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Six Surprising Caribbean Souvenirs

Six Surprising Caribbean Souvenirs

Let’s face it: No one needs another T-shirt or fridge magnet. So I wrote about some of my favorite uncommon Caribbean souvenirs in a guest post for the lovely ladies over at Travelista TV. Check it out here and tell me what you think.

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by × May 21, 2013 × 0 comments

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12 Reasons To Love Jamaica

12 Reasons To Love Jamaica

Before moving to the U.S. a decade ago, I’d lived in Jamaica for about half my life. Now work takes me back to the island, but not nearly as much as I’d like. Here are a few things I love – and miss – about my former stomping ground that […]

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by × May 14, 2013 × 5 comments

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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

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BuyDayFriday: Beach Bag Essentials

BuyDayFriday: Beach Bag Essentials

Summer’s almost here, JetSetters! Here are the “shore things” I’m packing in my beach bag. The Best of Us Sarah Pekkanen’s novel is the perfect beach read, as frothy and refreshing as a perfectly blended mojito on a sweltering summer day. Crack the cover and follow four longtime girlfriends and […]

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by × April 26, 2013 × 2 comments

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Behind the Lens: Bermuda

Behind the Lens: Bermuda

Sometimes there are interesting stories behind the iPhone photos I take on my trips. In this new series, I’m sharing a few of them. July 2010: Surely I’m not the only visitor to Bermuda to have been transfixed (and, I admit, slightly amused) by the sight of middle-aged men strutting […]

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by × April 11, 2013 × 0 comments

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BuyDayFriday: Kate Spade Saturday

BuyDayFriday: Kate Spade Saturday

Have you seen Kate Spade’s new line, Saturday? Launched this week, it’s a spin-off of the brand, targeted at shoppers who have a taste for Kate’s colorful and whimsical clothing and accessories but whose pockets aren’t quite as deep as the typical KS customer. There are no brick-and-mortar Saturday shops […]

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by × March 22, 2013 × 0 comments

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BuyDay Friday: San Juan’s Coolest Totes

Necessity is the mother of invention, they say. So when Matilsha Marxuach couldn’t find a stylish reusable grocery bag, she made one herself. Now the capacious “Mercado A” tote is a bestseller at her Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, boutique, Concalma. Matilsha’s utilitarian and unique collection comprises about 10 styles […]

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by × February 22, 2013 × 0 comments

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BuyDay Friday: The Smartest Clutch Ever!

BuyDay Friday: The Smartest Clutch Ever!

To say I’m a handbag lover is a bit of an understatement. I’ve amassed quite the comprehensive collection of satchels, totes, clutches and top-handles in my time. Yet somehow the search for the perfect purse continues unabated. My latest lust: the nifty clutch from Everpurse, which not only looks chic […]

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by × February 8, 2013 × 0 comments

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Perfume Shopping in Bermuda

Perfume Shopping in Bermuda

Too often perfumers just splash some synthetic coconut or citrus essence into a bottle, slap a brightly colored label on it and call the noxious result a “Caribbean” scent. So it’s nice to know that fine island fragrances really do exist, some of the best of which come from The […]

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by × January 30, 2013 × 2 comments

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Shopping in Jamaica

Shopping in Jamaica

Trust me, Jetsetters: When you’re in Jamaica there’s NEVER an excuse to buy one of those knitted hats with the fake dreadlocks attached. Not when the island offers so many other stylish and useful souvenirs. Here are a few that make my shopping list: Bridget Sandals Ex-model and Playboy bunny […]

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by × January 9, 2013 × 1 comment

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BuyDay Friday: Bagged In Bermuda

BuyDay Friday: Bagged In Bermuda

Mama always said: You can never have too many handbags. Ok, my mother never actually said that, but she had quite the collection when I was growing up so I’m blaming her for my raging handbag habit. One of my current favorites is this preppy-tastic Bermuda bag I scored on […]

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by × December 28, 2012 × 0 comments