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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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
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!
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“$20 a jar?! This better be some AMAZING stuff,” I thought as I handed over my cash at the supermarket in Grand Cayman yesterday. During dinner with some islanders the night before I’d asked what local product they take with them when they visit friends and family abroad. It’s a […]
I know: those tepid Caribbean waters feel so good you never want to leave them. The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman knows, too. That’s why guests of the swanky Seven-Mile Beach resort can drink and dine without ever emerging from the big blue on four-person Aqua Lounge tables that float in the […]