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Resorts

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

Cuisine, Resorts, Travel

Five Caribbean Things To Before You Die

Five Caribbean Things To Before You Die

There’s nothing wrong with just lying on a lounge chair and soaking up the sun, a frosty pina colada in one hand and a trashy novel in the other. But the Caribbean is so much more than just a string of beach-fringed island outposts. And it would be a real […]

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by × August 7, 2013 × 12 comments

Shopping

Five Caribbean Souvenirs You MUST Buy

Five Caribbean Souvenirs You MUST Buy

Stumped for a Caribbean souvenir? I shared five fab suggestions over on The Huffington Post – plus the one item you should NEVER buy! Get the scoop right here

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by × July 31, 2013 × 0 comments

Travel

The Best Beaches For Families

The Best Beaches For Families

  Looking for a family-friendly Caribbean beach? I wrote about my favorites in a guest post for Kidventurous. Check it out here, then pack up the gang and get going!

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by × June 5, 2013 × 0 comments

Travel

The Caribbean’s Top Five Beaches

The Caribbean’s Top Five Beaches

Looking for a great Caribbean beach to plant your bum? I wrote about five of my favorites over on Cheap Caribbean’s blog. Check out the post here, then come back and share your own picks in the comments.

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by × May 29, 2013 × 0 comments

Shopping

Six Surprising Caribbean Souvenirs

Six Surprising Caribbean Souvenirs

Let’s face it: No one needs another T-shirt or fridge magnet. So I wrote about some of my favorite uncommon Caribbean souvenirs in a guest post for the lovely ladies over at Travelista TV. Check it out here and tell me what you think.

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by × May 21, 2013 × 0 comments

Travel

Reason #217 to Visit Anguilla

Reason #217 to Visit Anguilla

As if swanky resorts, gourmet-standard restaurants, and 33 pristine white-sand beaches aren’t enough, here’s one more reason to visit Anguilla this year: Anguilla Lit Fest. The island’s second annual “literary jollification” is a celebration of all things reading- and writing-related that runs May 23-26 at Paradise Cove resort, featuring meet-and-greets, […]

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by × May 6, 2013 × 0 comments

Travel

Like A Local: Anguilla

Like A Local: Anguilla

I can tell you what to do where to do it until the cows come home, but wouldn’t you rather hear it straight from the source? In this new series, I nab knowledgeable locals and get them to reveal the insider intel on the destinations they call home so you […]

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by × April 1, 2013 × 7 comments

Shopping

BuyDay Friday: Anguilla’s Niftiest Souvenir

BuyDay Friday: Anguilla’s Niftiest Souvenir

How cool is this bottle opener? I stumbled upon it at Seaspray, a souvenir shop and smoothie stand in South Hill, and just couldn’t resist picking one up. Made from painted plywood, the ingenious “rasta-head” design features a nail “tooth” for prying off the bottle cap, and there are two […]

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by × March 29, 2013 × 0 comments

Resorts

Luxury Included on Anguilla

Luxury Included on Anguilla

You’re chauffeured to your suite in a Lexus SUV, so from the moment you arrive at Cap Juluca, one of Anguilla’s swankiest resorts, the bar is set pretty high. And Cap J doesn’t disappoint, with 98 spacious suites serviced by almost 400 hundred staff, a captivating white-sand beach at Maunday’s […]

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by × February 21, 2013 × 0 comments

Shopping

BuyDay Friday: Mexico’s Angels

BuyDay Friday: Mexico’s Angels

I first came across these handcarved wood angels on a trip to Tulum a few years ago, where they lined the walls of Mixik, a fabulous craft store with two locations in the bohemian beach town. I was instantly enchanted by the cherubs’ glass eyes, the rough-hewn textures of the […]

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by × January 11, 2013 × 0 comments