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8 Reasons Curaçao Is the Most Interesting Island in the Caribbean

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 11.16.2015 | Travel
Larissa and Michael Milne

Who doesn't love a tropical paradise? Palm trees, white sand beaches and turquoise waters do wonders for soothing the weary soul, mine included. But after a few days I find my mind wandering, and I'm itching for a little intellectual stimulation.

Curacao's Tropical Allure

Fern Siegel | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel
Fern Siegel

Curacao is part of the Dutch Antilles - Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao and St. Maartin - and it's the most interesting of the islands. This tropical paradise, which retains its Dutch identity, is outside the hurricane path. It stays 82 degrees and sunny year-round; its turquoise-blue waters and luscious palm trees beckon.

Bamboo in Curacao: A Beanie Boo Adventure

Zorianna Kit | Posted 09.11.2015 | 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.

From Junkanoo to Brukdown: A Booty-Shakin' Tour of the Caribbean

Bob Schulman | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Don't get me wrong. I love Jamaican reggae music. Ditto for its two predecessors, rocksteady and ska, and before that mento and old-time calypso. But down in the Caribbean you'll hear all kinds of other booty-shaking rhythms.

Curacao: Up Close with a Shark? You Bet!

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.01.2015 | Travel
Zorianna Kit

The experience takes place in enclosed lagoons filled with sea life such such as tarpons, permits, common snook, horse-eyed jacks, French grunts, southern stingrays and more.

Travel Tips and Photo Diary: Curacao Edition

Nana Meriwether | Posted 05.17.2015 | Travel
Nana Meriwether

Where there is complexity there is depth, and in my week long trip to Curacao, I took pleasure in peeling away the many layers that make this autonomous country within the Kingdom of The Netherlands just plain beautiful.

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

Curacao For a Little Magic in the Dutch Caribbean

Renee Blodgett | Posted 02.13.2015 | Travel
Renee Blodgett

Rain falls on me and then stops. It starts again 15 minutes later and along with several other locals, I huddle beneath one of the shop awnings - they all seem to have one as if they prepared for the frequent rain spurts a century ago when some of these shops were likely built.

The 5 Best Clothing-Optional Resorts In The World

Thrillist | Posted 12.10.2014 | Travel

While the world has a lot of beautiful beach resorts where sunscreen's more important than pants, they -- like their naked guests -- come in all shapes and sizes.

Curaçao Hosts Its 2nd Annual Pride Celebration

Jenny Block | Posted 11.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Jenny Block

It's pretty exciting. Even a small island in the Caribbean is hosting its very own Pride event. Which island? Curacao.

5 Reasons Why Curacao Needs To Be On Your LGBT Travel Radar

Amy Hubbard | Posted 09.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Amy Hubbard

We're not sure about you, but we could get used to always smiling at strangers and never wearing anything more formal than Bermuda shorts.

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.

4 Cocktails for Tax Day

Imbibe | Posted 04.15.2013 | Taste

Today is Tax Day, and we think that calls for a drink.

Police Arrest 3 In Multimillion Dollar Gold Bar Heist

AP | Posted 02.27.2013 | World

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Police in the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao have arrested seven suspects in connection with the recent heist of 70 gol...

Police Have 'New Leads' In $11.5M Gold Heist

AP | KAREN ATTIAH and BERT WILKINSON | Posted 01.31.2013 | World

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Police in Curacao said Saturday that they have several leads following a brazen heist in which gunmen pretending to be pol...

Masked Men Steal $11.5 Million In Gold From Boat

AP | KAREN ATTIAH | Posted 01.30.2013 | World

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Masked men in jackets emblazoned with the word "police" boarded a fishing boat Friday in Curacao and stole 70 gold bars wo...

Future of Film: What Is a Movie's Sell-By Date?

Tribeca | Posted 10.30.2012 | Entertainment

What is a movie's sell-by date? Studios give tremendous care to the timing of a release date, taking into account competitive films, holidays, market analysis, and executive instincts above my paygrade.

Oil Spill Fouls Curacao Shore, Threatens Flamingos

AP | DAVID McFADDEN | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- An extensive fuel spill has fouled a stretch of shoreline and oiled pink flamingos and other wildlife in a nature preserve in Cur...

Where You Can Travel Like 'The Bachelorette'

Posted 07.23.2012 | Travel

Sunday's finale of "The Bachelorette" revealed many truths about Emily Maynard, but one constant last night was the terrific scenery on the island of ...

18 Crazy Quotes From The Latest Episode Of 'The Bacherlorette'

Natasha Burton | Posted 09.09.2012 | Weddings
Natasha Burton

Unlike the hormone-fueled, bad decision-filled overnight dates of the past, this episode was light on steamy hut-tub scenes and heavy on promoting adult abstinence. (Emily's got a kid at home, people!)

Classic Caribbean Cooking In Curacao

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.04.2012 | Black Voices

Most Sundays you'll find us playing host to some of our favorite foodie friends, but this week we took a turn as guest, pulling up a chair to chef Ang...

Note To Self: It's Cinco De Mayo, Write About Tequila

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home
Tony Sachs

Here's a quick little shout-out to some of the best tequilas and related products I've had the pleasure to sample over the last year.