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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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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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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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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

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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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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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The Best Shopping on St.Croix

The Best Shopping on St.Croix

When it comes to shopping in the US Virgin Islands, St. Thomas gets all the love. And while you can find great duty-free deals there (I have the diamond studs to prove it!), if you’re looking for locally handcrafted one-of-a-kind jewelry, resort wear or organic bath and body products, neighboring […]

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by × May 15, 2014 × 0 comments

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Five Must-Have Jamaican Souvenirs

Five Must-Have Jamaican Souvenirs

If you’re headed to Jamaica and looking to bring back a memento of your trip, I BEG you: Please don’t come back with one of those tacky knitted hats with the fake dreadlocks attached! Instead, check out my list of five essential souvenirs that I’m sharing with the readers of […]

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by × May 14, 2014 × 0 comments

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The JetSetter’s Guide to Guadeloupe

The JetSetter’s Guide to Guadeloupe

I know: You’ve been itching to find out more about me and my super-fun trip to Guadeloupe. Well, today’s your lucky day because my fabulous and talented writer friend Rebecca Wallwork is featuring me and my trip on her sun-drenched blog, Gone Sunny. Click here to find out why I […]

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by × April 29, 2014 × 0 comments

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Like A Local: Curaçao

Like A Local: Curaçao

I can tell you what to do where until the cows come home, but wouldn’t you rather hear it straight from the source? In this series, I nab knowledgeable locals and get them to reveal the insider intel on the destinations they call home so you can enjoy the Caribbean […]

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by × April 21, 2014 × 0 comments

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The Caribbean’s Best Sangria

The Caribbean’s Best Sangria

“I’m gonna need a nap,” I think, as a comforting warmth courses through my body and my head starts to feel heavy and list ever so slightly to the side. No, I’m not in the middle of a soothing massage. I’m fully clothed and upright – well, sorta. The cause […]

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by × April 16, 2014 × 0 comments

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10 Quick Tips for Caribbean Cruisers

10 Quick Tips for Caribbean Cruisers

If you’re setting sail to the Caribbean any time soon, you’ll want to check out my top ten quick cruise tips, which I’m sharing today over on my Huffington Post column. Click and cruise, Jetsetters!    

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by × April 7, 2014 × 0 comments