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Holiday Hotels: The 9 Hottest Right Now

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 12.22.2014 | Travel
Abby Tegnelia

These fun and festive hotels are just the places to ensure you have a holly, jolly holiday -- from enormous edible wonderlands, caroling, and the Mouse King, to little trees you can decorate and bring up to your room.

The Caribbean's Best All-Inclusive Resorts For Families

Oyster | Posted 12.22.2014 | Travel
Oyster

You won't find a more kid-friendly resort on the island of Turks and Caicos than Beaches. With 10 pools, a beautiful beach, a water park, an Xbox Games Garage, a Sesame Street kids' camp, and even a DJ-spinning academy, the hotel is determined to rule out any inklings of boredom.

Chef Teddy Bouroncle Dishes on What to Taste in Aruba

Tara Donaldson | Posted 11.20.2014 | Travel
Tara Donaldson

Aruba often gets more press for its pristine beaches than for its cuisine, but the tiny isle does big things when it comes to nosh. Because more than 90 nationalities call Aruba home, the Dutch Caribbean country's food mimics its mix of cultures.

Adult Playtime: 3 Reasons to Treat Yourself, Aruba (PHOTOS)

Stephanie Be | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Whoever said happiness is a journey, and not a destination, clearly hadn't been to Aruba.

Should You Be Planning a Trip to the Caribbean #OneHappyIsland?

JustLuxe | Posted 12.03.2014 | Travel
JustLuxe

First thing is the country's weather and topography. Unlike its neighboring islands, Aruba's terrain is rugged and rocky on the northeast coast, closely resembling a desert-like climate and less like the tropical paradise you may expect.

New Video Offers Peek At Stephany Flores' Killer Behind Bars

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.02.2014 | Crime

Days after Joran van der Sloot was transferred to a remote Peruvian penitentiary, a new video has surfaced featuring the killer behind bars. "I am ...

The Best Of Aruba: 7 Can't-Miss Adventures

Tara Donaldson | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel
Tara Donaldson

It's the raw rugged terrain and untypical adventures that make Aruba a treat. And because it has the most sunny days of any Caribbean island, you won't need to worry much about the weather any time of year, one among main reasons for the country's catchphrase, "One happy island."

Kid-Friendly Summer Vacations: Our Top Tropical Picks

Oyster | Posted 10.02.2014 | Travel
Oyster

What's the secret to a great family vacation? Finding a location that allows everyone to explore and have fun -- at their own pace. A spot where the kids (most likely bursting with energy) can have a blast while you enjoy a relaxing massage and a margarita... or several margaritas.

We Need a Marshall Plan for Clean Energy in the Caribbean

Richard Schiffman | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green
Richard Schiffman

Unlike an industrial powerhouse like Germany, for example, few Caribbean countries are in a position to fully exploit their renewable energy potential.

This Island's Prime Minister Is Going On A Hunger Strike

AP | DILMA ARENDS | Posted 07.13.2014 | World

ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) — Aruba's prime minister and several legislators have launched a hunger strike to protest what they say is meddling by the Du...

In Aruba, Life's a Beach

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Some people love a parade, some love a rainy night. I love a beach. After a long, hard winter, I was so ready for the beach. Aruba, here I come.

Is Diversification Breaking Through in America?

Jane Cutler Yepez | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Jane Cutler Yepez

While my partner and I have both long stopped noticing our differences, I am constantly struck by how the outside world views us. In major cities, no one seems to notice. But in less diverse environments, I catch sidewise glances of both benign acceptance and withering disapproval.

Aruba: Building a Sustainable Resort Island

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green
Steven Cohen

In the past, whenever Aruba needed to address its pressing financial needs, the answer was to add more hotel rooms and bring in more tourists.

David Lohr

Dr. Phil Won't Pay In Defamation Case Over Natalee Holloway

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

A California appeals court has ruled in favor of talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw, in a defamation lawsuit over his coverage of the Natalee Holloway cas...

12 Fab Hotel Deals: Black Friday Through Cyber Tuesday

MiniTime | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
MiniTime

(photo: Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort) Attention, vacation shoppers! The post-Thanksgiving shopping days aren't just for scoring deals on holid...

8 Newcomer Resorts Not to Miss

Alison Lewis | Posted 11.25.2013 | Travel
Alison Lewis

Fall is finally here, so it's time to put your cool-weather travel plans in motion. Here are eight fabulous, unique, brand-new resorts that are the epitome of wellness traveling at its best.

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.

10 Caribbean Spots You Can Still Go To Despite Hurricane Season

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel

You'd think that travelers would stay far away from the Caribbean during summer's peak hurricane season. But users of the website MissTravel.com h...

David Lohr

Joran Van Der Sloot Could Be Married Next Month

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.30.2013 | Crime

Convicted killer Joran van der Sloot is engaged to a Peruvian woman, according to his attorney Maximo Altez. The wedding is to be held in June, pendin...

Feel Like a Kid Again

Oyster | Posted 05.29.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Who doesn't feel like a kid again when at a water park?

There's More To Aruba Than Awesome Beach Concerts

Richard C. Murray and Laurie Heifetz | Posted 10.01.2013 | Travel
Richard C. Murray and Laurie Heifetz

Three small Dutch islands in the southern Caribbean are huge when it comes to hosting world-class music festivals. Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao -- known as the ABC islands -- offer much more than resorts, beaches, gambling and diving.

PHOTOS: The Caribbean's Hidden Hotels

Oyster | Posted 05.06.2013 | Travel
Oyster

There's nothing quite like the sense of discovery one feels when arriving at a hidden gem hotel -- a truly special spot that is intimate, remote, underrated or all of the above.

The World's Most Romantic Restaurants

Triposo | Posted 04.15.2013 | Travel
Triposo

Which restaurants are most frequently mentioned as being "romantic" on social media?

Giordano Indecency Case Closed

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 08.03.2012 | Crime

BALTIMORE -- A lawyer for a man suspected in the presumed death of his traveling companion in Aruba says prosecutors in Maryland are dropping an unrel...

PHOTOS: 7 Awesome Beach Bars

Oyster | Posted 10.03.2012 | Travel
Oyster

What better way to enjoy your summer to the fullest -- and deal with the reality of the approaching fall -- than to visit a happening bar on the beach?