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ST. KITTS AND NEVIS TRAVEL GUIDE
LANGUAGESEnglish (official) and St. Kitts Creole.
WHAT TO EATGoat water (goat stew with breadfruit, papaya and dumplings), rotis, saltfish and johnnycakes (cornmeal flatbread), lobster, conch chowder and Jamaican-style jerk dishes that are also popular here.
WHAT TO BRING BACKColourfully dyed batik fabrics from the Caribelle Batik Factory, a bottle of Mrs Greaux Hot Pepper Sauce, guava cheese, pink conch or shell-based jewellery and local Brinley Gold Shipwreck rum.
FUN FACTThe Narrows is a small strait separating the sister islands of St. Kitts and Nevis. Only 4-kilometres wide, many brave the swim from one shore to the next or even race across in the annual Nevis to St. Kitts Cross Channel Swim, leaving from Oualie Beach on Nevis and finishing on Cockleshell Bay.
IMPORTANT INFOFor more information on all necessary travel documents, visa, taxes and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.
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