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The Caribbean for Foodies

Jerk chicken

Each of the 22 island territories of the Caribbean has added its own individual style to its own cooking; few islands produce exactly the same dishes although strong mutual roots are evident.

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March 4, 2013 by | Comments Off on The Caribbean for Foodies

Lesser Known Caribbean Destinations: Trinidad and Tobago

Sweets on the street, Port of Spain

When researching islands in the Caribbean for vacation, you might not immediately think of Trinidad and Tobago. But since they (especially Trinidad) have an economy that is not tourism-based, you get a chance to experience a different kind of not-specially-engineered-for-tourists Caribbean island, and you might just be surprised at what you find. The archipelago nation […]

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January 25, 2013 by | 1 Comment

How to Plan Multi Generational Cruises for Your Family

Trip planning

Multigenerational travel is quite the buzz word in tourism these days, but it’s really just a fancy term for getting the whole extended family together for a trip. That’s not to say that this is easy though. Planning our 12-person, 3-generation cruise to Bermuda was one of the most difficult projects I’ve ever undertaken (and […]

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November 12, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Tips for Traveling the Caribbean in Hurricane Season


With its vast expanses of snow-white sand lined with palm trees and piña coladas topped with colorful umbrellas, the Caribbean is every tropical island cliché brought to life. Unfortunately, paradise comes with some pitfalls, including a location spread across one of the world’s most active hurricane belts. But for all the storm warnings sprawled across […]

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July 12, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Top Outdoor Attractions in Puerto Rico


David Whitley goes kayaking at night – and picks out four other options for travellers who wish to get out and explore Puerto Rico.

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February 29, 2012 by | Comments Off on Top Outdoor Attractions in Puerto Rico

Top 8 Spots to Dive and Snorkel in St Kitts and Nevis

Nevis scuba

Divers and snorkelers will find plenty of tropical treasures under the translucent waters that surround St. Kitts and its sister island Nevis. The island has some 70 dive sites, many of which harbor rarely explored shipwrecks and even thermal vents teeming with abundant sea life. Colorful coral reefs protect much of these waters, which serve […]

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January 24, 2012 by | Comments Off on Top 8 Spots to Dive and Snorkel in St Kitts and Nevis

Five Generations of Metal Sculptors in Croix des Bouquets, Haiti

Fer Decoupé Figures

Did you know there has been a thriving fer decoupé (metal sculpture) industry in Haiti for nearly 60 years? This unique industry is situated in the artistic village of Noailles, in the Croix des Bouquets area. The whole thing was started by George Liataud who was a mechanic at the Hasco factory in the late […]

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September 13, 2011 by | Comments Off on Five Generations of Metal Sculptors in Croix des Bouquets, Haiti

Top 10 Places to Eat in St. Kitts & Nevis

What St. Kitts and its sister island Nevis lack in square miles, the tiny island makes up for in zesty Caribbean flavors. Eat island style when you’re here, and jump into one of the many seafood dishes, such as a curry-flavored Kingfish, fresh lobster, or a parrot-fish filet. For a more festive feast, dig into […]

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May 6, 2011 by | 2 Comments

A Walking Tour of Santo Domingo’s Old Town

Alcazar de Colon

Santo Domingo teems with Spanish Colonial History, and nowhere is this more evident than in the city’s Zona Colonial, the district that comprises Santo Domingo’s Old Town. Here, cobblestone streets reminiscent of the French Quarter in New Orleans wind their way through this historic treasure trove of monuments, churches, and museums. Here, you’ll stroll down […]

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April 21, 2011 by | Comments Off on A Walking Tour of Santo Domingo’s Old Town

Introducing St Kitts: Top Things to Do

St Kitts

We’re pleased to announce a new destination on St Kitts. We’ve just completed an exhaustive search for St Kitts’ best tours, shore excursions and things to do – from Snorkeling and Scuba diving in St Kitts’ famous coral reefs to day trips to its neighboring island, Nevis.

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March 10, 2011 by | Comments Off on Introducing St Kitts: Top Things to Do