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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 5 Best Clothing-Optional Resorts In The World

Thrillist | Posted 12.10.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

While the world has a lot of beautiful beach resorts where sunscreen's more important than pants, they -- like their naked guests -- come in all shapes and sizes.

Curaçao Hosts Its 2nd Annual Pride Celebration

Jenny Block | Posted 11.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Jenny Block

It's pretty exciting. Even a small island in the Caribbean is hosting its very own Pride event. Which island? Curacao.

5 Reasons Why Curacao Needs To Be On Your LGBT Travel Radar

Amy Hubbard | Posted 09.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Amy Hubbard

We're not sure about you, but we could get used to always smiling at strangers and never wearing anything more formal than Bermuda shorts.

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.

4 Cocktails for Tax Day

Imbibe | Posted 04.15.2013 | Taste
Imbibe

Today is Tax Day, and we think that calls for a drink.

Police Arrest 3 In Multimillion Dollar Gold Bar Heist

AP | Posted 02.27.2013 | World

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Police in the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao have arrested seven suspects in connection with the recent heist of 70 gol...

Police Have 'New Leads' In $11.5M Gold Heist

AP | KAREN ATTIAH and BERT WILKINSON | Posted 01.31.2013 | World

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Police in Curacao said Saturday that they have several leads following a brazen heist in which gunmen pretending to be pol...

Masked Men Steal $11.5 Million In Gold From Boat

AP | KAREN ATTIAH | Posted 01.30.2013 | World

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Masked men in jackets emblazoned with the word "police" boarded a fishing boat Friday in Curacao and stole 70 gold bars wo...

Future of Film: What Is a Movie's Sell-By Date?

Tribeca | Posted 10.30.2012 | Entertainment
Tribeca

What is a movie's sell-by date? Studios give tremendous care to the timing of a release date, taking into account competitive films, holidays, market analysis, and executive instincts above my paygrade.

Oil Spill Fouls Curacao Shore, Threatens Flamingos

AP | DAVID McFADDEN | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- An extensive fuel spill has fouled a stretch of shoreline and oiled pink flamingos and other wildlife in a nature preserve in Cur...

Where You Can Travel Like 'The Bachelorette'

Posted 07.23.2012 | Travel

Sunday's finale of "The Bachelorette" revealed many truths about Emily Maynard, but one constant last night was the terrific scenery on the island of ...

18 Crazy Quotes From The Latest Episode Of 'The Bacherlorette'

Natasha Burton | Posted 09.09.2012 | Weddings
Natasha Burton

Unlike the hormone-fueled, bad decision-filled overnight dates of the past, this episode was light on steamy hut-tub scenes and heavy on promoting adult abstinence. (Emily's got a kid at home, people!)

Classic Caribbean Cooking In Curacao

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.04.2012 | Black Voices

Most Sundays you'll find us playing host to some of our favorite foodie friends, but this week we took a turn as guest, pulling up a chair to chef Ang...

Note To Self: It's Cinco De Mayo, Write About Tequila

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home
Tony Sachs

Here's a quick little shout-out to some of the best tequilas and related products I've had the pleasure to sample over the last year.

Chilling In Curacao: What You Should Know

Fathom | Andrew Essex | Posted 06.30.2012 | Travel

Just back from: Curaçao What's the #1 tip you'd give a friend who wanted to go? The Dutch were good administrators and flawed colonialists, and th...

Planning A Cruise On The Holland America Zuiderdam? Read Our Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Shellie Braeuner | Posted 12.13.2011 | Travel

The Holland America Zuiderdam is a popular floating resort. The waters are crowded with sea-worthy vessels, so to make planning easier, we've done all...

Medical Student Stabbed In Dorm, Allegedly By Fellow Student

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 09.26.2011 | College

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Dubai man has been charged with killing a medical school classmate from New Jersey and is being held under psychiatric...

Good Sportsmanship: Boys of Summer

Kristin McCracken | Posted 09.22.2011 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Nothing beats a heat wave quite like a good old-fashioned baseball movie. Follow these Boys of Summer as they make their way from the sunny Caribbean to the Little League Championships in Williamsport, PA.

Curacao: A Hidden Secret, But Not for Long

Lauren DiMarco | Posted 08.24.2011 | Travel
Lauren DiMarco

Dear Curacao, Masha danki for the wonderful time on your picturesque Caribbean island! I thought it was high time to write and let you know how much I enjoyed exploring all that you have to offer your visitors.

From St. Nicholas to Santacon

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Margie Goldsmith

Here's something you probably don't know about Christmas: there really was a St. Nicholas. If you're wondering why we hang up stockings, there's a story for that too.

What Language Do You Dream In?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dorian de Wind

It doesn't happen that often any more, but there are still times when my English-born wife gently, and sometimes not so gently, awakens me in the middle of the night to tell me that I have been talking in my sleep again in Spanish.

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.

Meryl Streep Gets Historical

Gerit Quealy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Gerit Quealy

Meryl Streep's recent speech pointed out the ridiculous fact that we still don't have an actual National Women's History Museum. The bill that would make it possible has been submitted every year for seven years.

The Island of Curaçao Jazzes It Up -- New Festival. New Vibe. New Resort.

Dwight Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dwight Brown

The North Sea Jazz Festival gives vacationers a specific reason to come to Curaçao. The island's friendly people, cultural sites and the lush new Hyatt gives travelers incentive to stay.