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Six Things To Love About Curtain Bluff

Six Things To Love About Curtain Bluff

Travel, like life, is full of surprises. And on a recent visit to the legendary Antiguan all-inclusive resort Curtain Bluff, I was surprised twice: First, by the fact that it was WAY more casual and friendly than it’s old-school, country-club rep had led me to believe. And also by the […]

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by × February 24, 2014 × 1 comment

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Three Key-Free Caribbean Resorts

Three Key-Free Caribbean Resorts

The first time I checked into a resort where my room didn’t automatically come with a key, I balked. After all, I’m from Jamaica, where, sadly, we’d never dream of leaving our doors unlocked. But a funny thing happened after my first 24 hours on property: Being relieved of the […]

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by × January 6, 2014 × 3 comments

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Three Fab Caribbean Private-Island Resorts

Three Fab Caribbean Private-Island Resorts

Having your own sun-drenched island is the ultimate Caribbean fantasy. Here are three private-island resorts where you can live the dream. 1. Fowl Cay Afloat in the Exumas, this Bahamian islet is the ultimate Caribbean all-inclusive with just six cottages spread over 40 lush acres. Wake up to the caw […]

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by × November 15, 2013 × 0 comments

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12 Reasons To Love Jamaica

12 Reasons To Love Jamaica

Before moving to the U.S. a decade ago, I’d lived in Jamaica for about half my life. Now work takes me back to the island, but not nearly as much as I’d like. Here are a few things I love – and miss – about my former stomping ground that […]

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by × May 14, 2013 × 5 comments

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Eight Extraordinary All-Inclusive Inclusions

Eight Extraordinary All-Inclusive Inclusions

  It’s not just about food, drink and a few activities. At some all-inclusive resorts, it’s all you can everything! Here are few all-inclusive perks you might not expect.     1. Phone calls   Can’t wait to tell the folks back home what a great time you’re having? Unlimited […]

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by × April 30, 2013 × 0 comments

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Six Things Your All-Inclusive May Not Include

Six Things Your All-Inclusive May Not Include

Nothing beats the convenience of going all-inclusive: You can eat, drink, play and party to your heart’s content, secure in the knowledge that all costs are covered. But that’s not always the case. Before you leave your wallet at home, make sure these potential money-suckers are included in your package. […]

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by × April 24, 2013 × 0 comments

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Jamaica’s Coolest Boutique Hotels

Jamaica’s Coolest Boutique Hotels

True confession: I’m a sucker for Island Outpost’s hotels. Their compact collection of Caribbean roosts are right up my alley – funky-cool and fashionable, eclectic and fun. But all this chic has a price, of course, and a stay is hardly a bargain. BUT IO recently announced some summertime specials […]

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by × April 8, 2013 × 0 comments

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Welcome (Back) to Palm Island

Welcome (Back) to Palm Island

If vacationing on an island is the Caribbean dream, then vacationing  on a private Caribbean island has to be the ultimate fantasy. Warm sea, soft sand and solicitous staff all to yourself; what could be more indulgent?   I’ve been lucky enough to stay at a few private-island resorts, and […]

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by × January 15, 2013 × 0 comments

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The Caribbean’s Coolest Car

The Caribbean’s Coolest Car

Tooling around a resort in a golf cart is fun but hardly unusual; every other luxury hotel bigger than your back garden uses them to ferry guests around the property. But at Petit St. Vincent, a sophisticated but un-stuffy 115-acre private-island resort in the Grenadines, they go one better, transporting […]

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by × January 14, 2013 × 1 comment

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Three Romantic Caribbean Adventures

Three Romantic Caribbean Adventures

I popped into my local Target a few days ago only to find that the aisles of Christmas decorations had already been replaced with all manner of Valentine’s Day paraphernalia. Which started me thinking about some of the most romantic Caribbean places I’ve visited over the last six years. Those […]

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by × January 8, 2013 × 0 comments