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VIDEO: Twilight in Nassau Harbour

 it’s one of the more colorful views you can find in Nassau — the island’s maritime hub — Nassau Harbour. Set between Paradise Island and New Providence, it’s a bustling home to Mailboats, ferries, freighters, pleasure craft and, yes, the delicious conch capital …

VIDEO: A Catamaran Ride in Jamaica, From Above and Below the Water

 Maybe you’ve been on a Hobie Cat — one of the most exhilarating watersports you can try in the Caribbean. But you probably haven’t seen it like this — from above and below the water. Check out CJ’s latest ride for …

VIDEO: Dominica’s Emerald Pool

 It’s not a secret: Dominica is one of the most naturally beautiful places on earth. The Nature Island is home to volcanoes, boiling lakes, incredible hiking and, of course, waterfalls. It’s a very short trail walk to get to the …

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 It’s straight out of a novel — or perhaps out of one you’ll be writing when you’re here. This is the charming little LoBleu Hotel on the island of Terre de Haut in the Guadeloupe archipelago. It’s a simple, affordable, …

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 It’s one of the most beautiful beaches anywhere in the Caribbean: Eagle Beach, Aruba. And the stretch near the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts is even better: a spectacularly wide, white-sand stretch of sand that will simply overwhelm you. So …

Prickly Pear, British Virgin Islands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It can only be accessed by boat. But if you get there, you’ll never want to leave. This is Prickly Pear, that far-off paradise in the North Sound of Virgin Gorda. Blessed with golden sand …

 By the Caribbean Journal It’s one of the most sought-after luxury products in the world: the Cuban cigar. But due to the decades-long freeze between the United States and Cuba, cigars have remained a seductive mystery to millions. The recent rapprochement …

 Jamaica’s Appleton Rum recently launched a new advertising campaign — one that could mark a shift for the way Caribbean rums are marketed. It’s a departure from the typical pirate — and party-themed rum ads — it is a story that …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I spent a week in Nevis recently, a magical trip that revolved around two resorts and imbibing at least that many tumblers of rum punch a day. After all, every hotel seemed to have their …

 Above: Martinique By the Caribbean Journal staff The “Happy” feeling is spreading across the Caribbean, and now Martinique has gotten in on the fun. Locals on the French Caribbean island have put out their own video covering Pharrell Williams’ ultra-popular …

 Above: Ile a Vache (MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Just nine miles southeast of Les Cayes, the island of Ile a Vache (“Cow Island”) has become integral to Haiti’s renewed tourism push. The country’s government has been pushing …

 In the first of a series of interviews with Caribbean leaders, Caribbean Journal Editor-in-Chief Alexander Britell explores the future of Caribbean tourism with Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, former Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, former Minister of Tourism of the Bahamas …

 Above: Belo (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian singer Belo has released a new music video, “Banm Nouvel Ou.” The video, which was officially launched on Thursday, examines the the “lack of support of female musicians” and their …

 Above: Ile a Vache By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Tourism Ministry has unveiled its first tourism marketing commercial. The video, mostly in Creole with English subtitles, stars a group of Haitians describing the country’s history, culture, cuisine and beaches. …

 Above: a shot from the new ad By the Caribbean Journal staff German car maker Volkswagen has infused its latest ad with Jamaican flavour. The new video spot, which will be used for the Super Bowl on Sunday, is called …

 NASSAU has long been a hub of Caribbean tourism, but it’s now starting to draw for a new reason: art. As the creative sector continues to grow in the Bahamas, those who venture beyond Bay Street are starting to find …

 The islands of the Bahamas could be the next great source of prospects for Major League Baseball, with the country turning baseball into a potentially fruitful sport. Caribbean Journal takes a look at the growing popularity of baseball in the …