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10 Cheapest Flights from New York to the Caribbean

Hopper.com | Posted 03.27.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

For travelers with a budget to stick to, the Caribbean has never been a gift, meaning costly hotel rates and plenty of competition for the best air fares. That's why we've put together this list of the 10 cheapest flights from New York to the Caribbean, on average, to get passengers to the beaches of the USVI, or the verdant mangroves of Tobago for less.

10 Things To Do in Cartagena

Joanna Riquett | Posted 03.26.2015 | Travel
Joanna Riquett

Your next vacation is in Cartagena! Wonderful, that's great! Now, before you visit, you should take note of some useful things to know about the city. Here's a quick video that gives you a quick glimpse of all the things you can do in Cartagena.

5 Off-The-Beaten Spots In The Caribbean With The Kids

MiniTime | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel
MiniTime

A family vacation in the Caribbean doesn't need to mean battling for lounge chairs, fending off constant beach vendors or trying to tune out the jingling sounds of the casino that drowns out the sounds of the waves.

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

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.19.2015 | 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.

7 Best Caribbean Islands For Nightlife

Fodor's | Posted 03.18.2015 | Travel
Fodor's

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...

10 Bargain Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Nothing beats the Caribbean when it comes to blissful beach days, and nothing compares to an all-inclusive for convenience.

Here's What a $1000-a-night Penthouse in Havana Looks Like

Scott Norvell | Posted 03.13.2015 | Travel
Scott Norvell

Americans rushing to see Havana under the eased travel restrictions are finding rooms few and far between this season. Havana's high-end hotels are said to be booked solid for months. And it's not likely to get much better.

8 Unique Spa Treatments You've Probably Never Heard of (and Where to Find Them)

Oyster | Posted 03.13.2015 | Travel
Oyster

A deep, cleansing facial or classic Swedish massage are great go-to spa treatments, but some spas have much more unique offerings.

The 12 Most Luxurious All-Inclusive Resorts in the World

Oyster | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Oyster

No matter the destination where you're heading on your all-inclusive getaway, it's nice to know that once you get there, everything will already be taken care of; that is, as long as you pick a top-notch spot that won't shock you with any unwanted surprises.

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 ...

Online Resources Help Black Families Of Caribbean Heritage Trace Their Roots

Anne Thornley-Brown | Posted 03.16.2015 | Black Voices
Anne Thornley-Brown

It can be challenging for black families of Caribbean heritage to trace their family trees beyond a few generations. Now, thanks to a number of online resources, that journey has become easier and the world of genealogy is opening up for Caribbean families and African American, black Canadian and black British families of Caribbean heritage.

Why We Have to #Get2Equal

Sri Mulyani Indrawati | Posted 03.05.2015 | World
Sri Mulyani Indrawati

Countries that have invested in girls' education and removed legal barriers that prevent women from achieving their potential are now seeing the benefits. But for countries to leave poverty behind, both men and women need to get to equal and push the frontiers of equal opportunities even further. To get there, we need to tackle three issues.

How This Middle-Aged Floridian Started A New Life In The Caribbean

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.05.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

A 10-year expat in Las Terrenas, Larry Stroup is a central figure in the expat social scene in this Dominican Republic beach town. Larry's originally from Ft. Lauderdale, so it wasn't the great weather that attracted him to Las Terrenas. What got Larry's attention is the cheap and relaxed lifestyle.

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...

Travel to Cuba Got a Lot Easier Last Week. Here's How.

Scott Norvell | Posted 03.02.2015 | Travel
Scott Norvell

Each week now, the gates that have kept U.S. travelers from visiting Cuba are creaking open just a little more. If Paris Hilton -- who popped up in Havana this week unexpectedly -- can get there now, anyone can. Right?

Top 10 Things to Do In Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 02.24.2015 | Travel
Kathleen Peddicord

At any time throughout the day, you can turn this way or that, and there it is again, the sea, now blue, then green. You can dine at a table on a deck just a foot or two above the sand with the lapping water only a few feet beyond.

You Won't Believe These 17 Photos Are Real (But They Are)

Oyster | Posted 02.26.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Looking for a cliffside massage with a dramatic view? It's going to be tough to top this spa palapa at the Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica. The lush, laid-back Rockhouse is a holistic haven, with gourmet dining, morning yoga, cliffside loungers, a premium spa and no kids under 12

Amsterdam in the Tropics: Holland's Caribbean ABC on the Looney Front - Part 2

Mike Arkus | Posted 02.24.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Willemstad, Curaçao's capital, with its narrow four-storey traditional Dutch houses along an inlet from the Caribbean, looks just like a little Amste...

We Get the Winter Blues in the Caribbean, Too

Amanda Walkins | Posted 02.19.2015 | 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.

8 Trips You HAVE to Take Before You Die

Oyster | Posted 02.19.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Made up of 26 atolls scattered in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is a beach destination that's totally set apart from other tropical getaways like the Caribbean and Mexico.

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 ...

How The Grand Tradition Of Carnival Influenced Performance Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts

The celebration known as Carnival has no singular description. In Trinidad and Tobago, it's celebrated before Ash Wednesday, sometimes with participan...

Faithful Shopper: Beach Babies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.12.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We've all had it with ice and snow -- it's time for sun and sand! Escape for a few days of warmth by the sea, and attire yourself accordingly from any of the stores below.

5 'International' Flights for Americans Without a Passport

Hopper.com | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

There's still a vast world to explore beyond the country's borders, a fact that can be a little problematic for the 64% of American citizens who don't have a passport.

Is This a Real-Life Hobbit Hole or a Hotel?! Maybe Both...

Oyster | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Sleeping in a Hobbit hole is a fantasy for many, and this hotel may be as close as you can get. And unlike the Hobbit holes in the Shire, this property faces the turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean.