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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.

The 25th Anniversary of the U.S. Invasion of Panama

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

With a thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations we might have an opportunity to come to terms with the long and sordid history of the United States' actions in the Caribbean divorced from the anti-communist hyperbole we still hear from some politicians and pundits.

10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for 2015

Fodor's | Posted 12.18.2014 | Travel
Fodor's

A stay at an all-inclusive resort packs in plenty of convenience: Pay just one upfront price, and you don't have to worry about racking up extra charg...

Caught a Chill? Five Luxuriously Warm Winter Getaways

Duane Wells | Posted 12.17.2014 | Travel
Duane Wells

Though the dog days of winter may well be almost fully upon us, a slew of new properties and hotels in veritable hotspots around the globe have either recently debuted or will soon be opening to help chase away the winter blues. Here are but five of the more luxurious options set to heat up winter 2014-15:

22 Reasons to Love St. Barths

Fathom | Posted 12.18.2014 | Travel
Fathom

There are special places that stand out in my mind as magical. Saint Barthélemy, better known as St. Barths, in the French West Indies, is one of them.

Caribbean Adventures Worth Leaving Your All-Inclusive For

SmarterTravel | Posted 12.16.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Sometimes you need an adventure that gets your heart thumping, a thrill to remind you that deep down inside you're still as fun and gutsy as you w...

Curacao For a Little Magic in the Dutch Caribbean

Renee Blodgett | Posted 12.15.2014 | 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 Best Beaches in Antigua

Oyster | Posted 12.11.2014 | Travel
Oyster

With 365 beaches (one for each day of the year!), Antigua is the perfect island getaway when you're in need of some sand and surf.

Venezuela's Secret Caribbean Paradise

Michaela Wagner | Posted 12.05.2014 | Travel
Michaela Wagner

If you've never looked into the island archipelago Los Roques before, there's plenty of reasons you should because if you're looking for those perfect white sand beaches and aquamarine water this is your place.

7 Life-Changing Lessons I've Learned Living on a Caribbean Island

Amanda Walkins | Posted 12.04.2014 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

Living on an island in the Caribbean for two years has taught me many valuable lessons I may not have learned living Stateside. In case you aren't currently basking in tropical sunshine like me, allow me to impart some of my newfound wisdom.

7 Photos From the Caribbean That Make Me Want to Go Back

Jinna Yang | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

This winter is harsh in New York City, and although the Caribbean islands are often overlooked, these photos most definitely instill the wanderlust I need to take a trip back -- asap.

Your Hunger Games Vacation (Peeta Not Included)

Oyster | Posted 11.20.2014 | Travel
Oyster

All you need is to let yourself get inspired by Katniss' warrior ways. Here's what we think Katniss would like to do on vacation, given the chance -- and what you can do, too!

The Best Resorts & Hotels In The Caribbean

Travel + Leisure | Posted 11.19.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

For your next Caribbean vacation, mix a luxurious resort with Instagram-worthy ocean views, and a destination that offers not only tropical bliss--pal...

5 Best Grand Cayman Beaches

P. Andrew Och | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel
P. Andrew Och

Grand Cayman is a British Territory south of Cuba in the Caribbean Sea. The Island is part of three landmasses that also include Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. Grand Cayman is about 76 square miles and boasts over 1.7 million visitors a year.

Five Sun-Drenched Caribbean Islands To Visit This Winter

MiniTime | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel
MiniTime

Covered in rainforests, dotted with volcanoes, bursting with wildlife and waterfalls, all surrounded by endless white sand beaches, the Caribbean islands are a favorite destination for families with kids of all ages and interests.

Rain on Your Wedding Day: A True Life Story of Having to Execute 'Plan B' Twice Last Weekend

Sandy Malone | Posted 11.12.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Every wedding should have a "Plan B" for inclement weather. Unless your wedding ceremony, cocktails and reception are all planned to be held entirely inside, you just can't risk not having alternative arrangements in place should Mother Nature decide to play a dirty trick on your wedding day.

What Is Caribbean Cuisine?

Ali Rosen | Posted 11.11.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

It's hard to beat the fresh, spicy and flavorful dishes of the Caribbean.

Why They Come: The Real Reason for the Surge of Unaccompanied Children in the United States

Andrew Tucker Avorn | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics
Andrew Tucker Avorn

Claiming that the main motivation of the children who flee the Northern Triangle is anything other than violence and danger is worse than false, because such claims try to absolve Americans of the responsibility for solving the crisis.

Where to Stay for a Foodcation in North America

Oyster | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Food can often be a major focus of a trip; it's hardly uncommon for the taste connoisseurs among us to plan a foodcation. And in our opinion, it should all start with your hotel.

Whose Parish Is It Anyway? Churches Face Delicate Balance in Meeting Needs of Ethnic Ministries

David Briggs | Posted 12.20.2014 | Religion
David Briggs

A phenomenon of Mass mobs, where large groups of suburbanites worship in the city on a given Sunday, is shining new light for a day on urban parishes that are dwindling or, in some cases, have been closed.

Hurricane Gonzalo Pounds Bermuda With Fierce Winds

AP | JOSH BALL and DANICA COTO | Posted 12.16.2014 | Green

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo roared toward the tiny British territory of Bermuda as residents braced for damaging winds and l...

Influential Caribbean Country Is Leaning Towards LGBT Rights

Jessica Joseph | Posted 12.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Jessica Joseph

According to a recent UNAIDS survey, Trinidad and Tobago's population is having a radical shift in attitudes towards LGBT Rights. It is not the only survey of its kind that reflects this.

15 Jaw-Dropping Caribbean Hotels

Fodor's | Posted 12.09.2014 | Travel
Fodor's

Choosing the right hotel is an important part of any successful vacation, but there's something about the Caribbean, more than other parts of the worl...

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.

Fabulous Caribbean Deals To Keep The Summer Going

MiniTime | Posted 11.23.2014 | Travel
MiniTime

he Caribbean islands offer many family-friendly opportunities to spend a fantastic time with kids in idyllic settings, with the selected resorts featuring great activities and superb amenities.