A native Caymanian, Clare-Louise McGrath attended university in the UK, where she received a BA (Hons) and MA in English Literature from the University of Kent. Upon returning to Grand Cayman in 2017, Clare-Louise joined Acorn Media as a writer and editor where she writes for all four Acorn Media brands. She also edits the Cayman Good Taste magazine.
7 Gifts for the Adventure EnthusiastBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Seven gifts and experiences to inspire great memories this holiday season.
Gifts for the Luxury LoverBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Set the standard for luxury this holiday season with these deluxe gift ideas.
5 Perfect Gifts for the Island EpicureanBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Treat your favourite foodie to a delicious culinary experience this Christmas.
Cayman Banks Help Locals During COVID-19 PandemicBy Clare-Louise McGrath
The impact of the COVID-19 crisis in the Cayman Islands has been widely felt. To help ease the burden local banks have begun offering money saving initiatives.
Holiday Shopping Hours: What's Open, What's ClosedBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Guide to holiday shopping hours in the Cayman Islands. Find opening and closing hours for all your favourite Cayman shops.
Halloween in CaymanBy Clare-Louise McGrath
You are bound to have a spooktacular time while celebratng Halloween in the Cayman Islands. This popuar event attracts people of all ages.
Cayman Carnival BatabanoBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Here we clear up all the confusion with the official dates and times of each parade, a full list of the mas bands involved with each and much more.
Purple Ribbon BusBy Clare-Louise McGrath
The Purple Ribbon Bus is a free bus service in Cayman that is designed to prevent drinking and driving over the holiday season.
Six Tips for Planning a Successful Remodelling ProjectBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Remodelling your home isn’t without its headaches, however with some careful consideration (and the help of Cayman’s experts) the burden is easier to bear.
Celebrating Birthdays & Special Occasions in CaymanBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Ideas for kids birthday parties and special occasions in the Cayman Islands.
Major Capital Projects for 2020By Clare-Louise McGrath
There are major capital developments and big changes in the Cayman Islands infrastructure to look forward to in 2020.
Customs & TraditionsBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Wattle and Daub? Backing Sand? Learn about Cayman's customs, traditions and formalities...plus get the latest news on the 'Marl Road' and find a local festival.
The Traditional Cayman HomeBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Dating back to the mid-18th century, the traditional Caymanian home or 'wattle and daub' cottage was a resilient and practical dwelling with tons of character.
Backing SandBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Caymanian women and children would decorate their gardens with powder-white sand from the beach and on Christmas Eve would rake it into intricate patterns.
Catboat RegattasBy Clare-Louise McGrath
Catboats are an integral part of Cayman's proud maritime heritage. These small and skillfully crafted vessels were once used for fishing and turtling.