A Local's Guide to St. Barths, Caribbean - This Way

A Local's Guide to St. Barths, Caribbean

Describe who you are in 3 sentences
My name is Julie Pallesen and I work as a model, have my own blog and currently I’m working on starting up my own business (Away This Way). I’m ambitious, energetic and a successfull multitasker. I believe honesty, hard work and a positive mind is “This Way“ in life.

What is your relation to this city?
I first came to this magical Caribbean Island in 2012 and fell in love with the island straight away. I travel there as often as I can which is between 1-4 times a year. St. Barths is my favourite paradise place in the world!

Best experience?
There is so many amazing things about this place but the beaches, surfing and exploring the island on a moke car are the best.

Weirdest experience?
Sometimes I have a hard time getting up on the hills when I am driving the moke so sometimes you need another chance which makes me feel like I am in a go cart in a amusement park.

Your top 3 hangout spots?
Shell Beach at sunset hour, Eden Rock Hotel, and Gouverneur beach.

Favourite restaurants?
Bonito and Isola.

Best date place?
The island is so romantic that you can go everywhere.

Best Sunday spot?
Nikki Beach are always fun on Sundays.

If you were to live in another place, where would that be and why?
I wish to live here one day or spent more time here but from New York (where home is now) then this is the perfect balance.

Where is your escape place from this city?
From New York to St.Barths which is only a 3 hour plane ride followed by a small plane for 10 minutes.

Best 5 local advices?
1) Try a burger at Jojo burger
2) Do the hike at Colombier
3) Surfing at Lorient or Toiny beach
4) Use the gym on the hill of Gourverneur where all the locals are
5) Get a drink at Select Bar in the harbour.

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