge from Punda, where you can find the main shopping areas and tourist attractions. This neighborhood offers a unique glimpse into Curaçao’s vibrant street art scene. Although many tourists