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Resorts

The Caribbean’s Best Bargain Boutique Resorts

The Caribbean’s Best Bargain Boutique Resorts

  Cold and still broke from the holidays? Well, here’s some good news: I’ve rounded up a posse of fabulous Caribbean resorts (like Casablanca Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, above) that you can enjoy for less than $150 a night, and I’m sharing them in my article over on […]

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by × February 4, 2016 × 0 comments

Resorts

11 Caribbean Private-Island Resorts You’ll Love

11 Caribbean Private-Island Resorts You’ll Love

    If you’re searching for a Caribbean island getaway where yours will be the only footprints in the sand, stop right now! Because I’ve found 11 private-island resorts (including Peter Island, where I am here) where you can enjoy your own Caribbean kingdom – if only for a week. […]

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by × December 10, 2015 × 0 comments

Cuisine

The Caribbean’s Top 20 Beach Bars

The Caribbean’s Top 20 Beach Bars

It’s the Caribbean conundrum: So many beach bars; so little time! So over on Yahoo Travel I’m sharing the region’s top 20 places to swig on the sand. From Anguilla to St. Vincent, Grand Cayman to Martinique, there’s a water’s edge watering hole with your name on it. Check ’em […]

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by × November 25, 2015 × 0 comments

Cuisine

The Caribbean’s Best Key Lime Pie

The Caribbean’s Best Key Lime Pie

This is Winston Butler, head pastry chef at Virgin Gorda’s Bitter End Yacht Club. Winston started making his now-famous key lime pies in 1979 and its since become so popular that he now bakes as many as 20 a day. What could make a pie so good that visiting yachties […]

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by × November 25, 2015 × 0 comments

Shopping

Shopping on Tortola: Aragorn’s Studio

Shopping on Tortola: Aragorn’s Studio

It all started with a T-shirt. Back in 1985, British Virgin Islands artist Dick Aragorn-Read began selling a line of silk-screened Ts in a rainbow of sun-washed colors emblazoned with images of marine life. Decades later, his venture has grown into a thriving Trellis Bay souvenir store and art studio […]

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by × April 4, 2013 × 4 comments

Travel

The Caribbean’s Best Basic Beach Bars

The Caribbean’s Best Basic Beach Bars

True aficionados know that a really good beach bar is much more about the drinks than the décor. While a comely coastal spot is essential, it’s the casual and convivial atmosphere, not the fancy designer trimmings, that bring party-hearty patrons back. Check out some of my favorite “beer bones” Caribbean […]

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by × March 25, 2013 × 3 comments

Travel

Best. Popsicle. Ever.

Best. Popsicle. Ever.

I’m a certified ice-cream fiend and eat it almost daily (hello, Haagen Dazs). So I wasn’t expecting to be impressed by a mere popsicle. But on a yacht charter through the British Virgin Islands last summer, it was love at first bite. We’d motored over to Tortola’s Trellis Bay so […]

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by × January 31, 2013 × 2 comments