The Biggest Rum Festival in the Dutch Caribbean


The biggest rum festival in the Dutch Caribbean is set to begin with the second edition of Bonaire Rum Week. The weeklong celebration of premium rum is an action-packed slate of oceanfront events across the island, from rum tastings to […]


The Caribbean’s Best Restaurant Is Hosting the Ultimate Rum Dinner

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It’s the Caribbean outpost of the three-Michelin-star Die Librije in Holland, and the Brass Boer restaurant in Bonaire has quickly risen to become the best restaurant in the Caribbean.  Indeed, the Brass Boer (which also just opened a location in […]


The Coolest Villa on the Dutch Caribbean Island of Bonaire

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“I’ll be here awhile, ain’t going nowhere” — I’ll Be Here Awhile, 311  You sit on the deck in the evening, or place your Adirondack chair right in the shallows of the pool, and peer out at Bonaire, watching the city […]


In Bonaire, the Ultimate Beach Rum Party

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The Caribbean’s coolest rum festival is a weeklong celebration of premium rum on the Dutch Caribbean island in Bonaire. As this year’s Bonaire Rum Week approaches, we’ll be highlighting some of the biggest events of the festival.  That includes the Rum […]

In Bonaire, Your Own Private Caribbean Reef 

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The first thing you notice is the view: a beautiful and vast ocean lies before you, unobstructed and inviting.  Walk into any room at the Bellafonte Luxury Oceanfront Hotel and you can hear it calling.  It’s the sound of the ocean and nature, […]

New “Streamlined” Bonaire Visitor Tax Set to Launch 

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Bonaire’s new entry tax for visitors will take effect on July 1.  The tax is what officials call a “streamlined” tax, meaning it will take the place of the island’s current room tax and rental car tax.  The new tax […]


A New Caribbean “Guide” for Coral Reef Restoration

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Healthy coral reefs aren’t just essential for the Caribbean ecosystem — they’re also vital for the Caribbean tourism economy.  That’s the impetus behind a major new guide for coral reef restoration specifically aimed at the Caribbean tourism industry.  The new “Guide,” […]

Statia’s “Giant Step” on Environmental Preservation 

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The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has taken what officials are calling a “giant step” towards its environmental preservation push.  The island’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management has signed a letter of intent with the Public Entity St Eustatius […]

Southwest Airlines Just Relaunched Another Route to Aruba

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Southwest Airlines has relaunched another nonstop route to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The low-cost carrier has officially resumed nonstop service between Orlando International Airport and Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport.  The relaunched service is […]


In Bonaire, a Rum Night to Remember 

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The Caribbean’s greatest restaurant. Endless premium rum. Fine cigars.  It was truly a night to remember on June 17 as Bonaire Rum Week concluded with a multi-course rum-infused dinner at the world-renowned Brass Boer restaurant, followed by a VIP cigar […]

The Caribbean’s Hottest New Rum Festival Kicks Off in Bonaire 

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The hottest new rum festival in the Caribbean kicked off on Tuesday night in Bonaire.  Bonaire Rum Week, the first major event on the island since the onset of the pandemic, launched with an opening party at the island’s signature […]

Taste of Bonaire Is Back 

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Bonaire’s popular local food celebration, Taste of Bonaire, is making its return.  The first Taste of Bonaire since the onset of the pandemic is set for June 11, Tourism Corporation Bonaire announced.  The first edition, dubbed “Taste Is Back,” will […]


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