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 […]
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 […]
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!
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.
If you like pina coladas (and getting caught in the rain) you’ll want to read my story on USA Today about the famous coconut-and-pineapple cocktail, which was invented in San Juan, where two bars claim to be its birthplace. Which one is the real deal? You’ll have to read the […]
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 […]
I NEVER need a reason to visit Anguilla. But just in case you do, check out my list of the top 10 things to do on the idyllic Caribbean isle over on USA Today.com.
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 […]
Some Caribbean hotels get all the love, making headlines for their swanky suites, spectacular views and over-the-top amenities. But island insiders know that there are many equally amazing properties that don’t make it to the pages of your favorite travel mag. Perhaps they’re in less-traveled Caribbean destinations. Maybe their owners […]
I don’t need to tell you about the obvious perks of staying in a Caribbean villa: all the privacy you want in a plush holiday home in a dreamy tropical location. But after a recent stay at Queen’s Fort 10, one of 120 luxury Barbados villas managed by Blue Sky […]