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Rum Journal: A Powerful Rum From Puerto Rico

 There’s a pantheon of “overproof” rums across the Caribbean, a fiery group of sought-after expressions like Grenada’s Rivers Rum and St Vincent and the Grenadine’s aptly, wonderfully named Very Strong Rum.  In recent years, the overproof category has seen a …

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The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean – 2021

 Restaurants are about more than just food.  When we go out to eat, we aren’t doing so because we have to — we do it because we want to.  Because restaurants make our lives more interesting. They break up the …

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Guadeloupe’s Club Med La Caravelle Is Reopening

 The recently-transformed Club Med La Caravelle all-inclusive resort in Guadeloupe is reopening this month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property will be officially relaunching on Dec. 18, according to Club Med.  Last year, Club Med La Caravelle had unveiled the …

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 There’s a new epicenter in the world of Caribbean rum: the island of St Barth.  In a turbulent year around the world, the island played host to the ultimate rum experience of 2020: the Caribbean Rum Awards and St Barth …

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 All-inclusive brand Club Med will be reopening four of its resorts in the wider Caribbean region in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company’s regional relaunch will include the reopening of the Club Med Cancun, Club Med Punta Cana and …

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 Air France is increasing its service to the French Caribbean departments of Martinique and Guadeloupe this winter.  Beginning Dec. 21, the company will be operating three daily flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to both Martinique and Guadeloupe.  That’s in addition …

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 Air Transat is ramping up its flights to the Caribbean beginning in November, the company said.  Beginning Nov. 1, the Canadian vacation company will be adding flights to more than 40 destinations from cities including Montreal, Quebec City and Toronto.  …

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 A new luxury hotel has officially debuted this week in the tony Le Francois area of Guadeloupe. It’s called Le Cocotel, and the four-star, boutique property has 10 rooms along with a standalone villa called La Villa. The latter has …

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 Air France is adding more Caribbean routes to its flight schedule in September an October, the carrier said this week. The newly-relaunched flights will include routes from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport will operate to Havana, Punta Cana, Santo Domingo …

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 JetBlue will be relaunching its service from New York to Guadeloupe on Nov. 7, according to a statement from the Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board.  The nonstop flights to Pointe-a-Pitre were first launched in February 2020 as JetBlue’s first-ever service to …

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 Air France is making its return to the Caribbean this summer, the carrier said this week.  The airline will be relaunching its flight service to the wider Caribbean beginning in July.  The relaunch will include Fort-de-France, Martinique; Havana, Cuba; Pointe-a-Pitre, …

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 It’s one of the most delicious dishes in the Caribbean: Accras de Morue, the signature codfish fritters of the French West Indies.  The team at the Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board has been kind enough to share their recipe with us …

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 We can’t go a day without imaging ourselves on some far-off beach in the Caribbean right now, fantasizing about lazy afternoons in the water, about cocktails and picnics and the kind of invigorating scenery we can only find in the …

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 While the bright yellow label of Rhum Bologne is in many ways synonymous with the ti’ punch (at least in Guadeloupe), when it comes to the archipelago’s aged rum, it’s Rhum Damoiseau that has the biggest presence.  The Le Moule …

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 The French Caribbean has extended its border shutdown through Monday, May 11.  The move is part of a broader lockdown by the French government that includes a countrywide “shelter at home” order due to the ongoing global fight against the …

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 We’re all thinking of the Caribbean right now, and in an uneasy time the region’s beauty and its people inspire us to be hopeful about tomorrow.  In the meantime, imagining ourselves on stunning Caribbean beaches is a form of solace …

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 The eastern Atlantic coast of Martinique is full of winding roads and banana trees, a place of imposing villas and plantations and endless fields of sugarcane.  And here, hidden in an old stone estate up a hillside on the N6 …

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 The latest Caribbean Moment heads to the tiny little island of Terre de Haut in the Les Saintes archipelago of Guadeloupe.  Shot in another, more serene time, it’s a window into one of the most beautiful little bays in all …