Living on an island in the Caribbean, surrounded by jungle-covered hills and picture-perfect beaches sounds like a dream. Wake up, enjoy a cup of coffee and fresh fruit picked from the trees around your house -- But this might not really be the dream life for everyone.
A 15-minute cab ride takes you just outside of Havana to this idyllic beach that attracts locals and tourists alike. Flag down one of the roaming vendors for a refreshing rum-coconut water combo sipped right out of the coconut.
Although language can be a barrier for non-Spanish speakers and the tap water is not potable, people are extremely friendly and the landscape is stunning.
A stay at an all-inclusive resort packs in plenty of convenience: Pay just one upfront price, and you don't have to worry about racking up extra charg...
If you've never looked into the island archipelago Los Roques before, there's plenty of reasons you should because if you're looking for those perfect white sand beaches and aquamarine water this is your place.
There's always another angle to visiting new places, and that's the local's angle. So, here are 10 things that the guidebooks won't tell you about Grand Cayman Island that you might be sorry if you missed!
For your next Caribbean vacation, mix a luxurious resort with Instagram-worthy ocean views, and a destination that offers not only tropical bliss--pal...
Grand Cayman is a British Territory south of Cuba in the Caribbean Sea. The Island is part of three landmasses that also include Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. Grand Cayman is about 76 square miles and boasts over 1.7 million visitors a year.
One big reason to go to the Caribbean during the holidays is that they want you there. This brings the prices down on airfares, hotels, attractions, diving, water sports, shopping and more. You can find special packages all over the islands to encourage holiday travel and visits.
Choosing the right hotel is an important part of any successful vacation, but there's something about the Caribbean, more than other parts of the worl...
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.
Mustique is lush with coconut trees and I quickly discovered that the coconut is an integral part of island life. I find it endlessly inspiring because nearly every part can be used to add complexity and a spectacular tropical flavor to any dish.
For most visitors, a trip to the Caribbean island of Bonaire is all about the diving, but the culture Bonaire is building - both in and out of the water - deserves some attention, too.
Travelers heading to the Caribbean may face the "The Deadliest Animal in the World," a pesky and deadly little critter -- the mosquito that's infecting individuals with a less commonly known disease, chikungunya.
Both city life and island life have their perks. I can personally recommend both, but of course, one or both may not be perfect for you. Here are my favorite aspects of each so you can decide for yourself.
For some, the babymoon might be a "last-chance at the bucket-list" adventure, but among my friends, most trips were beach-oriented -- a last chance at lounging around, doing absolutely nothing on a sandy beach while gazing out into the crystal clear blue sea.