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Rum Journal: Antigua’s English Harbour Reserve 10 Year Old Rum

 Every island has a different taste. Sure, there are diverse rum offerings on every island (some more than others, for sure). But the more you travel the Caribbean through a glass of rum, the more each island’s peculiar taste profile …

Nigel Spence: The Perfect Caribbean Summer Cocktail

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor It’s funny how suddenly we New Yorkers have to be paying attention to the fact that the hurricane season began June 1st. It’s as if we became tropical overnight and no-one bothered to update us. Now …

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Another Reason to Visit Saint Lucia Right Now

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s no secret we’re big fans of Saint Lucia’s Ladera, a property we’ve called the Ultimate Caribbean Luxury Resort. And now there are even more ways to enjoy the resort, with two major new packages …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Love mangos? It’s time to head to Saint Lucia — right now. Mango Madness is returning to the island’s Anse Chastanet hotel from June 13-17. The popular event celebrates the tropical fruit and treats guests to mango-themed …

 One of the most best (and most creative) rum shops in the Caribbean has just launched a terrific new experience: the chance to bottle your own rum. The L&L Rumshop on the island of Nevis, which is also home to …

Pinneys Beach at the Four Seasons.

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Four Seasons Nevis is reimagining some of its culinary concepts as part of its wider enhancement program. The property, which will soon kick off a redesign of all 196 guest rooms and suites, has …

 By Alexander Britell It’s long been the Mecca of yachting in the Caribbean, a bucket list destination that has sent a siren song to travelers and adventurers around the world. And here’s the good news: The British Virgin Islands is …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s about to get a whole lot easier to get to the island of Grenada. A number of airlines are set to launch expanded or new routes to the Spice Isle, beginning with new daily …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Legend ship is repositioning to Port Tampa Bay next year, the company announced in a statement this week. The 2,124-passenger ship will head to Port Tampa Bay beginning in October 2019 …

 By Alexander Britell You’re in a far-off bar somewhere. Or even a bar in a major city in America. You order rum. What do you hear? “Well, we have Captain Morgan, we have Bacardi…” And that’s usually it. While the …

 By Alexander Britell There is no crowd here, just a few curious travelers, less than a handful of staff. The buildings wear the fraying wardrobe of time. But in the empty silence of an off day at River Antoine, the …

 By Alexander Britell It’s one of the most beloved hotels in the British Virgin Islands, and now the Cooper Island Beach Club is readying for its return. Cooper Island, which includes everything from a boutique hotel to one of the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Paradise ship has resumed year-round cruise service following a month-long dry dock. The ship, which is homeporting at Port Tampa Bay, added a new water park, 38 new staterooms, 98 balconies …

 By Alexander Britell There is an entry point for every rum aficionado. Seldom does a rum lover begin his or her journey in the world of rum with a rare agricole, or a limited-batch hidden-cask expression. There are rums like …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the coolest spots in Jamaica is getting even cooler. The Skylark Negril Beach Resort, the sister property to Negril’s nearby Rockhouse Hotel, is slated to open this summer on Negril’s famous Seven Mile …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia is the fastest-growing tourism destination in the Caribbean right now, according to the latest data released by the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The “Helen of the West Indies” reported a total of 386,127 stayover …

 There’s a bit of everything in the St Lawrence Gap of Barbados: fish shacks, beach bars, nightclubs, restaurants, artists, characters and rum shops. It’s the bustling, ever-energetic, colorful corner of the south coast of Barbados, a slice of life and …

 Where does a rum begin? Is it in the yeast? Is it in the still? In the case of a rhum agricole, is it in the cane itself? But it’s just as important — if not more important — where …