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VIDEO: Discovering the New Dominica

By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton DOMINICA – It’s the brightest hour of the late afternoon and everyone is in the water, looking out at stunning green mountains and blue sea. We’re all at the new infinity pool at the Fort […]

A Month of Romance in Antigua and Barbuda

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor One of the Caribbean’s most romantic destinations is getting hotter. Antigua and Barbuda is gearing up for its celebration of Romance Month this month. The destination is launching two social media contests as well as […]

VIDEO: St Barth’s Quick Comeback

By Alexander Britell GUSTAVIA — It’s Monday night and Eddy’s is hopping. Down the corner, the Caribbean’s most creative bar, 25 Quarter, is serving up rare rums from Martinique, and the patio at Le Select is already full. I’m eating […]

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VIDEO: Le Diamant, Martinique: The Next Great Caribbean Beach Town

Before Grand Case was Grand Case. Before Cabarete was Cabarete. There was something. An energy, a draw, a feeling that one day a small beach town would become something else entirely. That’s the feeling you get when you walk down […]

Yes, You Can Spend This Thanksgiving in St Barth

By Alexander Britell The tiny island of St Barth has been recovering from last month’s hurricanes at a breakneck pace. And now there’s even better news: you can spend your Thanksgiving vacation there, according to Nils Dufau, president of the […]

The Caribbean’s Prettiest Towns

Charming architecture; beautiful vistas; vibrant communities. There are some picturesque towns scattered across the Caribbean, the sort of places that seem to instagram themselves. These are the Caribbeans postcard-perfect towns, perfect for a very different kind of vacation or a wonderful day trip, […]

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Maroc, Aruba’s Must-Visit Tapas Spot

It’s dusk in Oranjestad, a bit past the bustle of rush hour when the light is a silvery blue and the streets have emptied out before night. This is the time to sneak into Maroc before it gets too crowded, […]


Exploring San Nicolas, Aruba’s Next Culture Capital

By Alexander Britell SAN NICOLAS — The Aruba Rum Shop has been here on Route 1 for almost eight decades, since the beginning of the oil refinery, when a small bottle of rum was precisely what you needed at the […]

How to Save on Your Next Trip to Vieques

Vieques: it’s the beachy island outpost off the coast of Puerto Rico, one that’s still largely off the radar of most Caribbean travelers. It’s beyond laid back, a place where semi-wild horses roam the streets and a Jeep Wrangler is […]

The Best Caribbean Cruise Ports For Shopping

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The best Caribbean ports don’t just give you a sample of the culture of the larger destination, they also provide worthy “shopportunities” at every price point. So if you want a tangible reminder of […]

VIDEO: Les Ilets de la Plage, St. Barth’s Hidden Gem Hotel

By Alexander Britell St. Barth is the luxury capital of the Caribbean, from neverending lunches at the Eden Rock to lazy afternoons at Tom Beach. But to experience the real St. Barth, to understand what makes this place so overwhelmingly […]

6 Summer Carnivals to Visit in the the Caribbean

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Summertime in the Caribbean brings warmer days, the sweetest mangoes, and an array of joyous Carnival celebrations. Whether they’re organized to commemorate independence from Colonial governments; a successful sugarcane harvest; or simply to celebrate […]

Europe’s Leading Small Ship Cultural Cruise Company Launches In Cuba

One little known fact about Cuba that is easily overlooked until you visit the island nation is the virtual absence of modern commercial advertising. In fact, Havana is one of the few remaining major cities in the world where garish […]

The 10 Best Caribbean Spa Resorts

It’s one thing for a Caribbean hotel to have a great spa — and the region is blessed with a striking number of world-class spas. But it’s quite another to have such a good spa so as to make the […]

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Creating a Culture of Development in Jamaica

And what Jamaica can learn from Antigua and Barbuda By Dennis Chung CJ Contributor Every time we come around to this time of the year — when we debate the budget, I swear that the arguments for and against are the […]

The Rebirth of Downtown Nassau

It’s late afternoon in a cigar factory, as rollers methodically weave tobacco leaves into fresh-rolled puros. Just a few steps away, chocolatiers are making a new batch of rum-filled truffles; down the street, a local is producing artisanal teas; a block further […]

Why You Need to Visit This “Stickless Popsicle” Shop in Old San Juan

How to stay cool in San Juan By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor From his tiny Old San Juan house, Juan Eddie Rosado has been keeping Sanjuaneros cool for 46 years. During that time he’s sold his refreshing cups of […]

The Best Restaurant in Puerto Rico

They’re always here, down the sides of nondescript commercial buildings, down the streets you don’t expect. The best restaurants are rarely where you imagine. And that’s precisely true at Yantar. This modern eatery with the view of the Condado lagoon […]

Solve a Barbados Mystery

Can you solve it? By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Driving through the streets of Bridgetown, Barbados this summer, I saw them everywhere: roadside bus shelters featuring wooden nameplates. Just as hurricanes used to be, the names were all female. […]

9 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Curaçao

There’s nowhere quite like Curaçao. With more than 30 beaches; a fascinating Netherlands-influenced heritage; and convenient airlift from the U.S., Canada and Europe, the 171-square-mile island is a must for Caribbean travelers yearning for a side of culture with their […]

How to Experience Cuba with Peggy Goldman’s Friendly Planet

When Peggy Goldman fell into a chance 36 years ago to organize a journey to Israel for 200 Holocaust survivors, her lack of experience in the industry didn’t deter her ambition to transform lives through the power of travel. That […]


Five New Reasons to Visit Martinique

If you’ve been thinking about visiting Martinique in the coming months, stop thinking and start packing! The bijoux French-Caribbean island packs Caribbean style and Continental sophistication into every inch of its 420-square-mile footprint, making it appealing to both veteran Caribbean […]

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A New Must-Have Beach Bag

A new Beach Bag on the retail radar By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor If I had a dollar for every cheapo beach bag I’ve used and discarded during my years of Caribbean travel, I’d be rich. It’s definitely time […]

Jamaica Looking to China to Boost Cruise Sector

Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism says it will look to the Chinese market as it seeks to boost earnings in its cruise ship sector by 2021. This was the message delivered by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett following his recent tour of […]

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Uber Launches in Puerto Rico

Uber, the global power player in ride-sharing, is expanding in the Caribbean. After first launching last year in the Santo Domingo, the company has officially launched operations in Puerto Rico. “We are proud to celebrate Puerto Rico, with its streets […]

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Panama’s Secret Caribbean

By Beatriz Torres Marin CJ Contributor “The place where you’ll change Uber for boat rides that will take you from island to island.” A FRIEND and I wanted to go on a short getaway and do nothing but chill by […]

Five Fun Things to Do in San Juan

Nowhere is Puerto Rico’s unique cultural complexity (a blend of African, Spanish and other European influences reflected in its history, food, arts and culture) more apparent than in its cosmopolitan capital of San Juan. And since there’s no passport required […]

Why Jamaica Needs a Long-Term Crime Solution

By Dennis Chung CJ Contributor According to the World Economic Forum’s 2015-16 Global Competitiveness Report, crime and theft are the second most problematic factors to doing business in Jamaica, accounting for 16 per cent of the challenges. This is only […]


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