Lesser Antilles 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 […]
British Virgin Islands Travel Facts
The Basics Country: British Virgin Islands Where is it?: Caribbean, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico Why do people go here?: Surprise! Very similar to the US Virgin Islands, but a little less touristic, and British. What are the main entry points?: Catch a flight from a nearby […]
St. Martin Travel Facts
The Basics Country: St. Martin Where is it?: Caribbean, east of the Virgin Islands Why do people go here?: On the same island as St. Maarten, but owned by the French instead of the Dutch. This half of the island is a little less visited, and a little calmer, but there is still plenty going […]
Curacao Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Curacao 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 and […]
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 […]
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. […]
Trinidad and Tobago Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Trinidad and Tobago Where is it?: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela Why do people go here?: Give into your multiple personalities in Trinidad and Tobago. For a slower pace, head to the smaller Tobago. For the nightlife, and the most rockin’ Carnival around, […]
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, […]