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Installation artist, musician and visionary William Close turned Amanyara’s  idyllic pool sala into an Earth Harp.

amanyara anniversary

When Amanyara resort on Providenciales opened in 2006, seasoned travelers and critics alike considered it faultless. But as the past decade has proven, perfection is an ever-evolving state. The innovative luxury resort celebrated its 10-year anniversary in May with a three-day event of intimate cocktail klatches, beachfront dinners and a surprise finale concert by U.K….

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under the sea: the beauty of snorkeling

With Turks and Caicos boasting some of the world’s most dramatic diving spots, snorkeling may not hold quite the same appeal for adventure thrill seekers – unless you’ve forgotten these islands stretch across the third largest barrier reef on earth. The white sand perfection of Providenciales’ Grace Bay beach may appear to lead solely to…

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island ink

ometime last August whilst yachting off the coast of Italy, Beyonce sparked a global sensation with a single Instagram post.  No, it wasn’t her bikini bod that seemingly broke the internet – okay, maybe that helped, but the real frenzy centered around the metallic jewellery inspired motifs adorning her sun kissed skin – flash tattoos!…

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Grace Bay Club's 2016 Chocolate Lovers Showcase winning dish.

crème brûlée meets chocolate truffle

Compared to other kitchen jobs – with the chopping, searing, shouting and constant motion – pastry work can seem almost ethereal, like alchemy sifted with sugar and dreams. It follows that pastry makers might think a bit differently. So it went with this year’s Grace Bay Club entry in the 2016 Chocolate Lovers Showcase Sweet…

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Chef Eddwin Gallardo

choco taco: a new twist on a classic

n retrospect, the amazing thing about Edwin Gallardo’s inspiration for his 2016 Chocolate Lovers Showcase Savory Award-winner wasn’t the subtle genius that hybridized the deep, complex flavors of duck confit with the richness of dark chocolate and the bright notes of citrus. Rather, it was an impulse universally recognizable to just about anyone who has…

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international victory!

Turks and Caicos Men’s Rugby Team made history on April 30th, dominating Curacao 41-10 en route to the nation’s first-ever win in an officially sanctioned international match. The game was played on neutral ground at Olimpico Stadium in the Dominican Republic. It featured big plays from some of TCI’s top young prospects, including Grand Turk’s…

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David Parsons and current members of his renowned Parsons Dance Company take posing for photos to a new level in
front of Stargazer Villa. The dancers rehearsed for their island performances in the villa’s studio on International Drive.

david parsons: leaps and bounds

In “Caught,” David Parsons’ most famous recent work of choreography, dancers captured in strobe light fly above a darkened stage, each leap frozen at its perfect apex and expression. “Caught” is dance distilled to a new essence: Achingly beautiful, yes, but also profoundly isolated. So one of the many happy surprises from the David Parsons…

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Intersections: domino creative blends in the office with out on vacation

in the office, out on vacation

While the islands remain the ideal spot for unplugging, more TCI homeown­ers are choosing to incorporate office spaces into their island homes. “More and more the line between work time and personal time is blurred, so there’s a trend with our clients to include office spaces in what historically would have been considered strictly vacation…

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