How to Make Codfish Fritters, Guadeloupe Style

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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 […]


From The Bahamas to St John, 10 Beaches to Dream About

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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 […]


Rum Journal: Guadeloupe's Damoiseau Cuvée Spéciale

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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 […]


French Caribbean Extends Border Shutdown

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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 […]

From St Maarten to Punta Cana, 10 Beaches to Dream About

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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 […]

Why This Might Be the Ultimate Caribbean Small-Batch Rum

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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 […]


Caribbean Moment: 14 Seconds on the Beach in Guadeloupe

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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 […]

JetBlue Postpones Guyana Launch Amid Coronavirus

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JetBlue Airways has delayed its planned launch of new service to Guyana, the result of the coronavirus pandemic.  JetBlue, which had been planning to launch flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Georgetown, Guyana on April 2, […]

Aruba Launches Aggressive Measures Against Coronavirus

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Aruba, one of the Caribbean’s most popular destinations, has launched a series of aggressive measures to contain and prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus.  The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba has officially restricted all non-residents of Aruba from entering […]


Guadeloupe, Cayman Lead Caribbean Push Against Coronavirus

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A pair of Caribbean destinations are leading the way with aggressive measures to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.  That includes the French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe and the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands.  In what is […]

In St Barth, Finding The Rhythm of Caribbean Rum

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My journey started with the thrill of the prop plane nosing down for a “bombs away” landing at the Gustaf III airport runway, one of the shortest in the world, as the landing gear of the Tradewind Aviation plane hammered […]

JetBlue Continues Caribbean Expansion With Flights to Guadeloupe

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For the first time ever, JetBlue is now flying to the French Caribbean.  The New York City-based carrier officially kicked off its new nonstop flights to Guadeloupe this weekend, with thrice-weekly service out of New York’s John F. Kennedy International […]


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