Caribbean West Indies Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
U.S. Virgin Islands Travel Facts
The Basics Country: U.S. Virgin Islands Where is it?: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico Why do people go here?: More the haunt of yacht goers with deep pockets and time to kill than backpackers, but its proximity to the United States makes the Virgin Isles […]
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Guadeloupe Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Guadeloupe Where is it?: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Puerto Rico Why do people go here?: French and African influences are easily seen, and the small offshore islands are real treats What are the main entry points?: If you’re nearby, take a boat. Otherwise, […]
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Nassau Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Nassau Where is it located?: Nassau is located in the Bahamas, in the northern half of the chain. Why do people go there?: Nassau is a major transportation hub, and also the most populated area. Colonial quaintness is not lost, despite its popularity. How do travelers get there?: Nassau is the […]
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Haiti Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Haiti Where is it?: Caribbean, western one-third of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, west of the Dominican Republic Why do people go here?: Haiti is not yet free of the problems that have plagued it in the past, which also means it is free […]
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Havana Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Havana Where is it located?: Havana is located in Cuba, on the western fourth of the island. Why do people go there?: Havana is the heart and soul of Cuba, from Communism to cigars to music. There is always something happening in Havana. How do travelers get there?: Flying into Havana […]
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Anguilla Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Anguilla Where is it?: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico Why do people go here?: Come play with the rich and a famous! It’s pricey, but with some of the nicest beaches in the Caribbean, you’ll understand why. Avoid leaving your fun in the […]
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Jamaica Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Jamaica Where is it?: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba Why do people go here?: Ja making me crazy, mon! Jamaica’s proximity to the US, its laid back nature, and claims to Bob Marley and PLENTY of resorts make it a top tourist destination. What are the main entry […]
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Port-au-Prince Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Port-au-Prince Where is it located?: Port-au-Prince is located in Haiti, in the southern part of the country, on the Atlantic Ocean. Why do people go there?: Port-au-Prince is not for the fainthearted – this is a rough city that is perfect for those who love to be overwhelmed by sights, sounds […]
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Bahamas Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Bahamas Where is it?: Caribbean, chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, northeast of Cuba Why do people go here?: One of the most popular, and easiest to reach, island destinations near the United States. A bit overruns, but there’s enough sand and sun to go around. What […]
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Martinique Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Martinique Where is it?: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago Why do people go here?: France, with a flavor of the West Indies. Martinique has the typical island draws, but with hiking and strong French flavor. What are the main entry points?: Flying […]
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