23 Things That Are Totally Normal When Living In St. Kitts

Life can be a little different when living on an island that has more monkeys than people. Things can be a bit crazy sometimes, but in the end it is SO SO worth it.

1. Beer being cheaper than water

Pick your poison, Stag or Carib.

2. Interesting local lingo

TRANSLATION: Stop here and call. Don’t come in!

3. Butt sweat

What’s a little butt sweat between friends?

4. Underboob sweat

Don’t panic.

5. Sweat in places you didn’t even know you could sweat

Airplane (Paramount Pictures)


6. A patch of smooth road being a cause for celebration

Only matched by the wonder that is the new roundabout.

7. Sandal tans

It’s a rough life, but someone’s gotta live it.

8. Goat induced traffic jams

Or sheep. Whatever they are.

9. Donkeys wearing sunglasses

“Come on, again Jojo? I look RIDICULOUS.” — Bob the donkey

10. Monkeys riding donkeys

“Giddyup you ass!”

11. Alcoholic monkeys

Just one more Ting with a Sting

12. Never knowing if an animal is a goat or a sheep

HINT: It’s all in the tail. Goats up, sheep down.

13. Island cars

Why yes, that is a menstrual pad and zip ties holding everything together.

14. Cruise ships

Don’t even think about trying to shop in port if there’s no ship docked.

15. Never being able to fully rid yourself of sand

Just when you thought your bed was finally sand free.

16. Giant Centipedes

These are what God invented BOP for.

17. Huge ass spiders trying to kill you

Home Alone (Twentieth Century Fox)


18. Then again, don’t forget views like this

The peninsula from Timothy Hill

19. …and this

Christophe Harbour

20. …and this.

Mount Liamuiga

21. Oh yeah, and beaches

The Pavilion Beach Club @ Christophe Harbour

22. …more beaches

The Pavilion Beach Club @ Christophe Harbour

23. …and more beaches

View of Nevis from St Kitts

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