Caribbean West Indies Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
St. Maarten Travel Facts
The Basics Country: St. Maarten Where is it?: Caribbean, two island groups in the Caribbean Sea – one includes Curacao and Bonaire north of Venezuela; the other is east of the Virgin Islands Why do people go here?: Part of the Netherlands Antilles, with its unique island government, but the same beautiful white sand beaches […]
Dominica Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Dominica Where is it?: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about one-half of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago Why do people go here?: Less spoiled than its Caribbean neighbors, Dominican residents enjoy warm days, white sand beaches and a lazy pace of life. […]
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Travel Facts
The Basics Country: St. Vincent and the Grenadines Where is it?: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago Why do people go here?: With so many islands, there is a wide variety of attractions. The proximity to one another makes for ideal playground cruising for the rich […]
Grenada Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Grenada Where is it?: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago Why do people go here?: Home of the five spice girls, who churn out hits like no other: nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and mace. The island also boasts beautiful scenery and beaches galore, with […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]