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Martinique

Good Times at Colombia's Off-Beat Cafe Gourmet

Bob Schulman | Posted 02.08.2017 | Travel
Bob Schulman

You're in a colorfully seedy cafe on a little Caribbean island. Some homies are sitting around a big, rough-hewn table gulping down a kind of fish ste...

The 11 Cheapest Caribbean Destinations to Visit in Winter 2017, Ranked

Oyster | Posted 12.06.2016 | Travel
Oyster

Every winter, when you get blasted with blistering, freezing winds, you may start fantasizing about a beach getaway. If you are already thinking to yo...

Top 25 Reasons to Visit Martinique Now (VIDEO)

Karen Schaler | Posted 08.26.2016 | 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.

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

Bob Schulman | Posted 07.01.2016 | 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.

Breaking: Brand New Flights to the Caribbean (and the Prices are Sick)

Hopper.com | Posted 06.25.2016 | Travel
Hopper.com

Low-cost airline Norwegian Air announced today that it's heading to the French Caribbean this winter. Beginning in December, the airline will launch winter flights from three cities (New York City, Boston and Baltimore) to the Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique.

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.

6 Snacks You Can't Leave the Caribbean Without Tasting

Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon

Forget the fries. When you're in the Caribbean, snacking on the go isn't about rolling up to the drive-through. Instead, grab some grub from a roadside stall or beachfront shack.

China, Nicaragua and the Canal: Global Shipping with Chinese Characteristics

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.13.2013 | Home
Daniel Wagner

A Chinese company and a former Sandinista revolutionary leader (three-time and current Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega) are teaming up to revive an old idea -- create an alternative to the Panama Canal that will traverse through Nicaragua.

WATCH: A Fabulous French Caribbean Gem

Karen Schaler | Posted 07.25.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

When I first started looking into visiting the French Caribbean island of Martinique I admit it, I was surprised.

A Dozen Sipping Rums To Challenge Your Preconceptions

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

For far too many imbibers, rum is something that comes in a bottle with a pirate on it, and should be followed by the words "and Coke." It breaks my heart, it really does.

Exotic, Affordable Martinique (Video)

Karen Schaler | Posted 07.09.2011 | Travel
Karen Schaler

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Martinique: French Flair Caribbean Style (PHOTOS)

Karen Schaler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Karen Schaler

It's almost guaranteed Martinique will surprise you in an intoxicating way, leaving you wondering what took you so long to visit this true Caribbean gem.

The Challenges of Following Up a Bestselling Novel

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Keith Thomson

When the publisher advanced the idea of a sequel, I felt like a kid being told I could stay up and play longer. I already knew and enjoyed hanging out with the heroes.

PHOTOS: 5 Surprisingly Cultural Spring Break Trips

OneTravel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
OneTravel

For those of us in snowy climates, a warm spring break getaway is essential to the preservation of our sanity. Have you already planned yours? If no...

Global Beat Fusion: Norah Jones and Goodness from Benin & Martinique

Derek Beres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Derek Beres

Two albums have recently exploded into my inbox that are strong contenders for the "Best of" list for '09. Ironically, they are "albums" made in the '60s-'70s in lands overseas and from other time zones than Brooklyn.

Letter From Paris: Yes, We Ca(e)n! In Normandy

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beth Arnold

Residents in Normandy towns decked their streets in U.S. and French flags in preparation for Obama's visit. Posters read "Yes, we ca(e)n," a cross between the campaign slogan and the name of a local city, Caen.

French Troops In Guadeloupe To Quell Violent Riots

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

France is sending four military police units to Guadeloupe after one person was killed during month-long riots and strikes on the French Caribbean isl...