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Bamboo in Curacao: A Beanie Boo Adventure

Zorianna Kit | Posted 01.05.2016 | Travel
Zorianna Kit

Mom took me to the Caribbean Island of Curacao where I stayed at the luxurious Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort. It's super secluded and sits on 2000 acres of a natural preserve.

Chase the Summer, Head to Jamaica Now

Tara Settembre | Posted 09.11.2015 | Travel
Tara Settembre

Sadly, summer is coming to an end here in the states, but fortunately you can experience an endless summer in Jamaica. With weather ranging from mid-70s to the high 80s all year-round, it's always a right time to travel to Jamaica.

5 Affordable Off-Peak Destinations Worth a Visit This Fall

Oyster | Posted 09.09.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Many associate the end of summer with the return to the grind -- but it doesn't have to be so! As professional vacationers (hey, it actually can be a lot of work -- and someone's got to do it), we here at Oyster.com would beg to differ.

Sneak Peek: Aruba's 1st Restaurant Week & Top Foodie Finds (VIDEO)

Karen Schaler | Posted 09.29.2015 | Travel
Karen Schaler

I'm always looking for a foodie adventure and found the island of Aruba has one of the top culinary scenes in the Caribbean with more than 300 restaurants inspired by 90 on-island nationalities, making it a Travel Therapy favorite foodie find!

Labor Day Grilling With a Caribbean Twist

Tristan Welch | Posted 09.04.2015 | Taste
Tristan Welch

As a chef, I have always been fascinated by holidays and traditions from around the world because no matter how much they may differ from place to pla...

#IAmMoreThan My Scars

Shantonia Wayne | Posted 09.04.2015 | Women
Shantonia Wayne

I have always risen above my circumstances and my leg has never stopped me from pursuing my dreams, it may have slowed me down but never took my hope away.

Sweet Soul Sugar Sista

Amalia Watty | Posted 09.04.2015 | Entertainment
Amalia Watty

Anguilla gave me life and made me who I am today. I got a full dose of gospel, soul and R&B music during my journeys to nearby islands where we would perform spiritual dance with our church group.

Sweet Soul Sugar Sista

Amalia Watty | Posted 09.04.2015 | Entertainment
Amalia Watty

Anguilla gave me life and made me who I am today. I got a full dose of gospel, soul and R&B music during my journeys to nearby islands where we would perform spiritual dance with our church group.

The Most Popular Countries For Sex Tourism

Oyster | Posted 09.01.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Each of the following countries have gorgeous and culturally-interesting cities that lure more PG-minded tourists, but they also all have very visible and widespread prostitution that attract visitors of another kind.

Fabulous Family-Friendly Resorts in Jamaica for Every Need

MiniTime | Posted 08.31.2015 | Travel
MiniTime

Jamaica is one of the best in the Caribbean for it, with its plethora of family-friendly activities and attractions. And with the best season for Jamaica travel coming up - October to mid-December - now's the time to start planning.

Top 25 Reasons to Visit Martinique Now (VIDEO)

Karen Schaler | Posted 08.26.2015 | Travel
Karen Schaler

One of the things I love about the French Caribbean island of Martinique is how it continues to surprised me with unique and affordable things to do.

Cuba Suffers Through The Worst Drought Of ‘The Last Century’

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.26.2015 | World

With the year-long drought in Cuba forecast to worsen in the coming months, some residents are harboring what may seem like an unusual hope. “It is ...

Best Water Activities Kids Love in Grand Cayman

MiniTime | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel
MiniTime

The largest of three Cayman Islands in the Caribbean, Grand Cayman is a water lover's paradise with a plethora of family-friendly activities and attractions at majestic beaches with ocean water as clear as a swimming pool.

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.

My Hair Is Not Your Concern

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 08.11.2016 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

"Is that your hair?" This was not, by any means, the first time I had been asked this. I get it quite often. I always answer truthfully, although it always baffles me why people don't think of this as a rude question to ask someone.

Rihanna Queen of Crop Over

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 08.07.2016 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

Rihanna was the star of Crop Over, and she never disappoints. But it is not just Rihanna's costume or celebrity that makes her a star in my eyes. It's her love of life and her love of family and friends, her ability to live her life by her rules and no one else's that makes her a Caribbean Girl.

6 Tips for Traveling During Hurricane Season

CheapTickets | Posted 08.07.2016 | Travel
CheapTickets

To avoid islands outside of the so-called hurricane belt, focus on the southern Caribbean and remember your ABCs--Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao are generally safer bets for avoiding a direct hit.

4 Reasons Why Nevis Is Worth Finding on a Map

Travelzoo | Posted 08.06.2016 | Travel
Travelzoo

By Jodi Burns One of the Caribbean's best-kept secrets is a relatively unknown island in the West Indies called Nevis. As full-time working parents o...

6 Small-But-Perfect Caribbean Islands You Need To See

Hopper.com | Posted 08.06.2016 | Travel
Hopper.com

Tourists are relatively few but there's still plenty to do, from UNESCO sites to luxury resorts to sugar-soft beaches.

Puerto Rico's Symbolic Power

Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D. | Posted 07.31.2016 | Politics
Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D.

Given Puerto Rico's heightened media visibility, no doubt the world now has its eyes on how the United States will respond to the needs of the island, one of the last colonies in the world.

The 10 Prettiest Open-Air Hotel Rooms In The World

Oyster | Posted 07.29.2016 | Travel
Oyster

It can be particularly nice to find a hotel where open-air rooms benefit from the breeze as well so you can enjoy it around the clock. Numerous hotels have rooms with an al fresco leaning, but here are the 10 prettiest we've ever seen.

Crossing 'The Pond' to Europe? For Once, Make it Real

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.27.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

For a second, ours was a ship of intrepid travelers, of those who kept on going where they needed to go. Some made heroic thrusts of outstretched hands to stay in balance. Some held on to chairs or stools at the bar.

All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean for Foodies

MiniTime | Posted 07.27.2016 | Travel
MiniTime

All-inclusive resorts are a great fool-proof way of taking the hassle out of your family vacation. Less planning is needed - no extra costs, no extra budget, no headaches, more time for you and the kids to get some R&R.

Finding Maya Culture Near Cancún

Kerri Allen | Posted 07.19.2016 | Travel
Kerri Allen

Deep in the jungles of contemporary Quintana Roo, the Maya still live in small communities, often only speaking Maya, and practicing some of the ancient rituals that Xcaret preserves.

The Taste of Travel

Tristan Welch | Posted 07.14.2016 | Taste
Tristan Welch

As a chef, I always make a point to visit local markets whenever I travel - memories are made through tastes and smells and where better to experience...