Worst Hurricanes in the History of the Caribbean

Worst Hurricanes in the History of the Caribbean

Since we’re still in the middle of the hurricane season and this year a huge hurricane has once more disturbed the clear waters and otherwise paradisaical peace of the Caribbean, I thought you might be interested in a brief inventory of the worst hurricanes in the history of the Caribbean. Since the Columbus first sailed the Caribbean Sea, catastrophic storms have been recorded to hit this area of the Atlantic, sinking ships, destroying homes and killing thousands of people. Even if tod... [ read more ]

Best Celebrity Hangout Spots in the Caribbean

Best Celebrity Hangout Spots in the Caribbean

The Caribbean and Hawaii are probably the two destinations preferred by most US celebrities when it comes to beach vacations. The Hawaiian Islands might be indeed very exotic but on the other hand the Caribbean offer a greater variety, not to mention that here it is possible to rent a whole island for you own enjoyment. There are plenty of luxury resorts and top-notch restaurants across the Caribbean which were designed to satisfy even the most demanding of the rich and fabulous. However, it mi... [ read more ]

Most Popular Caribbean Spas

Most Popular Caribbean Spas

A beach vacation in the Caribbean might be your ticket to absolute relaxation. While it is true that the Caribbean is extremely popular with tourists and some beaches or resorts can become very crowded during peak season, let us not forget that we are speaking of tenths of islands and hundreds, maybe thousands of fabulous beaches. There is no doubt you will find your own piece of paradise while vacationing in the Caribbean. But why not enhance this experience with some rejuvenating spa sessions?... [ read more ]

Short Guide to Dutch Caribbean

Short Guide to Dutch Caribbean

Despite their relative small size, the Dutch Antilles or Nedherland Antiles represent some of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. They are located in the southern extremity of the Caribbean, right above the Venezuelan coast. The Dutch Antilles actually consist of only five islands: Curacao, Bonaire, St. Marteen, St Eustatius and Saba. Of these, Curacao, Bonaire and St. Marteen are very popular tourist destinations, while the other two smaller islands offer a more intimate experience and... [ read more ]

Caribbean Hurricane Season: Useful Travel Tips

Caribbean Hurricane Season: Useful Travel Tips

Hurricanes are probably the greatest menace when traveling in the Caribbean. In addition human negligence and pollution they are the major natural threat to this apparently perfect paradise. History accounts for some really terrible hurricanes and even despite all the weather satellites and modern security measures, it’s still hard to avoid hurricanes beyond any damage. Still, hurricanes have a positive side: they usually arrive in the same time of the year, which mean that the hurricane seas... [ read more ]

 Coolest Sunk Wrecks in the Caribbean

Coolest Sunk Wrecks in the Caribbean

Someone’s tragedy can often become another person’s luck. It’s an ironic law that usually applies to ship wrecks. The Caribbean were once terrorized by hurricanes and pirates in search of easy money: today, all is left of this are legends and ship wrecks. While it’s hard to point out which exactly are the coolest sunk wrecks in the Caribbean, few things need to be said before making a short inventory. Firstly, many of these wrecks are surrounded in mystery and make thrilling pirate ... [ read more ]

Popular Caribbean Pirate Legends

Popular Caribbean Pirate Legends

The Caribbean wouldn’t be the magnificent destination it is today without its pirate stories and tales. Although most people’s idea of Caribbean pirates is reduced to the characters in the successful Hollywood sequel 'Pirates of the Caribbean', there were in fact lots of pirates sailing the tempting Caribbean Sea in colonial times. Many of these people were is search of fortune and hidden treasures, while others were just looking to escape the law. But no matter what their reasons to bec... [ read more ]

Eco-Travel in the Caribbean

Eco-Travel in the Caribbean

I assume there is no need to add just what a gorgeous vacation spot the Caribbean islands are. The clean waters, fine beaches and palm woods offer the ideal setting for a romantic escapade or an unforgettable family vacation. But every year the nature of the Caribbean is more and more threatened by the massive development of tourism. Huge cruise ships travel from island to island generating noise and gases, while trees are cut off every day to make room for hotels and villas. Fortunately, there... [ read more ]