Barbados’ Waves Is a Game-Changing Property

You’d never guess it. Not when you’re sipping a fresh espresso, looking out toward the turquoise Bajan sea. You’d never guess that this is an all-inclusive resort. This is something else — hip, sleek, and, yes, cool. And it’s beautiful. […]


Rum Journal: A Legendary Rum Shop in Barbados

John Moore Bar

In a rum shop, water comes in a whisky bottle. At least it does at the John Moore Bar, one of the venerable rum shops in Barbados and a legendary spot on the island. The rum shop, you see, is […]


Rum Journal: A Pair of Special New Rums from Barbados

Mount Gay

BRIDGETOWN — Barbados’ Mount Gay is among the Caribbean’s venerable rum brands (and the world’s oldest), so when the company launches a rare new expression it’s a special event. That’s the case with the new limited edition Origin Series: Volume […]


Lobster and Jazz in Barbados

Lobster Alive

A perfect beach. Classic jazz. Giant lobster. It’s hard to find a better combination of, well, anything, in the Caribbean. This is Lobster Alive, a small beach restaurant on Carlisle Bay in Barbados that is one of the island’s truly […]

The 10 Best Vacations for Caribbean Getaways

All-Inclusive Vacations

If you are heading to the Caribbean for all-inclusive vacations, we’re here to help. It’s the perfect marriage of romance and convenience, of luxury and comfort. So if you need to get away with your favorite travel companions, this is […]

In the Heart of Barbados, Superb Jamaican Cuisine


Even from here, I can smell it. The smoky fragrance of jerk fills the air and makes my stomach yearn for that distinctive taste of Jamaica. And since I live in Miami and I’m currently in Barbados, that yearning for […]


Barbados Tourism Growth Continues

More Barbados Tourism Growth By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Barbados is feeling bullish about the coming tourist season and reporting across-the-board growth in the industry for 2016. Speaking at the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s annual State of the Industry Conference, […]

The Best Fish Shack in Barbados

Cuzz' Cafe

Why Cuz’s Fish Shack is the Best Fish Shack in Barbados By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor There are only two choices. But you can’t make a bad one. That’s because, on Barbados, you won’t find a better fish or fish-and-cheese […]

A New Resort on the Island of Barbados

Barbados All-Inclusive

One of the Caribbean’s leading hotel companies has expanded with a new Barbados All-Inclusive Resort. Elegant Hotels has officially debuted its new Waves Hotel & Spa, an all-inclusive on the Platinum Coast of Barbados with a focus on “mind and […]


This Cheese is Made in the Caribbean

Caribbean Cheese

Yes, there’s cheese made in the Caribbean By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor I’ve always found it surprising that despite the number of goats there are roaming the region, no Caribbean destination makes its own goat cheese. So on a […]

Barbados Travel Demand Continues to Surge


Travel demand to Barbados is surging, according to the latest numbers from the Expedia group. Travel demand to Barbados on all Expedia sites grew by nearly 30 percent in the first quarter of 2016, according to the company. Of that, […]

Barbados Says Crime Is Falling

Barbados Crime

Barbados says it is seeing a drop in crime across the island. Barbados’ Acting Commissioner of Police, Tyrone Griffith, said crime rates showed a 2 percent decline. “We have been able to reduce all major categories of crime by significant […]


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