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Go Tell It on the Mountain, Part 4 - Brazil, Venezuela and the Caribbean: Mountain-Combing on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 02.12.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The fourth blog on mountains and volcanoes I've met around the world - not necessarily the most famous or tallest, just beautiful mountain scenery eve...

Man Accused Of Smuggling Cocaine Worth $78,000 In Spandex Shorts

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 12.21.2016 | Weird News

Not the white Christmas this traveler was hoping for. Authorities in New Jersey recovered five pounds of cocaine hidden in pair of spandex shorts in a...

The 11 Cheapest Caribbean Destinations to Visit in Winter 2017, Ranked

Oyster | Posted 12.06.2016 | Travel
Oyster

Every winter, when you get blasted with blistering, freezing winds, you may start fantasizing about a beach getaway. If you are already thinking to yo...

Want To Be Happy? Here's The Secret

Aimee Heckel | Posted 10.17.2016 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

I touched the crystal ocean with my bare toes and gazed across the tiny island. I was the only person there, except for a dozen pink flamingoes, each balanced on a single leg, totally showing off, because seriously, why else would they do that?

Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 2, South America and the Caribbean - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.16.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The second in the series on randomly chosen sunsets, this time in South America and the Caribbean, both the technicolour descent of the drowning orb a...

Sneak Peek Aruba's New Wellness Month | VIDEO

Karen Schaler | Posted 04.21.2016 | Travel
Karen Schaler

While visiting Aruba on a Travel Therapy TV shoot one of the things that surprised me the most was all the unique, off-the-beaten path things to do th...

Van Der Sloot's Latest Confession 'Absolutely Meaningless'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.04.2017 | Crime

Joran van der Sloot’s new videotaped confession that he killed vacationing American teenager Natalee Holloway is an obvious publicity stunt unworthy...

Aruba's Very Special Valentine's Gift

Karen Schaler | Posted 02.13.2017 | Travel
Karen Schaler

Forget the candy, Aruba is giving one lucky couple, getting married on Valentine's Day at the Empire State Building one very sweet wedding gift, a rom...

Caribbean Islands Protect the Sea Turtle

Andrea Poe | Posted 01.11.2017 | Travel
Andrea Poe

The small island of Nevis has one of the Caribbean's most important sea turtle protection programs thanks to its dedicated army of volunteers. While ...

Iguanas, Those Prehistoric-Looking Mini-Dinosaurs: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 6

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.10.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

No need to biologically engineer Jurassic Park. Just put on magnifying glasses and go down to Iguana-dom, that realm where every scale, spine, spike, crest, dewlap and wart screams dinosaur.

50 Countries And Counting: A Naturalista's Travel Adventures--First Stop Aruba!

Patti R. Rose | Posted 12.31.2016 | Travel
Patti R. Rose

When I graduated from Jamaica High School (which is now closed and I'm sad about that, which is another story for another time), in Queens, New York, it was an exciting time in my life.

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

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 10.19.2016 | 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 10.07.2016 | Travel
Oyster

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 09.29.2016 | 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 08.20.2016 | Travel
Oyster

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 05.05.2016 | 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
Oyster

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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
Oyster

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.