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Gender Equality: How Film Is Contributing to the Next Level of Conversation

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 10.23.2015 | Women
Lauren DeLisa

One of the most prominent conversations in culture today is that of gender equality. The entertainment industry, specifically film, seems to be leadin...

The 15 Best Adults-Only Resorts in the Caribbean

Oyster | Posted 10.08.2015 | Travel

There are times when getting away with the kids is great, and times when getting away from them sounds even better. For those latter moments, here are this year's 15 best adult-only resorts in the Caribbean.

Beware Lonely Beaches!

Carol A Miele | Posted 09.29.2015 | Travel
Carol A Miele

Savoring the sea breezes, white sandy beaches, tropical climate and thick, creamy Pina Coladas, my husband Gene and I felt like we were in Paradise! W...

Hidden Gems In The Caribbean

Oyster | Posted 08.20.2015 | Travel

Fortunately some quaint bed-and-breakfasts can be found nestled among the beaches of the Caribbean, and our hotel investigators discovered 10 hidden gems during their recent travels.

Aruba: Snuba Diving a Shipwreck

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.05.2015 | Travel
Zorianna Kit

Snuba diving is a combination of Scuba and snorkeling. However, instead of breathing though a snorkel tube, you breathe through a scuba regulator that...

9 Budget Beach Hotels That Are Really, Truly Cheap

Oyster | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel

Finding an acceptable beach hotel on a shoestring budget is no mean feat -- and it can be all the more frustrating when recommendations from well-meaning friends leave you wondering whether they understand what "budget" really means.

The Embodied Feminine and How to Bring Her Home

Miriam Ava | Posted 05.15.2015 | Travel
Miriam Ava

Anchor into your feelings of bliss. Invite her home, the goddess of your secrete island. Let her gaze imprint your body with the alphabet of stars, that bubbling creative surge known only to those who connect. Talk, learn, see. Realize, embody, remember.

Aruba, where the tourist is king : Holland's Caribbean ABC on the Looney Front - Part 4

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.12.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

In search of reasonable digs in Aruba - relatively speaking, that is, at about $85 a night - I've found an establishment that is clean but near waste ...

David Lohr

Fresh Hope For Natalee Holloway's Father As Disappearance Nears 10th Anniversary | David Lohr | Posted 03.02.2015 | Crime

An Amsterdam man who claims to have seen Joran van der Sloot dispose of missing U.S. citizen Natalee Holloway's body in Aruba has given the young woma...

Bonaire, less frequented, has its own charms: Holland's Caribbean ABC on the Looney Front - Part 3

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.03.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Better get to the airport at least two hours early, they say in Willemstad, because they don't exactly move very fast here in Curaçao. So I arrive at...

Before I Even Get Started: Holland's Caribbean ABC on the Looney Front - Part 1

Mike Arkus | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

I'm actually on my way to Greenland in the depths of winter, wondering what the hell I'm up to, so for the time being here are some tales from warmer ...

Holiday Hotels: The 9 Hottest Right Now

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 02.21.2015 | Travel
Abby Tegnelia

These fun and festive hotels are just the places to ensure you have a holly, jolly holiday -- from enormous edible wonderlands, caroling, and the Mouse King, to little trees you can decorate and bring up to your room.

The Caribbean's Best All-Inclusive Resorts For Families

Oyster | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel

You won't find a more kid-friendly resort on the island of Turks and Caicos than Beaches. With 10 pools, a beautiful beach, a water park, an Xbox Games Garage, a Sesame Street kids' camp, and even a DJ-spinning academy, the hotel is determined to rule out any inklings of boredom.

Chef Teddy Bouroncle Dishes on What to Taste in Aruba

Tara Donaldson | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel
Tara Donaldson

Aruba often gets more press for its pristine beaches than for its cuisine, but the tiny isle does big things when it comes to nosh. Because more than 90 nationalities call Aruba home, the Dutch Caribbean country's food mimics its mix of cultures.

Adult Playtime: 3 Reasons to Treat Yourself, Aruba (PHOTOS)

Stephanie Be | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Whoever said happiness is a journey, and not a destination, clearly hadn't been to Aruba.

Should You Be Planning a Trip to the Caribbean #OneHappyIsland?

JustLuxe | Posted 12.03.2014 | Travel

First thing is the country's weather and topography. Unlike its neighboring islands, Aruba's terrain is rugged and rocky on the northeast coast, closely resembling a desert-like climate and less like the tropical paradise you may expect.

New Video Offers Peek At Stephany Flores' Killer Behind Bars

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.02.2014 | Crime

Days after Joran van der Sloot was transferred to a remote Peruvian penitentiary, a new video has surfaced featuring the killer behind bars. "I am ...

The Best Of Aruba: 7 Can't-Miss Adventures

Tara Donaldson | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel
Tara Donaldson

It's the raw rugged terrain and untypical adventures that make Aruba a treat. And because it has the most sunny days of any Caribbean island, you won't need to worry much about the weather any time of year, one among main reasons for the country's catchphrase, "One happy island."

Kid-Friendly Summer Vacations: Our Top Tropical Picks

Oyster | Posted 10.02.2014 | Travel

What's the secret to a great family vacation? Finding a location that allows everyone to explore and have fun -- at their own pace. A spot where the kids (most likely bursting with energy) can have a blast while you enjoy a relaxing massage and a margarita... or several margaritas.

We Need a Marshall Plan for Clean Energy in the Caribbean

Richard Schiffman | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green
Richard Schiffman

Unlike an industrial powerhouse like Germany, for example, few Caribbean countries are in a position to fully exploit their renewable energy potential.

This Island's Prime Minister Is Going On A Hunger Strike

AP | DILMA ARENDS | Posted 07.13.2014 | World

ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) — Aruba's prime minister and several legislators have launched a hunger strike to protest what they say is meddling by the Du...

In Aruba, Life's a Beach

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Some people love a parade, some love a rainy night. I love a beach. After a long, hard winter, I was so ready for the beach. Aruba, here I come.

Is Diversification Breaking Through in America?

Jane Cutler Yepez | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Jane Cutler Yepez

While my partner and I have both long stopped noticing our differences, I am constantly struck by how the outside world views us. In major cities, no one seems to notice. But in less diverse environments, I catch sidewise glances of both benign acceptance and withering disapproval.

Aruba: Building a Sustainable Resort Island

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green
Steven Cohen

In the past, whenever Aruba needed to address its pressing financial needs, the answer was to add more hotel rooms and bring in more tourists.

David Lohr

Dr. Phil Won't Pay In Defamation Case Over Natalee Holloway | David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

A California appeals court has ruled in favor of talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw, in a defamation lawsuit over his coverage of the Natalee Holloway cas...