Best Wildlife Sanctuaries in the Caribbean

Best Wildlife Sanctuaries in the Caribbean

The Caribbean region is exceptional not only in terms of cultural diversity, but also when it comes to biodiversity. The tropical climate can be held accountable for the luxuriant vegetation that covers most Caribbean islands. The warm and shallow waters around the islands' shores are home to colorful coral reefs and hundreds of species of fish, sponges, shellfish and many other marine creatures. The Caribbean are an ideal destination for anyone curious to learn about life at the Tropics ... [ read more ]

Best whale spotting places in the Caribbean

Best whale spotting places in the Caribbean

It's hard to imagine anything more exciting than spotting the world's biggest animals: whales! These marine mammals are not only huge, they are also considered to be extremely smart and have a complex system of communication through sounds. Whales can be spotted in different areas of the world, but few are as good as the Caribbean. Adding a whale spotting excursion to your Caribbean holiday can make your vacation a very special one, so here are some of the best whale spotting places in the ... [ read more ]

Best marine parks in the Caribbean

Best marine parks in the Caribbean

It's been always very hard for me to decide if there are the fabulous beaches, or the underwater marvels that make the Caribbean such an appealing destination. The Caribbean Sea's proverbial clean and calm waters have transformed the region into a real paradise for divers and snorkelers. Diving and snorkeling can be both practiced on almost every Caribbean island, but if you want to be 100% sure that you will see all those wonderful exotic fish and surreal coral forests, then the best thing... [ read more ]

Amazing Eco-Lodges in the Caribbean

Amazing Eco-Lodges in the Caribbean

The Caribbean islands are certainly famous for the luxurious retreats and gigantic holiday resorts, but it is also worth taking a look at the eco-friendly types of accommodation available in this part of the world. The environmentally responsible tourists will be delighted to discover some of the most amazing eco-lodges in the Caribbean. These can range from self-sustainable, state of the art villas to simple wooden beach houses or even tents. Take a look at the following destinations and ec... [ read more ]

Most Unique Places in the Caribbean

Most Unique Places in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Sea itself is one of the most unique places in the world. Whereas centuries ago, the tropical islands in the Caribbean were at the sake of plantation owners and fierce pirates, today they represent a  very sought-after holiday destination. You’ll find great weather, beautiful beaches and friendly people almost everywhere you will travel in the Caribbean, but like everywhere in the world, the Caribbean region has those special kinds of places which are only reserved to connoi... [ read more ]

A Guide to Caribbean Jungles

A Guide to Caribbean Jungles

The Caribbean islands are much about beaches, rustic villas and the unbelievably blue sea. But let’s not forget that many of them have also been blessed with lush tropical forests mountains and even cascades and lakes. Diving and getting the tan are certainly the two activities you shouldn’t skip while vacationing in the Caribbean, but hiding in the shade of the rainforest and exploring its interesting flowers and small animal species might bring a plus of adventure and excitement to you... [ read more ]

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 ]

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 ]