Caribbean

How’s Life in Jamaica? Lyndsey, a British Expat Will Tell You!

I have been dreaming of going to Jamaica since I was a teenager, and somehow I never made it. I was trying to freeze my nostalgia and the need of …

The Park Hyatt St. Kitts Opening Is Delayed... Again

One of the most anticipated Hyatt hotel openings at the moment is the Park Hyatt St. Kitts. Hyatt doesn’t have many good luxury resorts in the …

Hotels

Sad End of an Era - American Drops San Juan from JFK. From 11x per Day to No Service at All

In August 2014, I sadly posted about American canceling their long running JFK-Barbados flight – American Axes One of my Favorite JFK Routes – …

Airlines

The Best Beach Bars in the Caribbean

Beach bars in the Caribbean have three things in common: “cold beer, a potent rum punch, and a killer view of the sea.” Nothing beats sipping a …

Beaches

Uneven economic recovery expected across the Caribbean in 2017

Economic performance in the Caribbean will be uneven this year: Some economies will grow by 5 percent or more, but others will be lucky to eke out …

Business

Haiti - News : Zapping... - HaitiLibre.com : Haiti news 7/7

Haiti - News : Zapping...<p><b>20 French companies soon in Haiti</b><br>On Friday, Pierre Marie Du Meny, the Minister of Trade and Industry met with a French …

France

CARIBBEAT: Visionary Olympian Herb McKenley and Penn Relays

The great Jamaican Olympian Herbert Henry (Herb) McKenley made a major impact in the track and field world — winning individual silver medals in the …

New York City

Haiti's Guy Philippe expected to plead guilty to drug-related charge

Guy Philippe has apparently run out of moves in his quest to outfox the U.S. government.<p>The former Haitian national police commander who led a revolt …

Crime

6 Mega-Resorts that have grown in a few years

The growth of large resorts<p>Benidorm<p>What do Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Benidorm and Torremolinos (Spain), South Beach (United States), Punta del …

Travel

U.N. To Pull Controversial Peacekeepers From Haiti

To say that the U.N.'s peacekeeping mission in Haiti has been controversial is an understatement.<p>The peacekeepers are blamed for bringing cholera to the island nation for the first time.<p>They were accused of sexually abusing locals. Haitians have accused them of being an occupying army.<p>But the …

Africa

I Don’t Want to Visit Every Country

The debate about what is and is not a country has been litigated on this blog for quite sometime. Do you go with the TCC list that includes Hawaii, …

Africa

character defects

<i>The latest from one of the greatest – Webb Chiles</i><p><b>Rodney Bay, St. Lucia</b><p>The Moore 24 Southern Hemisphere Fleet went out of existence at 12:35 p.m. on …

Durban

Italian duo breaks sailing record from Dakar to Guadeloupe

POINT-A-PITRE, Guadeloupe (Reuters) - An Italian father and son duo have sailed their way into the record books after taking just over 11 days to cross the Atlantic in a catamaran.<p>Nico and Vittorio Malingri arrived in the Guadeloupe port town of Pointe-à-Pitre on Thursday, 11 days, one hour and …

Latin America

St. Barts on a cruise (photos)

Maybe it was the $20 hamburgers or the price tag of $117 (110€) for renting an umbrella on Shell Beach for an afternoon, but it quickly became clear …

Travel

Backstreet’s back, and they’re taking you on a cruise

Again, what year are we in?<p>The Backstreet Boys are going on a cruise, and they’re asking you to come along.<p>No, they’re not <i>playing games with your</i> …

Turks and Caicos

Airbnb meets with Caribbean government reps

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and government representatives from eight member countries met with Airbnb officials to discuss Airbnb's …

Airbnb

8 things you need to know about food and drink in Belize

Belize’s food and drink scene is brimming with exotic flavours, from freshly caught lobster to chocolate-infused wines. Soak up the sun and enjoy …

Beverages

Royal Caribbean Sets Sail on First Cuba Cruise

Royal Caribbean Sets Sail on First Cuba Cruise<br>Continue reading for more details

Best Undiscovered Beaches in the World: Peru, Caribbean, Greece - Bloomberg

A certain type of New Yorker has complaints about the beaches in Tulum, Mexico, Saint Barth's, or Mykonos in Greece. “Why escape New York,” they …

Beaches

Opening day has finally arrived for Baha Mar

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Baha Mar began hosting media, government officials and VIPs on Thursday, as the long-delayed beachfront resort just west of Nassau …

Hotels

Palladium Hotel Group Targets Growth in the Caribbean, Mexico, South America and Europe

Palladium Hotel Group plans to expand by implementing a hotel management model in the Caribbean, Mexico, South America and Europe in addition to its …

Hotels

Fly JetBlue Mint to the Caribbean For $299!

A few months ago, I wrote about the great prices available on JetBlue for Mint class to the Caribbean. The prices had gone up after the winter season …

Airlines

Why Martinique is Perfect for Families

Martinique is a hidden French gem in the Caribbean. Nestled between Dominica and St. Lucia, the island is a haven for families seeking the perfect …

Latin America

CDC Still Warning Travelers About Zika In The Caribbean

Agent of the sanitary department destroys mosquito larvae nests in Cayenne, Frfench Guiana. (Photo credit: JODY AMIET/AFP/Getty Images)<p><b>By NAN Staff</b> …

Zika Virus

Dominica, the Caribbean’s Best-Kept Secret for Nature Lovers

Tucked away between Guadeloupe and Martinique is unadulterated Dominica (pronounced <i>dom-ah-nee-ka</i>). Because it’s often confused with the Dominican Republic and lacks direct long-haul flights, the destination has predominantly remained under the radar. But with few places left in this world that feel …

Dominica

Nipper Juice Drink Recipe

Try this rum cocktail from Nipper’s Beach Bar in the Bahamas.<p>Nipper’s Beach Bar and Grill is an institution in the Bahamas’ Abacao Islands. This …

Rum

The Baha'i Festival of Paradise: the 1st Day of Ridvan

Baha’is all around the world will celebrate the “King of Festivals,” the holiest days of the Baha’i year, for the next 12 days.<p>These celebrations …

Christianity

USAID Forced Sweatshops on Haiti

An economy cannot be forced into prosperity. Voluntary sweatshops that emerge from a spontaneous market order make people better off, but in Haiti, …

Economics

Jennifer Lopez, Boyfriend Alex Rodriguez Stay Near Marc Anthony’s Home In Dominican Republic

Jennifer Lopez and boyfriend Alex Rodriguez are reportedly staying at a lavish villa very close to where her ex-husband, Marc Anthony, …

Hollywood