I went to the Bahamas and fell in love. With a toilet. Now, before you judge me, let me explain. It’s one of the computerized commodes in the Hartford Wing of the One & Only Ocean Club resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, an oceanfront cloister where the well-heeled […]
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So you’ve committed the ultimate shopper’s sin: Waiting until you get to the airport to buy souvenirs. But your procrastination needn’t mean that your friends will be forced to fake delight as you present them with tired T-shirts, made-in-China shot glasses, or tacky fridge magnets. Thankfully, some Caribbean airports pump […]
In a destination as commercialized and Americanized as Nassau, it can be hard to find authentic Bahamian culture, particularly for cruisers with limited time in port. My go-to recommendations have always included a trip to the restaurants and food stalls at Arawak Cay or Potter’s Cay to sample some conch; […]
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.
Nassau is one of the Caribbean’s most popular cruise ship ports, and on any given day there are at least three mega-liners docked at the pier, disgorging thousands of people into the duty-free shops along Bay Street, the water park at Atlantis, or the talcum sands of Junkanoo Beach. But […]
You’ve snorkeled with sharks at Atlantis, dropped some dough at the straw market, and savored conch 17 ways at Arawak Cay. So what’s next on your Nassau agenda? How about a chocolate tour? Late last year, the family behind Graycliff, the capital’s oldest hotel and restaurant, opened a chocolate […]
Back in the day, if you were traveling through a Caribbean airport the best you could hope for was functional air-conditioning and a sweaty cheese sandwich at the snack counter. But as regional airports have expanded and upgraded, so too have the facilities for passengers. I just got back from […]