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Caribbean Travel January 2013 Archive

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Ahoy! Nominate Your Favorite Caribbean Cruise Line!

Thursday January 31, 2013
Millions of us take a Caribbean cruise each year, and each of the cruise lines has its die-hard fans. Some prefer the small-ship experience of Seaborn, for example, while others ... Read More

Attractive Attractions: What's Your Favorite Caribbean Activity?

Wednesday January 30, 2013
What do you do for fun in the Caribbean? It's not all about the hotel and the beach, of course -- most of us spend at least some time and ... Read More

Nominate Your Favorite Caribbean Beach for the Reader's Choice Awards

Tuesday January 29, 2013
What defines a great beach for you? Maybe it's the one with the softest sand, the biggest surf, the best snorkeling, or the finest beach bars. Or all of the ... Read More

What's Your Favorite Caribbean Destination?

Monday January 28, 2013
Here at About Caribbean Travel, we don't like to play favorites, but ask us nicely -- perhaps alongside a nice rum cocktail -- and we might let slip a few ... Read More

2013 Rum Renaissance Festival Set for April 15-21 in Miami

Thursday January 24, 2013
The biggest and best celebration of the Caribbean's favorite drink -- rum -- will take place April 15-21, 2013. The Miami Rum Renaissance Festival will bring together dozens of rum ... Read More

How to Save Big Bucks on Food and Drink in the Caribbean

Wednesday January 23, 2013
Would you make yourself a sandwich on vacation, maybe mix a few of your own drinks? How about pouring a bowl of cereal for breakfast? If the answer is yes, ... Read More

What NOT to Do on a Caribbean Vacation

Tuesday January 22, 2013
The Caribbean is hardly the Land of No, but there are a few things you definitely should not do while you are vacationing in the islands. Some are relatively obvious ... Read More

Submit Your Nominees for the 2013 About.com Readers' Choice Awards

Friday January 18, 2013
There's a million things to love about the Caribbean, but we all have our favorites, too. There's that one island we always dream of going back to, that perfect resort ... Read More

St. Johnís Maho Bay Campground Sold and Scheduled to Close

Thursday January 17, 2013
The much-loved Maho Bay Campground -- where visitors can camp right by the Caribbean sea at budget-friendly prices -- has been sold to an unknown buyer for $13.9 million, and ... Read More

Southwest Adds Flights from Chicago to the Dominican Republic and Jamaica

Wednesday January 16, 2013
Southwest Airlines will begin several new Caribbean flights out of Chicago/Midway (MDW) this spring through its AirTran subsidiary. Nonstop service between Chicago and Montego Bay, Jamaica will begin on April 14 ... Read More

Comfort Suites on Grand Cayman Gets Major Makeover

Sunday January 13, 2013
Grand Cayman isn't especially known as a budget travel destination, but there are a few alternatives to the Ritz-Carlton level resorts, including the newly renovated Comfort Suites Grand Cayman. The ... Read More

Haitians Unhappy with Latest U.S. Warning

Saturday January 12, 2013
For all you may have heard about the possibilities of a post-earthquake revival of tourism to Haiti, the U.S. State Department has pretty consistently -- and strongly --warned Americans away ... Read More

Castaways 'Stranded' in Bolongo Bay

Friday January 11, 2013
The sun is shining, a cool breeze is blowing, and the rum drinks are starting to flow at the pool bar at the very laid-back Bolongo Bay Beach Resort in ... Read More

2013 Reader's Choice Awards Are Coming!

Thursday January 10, 2013
Literally tens of thousands of you voted in the 2012 About.com Reader's Choice Awards, and we're getting ready to ramp the whole thing up again for 2013 -- only bigger ... Read More

Such a Deal!

Wednesday January 9, 2013
This is what I've been using around the house as an everyday mixing rum: Ron Botran Anejo Oro. Check out the price tag -- $16 for 1.5 liters of (semi-)fine ... Read More

Family Getaway Package at Bermuda's Fairmont Southampton

Tuesday January 8, 2013
Anyone who travels with children knows about this inevitable quandary: Squeeze everyone into a single room to save money, or bite the bullet and pay for an extra room to ... Read More

Winter Travel Deals to St. Maarten

Monday January 7, 2013
Visiting St. Maarten is like getting two vacations in one when you spend time on the Dutch and French sides of the island, and this winter you can get some ... Read More

$300 Savings on Nassau/Paradise Island Stays

Friday January 4, 2013
Book a trip to Nassau or Paradise Island in the Bahamas by Feb. 4, 2013, and you'll receive $300†instant savings on an air-inclusive six-night (or longer) stay or $200 instant ... Read More

Direct Flights from U.S. to Martinique Launching in April

Thursday January 3, 2013
For the first time since 2008, there will be direct air service between the continental U.S. and the French Caribbean island of Martinique. Beginning April 6, American Airlines will fly weekly ... Read More

How Do You Define the Caribbean?

Wednesday January 2, 2013
Anyone who has browsed around the About Caribbean Travel site knows that I take a fairly liberal viewpoint on what constitutes the "Caribbean." Without looking at a map, you might ... Read More

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