Articles by: JetSetSarah

Resorts, Travel

Three Fabulous Private-Island Resorts

Three Fabulous Private-Island Resorts

Last month I spent a week checking out three of the British Virgin Islands’ private-island resorts – Peter Island, Guana Island and Saba Rock – for Islands.com. And today my roundup is live, with all the deets you need to find the private paradise that’s right for you. Get my […]

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by × July 11, 2017 × 0 comments

Travel

Where To Find The World’s 27 Most Beautiful Beaches

Where To Find The World’s 27 Most Beautiful Beaches

I was thrilled to be interviewed by Women at Forbes‘ Laura Begley Bloom for an article on the 27 best beaches in the world. And even more thrilled that they chose my Caribbean pick – Peter Island‘s Deadman’s Beach – as the lead image for the story! Get all the […]

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by × June 28, 2017 × 0 comments

Style

It’s official: I’m An Age-Discrupting Badass!

It’s official: I’m An Age-Discrupting Badass!

Have you ever wanted to know a little more about me? Exactly what I do; why I do it; what I’d do if I was a millionaire; and why I let my grey hair grow in?  Then check out my profile on Icon’s blog. Apparently I’m an “age-disrupting badass” and […]

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by × June 23, 2017 × 0 comments

Cruising

How To Cruise The Caribbean For FREE!

How To Cruise The Caribbean For FREE!

In exactly four weeks I’ll be setting sail on a cruise, and I’m thrilled with a capital T! Not because I haven’t cruised before (I have, more times than I can count). Not because I’ll be seeing new destinations (I’ve been to all of our Caribbean ports before). But because, […]

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by × October 23, 2016 × 0 comments

Cruising

How To Smile Your Way Onto A Cruise

How To Smile Your Way Onto A Cruise

It probably won’t surprise you to know that I’m a big fan of Caribbean cruising. I’ve sailed at least a dozen times, and in my book, there isn’t a more efficient way to sample a boatload (ha!) of Caribbean destinations in one fun swoop. Sure, a few hours in port […]

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by × October 1, 2016 × 0 comments

Travel

The Essential Guide To Barbados’ Crop Over

The Essential Guide To Barbados’ Crop Over

Comprising a full two months of non-stop partying, Barbados‘ Crop Over festival crescendos on the first Monday in August, Kadooment Day, when thousands of costumed revelers march from the national stadium in a raucous parade of heaving cleavage, sweaty skin and scantily-clad glitter-streaked bodies, gyrating as one to driving island […]

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by × September 4, 2016 × 0 comments

Travel

Punta Cana vs San Juan: Where Should You Go?

Punta Cana vs San Juan: Where Should You Go?

  If you’re planning a Caribbean vacay but not sure where to go, you might find my recent piece for Orbitz helpful. In the first in a series of Caribbean Faceoffs, I compare Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic (where this pic was taken) and San Juan, in Puerto Rico. […]

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by × August 30, 2016 × 0 comments

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