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The Best Small Islands to Live On in the Caribbean

 “One day I want to live in the Caribbean.” It’s a dream everyone has at one time or another — but choosing to live on a small island is that much more romantic; it’s a decision more about the heart than …

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10 Caribbean Islands to Visit This Spring

 Maybe you’re looking for a classic beach getaway. Maybe you’re looking for an adventurous jaunt to an eco-resort. Or maybe you’re looking for a foodie holiday. Spring is one of the best times to visit the Caribbean — the crowds thin …

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5 Tiny Caribbean Islands to Visit Right Now

 There aren’t any really “big” islands in the Caribbean — it’s all relative. But in the world of Caribbean travel, there are certainly small islands — and some even smaller than that. The latter are often far off the beaten path, …

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 Maybe you don’t have a passport, or maybe you don’t want the hassle of a laborious immigration experience. Maybe you want to arrive at your Caribbean destination, get your bag and immediately head to the beach. Well, if you’re a …

 We have often said, to really understand an island you must go out in a boat and look back. Boating and Islands just go together — to really see a place and know a place you must get away from …

 Where to visit for Fall 2015 There’s a Caribbean island for every travel desire. But every Caribbean island is different, and each one has a diverse range of experiences on offer, whether you’re looking for food, beaches, art or adventure. …

 Everyone dreams of retiring in the Caribbean. And the ultimate dream is retiring to a small, far-off island away from the hustle and bustle of the world. Retirement in the Caribbean certainly has its share of sacrifices and challenges, and that’s …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor We call them “rum punch islands.” You can call them pocket-sized paradises where there’s absolutely nothing to distract from your Caribbean priorities: chilling at the bar; soaking up the sun; grazing on some good food; …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor We’re huge fans of Caribbean private-island resorts, but they can be pricey and require multiple flights to reach. That’s where resorts with their own private islands come in. We found a handful of hotels that …

 It’s the Caribbean’s most precious resource. It’s right there. It’s beckoning you. You’re on the beach, taking in the sun, and you’re fascinated by what’s going on in the vast blue world right in front of you. It’s why so …

 Packing up and heading out for a Caribbean island. It’s the dream for so many of us. But what if you actually did it? We’re here to help with inspiration. Whether you’re looking for a an island high on quiet, …

 Some call it the shoulder season. We call it springtime. The “peak” tourism season in the Caribbean may be over, but not for Caribbean Journal readers, who love going to the Caribbean all-year round. That’s why we’ve selected some of …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Spring break isn’t just for hard-partying college kids; hardworking adults deserve a first-quarter getaway, too. We’ve combed the Caribbean and rustled up six sophisticated Caribbean resorts where you can relax like the rich and famous …

 We love every island in the Caribbean. But it’s often the very small ones that have that peculiar way of tugging at your heart. Maybe they’re small geographically, or they’re untouched, or they’re big islands with so few people that …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Trying to earn your Caribbean beach bum credentials? You can’t consider yourself a coastal connoisseur until you’ve planted your posterior on (at least) one of these marquee strands. Seven Mile Beach, Negril, Jamaica So what …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor You might not be a black-belt shopper like me but I bet you buy at least one souvenir when you visit the Caribbean. So make it count! Whether you’re looking for rum or a piece …

Best Islands to Retire to

 Sometimes you go to a Caribbean island and wish you didn’t have to leave. (Or perhaps in your case it’s all the time). These are the kind of islands you know you could live on permanently or already do.  More …

Island Hopping

 You can have a wonderful time anywhere in the Caribbean. But for the more adventurous, why not try some good old-fashioned island hopping? Use one island as a base and try out one, two, three or more islands all within …