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Rum Journal: This Is the Caribbean’s Best New Rum Bar

 Above: 101 Rums at the Four Seasons Nevis (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell NEVIS — There’s a certain energy one creates in tilting a snifter filled with aged rum. It can’t be measured in joules, but it’s undeniable. …

Rum Journal: Is This the Best Bahama Mama in the Bahamas?

 By Robert DiPanoCJ Contributor GRAND BAHAMA — It’s the signature Bahamian cocktail: the Bahama Mama. While you can find this drink in just about any bar across the 700 islands of the Bahamas, we happened upon the Garden of the …

The Best Caribbean Honeymoon Resorts

 Choosing the best resort for a honeymoon in the Caribbean is a bit like choosing an engagement ring. There are so many, they are all beautiful and there’s usually one that’s just right for you. The difference is, you’ll have …

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 Crystal-clear, turquoise, tranquil waters, a soft, sandy beach, a Caribbean sun, all best surveyed from atop a paddleboard. It’s true — you can find great places for the increasingly popular water sport across the Caribbean, but some Caribbean destinations are …

 Some all-inclusive resorts are true destinations for food. And it’s now quite easy to find high-level gourmet food at an increasing number of Caribbean all-inclusives. But some are true standouts — with fine dining, famous chefs, a blend of cuisines …

 It’s one of the region’s best-kept secrets: the Caribbean is an even cooler place in the summer. It might be the summer breezes, or the emptied-out beaches or the great deals. But when you’re planning your summer vacation, look no …

 WHEN IT comes to the quality of a hotel, what’s under the surface counts — service, culture, food. But the way a hotel is thought out, the way it’s put together structurally and the way it simply looks, all make a …

 Golf in the Caribbean — sweeping vistas, soft ocean breezes and swaying palm trees. It’s such a beautiful place to play golf that when you slice into the water on the fourth hole, you won’t have a care in the …

 What makes a chef great? Is it flavour? Is it plating? Is it passion? The Caribbean is one of the world’s greatest culinary destinations, with thousands of talented chefs making mouthwatering dishes featuring local and international cuisine. But the Caribbean …

 What is a rum bar? It’s not a beach bar. It’s not a pub. It’s not a tiki bar. It’s not a rum shop. The way we see it, a rum bar is a bar dedicated to the glory of …

 Sure, the Caribbean has great beaches. But it’s so much more than that. And that’s nowhere more apparent than on the many boulevards, avenues and streets in the Caribbean, where you can spend entire days just hopping from restaurant to …

 It’s Super Bowl weekend, meaning that you need somewhere to watch the big game in the Caribbean. You’ll need a proper sports bar, one with the special qualities required for a game of this magnitude. We’re not talking simply about …

 Above: Ziggy Marley By the Caribbean Journal staff Ziggy Marley took home the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album on Sunday night for his latest album, “Ziggy Marley in Concert.” Marley won in a difficult category that featured Beres Hammond …

 WHAT TURNS a great meal into a memorable one? Particularly in the Caribbean, a great meal is about a great experience — one that combines food, service, ambience and more, whether you’re at a beach shack or a fine-dining eatery. …

 IT’S NOT a roti, not a wrap, not doubles. Is it street food? Is it fine dining? It’s called the “Bokit,” and it might just be the best sandwich in the Caribbean. To call it a sandwich is a bit …

 It’s been another great year for rum. It continues to grow in popularity, as more and more people around the world continue to appreciate the quality and diversity of cane spirits. We’ve tried almost 130 rums this year from all …

 You’re on the road, in town for an important meeting. There are a few things you simply must have — efficient service, a comfortable room, working Wi-Fi and a good location. Business travelers have their own set of demands, and …

 The sun has set, dinner’s over and the clock strikes 10 o’clock. In much of the Caribbean, that likely means it’s time for a quiet drink or simply time for bed. In some parts of the Caribbean, though, the night …