Jimmy Cliff to Headline St Kitts Music Festival

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One of the Caribbean’s hottest music festivals is back again for its 24th edition this summer.  The St Kitts Music Festival will run June 24-28, 2020, with a slate of music stars led by Jamaican music legend Jimmy Cliff.  St. […]


In Barbados, The House on Rihanna Drive

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This one-way street on the outskirts of Bridgetown has two lines of colorful houses just across Spring Garden Highway from the sea. But it’s the green-and-yellow one three quarters of the way down the road that brings the pilgrims. Robyn […]


Jamaica Has a New Hotspot in Negril

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By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the coolest bars in New York has officially opened its doors in Jamaica. Miss Lily’s, the Jamaican eatery from Manhattan, has opened a new outpost at the hip Skylark Negril Beach Resort. The […]


A Must-Visit Junkanoo Festival in The Bahamas

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By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the icons of The Bahamas: the energy and sound of Junkanoo, The Bahamas’ famous musical mix of carnival, masquerade dance and parade. And while you can find Junkanoo across The Bahamas during […]

In Tortola, a Must-Visit Caribbean Beach Town


By Bob Curley CJ Contributor Most people tend to visit Tortola in the BVI by boat, whether that’s on a yacht charter offered by The Moorings or another charter company or, increasingly, as day visitors from cruise ships. There are […]

Saint Lucia’s Must-Visit Summer Music Festival

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By the Caribbean Journal staff A top Caribbean music festival is back in Saint Lucia this summer with the return of Mercury Fest. The beach music party, produced by Epic Events, is one of the region’s most anticipated summer festivals. […]


In the BVI, It’s Christmas in July

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Beaches, parties, yachts, turquoise waters, cocktails and spectacular music. If a BVI vacation feels like Christmas in July, well, it actually is. This year is the latest annual edition of the BVI’s Christmas in July […]

Prince’s Turks and Caicos Villa Sold

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos villa formerly owned by music legend Prince has been sold. The sprawling estate in Turks and Caicos’s Turtle Tail area in Providenciales has been sold for $10.8 million, according to Turks […]

Aruba Set for Major Music Festival

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By the Caribbean Journal staff A constellation of music stars will descend upon Aruba this weekend for the 19th annual Soul Beach Music Festival. That will include John Legend, Charlie Wilson, Ella Mai and other stars for the event, which […]


Virgin Voyages Plans Big Focus on Music

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By the Caribbean Journal staff True to the history of the Virgin brand, Sir Richard Branson’s new Virgin Voyages adults-only cruise line is planning a major focus on music. That will include a full-fledged record shop aboard its Scarlet Lady […]

Ashanti, Ja Rule to Headline St Maarten Carnival Concert

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By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of music superstars will be headlining a concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of St Maarten Carnival. That includes Ashanti, Keyshia Cole and Ja Rule, who will take the stage at the “Soulful […]

Why John Legend Is Coming to Aruba

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival is back for a 19th year this spring, with a slate of performers including superstar John Legend. Legend will be the biggest name in a group of performers that […]


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