Articles by: JetSetSarah

Resorts

Three Days at Hedonism II

Three Days at Hedonism II

Decades ago, as a fresh-faced student,  I did an 11-month college internship at Hedonism II, the legendary (and naughty!) adults-only resort in Negril, Jamaica. And last May I went back to see what’s new at the all-inclusive hotel famous for its come-as-you-are, anything-goes, swinger-friendly attitude. Was it as racy as […]

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by × August 16, 2016 × 0 comments

Cruising, Travel

Running Around the Caribbean, Part II

Running Around the Caribbean, Part II

  If all the excitement of Olympics track & field competition is inspiring you to lace up your sneaks, check out this roundup of running cruises I’m sharing with the readers of cruising website, Cruise Critic. Two of the running-themed cruises sail the Caribbean in spring 2017, so now’s the […]

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by × August 16, 2016 × 0 comments

Resorts

The Caribbean’s Best Bargain Boutique Resorts

The Caribbean’s Best Bargain Boutique Resorts

  Cold and still broke from the holidays? Well, here’s some good news: I’ve rounded up a posse of fabulous Caribbean resorts (like Casablanca Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, above) that you can enjoy for less than $150 a night, and I’m sharing them in my article over on […]

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by × February 4, 2016 × 0 comments

Cruising, People, Travel

A Three-Minute Tour of the Caribbean’s Newest Cruise Ship

A Three-Minute Tour of the Caribbean’s Newest Cruise Ship

If you’re considering a Caribbean cruise you definitely want to check out Royal Caribbean‘s newest ship, Anthem of the Seas, which started sailing from Bayonne in New Jersey in November. Take a look at the video I made and find out all you need to know about this game-changing ship […]

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by × December 16, 2015 × 0 comments

Resorts

11 Caribbean Private-Island Resorts You’ll Love

11 Caribbean Private-Island Resorts You’ll Love

    If you’re searching for a Caribbean island getaway where yours will be the only footprints in the sand, stop right now! Because I’ve found 11 private-island resorts (including Peter Island, where I am here) where you can enjoy your own Caribbean kingdom – if only for a week. […]

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by × December 10, 2015 × 0 comments

Resorts

Where To Find The Caribbean’s Best Toilet

Where To Find The Caribbean’s Best Toilet

I went to the Bahamas and fell in love. With a toilet. Now, before you judge me, let me explain. It’s one of the computerized commodes in the Hartford Wing of the One & Only Ocean Club resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, an oceanfront cloister where the well-heeled […]

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by × December 10, 2015 × 0 comments

Resorts, Travel

The Caribbean you DON’T Know

The Caribbean you DON’T Know

Think you know the Caribbean? Think again! There’s more to the region than just Jamaica, Aruba and the Dominican Republic. So on today I’m sharing 11 largely undiscovered islands (such as Anegada, where I am here) that you may never have even heard of but which are DEFINITELY worth the […]

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by × December 4, 2015 × 0 comments

Cuisine

The Caribbean’s Top 20 Beach Bars

The Caribbean’s Top 20 Beach Bars

It’s the Caribbean conundrum: So many beach bars; so little time! So over on Yahoo Travel I’m sharing the region’s top 20 places to swig on the sand. From Anguilla to St. Vincent, Grand Cayman to Martinique, there’s a water’s edge watering hole with your name on it. Check ’em […]

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by × November 25, 2015 × 0 comments

Cuisine, Resorts, Shopping, Travel

Grand Cayman, Beyond Seven-Mile Beach

Grand Cayman, Beyond Seven-Mile Beach

Beyond Seven Mile Beach and Stingray City, there’s a side of Grand Cayman that islanders have been keeping to themselves. Until now. In my article for Yahoo Travel, discover eight ways to enjoy the 75-square-mile island like a local, no snorkel gear required.

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by × November 25, 2015 × 0 comments

Cuisine

The Caribbean’s Best Key Lime Pie

The Caribbean’s Best Key Lime Pie

This is Winston Butler, head pastry chef at Virgin Gorda’s Bitter End Yacht Club. Winston started making his now-famous key lime pies in 1979 and its since become so popular that he now bakes as many as 20 a day. What could make a pie so good that visiting yachties […]

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by × November 25, 2015 × 0 comments

Travel

Catching A Mountain High on Saba

Catching A Mountain High on Saba

  Believe it or not, the highest point in the Kingdom of the Netherlands isn’t in Holland; it’s actually in the Caribbean! Read all about my adventure hiking to the top of Mount Scenery on the tiny Dutch Caribbean territory of Saba in this story I wrote for Caribbean Journal.

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by × September 8, 2015 × 0 comments

Cuisine, Shopping, Travel

Vacation in the Turks + Caicos Islands Without Breaking The Bank!

Vacation in the Turks + Caicos Islands Without Breaking The Bank!

It’s not easy to vacation affordably on Provo, the pricey tourist hub of the Turks and Caicos Islands. But it IS possible! Get all my wallet-friendly hotel, dining, sightseeing and shopping tips in this article I wrote for Travel + Leisure. (You can thank me later.)

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by × August 11, 2015 × 0 comments