Greater Antilles Travel Articles

 
The Rebel Quintet – Cuba
Unassuming and jovial, travelers would never guess
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 […]
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 […]
Puerto Rico Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Puerto Rico Where is it?: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic Why do people go here?: The United States, with a Caribbean twist. Puerto Rico is the most accessible island to the US and has the tourists to prove it. That said, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Santo Domingo Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Santo Domingo Where is it located?: Santo Domingo is located in the Dominican Republic, in the southeastern part of the island. Why do people go there?: Santo Domingo is not the safest city in the area, but then again, that’s part of its draw. From an active nightlife to the daily […]
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 […]
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 […]
Kingston Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Kingston Where is it located?: Kingston is located in Jamaica, on the eastern half of the island. Why do people go there?: Kingston isn’t the most beautiful city in the Caribbean, but it has its fair share of colonial charm, excellent food and the Bob Marley museum to boot! How do […]