Best Beaches of Caribbean

Pristine white sands, crystal clear turquoise waters, and palm trees swaying in warm gentle breezes, these are the images that come to mind when you think of Caribbean Beaches. These are some of our favorite Caribbean Beaches to visit and relax on.

Planning a Family Trip to the Caribbean

At first blush you may not think that a trip to the Caribbean is the ideal place to take a family vacation but it’s actually a wonderful place because there is so much to do that appeals to everyone. Your first decisions when planning a family trip to the Caribbean should be which island is […]

The Beautiful British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands, located in the cerulean-blue Caribbean Sea, just east of Puerto Rico, are a British overseas territory consisting of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, Jost Van Dyke, and fifty other smaller islands and cays. None of the islands are particularly large, though, and Tortola, the largest island of the BVI, stretches a mere […]

Caribbean Travel Destination: Martinique

Does a vacation in the Caribbean sound magnificent? How about a retreat to a small French destination? If you can’t decide which sounds better, you might want to think about spending your next vacation in Martinique, a French-owned island in the eastern Caribbean. It’s got all of the great culture (and foods) that France is […]

Beautiful Bermuda

Standing alone in the mid-Atlantic, about 600 miles east of North Carolina, Bermuda is a picturesque and unique getaway. The archipelago of 138 small islands was first discovered in the 16th century by Spanish explorer Juan de Bermudez, who lent the island nation its name. Bermuda became permanently inhabited when a British ship crashed there […]

Vacationing on the Cayman Islands

Looking for a combination of relaxation, a tropical feel, a day or two of diving or snorkeling and some interesting sightseeing? Perhaps the Cayman Islands is a good destination for your next vacation. The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory but you’ll find them in the western part of the Caribbean Sea, and they […]

Best Snorkeling in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is a great place for beachcombers, but if you’d like to exert yourself a little more, it’s also a great place for snorkeling or diving. Anyone can snorkel, but diving requires some instruction. Fortunately most places with great diving also offer diving courses. Or, you can learn to dive before you take off. […]

Visiting the U.S. Virgin Islands

You want to visit an exotic location. However, you’ve never traveled outside of the United States before and you’re a little wary about trying your hand at international travel. A nice happy medium for many people is to take a vacation to the United States Virgin Islands. These islands are located in the Caribbean and […]

Romantic Vacation Ideas

If you are in a relationship, a romantic vacation is a great idea for an anniversary, birthday or anytime. You can choose from an seemingly endless number of destination for a romantic vacation. On every far reaching part of the globe, there is a perfect vacation spot for couples not too far away.

Book Review: A Rotten Person Travels the Caribbean

A book with the Travelers’ Tales imprint is often a reliably good read, but just come across one that’s better than good – it’s one of the funniest books I’ve read in ages. Gary Buslik’s A Rotten Person Travels the Caribbean, with its long but important subtitle, “A grump in paradise discovers that any place […]

Secluded St. Barths

With more and more Caribbean islands building large airports to accommodate jets from the United States and abroad and bigger and bigger cruise ship facilities, one island remains unspoiled. That island is St. Barthelemy, affectionately called St. Barths, a French island with Swedish roots located just southeast of St. Martin/Saint Maarten. St. Barths stands out […]

The Bahamas: Junkanoo

If you’re looking to visit the Bahamas and really experience the culture, you’ll want to attend a Junkanoo. A Junkanoo is a Bahamian traditional parade that celebrates the country’s culture and art with colorful costumes, rhythmic dancing and cowbells, drums and whistles accompanying.

Beguiling Barbados

Barbados, part of the Caribbean’s Lesser Antilles islands, is the eastern-most island in the Caribbean. The 166-square mile island, located about 270 miles northeast of Venezuela, is known for its sunny weather, British colonial architecture, and duty-free shopping.