13 Caribbean Bloggers And Influencers You Should Follow
By DeAnna Taylor
Whether you need inspiration for your next vacay, your next outfit, or you want to find the best of the best in Caribbean cuisine around the world, these bloggers will help.
Check out this list we’ve curated of Caribbean bloggers and influencers you need to follow now.
Island Epicurean: This Cayman Islands native has all you need to know when it comes to the food scene in the Cayman Islands. Chelsea has even put together a detailed Cayman Island food guide that she updates regularly.
Leigh-Ann Martin: Chef Leigh-Ann was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago. She got her start in the food industry when her mother would set out local ingredients she purchased from an island market, and then give Leigh-Anne three hours to prep them. She graduated from the Institute of Culinary Education in 2012 and has been working in the industry since then.
2 Sisters and a Meal: Sisters Suzanne and Michelle Rousseau are from Jamaica and were introduced to the food industry early in life. They started with a small cafe that grew into a fine dining restaurant. They also own a catering service and event planning business. They are passionate about all things Caribbean and enjoy highlighting it all.
Jehan Can Cook: This Guyana native has a passion for all things food. Jehan started the blog to help her boredom. She now showcases authentic Caribbean dishes that she prepares at home.
Jessica in the Kitchen: Jessica is a self-taught chef, photographer, and videographer repping Jamaica. An illness led her to try a vegetarian, whole food diet which she now shares with her followers. She features over 600 recipes on her website in addition to free guides to help you live a healthier lifestyle.
Uncommon Caribbean: Steve and Patrick Bennett are brothers from St. Croix. They have over 15 years each of experience with bringing the Caribbean to life through words and photos. They show their readers and followers some of the best-hidden gems of the Antilles.
Joanna E: This Caribbean-American travel blogger shows her audiences how to balance working full-time while still being able to travel. She shares guides that inspire professional millennial women looking to make travel a priority in their life too.
Shanny De Lioness: This 30 something blogger currently lives on the beautiful island of Jamaica. She shares her travel experiences under the tab ‘dry land tourist chronicles.’
Bahamianista: Crista is a ‘Bahama mama’ who provides the ins and outs of the Carnival scene. She is simply living her best life while documenting it in the process.
Fashion and Lifestyle
Miniskirts and Microphones: Ianthia Smith is a Bahamas native that brings her love for the news and fashion together under one site. As a former news anchor, she brings her readers the best in health, beauty, and fashion. It’s your one-stop-shop for all thing fabulous.
Baydian Girl: Tamara Sykes is a Caribbean native that now lives in the midwest. She started her blog back in 2014 and aims to inspire women to dress up their exterior while bringing out their inner beauty. She creates a space for all women to find their confidence and to walk in their magic.
T’ingz Nice: This Turks and Caicos born blogger considers herself a ‘Jill of all trades.’ She provides all things centered around Carnival including her handmade custom must-have accessories.
Upon My Curves: Trish is a native of Turks and Caicos. In her blog, she provides fashionable yet affordable tips for the plus-sized woman and man.
DeAnna Taylor is a criminal defense Attorney turned travel blogger, author, and writer. While Charlotte, NC (her hometown) is her base, she's always somewhere on a plane. Catch her on IG: @brokeandabroadlife.