North of Venezuela, the island of Aruba is a little pearl in the Caribbean. Aruba is a diverse island, known for its white sand beaches, crystal clear water, stark desert views, and sharp volcanic rock formations. It has attractive locations for scuba diving and tons of flora and fauna along with ritzy resorts and many casinos. Thanks to Aruba’s mixed heritage you’ll find no end of food, dance and costume party going on pretty much all year round. Aruba’s beaches are probably one of the biggest attractions on the island, but there are so many activities you shouldn’t miss such as: Horse riding. Jeep tours, Jolly Pirate Sailing and so much more. To make it easy for you, we have put together our Top 10 Things To Do In Aruba.
Coffee in a cup blogger Henriette (Etta) Gran Myreng from Norway traveled to Aruba and really took the time to get the know the Aruban people and its culture. Read all about her experiences with local people, local cuisine and other fun facts of the One Happy Island.
We'll take you all the way back in time to an Aruba populated by the Arawak Indians in this short article on Aruba's history and how it came to be the One Happy Island.