iOS app Android app

Caribbean Islands

The Caribbean Island Europeans Don't Want You To Know About

Michelle Rae Uy | Posted 08.05.2016 | Travel
Michelle Rae Uy

Embark on a two-hour drive heading northeast from Dominican Republic's blustering historical capital, past roadside villages and farmlands, and you'll find yourself in a place completely different from the one you just came from.

As Climate Change Hits Economies, Small Island States Turn to Selling Passports

Till Bruckner | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
Till Bruckner

Such economic citizenship programmes, which are being run by several small island states in the region, have raised concerns that terrorists, criminals and other shady characters could buy Caribbean passports to evade justice, slip into Europe and North America through the back door, or squirrel away billions in stolen public money in tropical tax paradises.

Which Beach Vacation Is Right For You?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 06.20.2016 | Travel

Planning a vacation? Even if you're not, it's fun to dream. And this time of year it's especially fun to dream about visiting somewhere warm. Living i...

7 Best Caribbean Islands For Nightlife

Fodor's | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel

From dress-to-the-nines salsa clubs to barefoot-in-the-sand beach bars, many Caribbean destinations offer distinctive party scenes that ensure the fun...

We Get the Winter Blues in the Caribbean, Too

Amanda Walkins | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

Those of us who left that frozen tundra behind and moved to the Caribbean are also suffering from the winter blues. And aquas. And greens. And you know what? We're really not suffering actually.

Repair-ations Guyana: A Case Study

Alyson Renaldo | Posted 04.05.2015 | Black Voices
Alyson Renaldo

History, my friends, is being made everyday: a phenomenal thing to truly grasp. Historic "shifts," impacting how we think, what we think and (hopefull...

The Exceptional Traveler: Adventure in the Caribbean

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

Any typical resort vacation in the Caribbean can be turned into an exciting adventure by taking advantage of the reliable and inexpensive ferry system that connects many of the islands.

7 Caribbean Islands You've Never Heard Of But Should Visit

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

Ah the Caribbean. So exquisite, so pristine, so...overrun? True, there are many, many islands in the Caribbean that are worth a visit and many of them...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Caribbean Islands

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Lauren De Niro Pipher (@LDPgalactic). Her photo exemplifies the natural serenity of the Caribbean Is...

An Insider's Guide to the Best Beaches in the Caribbean

Viator | Posted 03.08.2014 | Travel

Whether you want secluded mountain-coddled coves and peaceful palm-lined stretches of sand or idyllic resort-fronted stretches and lively people-watching expanses, you'll find an abundance of the most spectacular beaches in the world.

A Caribbean Island for Everyone | Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel

Suffering from Caribbean island indecision? Whatever you want from your tropical fix, Jetsetter has a stretch of sand to suit your needs.

The Best Place To Retire In The Caribbean?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 07.19.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Yep, if you've got a yen for island living, we can't think of any island that delivers more than this one.

PHOTOS: The Unknown Caribbean

Posted 11.12.2012 | Travel

By Caribbean standards, the shores of St. Eustatius -- called Statia by locals -- are rather forbidding. Steep cliffs rise above aged Dutch stoneworks...

6 Great Beach Bars In The Caribbean

Fodor's | Posted 12.12.2012 | Travel

Even locals are known to hang out here, so kick up your feet and watch the sunset.

PHOTOS: Volcanic Versus Coral: The Caribbean Throw-Down

Richard Bangs | Posted 04.27.2012 | Travel
Richard Bangs

While we today regard volcanoes variously as dangerous, sexual, and beautiful, the ancients held them as mythic.

PHOTOS: 10 Budget Caribbean Islands

Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel

The Caribbean isn't exactly known to be cheap, but you can stretch your dollar pretty far on certain islands - even when traveling during the winter h...

PHOTOS: 10 Caribbean Islands To Go To Now

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

If you're looking for something new to discover in the Caribbean, don't just head to the major destinations like St. Thomas & St. John or St. Maarten ...