Most Spectacular Eco-resorts in the Caribbean

Most Spectacular Eco-resorts in the Caribbean

The Caribbean have witnessed a fast development of tourism in the last few decades, becoming one the the world's most desired holiday destinations. Almost everywhere you go in the Caribbean you will find either a huge cruise ship anchored in the harbor, a luxurious villa complex or welcoming family resort. But there are also exceptions. Countries like Dominica have refused to allow big hotel chains on its lands, focusing instead on the development of local and sustainable tourism. But you... [ read more ]

Caribbean Party Destinations for 2013

Caribbean Party Destinations for 2013

Planning to travel to the sunny Caribbean this summer? If yes, then congrats for making such a great choice! If no, no problem, you still have time to change your mind and organize You've probably seen countless pictures of Caribbean beaches so far, and you mind is saturated with images of ultramarine waters and coconut trees. But as soon as you set foot on a Caribbean island, you will discover that there is much more to discover here than beaches. Take parties, for example. Some of the h... [ read more ]

What to Do in Curacao

What to Do in Curacao

So, your much-expected holiday has finally arrived and here you are on the exotic island of Curacao! This is already a great deal to be happy about, but you're probably already asking yourself what to do now that you are here. Or, rather, how you cam make the best of your Caribbean holiday? Well, you should know that Curacao is a fun place to be, especially for those with a passion for diving, snorkeling or colonial history. This brief guide on what to do in Curacao presents some of the m... [ read more ]

Popular Caribbean Sailing Routes

Popular Caribbean Sailing Routes

There are many those who have sailed the Caribbean during the many centuries since the region has been explored. Once crossed by commercial ships and pirates, the Caribbean Sea is now a popular cruise ship destination. Which means many of those crossing this warm sea are in fact cruise ship passengers. Nevertheless, for the professional and wannabe sailors the Caribbean remains a fabulous sailing destination. While the region in itself offers plenty of challenges and attractions to the ex... [ read more ]

Most Spectacular Caribbean Forts

Most Spectacular Caribbean Forts

Today the Caribbean islands are a much-appreciated beach holiday destination, but one or two centuries ago the region looked totally different. Most of the Caribbean islands were colonies, and agriculture was the main industry. There were pirates, and there were frequent natural disasters for which the people were insufficiently prepared. There were also many wars, which is why forts were build in most Caribbean ports. Today, these fortifications serve mainly a touristic purpose. Many of ... [ read more ]

Top Highest Volcanoes in the Caribbean

Top Highest Volcanoes in the Caribbean

Volcanoes are a common sight in the Caribbean. Because about a half of the Caribbean islands were formed through volcanic activity, in your Caribbean travels you will often see pointy volcanic peaks raising at several hundred meters above the sea level. While volcanic peaks make Caribbean islands look much more spectacular, they also come with some major disadvantages: some of them are still active and can cause major damage. This makes them dangerous but also very fascinating for adventurou... [ read more ]