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Out of Office: Susie’s Sunny Holiday in Belize

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Viator’s team of travel insiders is obsessed with finding the best things to do everywhere we travel. From traditional tours to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, everywhere from Australia to Zimbabwe, we spend our time scouring the globe for the best tours and activities around the world. Whether traveling for work or pleasure (or both!) our staff members […]

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November 12, 2014 by | Comments Off on Out of Office: Susie’s Sunny Holiday in Belize

Best Places to Go Diving

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Sometimes it might feel like your list of must-see destinations around the world keeps getting bigger, even as you check countries and cities off. Divers have an even more daunting task, however, as they have lists that cover not only places on land but places underwater, too. Whether you’re an experienced diver, are looking to […]

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June 23, 2014 by | Comments Off on Best Places to Go Diving

St. Barth: France in the Caribbean

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The island of St. Barth is like a miniature French Riviera that has split from its mother country and sailed off into the Caribbean. With its sumptuous duty-free boutiques, world-class hotels, and yacht-lined harbor, it’s no wonder that the island has become the playground to the rich and famous. But ordinary travelers can enjoy St. […]

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September 18, 2013 by | Comments Off on St. Barth: France in the Caribbean

How to Pack for a Caribbean Cruise

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When packing for a Caribbean cruise, you’ll need to think of your wardrobe for your cruise vacation in three different components: days at sea, days in port and evening attire. What you’ll want to wear for each of these parts of your cruise will differ; here are tips on how to pack for each one […]

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April 24, 2013 by | 4 Comments

Visiting the Caribbean on a Budget

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There’s no doubt about it – the Caribbean is a long-standing bastion of sun, sand and that unmistakable rippling blue water. From tales of swashbuckling pirates to Jimmy Buffet’s rummy good times accompanied by a steel drum backdrop – if you’ve never been to the Caribbean, you’re in for the treat of a lifetime. The […]

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March 8, 2013 by | 3 Comments

St. Kitts: So Much More Than a Cruise Stop

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Slower travelers—those interested in staying for more than a day in port—can find a less polished St. Kitts, one that overflows with quintessentially Caribbean sights, sounds and flavors.

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March 7, 2013 by | Comments Off on St. Kitts: So Much More Than a Cruise Stop

Caribbean Adventure Highlights from the Spice Island of Grenada

Seven Sisters Waterfalls, Grenada

Grenada is one of those places that defy reason. It boasts pristine beaches, endless outdoor adventure, and a vibrant population of warm, welcoming locals, yet the Caribbean island of Grenada (not to be confused with the Spanish city of Granada) barely registers on the radars of many seasoned Caribbean travelers. But their loss is your […]

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March 6, 2013 by | 1 Comment

The Caribbean for Foodies

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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

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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