I Live in the Caribbean and Here Are 5 Mosquito Solutions That Locals Swear By
I live on a small, rustic (and beautiful) island in the Caribbean — as in 50 square miles and 8,500 people (give or take), and no shopping centers, chain stores, or even traffic lights. One thing we certainly don’t lack? Mosquitoes! While most of the country is about to enter mosquito season, for me, these winged bloodsuckers are a 12-months-a-year dilemma. And as you might recall, I hate bugs, so you can bet I’ve tested all sorts of solutions to keep flying menaces at bay. I know my neighbors have, too, so I polled this close-knit community of islanders for their tried-and-true mosquito solutions. The responses ran the gamut from natural essential oils to modern electric contraptions. To help you take advantage of their expert advice, I rounded up the most popular suggestions below. Here’s to a bite-free summer!
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