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10 Crazy Expensive Hotels With Rates That Will Blow Your Mind

Oyster | Posted 06.04.2016 | Travel
Oyster

Last week, we gave you the low down on just how low hotel rates can go. And we pleasantly discovered they can get quite low; all 10 properties that made our "cheapest hotels" list cost $22/night or less!

Infertility From The Other Side of the Desk

Veronica Montgomery | Posted 06.24.2015 | Parents
Veronica Montgomery

As with any battle, you sometimes have to change tactics while on the battlefield. We have seen patients through the years have to redefine their description of success when it comes to infertility treatment.

The Favorite Hotels of the British Royal Family

Oyster | Posted 06.20.2015 | Travel
Oyster

In honor of the second child of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, we've rounded up up the favorite hotels of the British royal family -- from the spot where Kate spent her wedding eve, to the Queen's go-to Caribbean getaway.

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.

Will Any Presidential Candidate Commit to Fixing Our Nation's Infrastructure?

Dante Disparte | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics
Dante Disparte

This week's power failure in parts of Washington, D.C. are a reminder, as if one were needed, about the deplorable state of infrastructure more generally in the United States.

Rowdy, Raunchy, Jet-Setting Barbados Can Be More Affordable Than You Might Think

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Kathleen Peddicord

Barbados dreams are all about lapping tropical waters, swaying palm trees, and postcard-perfect arcs of white sand. The good news is that this Caribbean island lives up to the hype.

Hurricane Hideaways: 9 Beachfronts to Brave This Hurricane Season

Oyster | Posted 11.02.2014 | Travel
Oyster

For many East Coasters, a quick trip to Southern neighbors where the sands are still toasty and the waves still refreshing is dampened by the threat of Mother Nature's finest beast: The Hurricane.

How to Do Barbados Crop Over Like a Local

Tara Donaldson | Posted 10.11.2014 | Travel
Tara Donaldson

At Crop Over, the island's summer festival, Barbadian culture comes alive for eight weeks in an earnest exhibition of color, calypso, cuisine and costumes. This year, the festival ended Aug. 4, but locals are already anticipating next year's revelries.

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.

Beyond Beliefs: The International Fight to Protect Childhood

Lauren Book | Posted 09.06.2014 | Impact
Lauren Book

For the past week and a half, I've been traveling the rural island of Barbados teaching primary and secondary school students vital lessons on how to stay safe.

Why Tiny Barbados Is Beating Us on the Road to Green Energy

Richard Schiffman | Posted 09.01.2014 | Green
Richard Schiffman

Are we to believe that a country which sent a man to the moon and created the Internet can't figure out how to integrate alternative power sources into the power grid?

Meet the Caribbean Island With Multiple Personalities

Cruiseline.com | Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

Not only can you enjoy a traditional afternoon tea at Sandy Lane, the country's most posh resort, but you can also jam with locals at Oistins, the popular street party/fish fry.

13 Super Luxe Stays in the Caribbean

Oyster | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Oyster

The islands boast everything from intimate boutiques in hidden, tranquil locales to expansive resorts that wow not only in breadth, but style.

How to Travel Like a Local in Barbados

Travelzoo | Posted 05.20.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

When I say Barbados, I probably don't need to tell you about the dozens of white-sand beaches, the friendly Bajans, the rum. I'll leave you to the guidebooks for more factoids and instead tell you what I wish someone told me before my first stay on island.

A Jump in the Sea

Sofia Maldonado | Posted 11.23.2013 | Arts
Sofia Maldonado

Ten artists speak one language. It is Caribbean. It is Contemporary. It is World-art. It is the voice of an emerging generation of artists that speak a universal language independently of our Caribbean heritage.

10 Caribbean Spots You Can Still Go To Despite Hurricane Season

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel

You'd think that travelers would stay far away from the Caribbean during summer's peak hurricane season. But users of the website MissTravel.com h...

6 Affordable, Low-Key Hotels for Beach Bums

Oyster | Posted 06.23.2013 | Travel
Oyster

For many, the dream beach vacation involves snoozing on a quiet stretch of sand in some exotic (read:expensive) locale -- and we don't blame you. But ...

PHOTOS: 6 Awesomely Affordable Hotels For Beach Bums

Oyster | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Oyster

The truth is, there's no need to break the piggy bank to have a fabulous oceanfront getaway.

Where Celebrities Go On Spring Break

Joy Pecknold | Posted 05.13.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

You've clocked two months of solid work since Christmas break and it's time for another escape.

PHOTOS: The Caribbean's Hidden Hotels

Oyster | Posted 05.06.2013 | Travel
Oyster

There's nothing quite like the sense of discovery one feels when arriving at a hidden gem hotel -- a truly special spot that is intimate, remote, underrated or all of the above.

Cruising The Off-Beat Caribbean

Bob Schulman | Posted 04.14.2013 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Several passengers head off to the Cays' iconic Horseshoe Reef, a long, shallow strip of coral known as one of the best snorkeling spots in the Caribbean.

This Is Not An Infinity Pool...

Oyster | Posted 04.03.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Hotels aren't always pursuing truth in advertising.

No Matter What Else You Read or Hear, Vacationing in Barbados Can Be Serene, Darlings

Liz Smith | Posted 03.16.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

The day I landed from beautiful sunny Barbados, I picked up Page Six in frozen New York to read all about fantastic lurid carryings-on in St. Barts. Celebrities and VIPs evidently had a high old, wild old time there.

10 Top Health Care Destinations for 2012

Josef Woodman | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Josef Woodman

There's now plenty of global choice: At the close of 2012, more than 350 international hospitals have been awarded JCI accreditation, offering nearly any type of medical procedure to patients seeking access to lower-priced medical care without compromising quality.

Rihanna Belts One Out For Barbados

Posted 01.02.2013 | Travel

Rihanna really wants you to go to Barbados. The "Diamonds" singer is back as a tourism ambassador for her home country with sexy new ads for the C...