St Barth’s Barriere Le Carl Gustaf to Open in 2019

By the Caribbean Journal staff St Barth’s Hotel Barriere Carl Gustaf is planning to make its debut in 2019, according to Tourisme de St Barth. The property, which is the first by the Barriere group in the Caribbean, had initially […]


Island Hopping to a Jimmy Buffett Concert

By the Caribbean Journal staff It isn’t often that Jimmy Buffett plays a concert in the Caribbean — much less a free one. But that’s exactly what happened this week, when Buffett, a longtime friend of St Barth, came to […]


St Barth Begins Repairs, Recovery After Irma

The island of St Barth was hit hard by Hurricane Irma, but recovery efforts are now underway. While the island endured “substantial damage” resulting from the then-Category-5 hurricane, there were no deaths on the island, officials told Caribbean Journal. Repairs […]


The Best Caribbean Cruise Ports For Shopping

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The best Caribbean ports don’t just give you a sample of the culture of the larger destination, they also provide worthy “shopportunities” at every price point. So if you want a tangible reminder of […]

La Cantina, the Happy Hour Spot in Gustavia

It’s just before sunset in Gustavia; the sky is orange and the boats are bobbing. And if you’re looking for a happy hour, this is the place: La Cantina. This is another side of St. Barth, particularly downtown: a funky, […]

VIDEO: 12 Seconds on the Harbor in Gustavia, St Barth

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It’s just about the perfect Caribbean island — the tony, chic oasis called St Barth. And while it’s also the priciest isle in the West Indies, that doesn’t mean you can’t get there right now. Here’s a quick trip to […]


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