Caribbean Travel Articles

 
Independent Island Hopping
Independent Island Hopping The first thing that probably comes to mind when you imagine a vacation in the Caribbean is a white sand beach with warm turquoise water and swaying palm trees. The second thing is probably an all-inclusive resort with expensive yachts and retired expats. For independent travelers, the latter is mostly a deterrent for a beach vacation on a Caribbean island. With some small considerations and thoughtful planning, you can turn what you might think to be a standard Caribbean vacation into an adventurous taste of island life.
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Indie Travel in Cuba for $75 a Day
Indie Travel in Cuba for $75 a Day For many, Cuba is an enigma, but Amber Hoffman unravels the mystery of traveling to this unique Caribbean destination, and provides a budget you can follow to get the most from your trip.
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An American’s Guide to Visiting Cuba
An American’s Guide to Visiting Cuba Find the answers to your Cuba travel questions, current tips, and itinerary suggestions from Ms Traveling Pants, an American freelance writer, who wants others to also discover the beauty of the Cuba. Learn how to get there, what to do, and how to do it!
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Staying Alive in Barbados
Staying Alive in Barbados The tiny island of Barbados boasts some of the longest life spans in the world. How do Barbadians do it? Ramona Flume reveals some of the secrets behind this ostensible fountain of youth in the east Caribbean.
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Jamaica: Politics in Paradise
Jamaica: Politics in Paradise As the song goes, "Come to Jamaica and feel all right!" For natives of Jamaica it's not true. They are exploited, taxed, and most are forbidden to leave. What's a tourist to do?
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How to Tell Which Virgin Island is Right for You
How to Tell Which Virgin Island is Right for You The Caribbean Islands aren't all created equal. JoAnna Haugen helps you figure out which of the many Virgin Islands would most appeal to you.
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Six Things You’ll Find on a Vacation in Jamaica
Six Things You’ll Find on a Vacation in Jamaica Heading to Jamaica? JoAnna Haugen lets you in on six things you're sure to encounter on this Caribbean island.
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British Virgin Islands – A Paradise Waiting to be Discovered
British Virgin Islands – A Paradise Waiting to be Discovered The British Virgin Islands have so much to offer from scenic views, white sands to water sports which are why they are known as “nature’s little secrets”.
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Beyond Resort Walls: Finding the Real Jamaica
Beyond Resort Walls: Finding the Real Jamaica Venture beyond resort walls in Jamaica with Dorothy Maillet, who discovers a side of the island not found in guidebooks.
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The Loud American – A Clash of Cultures in the Dominican Republic
The Loud American – A Clash of Cultures in the Dominican Republic The Dominican Republic sees hundreds of thousands of tourists every year, attracted by it's tropical climate and idyllic beaches. But sometimes it is the tourists themselves who provide the entertainment, as Tommy Trenchard discovers on a visit to Santo Domingo.
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