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Resorts

Three Days at Hedonism II

Three Days at Hedonism II

Decades ago, as a fresh-faced student,  I did an 11-month college internship at Hedonism II, the legendary (and naughty!) adults-only resort in Negril, Jamaica. And last May I went back to see what’s new at the all-inclusive hotel famous for its come-as-you-are, anything-goes, swinger-friendly attitude. Was it as racy as […]

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by × August 16, 2016 × 0 comments

Cruising, Travel

Running Around the Caribbean, Part II

Running Around the Caribbean, Part II

  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 […]

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by × August 16, 2016 × 0 comments

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Running Around the Caribbean – Part Two

Running Around the Caribbean – Part Two

  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 […]

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by × July 30, 2015 × 0 comments

Travel

The Sophisticated Side of Cancun

The Sophisticated Side of Cancun

The “Vegas of the Caribbean” isn’t just for Spring Breakers. Cancun has a surprisingly sophisticated and authentically Mexican side, and I’m sharing all the juicy details and my personal recommendations for finding the fab amid the faux on Yahoo Travel, right here. Vamos, amigos!

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by × August 11, 2014 × 0 comments

Travel

Nine Ways You Know You’re In The Caribbean

Nine Ways You Know You’re In The Caribbean

If you’re from the Caribbean (like me), have lived there or ever visited, you know there are some behavioral quirks that only seem to take place south of the Gulf of Mexico. Check out my list of quintessential, only-in-the-islands idiosyncrasies, and then tell me: What would you add?   You […]

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by × August 8, 2014 × 0 comments

Travel

The Happiest Way to See the Caribbean

The Happiest Way to See the Caribbean

I can’t believe I forgot to share this video I made with Onboard Media back in March for Cruise Shipping Miami, the annual cruise industry convention held in my hometown. It was my job to get all the cruise line execs and Caribbean destination reps moving, grooving and feeling “Happy” […]

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by × July 7, 2014 × 0 comments

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The Caribbean’s Best Summer Festivals

The Caribbean’s Best Summer Festivals

If you’re heading to the Caribbean, resist the temptation to spend every moment sunny-side up on the beach. With all sorts of festivals going on this summer, from Anguilla to Aruba and St. Lucia to St. Kitts, there are plenty of reasons to skip the sand, even if only for […]

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by × May 23, 2014 × 0 comments

Travel

10 Quick Tips for Caribbean Cruisers

10 Quick Tips for Caribbean Cruisers

If you’re setting sail to the Caribbean any time soon, you’ll want to check out my top ten quick cruise tips, which I’m sharing today over on my Huffington Post column. Click and cruise, Jetsetters!    

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by × April 7, 2014 × 0 comments

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How To Speak Caribbean, Part 2

Following on from THIS previous post, here are some other Caribbean names that are commonly mispronounced. Read and learn, Jetsetters! Carib When in the Caribbean, it’s only polite to drink as the locals do – which in many destinations, means knocking back a Carib beer. But before you belly up […]

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by × July 16, 2013 × 4 comments

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How To Speak Caribbean

How To Speak Caribbean

What marks you as a Caribbean neophyte and wet-behind-the-ears tourist even more than a raging sunburn and sandals worn with socks? Mispronouncing these common regional place names and words. Bone up on the lingo and earn some Caribbean cred with this quick guide. BARBADOS: I’m always surprised by the Caribbean […]

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by × April 2, 2013 × 2 comments

Travel

The Caribbean You Don’t Know

The Caribbean You Don’t Know

Ok, so when it comes to the Caribbean, you’ve been there and done that. But do you know this? Here are five quirky little Caribbean factoids to impress the crowd at your next cocktail party. 1. If you go to the movies in Jamaica, be prepared to stand for the […]

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by × March 13, 2013 × 7 comments

Travel

Running Around the Caribbean

Running Around the Caribbean

Travel and shopping are my passions but unless you follow me on twitter (and you should!) you probably don’t know that I have a third, running. I’ve been a runner for more than a decade, and I’ve found that as I jetset around the world it’s a great way to […]

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by × March 11, 2013 × 2 comments