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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.)
If, like me, you’re a runner, chances are that you’re training for a fall or spring race right now. Well, I’ve found nine Caribbean events for you to add to your race calendar, so you can pursue that PR in Paradise – no cold-weather gear required. Wander on over […]
If you’re a runner and you’re all about the “race bling,” you’ll want to compete in Antigua’s Run In Paradise, where the hardware you’ll earn is as big, shiny and gold as the Caribbean sun. Check out my story on Caribbean Journal and start training for next year!
Everyone’s going to Maho. Or at least it seems that way to me, a passenger on one of five cruise ships docked at Philipsburg, St. Maarten this sunny February morning. At the taxi stand, what should be an orderly line is instead a chaotic scrum of sunscreened cruisers, striped towels […]