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The Best Caribbean Beach Bar You’ve Never Heard Of

 By Alexander Britell Guadeloupe: the French-Caribbean archipelago that still remains largely a mystery to travelers from the English-speaking world. It is a remarkably diverse place: its main “island” is split between a largely developed (think European style infrastructure) Grande-Terre and …

The Caribbean Has a New Culinary Destination

 By Alexander Britell It’s home to great beaches, world-class rum and one of the most beautiful historic cities in the Caribbean. And while the US Virgin Island of St Croix has long tended to stay under-the-radar as a tourism destination, …

Underwater Caribbean: A Squid Off Waterlemon Cay

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Underwater Caribbean shot comes from Caribbean Journal reader Phil Chansky, who took this beautiful photograph of a squid off of Waterlemon Cay off the coast of St John in the US Virgin Islands. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the first of its kind in the Caribbean — a dedicated surfing resort. SASS Global Travel has announced its first-ever surf resort in the Caribbean at Las Palmas Inn in Rincon, Puerto Rico. The …

 The latest Underwater Caribbean photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Brandi Fleischman, who sent in this beautiful shot of a sting ray and a sea turtle under the sea in Barbados. Do you have a great shot of the world …

 The superstar stops in Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff Superstar actor and singer Tyrese visited Aruba this week for the Aruba International Film Festival, making his presence known with a series of social media posts. Tyrese was on the …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A number of Dominica’s hiking trails are now open for the first time in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika. The Forestry Division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has worked to alleviate the infrastructural …

 The latest Underwater Caribbean photo comes from CJ reader Hector Flores, who took this while diving at Crash Boat Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Have a great underwater photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with Underwater Caribbean in …

 One night in the French Caribbean By Alexander Britell MARIGOT —Just the hum of a generator and the distant chirp of a coqui frog. This was low season in Marigot, that forgotten Caribbean capital often overshadowed by its cruise hub neighbor, …

 Journey to Scrub Island By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A hotel isn’t experienced in isolation. No matter how solicitous the service, plush the perks, or silky the sheets, we never really love a resort just for the resort itself. It’s location, …

 Climbing the Netherlands’ tallest mountain By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor SABA — Is that a rooster? I’m hiking Mount Scenery – at 2,855 feet tall the highest point on Saba (and the entire Kingdom of the Netherlands) – when I …

 A unique tournament By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the latest innovation from British Virgin Islands resident Sir Richard Branson: a new kind of Caribbean golf tournament. It’s called the Necker Open, and it won’t be quite like any other golf …

 Buddy Dive expands to Dominica By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A major Caribbean dive shop is coming to Dominica. The Buddy Dive Resort in Bonaire has launched a partnership with the Fort Young Hotel in Dominica, bringing Bonaire’s famous dive experience …

 19th edition of festival begins Oct. 30 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival, now in its 19th year, is still going strong. And this year’s lineup of music stars is no exception, headlined by a group …

 Marcus Garvey’s home to become a heritage site By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Jamaica’s Ministry of Youth and Culture has announced plans to refurbish and establish a heritage site at the house in which Marcus Garvey, the country’s first National Hero, …

 Sugar Beach partners with Schiller Bikes By the Caribbean Journal staff Ever want to bike on water? Now you can. It’s the first partnership of its kind: St Lucia’s Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort has partnered with Schiller Bikes to …

 The best-kept secret in the French Caribbean By Alexander Britell TERRE-DE-HAUT — It’s not hard to get here. But it’s hard enough. It’s a short, twice-daily ferry ride from the tall cliffs of Trois-Rivieres on Guadeloupe’s island of Basse-Terre. There …

 Exploring the Queen’s Gardens By Alexander Britell SABA — I don’t eat lobster very often. Sure, I like it. But when I go to a restaurant that seems good, I always feel that the way to see what the restaurant …