Budget Travel to the Caribbean

Budget Travel to the Caribbean

Learning how to travel cheap to the Caribbean is certainly a useful skill. When it comes to such exotic vacations, the plane fare is usually the most expensive part of the whole trip, so knowing how to find the best deal and insure a reliable and inexpensive journey can bring a considerable contribution to the success of your vacation. The two most common ways to get to the Caribbean are cruises and planes, so in today’s post on budget travel to the Caribbean I try to give you some suggest... [ read more ]

Where to Stay in St. Martin

Where to Stay in St. Martin

From isolated little beach houses to luxurious resorts, there’s a great variety of choices for those looking for accommodation in St. Martin. Those trying to decide on where to stay in St. Martin are first confronted with an important choice: should they settle for the French side of the island with its lovely cottages and refined cuisine or the Dutch side with its colorful houses and unrivaled duty-free shops? It pretty much depends on your tastes, I would say, however the island of St. M... [ read more ]

Guide to Nightlife in Guadeloupe

Guide to Nightlife in Guadeloupe

A fabulous diving location during the day, Guadeloupe becomes a colorful and animated place at night. The butterfly shaped archipelago is famous for its pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters, so it can be hard to imagine it caught in the dancing fever at night. However, this is exactly the case and the people of Guadeloupe are very proud of their dancing tradition and skills. But dance clubs are not all that this guide to nightlife in Guadeloupe is about: if you are in no mood for soca o... [ read more ]

Music Legends of The Caribbean: Calypso

Music Legends of The Caribbean: Calypso

As you might know already from my previous post, I have decided to dedicate some articles to the wonderful music of the Caribbean. This time i will concentrate on the more danceable side of Caribbean music and try to talk a little bit about the calypso music, probably the second most popular music genre after reggae - Caribbean people might contradict me on this though, as reggae is has become quite an international genre, while calypso is still deeply rooted into the tradition of the Caribb... [ read more ]

Music Legends of the Caribbean: Reggae

Music Legends of the Caribbean: Reggae

It can be quite difficult, if not impossible, to decide whether you should consider the beaches, the sun or the great music as the biggest asset of the Caribbean.  As for myself, I would definitely go with the music, which is why I have decided to dedicate a whole series of posts to the musical culture of the Caribbean. Today, the first on my list of music legends of the Caribbean:  reggae (which I assume comes as no surprise). Originating in Jamaica as part of the African culture, regg... [ read more ]

Top 5 Golf Courses in the Caribbean

Top 5 Golf Courses in the Caribbean

With the abundance of sun and laid back atmosphere, the Caribbean seems like the perfect place for golfing. While sunbathing, diving and shopping are by far the most popular activities that tourists involve in when traveling into the Caribbean, a golf session can be the perfect way to spend a lazy afternoon. As you might have expected, golf courses are quite popular in the Caribbean: those staying at a major hotel or resort will very likely get free access to a golf course. However, golf afi... [ read more ]

Best Snorkeling Spots in Curaçao

Best Snorkeling Spots in Curaçao

It’s hard to imagine a better place to snorkel than the exotic Curaçao. Its calm waters are not only clear as a mirror but are also hiding millions of colorful fish and amazing sea creatures who live on the coral reef. And to make things even more spectacular, several dozens of ship wrecks lie on the bottom of the sea, just off the coast of Curaçao. Just to give you an idea about how clear the water is around the island, I should mention that some of the ships can be spotted by snorkeler... [ read more ]

Gambler's Guide to the Caribbean

Gambler’s Guide to the Caribbean

Gambling is one of the popular spare time activities in Caribbean, especially among tourists. Most cruise ships sailing the Caribbean have their own casinos but even more gambling opportunities arise around the exotic islands that make up the Caribbean. The fact that casinos are so easy to find in the Caribbean is not a coincidence: if we think at the history of this region and the numerous ports with their agitated life, it is no wonder that gambling found its place among sailors, tourists... [ read more ]

 Accommodation in Guadeloupe

Accommodation in Guadeloupe

A tiny slice of paradise with a touch of French culture, the archipelago of Guadeloupe is one of the most sought-after locations in the Caribbean. Guadeloupe is very prized for its beaches and diving locations, as well as some of the greatest nature in the Caribbean. But what’s really great about Guadelopue is the great versatility in terms if accommodation: you can book practically everything you want, from a quiet one bedroom beach house to a several hundred dollar, Jacuzzi & pool vi... [ read more ]