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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

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

Resorts

10 Caribbean Hotels You Don’t Know About – But Should!

10 Caribbean Hotels You Don’t Know About – But Should!

Some Caribbean hotels get all the love, making headlines for their swanky suites, spectacular views and over-the-top amenities. But island insiders know that there are many equally amazing properties that don’t make it to the pages of your favorite travel mag. Perhaps they’re in less-traveled Caribbean destinations. Maybe their owners […]

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by × January 5, 2015 × 0 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

Travel

Five Things I Love About Grand Cayman

Five Things I Love About Grand Cayman

There’s so much more to Grand Cayman than Seven-Mile Beach, the turtle farm and a trip to Hell. Here are the top five things on my island to-do list. 1. The Mudslide Head over to the Wreck Bar & Grill at Rum Point, where you can slurp a Mudslide where […]

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by × May 8, 2013 × 1 comment

Shopping

Shopping in Grand Cayman, Part II

Shopping in Grand Cayman, Part II

Earlier this year I shopped my way along the palm-lined Paseo at Camana Bay, a 500-acre, multi-use development on Grand Cayman. Here’s the second and final installment of my retail adventure. (Click HERE to read Part I.) I couldn’t resist popping the cleverly named Bedside Manor, where you can buy […]

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by × April 15, 2013 × 0 comments

Travel

My Dirty Little Jamaican Secret

My Dirty Little Jamaican Secret

I’m a big fan of authentic Caribbean food. Trini doubles; Bahamian conch salad; Puerto Rican mofongo; Anguillian crayfish: bring it on! But I have to confess to one distinctly counterfeit Caribbean culinary obsession: Jamaican KFC. It all started in when I lived on the irie isle, where, as far as […]

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by × April 10, 2013 × 18 comments

Travel

Five Ways To Survive A Travel Delay

Five Ways To Survive A Travel Delay

It’s bound to happen: one day you’ll be heading home from vacay only to be faced with a delayed or cancelled flight and unexpected hours to fill. Here are my best strategies for making a good time out of a bad situation. 1. Chill Out Sounds simple, but if I […]

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by × April 3, 2013 × 0 comments

Travel

Grand Cayman’s Coolest Cocktail

Grand Cayman’s Coolest Cocktail

On the northern tip of Grand Cayman, the Wreck Bar at Rum Point is the mecca for thirsty cruise-ship day-trippers (and on Sundays, a local boating crowd) in search of surf, sand and slurps. It’s also the home of the Mudslide, the signature libation that many claim was invented right […]

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by × March 19, 2013 × 0 comments

Shopping

Shopping in Grand Cayman

Shopping in Grand Cayman

Sure it has 30 stores but whatever you do, don’t call Camana Bay a mall! As I found out on a trip there last week, the burgeoning development on Grand Cayman is so much more than that. Opened four years ago on 500 acres bordered by Seven Mile Beach and […]

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by × March 7, 2013 × 2 comments