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The 21 Best Caribbean Islands to Visit in 2021

 The past year has changed a lot about the travel industry. What hasn’t changed is the world’s love affair with the Caribbean — and while intrepid travelers have already been returning to the region’s shores, demand (and arrival numbers) are expected …

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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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The 15 Best Caribbean Beach Bars for 2021

 The right beach, the right chair, the right drink. It may sound simple, but, like the greatest cocktails, you only need a few ingredients. In a time when travel has been significantly disrupted, this is the kind of experience we …

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 Le Carbet: that little corner of Martinique’s northwestern coast near Saint Pierre, a quaint fishing village that’s turned into one of the Caribbean’s coolest beach towns.  And the place that largely kicked off Le Carbet’s renaissance was Guy Ferdinand’s Le …

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 That next trip.  Maybe it’s for a holiday, maybe it’s for a family reunion, maybe it’s an annual tradition.  That next trip, that vacation to plan for, to dream about; it’s one of the greatest antidotes to creeping monotony in …

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 Ahead of Martinique’s reopening to travelers from the United States, the Martinique Tourism Authority has unveiled a new Spotify playlist that showcases the sounds of the French Caribbean island.  It’s called Martinique Caribbean Vibes, and the playlist features 80 songs …

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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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 Air Canada has resumed its flight service from Montreal to the island of Martinique.  The carrier is operating one weekly flight to Martinique’s Aime Cesaire International Airport on Sundays, the Martinique Tourism Committee confirmed.  Air Canada will be gradually increasing …

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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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 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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 Some of the most famous cocktails in the world originated in the Caribbean, and while they come in a variety of tastes and traditions, they all share one common ingredient: rum. Here are some of our favorite Caribbean cocktails and …

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 It’s somewhere between the setting of the sun and twilight, when all you hear are the gentle laps of waves and the early chirps of tree frogs. Here at the Hotel Bakoua on the Bay of Fort de France, it …

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 The eastern Atlantic coast of Martinique is raw and beautiful, filled with tiny coves and bays surrounded imposing villas on green hills.  It’s a place for quiet and escape, for secluded beauty, as is all of Martinique, an island that …

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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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 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 …