In exactly four weeks I’ll be setting sail on a cruise, and I’m thrilled with a capital T! Not because I haven’t cruised before (I have, more times than I can count). Not because I’ll be seeing new destinations (I’ve been to all of our Caribbean ports before). But because, […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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” […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]