It’s not easy to vacation affordably on Provo, the pricey tourist hub of the Turks and Caicos Islands. But it IS possible! Get all my wallet-friendly hotel, dining, sightseeing and shopping tips in this article I wrote for Travel + Leisure. (You can thank me later.)
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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 […]
If you’re heading to the Caribbean, resist the temptation to spend every moment sunny-side up on the beach. With all sorts of festivals going on this summer, from Anguilla to Aruba and St. Lucia to St. Kitts, there are plenty of reasons to skip the sand, even if only for […]
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.
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.
True aficionados know that a really good beach bar is much more about the drinks than the décor. While a comely coastal spot is essential, it’s the casual and convivial atmosphere, not the fancy designer trimmings, that bring party-hearty patrons back. Check out some of my favorite “beer bones” Caribbean […]
I’m big fan of Grand Cayman’s Stingray City. When you’re on the island, the chance to get in the water with the captivating sea creatures is definitely a must-do. But truth is, it can be a bit of a tourist trap, particularly when ships are in port and you’re competing […]
No, there’s no lettuce involved. Here in the Caribbean, conch salad is a ceviche-type dish, made with raw conch, citrus juices and veggies (which include some traditional salad ingredients, such as onions, tomatoes and sweet peppers). At Da Conch Shack on Provo, in the Turks and Caicos Islands, they’ve been […]
There you are, soaking up the rays on some idyllic sun-drenched island when disaster strikes in the form of a toothache, heat rash or bug bite. Don’t Panic! A quick trip to the local drugstore or supermarket reveals a clutch of time-tested, island-made and cost-effective remedies to tide you over. […]
The Turks and Caicos Islands may be tiny but their tourist hub, Providenciales, is an impressive dining destination, with more than 80 restaurants crammed into a mere 38 square-miles. And when it comes to romantic Valentine’s Day-worthy dining here, Parallel 23, the Regent Palms‘ signature restaurant, really knows how to set […]