The lost cities of the Caribbean

The lost cities of the Caribbean

Tourists have always regarded the Caribbean as the paradise on Earth, however life on these tropical islands is far from pinkish. Not only are the Caribbean islands hit by hurricanes each year, but wars, pirate raids, earthquakes and volcano eruptions have often hit these apparently blessed islands, wiping out entire cities. It's sometimes hard to imagine that the calm, turquoise waters hide hundreds of shipwrecks and sometimes even entire cities, and that ports that were once thriving are n... [ read more ]

New Year Traditions in the Caribbean

New Year Traditions in the Caribbean

Caribbeans await the New Year with just as much excitement as the rest of the world. The New Year marks the peak touristic season and this might add some extra stress, but let us not forget that the Caribbean nations are known for their laid-back culture and hot parties. Spending the New Year in the Caribbean can have numerous advantages: not only you will begin the new year in a marvelous tropical setting, but you can also get a taste of the New Year traditions in the Caribbean. Dependin... [ read more ]

Best boutique hotels in the Caribbean

Best boutique hotels in the Caribbean

If I were to give you my definition of an ideal vacation, that would include a tropical, secluded beach, warm, crystal clear waters, and five star accommodation. When it comes to the Caribbean, the first two seem to be the standard no matter where you travel. As for the luxury, well, here you'll need to do a bit of research. This is not to say that luxurious hotels are hard to find in the Caribbean: quite the contrary. But what I meant by this is that privacy is an important part of luxur... [ read more ]

Cheap Caribbean Destinations for Christmas 2012

Cheap Caribbean Destinations for Christmas 2012

So let's say you are a bit bored with all that Christmas madness this year, are in no mood to shop for the perfect tree, freeze on your roof while hanging the Christmas lights or wait for hours for that turkey to roast. Well, it doesn't have to be so, and the solution is quite simple: take your family and fly to the Caribbean. December is the peak season in the Caribbean, when you are likely to encounter the best possible weather.  Of course, vacations during this period can be a little mor... [ read more ]