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.
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.)
During a recent trip to Nevis I met met a talented Trini artist, Deborah Tyrell, whose work – intricate fabric collages – really impressed me. I shared her story this week with the readers of Caribbean Journal, where I’m the travel editor. And if you click here, I’ll share it […]
There’s only one place in the Caribbean where you can make your own fragrance: Tijon Perfumerie in St.Martin. Read all about it – and find out what St. Martin smells like! – in my story on Caribbean Journal.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sure, I have expensive taste but I also have a real-world budget. With that in mind, I’m sharing five inexpensive holiday gifts any stylin’ lady traveler would be happy to find in her stocking. Slim Sonic Toothbrush I have an unnaturally close relationship with my electric toothbrush, and really miss […]
It’s no secret that “I like nice things” (Translation: “I like a lot of stuff that is crazy expensive but I think I’m worth it.”) So now that the holiday season is officially upon us, I thought I’d share six indulgences on my lust list this year. None of them […]
In the tropics, hats are a necessary accessory, keeping the sun off our faces, shielding our eyes, and protecting dyed strands (not that I’d know anything about that). But did you know that in one Caribbean country, a particular type of straw hat also functions as a wallet? In Martinique, […]
So you’ve committed the ultimate shopper’s sin: Waiting until you get to the airport to buy souvenirs. But your procrastination needn’t mean that your friends will be forced to fake delight as you present them with tired T-shirts, made-in-China shot glasses, or tacky fridge magnets. Thankfully, some Caribbean airports pump […]