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10 Reasons To Visit Anguilla

10 Reasons To Visit Anguilla

I NEVER need a reason to visit Anguilla. But just in case you do, check out my list of the top 10 things to do on the idyllic Caribbean isle over on USA Today.com.

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by × January 13, 2015 × 0 comments

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The Top Five Caribbean Souvenirs of 2014

The Top Five Caribbean Souvenirs of 2014

I’m not just a shopper. I’m a black-belt retail ninja. And when I’m traveling the Caribbean, no craft store, no art gallery, no roadside souvenir stand can escape my eagle eye and poised credit card. I’ve even been known to take advantage of a shopportunity via beachfront Wi-Fi. So it’ll […]

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by × January 7, 2015 × 0 comments

Resorts

10 Caribbean Hotels You Don’t Know About – But Should!

10 Caribbean Hotels You Don’t Know About – But Should!

Some Caribbean hotels get all the love, making headlines for their swanky suites, spectacular views and over-the-top amenities. But island insiders know that there are many equally amazing properties that don’t make it to the pages of your favorite travel mag. Perhaps they’re in less-traveled Caribbean destinations. Maybe their owners […]

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by × January 5, 2015 × 0 comments

Travel

10 Things To Love About Staying In A Caribbean Villa

10 Things To Love About Staying In A Caribbean Villa

I don’t need to tell you about the obvious perks of staying in a Caribbean villa: all the privacy you want in a plush holiday home in a dreamy tropical location. But after a recent stay at Queen’s Fort 10, one of 120 luxury Barbados villas managed by Blue Sky […]

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by × September 23, 2014 × 0 comments

Resorts

Seven Caribbean All-Inclusives You CAN Afford!

Seven Caribbean All-Inclusives You CAN Afford!

  Think staying at a Caribbean all-inclusive has to cost an arm and a leg? Think again! I’ve shared a week’s worth of affordable all-incs over on Caribbean Journal (where I’m the travel editor, don’t cha know). So check it out – and then check in!

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by × September 17, 2014 × 0 comments

Cuisine, Resorts, Travel

Touring The Four Seasons Nevis

Touring The Four Seasons Nevis

Have you been to the Four Seasons Nevis? If not, let me take you there with these three videos I made this summer with my friends at JetSetExtra. Then start planning your trip!

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by × September 4, 2014 × 0 comments

Travel

The Sophisticated Side of Cancun

The Sophisticated Side of Cancun

The “Vegas of the Caribbean” isn’t just for Spring Breakers. Cancun has a surprisingly sophisticated and authentically Mexican side, and I’m sharing all the juicy details and my personal recommendations for finding the fab amid the faux on Yahoo Travel, right here. Vamos, amigos!

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by × August 11, 2014 × 0 comments

Travel

Nine Ways You Know You’re In The Caribbean

Nine Ways You Know You’re In The Caribbean

If you’re from the Caribbean (like me), have lived there or ever visited, you know there are some behavioral quirks that only seem to take place south of the Gulf of Mexico. Check out my list of quintessential, only-in-the-islands idiosyncrasies, and then tell me: What would you add?   You […]

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by × August 8, 2014 × 0 comments

Cuisine

The Caribbean’s Easiest Rum Punch Recipe

The Caribbean’s Easiest Rum Punch Recipe

I spent a week in Nevis recently, a magical trip that revolved around two resorts and imbibing at least that many tumblers of rum punch a day. After all, every hotel seemed to have their signature libation, and it would have been rude to refuse them, no? While they were […]

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by × July 28, 2014 × 0 comments

Cuisine

A Bite of Barbados: Bread-and-Two

A Bite of Barbados: Bread-and-Two

I blame my mother. Although I grew up in England and Jamaica, she made sure to introduce me to the culinary delights of her Bajan homeland: coconut-laced sweetbread; unctuous cassava pone; pan-fried flying fish; and my favorite, the tangy pickled pork dish, souse. But I’d never even heard of “bread-and-two” […]

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by × July 14, 2014 × 0 comments

Travel

The Happiest Way to See the Caribbean

The Happiest Way to See the Caribbean

I can’t believe I forgot to share this video I made with Onboard Media back in March for Cruise Shipping Miami, the annual cruise industry convention held in my hometown. It was my job to get all the cruise line execs and Caribbean destination reps moving, grooving and feeling “Happy” […]

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by × July 7, 2014 × 0 comments

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The Caribbean’s Best Summer Festivals

The Caribbean’s Best Summer Festivals

If you’re heading to the Caribbean, resist the temptation to spend every moment sunny-side up on the beach. With all sorts of festivals going on this summer, from Anguilla to Aruba and St. Lucia to St. Kitts, there are plenty of reasons to skip the sand, even if only for […]

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by × May 23, 2014 × 0 comments