Memo to first-time visitors to Colombia: The local tourism folks want you to know they've come up with a way to make you less of a stranger to the 150-mile-long coastal strip before you set out to see it.
The Plum Magnetic's most recent record, Terra Animata, sounds larger than their four members. Infusing sonic sounds of classical Hindustani with American roots music, their vibe has a calming effect. They have weaved a tapestry together of classical tracks.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
This winter -- filled with flight-cancelling snowstorms and polar vortexes -- is seemingly never-ending. It's got us thinking about packing up and moving to one of these perpetually warm and snow-free destinations.
Looking to the year ahead, how do we see the global economic landscape, and what will this mean for our region? This question is especially on people's minds today, given the risks of deflation in advanced economies and of sustained turbulence in emerging markets.
Cheaphotels.org recently released a survey naming the Caribbean's most expensive destinations (based on the average price of the cheapest available double hotel room). And while such a designation might scare off some, these islands are simply too fabulous to pass up.
Where will you be staying? What you should probably do is stay in a house that enterprising Jamaicans open up to vacationers. Because when you're successful and you live in paradise, isn't every home a vacation home?
For food lovers who are willing to hop in a cab, there are actually great meals to be had at unforgettable restaurants helmed by celebrity chefs. Here is our chef-driven foodie bucket list for the Caribbean in 2014.