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From the Dominican Republic to Palm Island, 5 Places to Go in July

 We can’t stress it enough – the Caribbean is even better in the summer. You get more beaches to yourself, the water is deliciously warm and the nights are breezy and beautiful. The latest edition of Places to Go takes …

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The Best Hotels in Martinique, From Boutique Stays to Beach Resorts

 Martinique is an island in the Caribbean, and one of the region’s most fascinating destinations. But it’s very much the French Caribbean. When it comes to choosing a hotel, that means a lot of unfamiliar names (no Marriotts or Hiltons …

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In Bonaire, a Rum Night to Remember 

 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 …

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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 …

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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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 As of June 1, 2022, travelers to Bonaire will no longer need to complete health declaration form, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That means that the island will no longer have any special travel requirements to visit the island.  The health …

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 Michelin-starred chefs. Oceanfront cocktail bars. World-class rums. The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire is readying to host its most anticipated event in years: Bonaire Rum Week, the weeklong celebration of premium rum and culinary culture from June 14-17. Bonaire Rum …

best caribbean rums

 Those hard-to-find bottles. The rhum agricoles, the limited editions, the parcellaires, the cask strength expressions.  If you’re a rum lover in the United States, they’re all almost impossible to find, even with rum continuing to grow in popularity. And if …

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 The island of Bonaire is set for its most exciting event in years this June with the launch of Bonaire Rum Week Presented by Caribbean Journal.  The celebration of premium rum will run across the Dutch Caribbean island from June …

bonaire testing requirements lifted

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has lifted all of its testing requirements, Caribbean Journal has learned. That means no pre-testing is required of travelers, regardless of vaccination status. Vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers will just have to fill in a …

bahamas goombay smash

 Like all of the greatest recipes, it’s a secret.  And while the ubiquitous, yellow Goombay Smash has traveled the world as one of The Bahamas’ signature cocktails, there are none quite like this one.  This is Miss Emily’s Blue Bee …

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 Divi Resorts has joined the Caribbean’s most exciting new rum festival.  The company’s Divi Flamingo Beach Resort and Casino will be part of the upcoming Bonaire Rum Week, June 14-17.  The property will be hosting a Rum Happy Hour presented …

 That green bottle.  For many, Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva, the Venezuelan rum that comes in that instantly recognizable green bottle, is their entry point into the world of premium rum.  It’s a very good value, it’s accessible, it’s drinkable.  That’s made …

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 Bonaire’s top bartenders will face off in an island-wide cocktail competition during the upcoming Bonaire Rum Week.  The competition, which is hosted by the island’s premier cocktail bar, Tiki & Co, will take place on Wednesday, June 15.  Tiki & …

martinique guadeloupe experience

 They’re filled with charming fishing villages, historic towns, cultural capitals and rum distilleries: Martinique and Guadeloupe, that fascinating pair of French departments in the Eastern Caribbean.  And now there’s a new way to explore them: on the sea.  A new …

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 Tourism to Bonaire continues to sizzle, according to new data from Tourism Corporation Bonaire.  The island welcomed 111,000 air arrivals in 2021, which represented a 70 percent recovery of the destination’s pre-pandemic numbers.  But that was buoyed by even stronger …

caribbean rum awards st barth

 The world’s greatest rums. The Caribbean’s most glamorous island.  One unforgettable week.  The fifth annual Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth is set for Nov. 1-6, 2022 for a week-long celebration of artisanal rums from the region’s top producers.  It’s a …

bahamas rum distillery

 It’s the home of some of the world’s most greatest cocktails, from the Bahama Mama to the Goombay Smash.  And The Bahamas has been an epicenter for rum from the days of swashbuckling to the age of rum running to …

 

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