If you've been to the Caribbean, you know that the food can be spicy at times and depending on where you are, there's no shortage of rice and beans, but there's also another side to this part of the world which is surrounded by clear turquoise waters in that seafood is prevalent everywhere.
The benefits of traveling are extensive -- and often surprising. Traveling has been accredited with the ability to heal, educate, and expand our horizons. The feeling of inspiration many of us get after traveling is undoubtedly one of the best consequences of a trip away.
The common thread for a retailer, hotelier or restaurant is great service and experience; therefore, in the Caribbean, the challenge is keeping the core values consistent with its international counterparts.
As more and more Black young people of Jamaican heritage are raised in the USA, Canada, and the UK, it is important for them to have an understanding of their history and culture in order to develop a strong sense of identity.
There are times when getting away with the kids is great, and times when getting away from them sounds even better. For those latter moments, here are this year's 15 best adult-only resorts in the Caribbean.
How can we build on such efforts? We might start by educating African-American physicians, who tend to have an easier time overcoming the distrust of patients of color and can pass on good information.
The concept of public-private partnerships is in vogue in the Caribbean. Some governments mistakenly believe that PPPs allow the private sector to build and maintain infrastructure like roads, and provide public services like wastewater treatment, with little cost to the public sector.
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.
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.
In 2013, they hit us with Home, which became a #1 debut album in the UK for this global-platinum selling electronic act Rudimental. Since then, we've seen them raising the desert temperature at Coachella and back-to-back statewide sold out shows.
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.
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.
The hilly town of Ocho Rios sits on the north coast of Jamaica, at the base of the St. Ann Mountains. The former fishing village, now a tourist destination, is as noted for its resorts and beaches as its mountainous terrain and natural wonders.