Martinique offers a unique vocation experience with step into another
when sugar was king.
Colonized by France in 1635,
charming island has subsequently remained a French possession except
for three brief periods of foreign occupation. Martinique became an
overseas departement of France on March 19th 1946. This means it is
treated equally to every other departement in France and has full
representation in the National Assembly.
retains an imprint of grace and
courtesy left over from
tradition. The official language, currency and the Gallic preoccupation
with food and high style is evident here, but culture remains Creole.
cuisine is a mix of French, African and East Indian flavors. Martinique
has sand beaches, but beautiful interior draws visitors from the