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Six Fun Things to Do in Dominica

 While its population is small, Dominica is actually one of the largest islands in the Caribbean. That means that any trip to the island is full of choices for adventure. Here are six great ways to spend a day (or …

Hiking the Trails of Dominica

 Above: the Waitukubuli National Trail By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica has long been known as the Caribbean’s “Nature Island,” and it’s easy to see why. It is the most mountainous island in the region — but also one of …

The 10 Best Caribbean Casinos

 Move over, Las Vegas. The Caribbean has a multitude of terrific casinos, and the vast majority of them are full-service, large-scale gaming Meccas. Here’s the list of our 10 favourites for 2013, with an emphasis on what has become the …

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 As you can probably tell by now, we love beach bars. So it’s always nice when a great hotel has a beach bar of its own. That’s often the case in Aruba, where a number of hotels have perched bars …

 Above: a Tropic Ocean Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Island hopping in the Bahamas just got a bit easier. Fort Lauderdale-based Tropic Ocean Airways has announced the addition of a new eight-passenger Cessna 206 seaplane. The company offers …

 Above: Dwyane Wade and Beaches Turks and Caicos GM Don Dagenais By the Caribbean Journal staff NBA superstar Dwyane Wade recently paid a visit to the Turks and Caicos Islands with a group of family and friends. Wade, who recently …

 French and Dutch, north and south; the island of St Martin/St Maarten is a diverse mix of cultures, cuisines and histories. And both sides of the island have some wonderful places to stay. We thought we’d offer a list of …

 Above: Port of Spain, Trinidad Every Caribbean island has its share of great eateries. But if you’re visiting a Caribbean destination solely for food, you generally like to have a high concentration of restaurants all within a short radius. So …

 Above: the Waterfront restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad Port of Spain is the bustling metropolis of the English-speaking Caribbean, and it’s a city that truly never sleeps. In the heart of the capital’s downtown, there’s one spot that’s always …

 Above: Cotton House Long a popular hideaway for the British royal family, the Grenadine island of Mustique is one of the gems of the Caribbean, but if you can’t get there right this minute, the Cotton House resort has you …

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados will host the OAS Travel Congress next year, the first time the event will be held in an English-speaking Caribbean country. The forum, which is being held this year in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cove, Eleuthera hotel property in the Bahamas is launching charter air service for travelers from Florida. The property says it has booked 30 flights for the next two months from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport …

 Ultimately, the major portion of any trip to the Caribbean is relaxation. The region has just the right blend of beach, atmosphere and good vibrations to do the job — but sometimes you need to relax even more, to take …

 Above: Chevy’s Calypso Bar (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell NEVIS — Arms and legs shake, the rum flows freely, the music pulses and, if you concentrate, you can hear the soft reminder of the ocean just a few …

 Nassau is known for a lot of things, but it also happens to be home to a number of tremendous restaurants. Whether you’re looking for authentic Bahamian specialties or top-notch food from around the world, you’ll find it in the …

 What does villa mean? In its basic sense, it means a place to live. And on vacation, it means something more than just a hotel room — your home away from home. That means a villa can be a very …

 Above: Caneel Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff Caneel Bay, a Rosewood Resort in St John, USVI, is planning a new restaurant concept at the property, the hotel announced. The plan is to transform the Sugar Mill restaurant into a …

 IT’S ONE of our favourite sayings in the Caribbean: “Walk Good.” A great way to say goodbye, take care or safe travels in Jamaica, it also aptly describes one of the best things to do in the Caribbean – to …