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Beyond Parades and Green Beer: 5 Culture-Focused St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

Shermans Travel | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Looking for a way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day that goes beyond a parade and green beer? These four Irish communities around the world draw on their Irish heritage to infuse some meaningful fun into their celebrations.

Discovering Dominica: Jungle of the Windies

Richard Powell | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Richard Powell

I'd headed to Dominica for its annual DiveFest: the country's festival of all things scuba, held each July. As you might expect on such a secluded island, its terrestrial and marine wildlife thrives in relatively untouched jungles and along sparingly fished, quiet coastlines.

Where Are the West Indies?

Kelly van der Kwast | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kelly van der Kwast

The smaller islands have complained of being overlooked by Curacao, where the government was seated, while Curacao complained of being neglected by The Hague, the proverbial mother of the clan.