Mountain biking in the Caribbean

Mountain biking in the Caribbean

Today we’ve decided to surprise you by describing a kind of activity that at first sight seems rather unbelievable: mountain biking in the Caribbean. But as crazy as it may sound, I can assure you that mountain biking is quite practicable in the Caribbean region. This is possible due to the fact that many of the Caribbean islands are of volcanic origin and have lots of mountainous areas and rough terrain. In the following paragraphs I will present you few of the places where mountain bikin... [ read more ]

Historic plantation houses in the Caribbean

Historic plantation houses in the Caribbean

The history of the Caribbean is not as sunny and bright as its beaches: in the colonial period, agriculture and not tourism was the main industry in the Caribbean. Plantations lords used slaves to cultivate the exotic plants and sugar cane, and the seas were under the constant menace of pirates. Today, some plantations still exist, but their monumental houses where the plantation owners and their families lived have become historical monuments, ruins or luxury hotels. If you ever have time f... [ read more ]

Favourite Caribbean Cruise Itineraries

Favourite Caribbean Cruise Itineraries

A cruise in the Caribbean is a dream come true for many travelers today and this is a great thing. There are numerous cruise line to choose from and numerous destination, not to mention the various deals and packages that make cruising an affordable and comfortable way of traveling. But with so many offers around, you might be wondering what parts of the Caribbean are really worth seeing? Well, there is no definite answer to this question, but certainly these favourite Caribbean cruise i... [ read more ]

Best Accommodation in Curacao

Best Accommodation in Curacao

  A Caribbean island with a unique culture and a famous drink to bear its name, Curacao is among the most popular destinations in a part of the world where sun and nice weather seem to be always present. Curacao is known as a premiere scuba diving destination, but also appreciated for its beaches and unique colonial Dutch architecture. Although some might qualify it as a bit posh, the truth is that Curacao can accommodate tourists with very different budgets. With a little planning y... [ read more ]

What to see in Guadeloupe

What to see in Guadeloupe

We’ve so far dedicated several posts on this blog to the beautiful island of Guadeloupe. With virgin rainforests and lots of beautiful, often almost secluded beaches, Guadeloupe is one of the best vacation spots in the Caribbean. The great thing about Guadeloupe is that is has not only the world class accommodation and restaurants that one would expect from a popular holiday destination such as the Caribbean, but also plenty of natural beauties that outdoorsy natures can explore. Those... [ read more ]

Caribbean's best rafting and kayaking destinations

Caribbean’s best rafting and kayaking destinations

Cruising the Caribbean has become a very popular way to enjoy the warm deep blue waters of the exotic sea, which was once the territory of pirates and slave traders. But as relaxing as it might be, a cruise will hardly ever give you enough time to properly enjoy the water – and is by no means adventurous. Hopping form island to island on board your own yacht seems like a more attractive alternative. But as not many mortals actually own such a property, rafting and kayaking remain the best ... [ read more ]

Best rated sports and sports events in the Caribbean

Best rated sports and sports events in the Caribbean

Traveling to the Caribbean for the sake of sports doesn’t seem like a plausible scenario, however this part of the world is not all about carnivals and beaches. And I’m not just referring to gold here. Sports like football, cricket and baseball are quite popular in the Caribbean region. Also, the Caribbean have their own sports traditions, like cockfighting and goat racing. The following are among the best rated sports and sports events in the Caribbean: Football Just like millions of ... [ read more ]