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The Best Caribbean Islands For Island Hopping

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 […]


Seven Interesting Places to Land in the Caribbean

Sure, arriving anywhere in the Caribbean is a romantic experience. The small airport, the palm trees, the ocean in close proximity … it’s always an adventure. But there are certain places in the Caribbean where the arrival is that much […]


Island Hop: Celebrating Old Year's Night on Jost Van Dyke

WAS ISLAND HOPPING invented for Jost Van Dyke? You might think so. JVD is a place to celebrate – no matter what the occasion or the time of year.  And if you are lucky enough to be on Jost Van […]


Could Haiti and Turks and Caicos Partner on Island-Hopping Tourism?

Above: Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin at a meeting in Turks and Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff While the development of Haiti’s tourism sector is very much in its early stages, there could be a way to jumpstart it […]

Five Great Small Hotels in the Dutch Caribbean

They’re the ABC islands — Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao. This Dutch Caribbean enclave at the southern tip of the Caribbean is a beautiful mix of European, Caribbean and international tastes, styles and customs. It’s also home to some beautiful small […]

Six Great Art Galleries in Nassau

The Bahamas is doing some fascinating things in the art world. It seems that there’s always a new gallery opening up — you can even find art exhibited in government buildings (through initiatives like the Public Treasury Art Programme). Indeed, […]


Island Hop: San Juan to Tortola to Scrub Island, BVI

YOU’RE IN the bustling Caribbean metropolis of San Juan, but suddenly it strikes you: while you’re here, why not do a bit of island hopping? Being the major air hub for this part of the Caribbean, San Juan is an […]

Six Great Places to Eat in Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo made our list of the top 10 cities for food in the Caribbean, and any visit to the Dominican Republic’s capital will make it abundantly clear why. Here’s a list of six terrific places to chow down in […]

Fort Lauderdale-Based Seaplane Service Expands in Bahamas

Above: a Tropic Ocean Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Island hopping in the Bahamas just got a bit easier. Fort Lauderdale-based Tropic Ocean Airways has announced the addition of a new eight-passenger Cessna 206 seaplane. The company offers […]


The Caribbean's Best Cities For Art - 2013

People go to the Caribbean for all kinds of reasons — many of which we’ve written about. But there is another kind of traveler — the one who seeks adventure not just on the beach or in the water, but in […]

Island Hop: Vieques From San Juan

YOU’RE IN the Caribbean, naturally having a great time. But you want to turn an already exciting vacation into a full-fledged adventure with a few extra days on an island you’ve never explored. The solution? Some good, old-fashioned island hopping, […]

The 10 Best Caribbean Cities For Food

Above: Port of Spain, Trinidad Every Caribbean island has its share of great eateries. But if you’re visiting a Caribbean destination solely for food, you generally like to have a high concentration of restaurants all within a short radius. So […]


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