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Is this Nevis’ Best Souvenir?

Is this Nevis’ Best Souvenir?

During a recent trip to Nevis I met met a talented Trini artist, Deborah Tyrell, whose work – intricate fabric collages – really impressed me. I shared her story this week with the readers of Caribbean Journal, where I’m the travel editor. And if you click here, I’ll share it […]

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by × July 30, 2015 × 0 comments

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The Scent of St Martin

The Scent of St Martin

There’s only one place in the Caribbean where you can make your own fragrance:  Tijon Perfumerie in St.Martin. Read all about it – and find out what St. Martin smells like! – in my story on Caribbean Journal.    

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by × June 8, 2015 × 0 comments

Cuisine, Resorts, Travel

10 Reasons To Visit Anguilla

10 Reasons To Visit Anguilla

I NEVER need a reason to visit Anguilla. But just in case you do, check out my list of the top 10 things to do on the idyllic Caribbean isle over on USA Today.com.

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by × January 13, 2015 × 0 comments

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The Top Five Caribbean Souvenirs of 2014

The Top Five Caribbean Souvenirs of 2014

I’m not just a shopper. I’m a black-belt retail ninja. And when I’m traveling the Caribbean, no craft store, no art gallery, no roadside souvenir stand can escape my eagle eye and poised credit card. I’ve even been known to take advantage of a shopportunity via beachfront Wi-Fi. So it’ll […]

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by × January 7, 2015 × 0 comments

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The Sophisticated Side of Cancun

The Sophisticated Side of Cancun

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!

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by × August 11, 2014 × 0 comments

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The Best Shopping on St.Croix

The Best Shopping on St.Croix

When it comes to shopping in the US Virgin Islands, St. Thomas gets all the love. And while you can find great duty-free deals there (I have the diamond studs to prove it!), if you’re looking for locally handcrafted one-of-a-kind jewelry, resort wear or organic bath and body products, neighboring […]

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by × May 15, 2014 × 0 comments

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Five Must-Have Jamaican Souvenirs

Five Must-Have Jamaican Souvenirs

If you’re headed to Jamaica and looking to bring back a memento of your trip, I BEG you: Please don’t come back with one of those tacky knitted hats with the fake dreadlocks attached! Instead, check out my list of five essential souvenirs that I’m sharing with the readers of […]

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by × May 14, 2014 × 0 comments

Cuisine, Resorts, Shopping, Style, Travel

The JetSetter’s Guide to Guadeloupe

The JetSetter’s Guide to Guadeloupe

I know: You’ve been itching to find out more about me and my super-fun trip to Guadeloupe. Well, today’s your lucky day because my fabulous and talented writer friend Rebecca Wallwork is featuring me and my trip on her sun-drenched blog, Gone Sunny. Click here to find out why I […]

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by × April 29, 2014 × 0 comments

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Like A Local: Curaçao

Like A Local: Curaçao

I can tell you what to do where until the cows come home, but wouldn’t you rather hear it straight from the source? In this series, I nab knowledgeable locals and get them to reveal the insider intel on the destinations they call home so you can enjoy the Caribbean […]

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by × April 21, 2014 × 0 comments

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The Caribbean’s Niftiest Straw Hat

The Caribbean’s Niftiest Straw Hat

In the tropics, hats are a necessary accessory, keeping the sun off our faces, shielding our eyes, and protecting dyed strands (not that I’d know anything about that). But did you know that in one Caribbean country, a particular type of straw hat also functions as a wallet? In Martinique, […]

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by × September 12, 2013 × 0 comments

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The Caribbean’s Best Airport Shopping

The Caribbean’s Best Airport Shopping

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 […]

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by × September 5, 2013 × 0 comments

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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