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The 20 Best Caribbean Beach Bars to Visit in 2020

 There’s a very effective way to test the quality of a Caribbean beach bar: whether you can spend the entire day there.  Because best Caribbean beach bars are more than bars — they’re destinations, the sorts of places where you can …

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Rum Journal: Soggy Dollar Rum, a Journey to the BVI in a Bottle

 By Alexander Britell One of the most beautiful — and perhaps most understated — things about rum is its power to transport. The romantic energy of rum can take you from wherever you’re indulging to a far-off Caribbean island somewhere, to …

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Saying Hola to Jost Van Dyke

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton JOST VAN DYKE — A little more than a year ago, the leisure boats and charter yachts pulled away from Jost Van Dyke on an afternoon not unlike this one, sipping their last painkillers, their …

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 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 Alexander Britell If there’s one place that defines the Caribbean beach bar, one place that draws rum-loving pilgrims from around the world, it’s the Soggy Dollar Bar. But after closing due to damage from Hurricane Irma, the legendary spot …

 The Soggy Dollar Bar. It’s one of the legendary places in the Caribbean: set on White Bay on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. Perhaps more importantly, it’s the home of what’s almost certainly the Caribbean’s best painkiller. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff No one likes to leave the Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke. But sometimes you have to. That brings us to the latest Caribbean Photo, which Caribbean Journal reader Giana Benson took after leaving …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor JOST VAN DYKE – Believe the hype. The Painkiller, the much-lauded punch they’ve been serving at Jost Van Dyke’s Soggy Dollar Bar since the seventies, is as good as you’ve heard. Maybe even better. …

 It’s one of those legendary Caribbean cocktails: the Painkiller. What makes it different is that, unlike some of the region’s other cocktail exports, to experience the Painkiller you really have to go to the source: the British Virgin Islands. And while …

 Above: the Soggy Dollar Bar (Photos by William Torrillo) IT WAS one of the hardest choices we’ve had to make all year: deciding what was the best beach bar in the Caribbean for 2013. Earlier in the year, we named our …