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Saint Lucia Is the Caribbean’s Fastest-Growing Destination

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia is the fastest-growing tourism destination in the Caribbean right now, according to the latest data released by the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The “Helen of the West Indies” reported a total of 386,127 stayover …

Winners Announced of Saint Lucia Food and Rum People’s Choice Awards

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A pair of Caribbean rums took the crown on Sunday at the Saint Lucia Food and Rum Festival’s People’s Choice Awards at Pigeon Island in Saint Lucia on Sunday. Clifton Estate Rum from Nevis took …

How to Taste the Best of Bermuda Right Now

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s fast-growing culinary scene is on display again this month with the latest edition of Bermuda Restaurant Weeks. The annual program will feature 51 local restaurants this year, from the newly-opened Divots at Belmont Hills …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s the kind of place that would be at home in some hip enclave of Austin or Portland, Williamsburg or L.A. But at the same time, it’s totally at home in the Caribbean. That’s not easy to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the must-visit food Caribbean festival of 2018: the Saint Lucia Food and Rum Festival, which returns in January with a new schedule and an appearance by one of the world’s top chefs, Marcus Samuelsson. …

 It’s the essence of what makes the island of Martinique such a unique destination: the style, the creativity, the sophistication. It’s the gastronomy, the lush landscaping, the live music. Set on the Trinite peninsula on Martinique’s raw, beautiful Atlantic coast, …

 By Alexander Britell There’s a great new way to reach one of the Caribbean’s most fascinating destinations. European low-cost carrier Norwegian is set to launch its newest route on Oct. 30, with flights between Fort Lauderdale and Fort-de-France, Martinique. The …

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 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s food festival circuit has only been growing in recent years, but one festival has regularly drawn the biggest names: the Cayman Islands’ Cayman Cookout, now celebrating its 10th anniversary. This year’s festival, which …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor On our travels to Jamaica we’ve sampled all manner of culinary delights, from world-class sushi in a fancy Kingston restaurant to a “secret” and sumptuous breakfast buffet in Port Antonio and flavorful Indian dinner in …

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 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor I have often spoke of the fact that December is my most favorite month of the year, mainly due to the holidays and family gatherings and so on.  What I have never mentioned is that next …

 St. Barth will hold its fourth annual St. Barth Gourmet Festival November 2-5. Hosting six of the world’s leading chefs in French gastronomy, the event will showcase their signature styles and celebrate the long-standing tradition of culinary excellence on the …

 Anegada: it’s the remote, beach-filled outpost of the British Virgin Islands, a throwback to the Old Caribbean that remains one of the region’s undiscovered gems. More importantly, though, Anegada is without question the Caribbean capital of lobster — thanks to a …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you think staying at an all-inclusive resort means enduring endless uninspiring buffets, it must have been a while since you’ve stayed at one! Today’s generation of all inclusive resorts is leaving the old buffets-and-wristbands …

 A new food festival has come to the Dominican Republic. Santo Domingo, one of the Caribbean’s emerging urban destinations, has launched a new culinary festival, SDQ Gastronomico, aimed at raising the city’s profile as a foodie hotspot. The festival, which …

  There’s a major new Caribbean food festival coming to Miami, part of a regional push to take the Caribbean’s food scene to new global heights. Indeed, celebrated Trinidadian chef Richardson Skinner is calling for the Caribbean to elevate the …

Beaches for Food

 It’s early afternoon and you’re on the perfect Caribbean beach. The sand is pure white, the waves turquoise and tranquil. You’ve never been more relaxed. But then there’s a problem: you’re hungry. And the isolation that makes this beach so …

Dine VI

 The U.S. Virgin Islands will hold its second annual Restaurant Week this fall, featuring a selection of culinary experiences on St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas. The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism announced that the event, known as …