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From St Thomas to Cap Cana, 7 Places to Visit in September

 It’s nearly autumn, but the Caribbean is as green and beautiful as ever — and if you come to the region right now, you’ll find uncrowded beaches, cool evening breezes and, perhaps most importantly, the best rates you’ll find all year. …

Cayman Islands Tourism Is Booming

 By Alexander Britell It’s been a banner year so far for tourism in the Cayman Islands, and the destination is showing no signs of slowing down. Stayover visitors to the Cayman Islands totaled 209,143 arrivals in the first five months …

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30 Caribbean Islands You Can Visit Right Now

 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Western Caribbean was untouched by this month’s major hurricanes, and the Cayman Islands is reminding travelers that it is “fully open for business.” “The Cayman Islands is fortunate to provide all travelers, including any …

 On Oct. 9, 1780, the Great Hurricane came to the Caribbean. Huracan San Calixto lasted 11 days in the West Indies, pummeling the southeastern Caribbean with terrifying winds as high as 200 miles per hour, destroying homes and livelihoods. Almost …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sure, good hotel cuisine requires an experienced and inventive chef. But at the end of the day, it’s the raw ingredients that really make the meal. And when those ingredients come fresh from the resort’s …

Western Caribbean

 The Western Caribbean is synonymous with the large, marquee destinations such as Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Cuba and Belize. But there are petite gems in the region, too, that offer appeal for visitors curious enough to venture beyond the usual island …

Pioneer Bakery

 The best (and only) bakery on the island By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Everyone me told I couldn’t leave Cayman Brac without a souvenir of the island’s famously delicious “Brac Bread.” So on the way to the airport I stopped …

 Going farm-to-table in Cayman Brac By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Le Soleil d’Or, a beachside farm-to-table resort in Cayman Brac, has announced new boutique hotel and farm lodge accommodations, enhanced wellness offerings, and holiday programming for the upcoming season. Guests traveling …

 By Alexander Britell There’s not enough air conditioning. There’s no Wi-Fi. Or there’s nowhere to eat once you go through security. Or there is somewhere to eat, but it’s overpriced and, well, terrible. Or the airport staff are unnecessarily rude. These are …

 A different kind of island, a different kind of people By Alexander Britell CAYMAN BRAC — There is a large corner of the Cayman Brac Museum dedicated to ’32. That was the year that everything changed, when the great storm …

 Above: Georgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Gimistory, the Cayman Islands International Storytelling Festival, will bring a blend of comedy, song and tales to the territory for the 15th straight year later this month. The festival, which lasts …

 Above: the Cuban vessel By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of Cuban migrants that arrived in the Cayman Islands in April have been repatriated to Cuba. There were a total of 27 men and one woman on a boat …

 Above: the vessel which landed on Cayman Brac (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A Cuban vessel with 28 people on board landed Wednesday afternoon in Cayman Brac, the government announced. There were 27 males and one female on …