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Yes, You Can Visit Cuba (Legally!)
All Americans can now travel legally to Cuba - with some limitations. Learn about what is required to travel to Cuba, and what to avoid.
The Dates of Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago...
Dates for Trinidad and Tobago's annual Carnival celebration for the years 2012 to 2020.
Which Caribbean Islands Are Safest and Most...
Crime information for Caribbean tourists, travelers and visitors, including current murder rates and information on property crime.
Which Caribbean Island Should You Visit?
The Caribbean can offer a vacation for everyone, whether you are traveling alone, as a couple or with family. Looking to just lay on a sunny beach, or up for partying all night? Check out our guide to the best islands for every interest!
Best Places to Tan Topless in the Caribbean
Where to find the best nude and topless beaches in the Caribbean.
6 LGBT-Friendly Vacation Spots in the Caribbean
A list of the most gay and lesbian friendly destinations in the Caribbean.
No Passport? No Problem at These Caribbean...
How to travel to the Caribbean even if you don't have a valid U.S. passport.
Caribbean sex couples sexy nude nudist sexy...
Carnival, Sex Tourism and health and safety information for the Caribbean. Page 2.
When is hurricane season in the Caribbean?
Caribbean Travel FAQ - What is hurricane season in the Caribbean?
Pack Light: 16 Nudist Resorts in the Caribbean
My picks for the top clothing-optional resorts in the Caribbean.
How to Make 10 Classic Caribbean Cocktails
Learn how to make ten great Caribbean drinks, from the Pinda Colada and the Dark 'n Stormy to classic margaritas and Cuban rum cocktails.
October Travel in the Caribbean
Tips on travel to the Caribbean during the month of October, including information on events, weather, and hotel and airline prices.
The 8 Best Singles Travel Getaways in the...
A list of the top Caribbean destinations for single travelers traveling solo or with a group of friends.
Dominica Travel Guide
Caribbean Island of Dominica Travel, Holiday and Vacation Guide
How to Visit the Atlantis Resort if You're Not...
Tips on visiting the water park and other attractions at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, even if you're not a resort guest.
December Travel in the Caribbean
Guide to Caribbean travel during December, including information on weather, events, hotel and airfare prices, and of course, Christmas!
November Caribbean Travel Guide
November is a great time to visit the islands because the threat of hurricanes is mostly past but prices remain at off-season lows through mid-December.
Myths and Realities About Caribbean Hurricanes
Yes, there are hurricanes every year in the Caribbean. Yes, these big storms sometimes hit land and disrupt vacations. No, you should not let hurricanes prevent you from taking a Caribbean trip, even during the height of hurricane season!
How to Plan a Caribbean Vacation
How to Plan a Caribbean Vacation: Caribbean Vacation, Holiday and Trip Planner, including how to book airlines, hotels, plan meals and activities, and whether to rent a car.
The Ultimate Guide to All-Inclusive Resorts in...
Descriptions of the all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic, where you can get your meals, drinks, and activities included in one low price.
How Long Will It Take You to Fly to the...
Find out what the flight times are when traveling to the Caribbean, categorized by each separate country and island.
12 Tips for Getting the Best Weather on Your...
Six easy steps to planning a Caribbean vacation that's full of sun and fun, and avoids perils like hurricanes, tropical storms, and other weather hazards.
The Best Beaches in Jamaica
A list of the best beaches in Jamaica, one of the top island destinations in the Caribbean.
How to Stay Safe and Secure on a Jamaica Vacation
Crime information and safety tips for travelers to Jamaica.
Top Destinations in the Caribbean for...
Top Caribbean destinations for girlfriend getaways in the Caribbean.
The Pros and Cons of Visiting the Caribbean in...
Guide to Caribbean travel during January, including information on New Year's and Little Christmas festivities, weather, events, hotel and airfare prices.
How to Pack for Your Caribbean Vacation in 15...
How to pack for your Caribbean vacation in 15 easy steps.
Should You Visit the Caribbean in September?
Tips on travel to the Caribbean during the month of September, including information on events, weather, and hotel and airline prices.
Compare All-Inclusive Resorts on the Cayman...
Information on all-inclusive resorts in the Cayman Islands, where Caribbean travelers pay one price for accommodations, meals, drinks, and activities.
Top Caribbean Surfing Destinations
Top islands and beaches for surfing in the Caribbean, including schools where you can learn to surf
The Top All-Inclusive Resorts in Aruba
Aruba's top all-inclusive resorts, where guests pay one price to enjoy fine dining, drinks, amenities and activities.
Who to play Mas with in Trinidad
List of Major Carnival Mas Bands in Trinidad and Tobago, including contact information.
Thinking About the Caribbean in February?...
Information on traveling to the Caribbean during February, including Carnival festivities, weather, events, hotels and airfare prices.
The Best Caribbean Islands for Gambling
If you want to add some high-stakes excitement to your tropical travel, head to one of these Caribbean islands known for gambling.
Single or Solo? Try These All-Inclusive...
Tips for single and solo Caribbean travelers planning a vacation trip to an all-inclusive resort so you can enjoy your time in the sun.
Find Out Why These Are the 6 Best Beaches on...
Every beach on the island of St. Lucia, including those that are part of the top resorts, is open to the public; here are the island's grandest strands.
12 Places to Stop On Your Drive Through the...
Top sightseeing attractions and stops in the Florida Keys on the Overland Highway drive from Miami to Key West.
Travel for Two: Romantic Retreats in the...
A Caribbean couples getaway can include many types of experiences, from romantic to adventurous to high-energy or sheer escapism. Whether your ideal island getaway includes a walk on a deserted beach or diving to the depths, the Caribbean has what you're looking for in an exotic trip for two.
Great Caribbean travel deals you need to grab now
Our picks for the best Caribbean hotel and airfare bargains and discounts
Caribbean on the Cheap: How to Save Money on...
List of resources on saving money on travel and vacations in the Caribbean.
How to Get Cheap Caribbean Flights and Airfares
While flexibility in travel and checking online fares help, here are some other tips to help you find the best deals on your next Caribbean vacation.
The Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Punta Cana
Descriptions of the all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana the Dominican Republic, where Caribbean travelers can get meals, drinks, and activities for one low price.
Turks and Caicos Travel Guide
Basic travel guide and introduction to the Turks and Caicos islands, including information on Grand Turk, Providenciales, and Little Turk attractions, hotels and resorts, dining, activities, culture and history, events and festivals, nighlife and more!
Plan Your All-Inclusive Caribbean Vacation
Tips for Caribbean travelers planning a vacation, holiday, or trip to an all-inclusive resort, including information for singles, couples, families, seniors, and groups.
Don't Need Nothin' but a Good Time? Check Out...
List of the Best Bars and Watering Holes in Key West, Florida.
The Best Beaches in the Caribbean: A Photo...
Tulum Beach, Riviera Maya, Mexico, one of the best beaches in the Caribbean.
How to Stay Safe and Secure on a Bahamas Vacation
Crime information and safety tips for travelers to the Bahamas, including Nassau, Paradise Island, Freeport and Grand Bahama Island, and the Out Islands.
Compare All-Inclusive Resort Chain Options in...
List of the top all-inclusive resort chains in the Caribbean, including links to hotel and resort reviews.
How to Save Money on Your Caribbean Vacation
'Luxury' and 'Caribbean' often seem to go hand-in-hand, but the truth is that you don't have to spend a fortune to get away to an exotic island in the tropics. Here's how to get the best vacation deals, sales, specials and bargains in the Caribbean!
Looking for an All-Inclusive Resort in the...
Information on vacations and travel to all-inclusive resorts in the Bahamas.
Caribbean Murder Rates
Statistics comparing the murder rates in a number of Caribbean nations, for use by tourists planning a Caribbean vacation
Caribbean Crime Warnings
Crime information, warnings and advice on each Caribbean nation, from the U.S. State Department's travel and tourism program.
Breezes Resort & Spa Trelawny
Review of the Breezes Resort & Spa Trelawny all-inclusive resort in Jamaica, a Caribbean hotel that caters to families
Top Caribbean Christmas Destinations and Events
List of the top Caribbean travel destinations for Christmas celebrations.
4 Overwater Villas in the Caribbean You'll...
List of the resorts and hotels in the Caribbean offering overwater villas and bungalows -- guest rooms that perch directly above the sea.
Top February Caribbean Events
My picks for the best February events, festivals and Carnival holiday happenings in the Caribbean.
The Hip Strip: Discover the Nightlife in...
Review of the Hip Strip in Montego Bay, Jamaica, an area of non-stop partying, Caribbean style
Frequently Asked Questions About Travel in the...
Frequently Asked Questions About Travel in the Caribbean
Maps of the Caribbean Sea and its Islands
Map of the Caribbean Sea and its Islands
The travel documents you'll need for a...
All you need to know about the documentation you'll need to travel to the islands of the Caribbean -- and get back into the U.S. when your trip is over.
Unique Sports of the Caribbean
My picks for the best and most unique sporting events in the Caribbean.
Digging the nightlife in Holetown, Barbados
Review of bars and nightlife in Holetown on the west side of Barbados in St. James.
Top Attractions in St. Barts
Activities and attractions on the Caribbean island of St. Barths, from shopping to beaches, boating and sailing, to discovering the unique culture of this French island.
Are Americans Totally Banned from Visiting Cuba?
A brief overview of the U.S. government's longstanding ban on most travel to Cuba.
April in the Caribbean: Pros, Cons, Events, and...
April is one of the best times to travel to the Caribbean, particularly if you can plan your trip for after spring break. Get the timing right, and you can save money while still enjoying all the Caribbean has to offer, including great weather and Carnival celebrations.
Dominican Republic Travel Guide
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to the Dominican Republic
How to Stay Safe on a Dominican Republic Vacation
Crime information and safety tips for travelers to Dominican Republic.
What Language is Spoken in My Caribbean...
Languages Spoken on Caribbean Islands
Where to Stay in Aruba: Choosing from Aruba's...
Aruba has four main resort areas for tourists and travelers to choose from:low-rise and high-rise hotel districts, downtown Oranjestad, and Eagle Beach.
St. Martin and St. Maarten Travel Guide
Vacation, holiday and travel guide to French St. Martin and Dutch St. Maarten, which share an island home in the Caribbean.
Where to Shop for Jewelry in the Caribbean
It's easy to save big money shopping for expensive items in the duty-free world of the Caribbean. With already-cheap prices and no sales tax, the islands are great places to shop for jewelry, watches, and gifts for your loved ones, or yourself. Expect to save 25 percent or more on your purchases. Below is a guide to some of the hottest jewelry shopping destinations, so go ahead: splurge.
Jamaica's Best Concerts and Festivals
List of the Top Cultural Events, Festivals and Concerts in Jamaica
Crime and Safety in Belize
Crime information and safety tips for travelers to Belize.
Lesser Antilles
Definition of the Lesser Antilles islands in the Caribbean
Wade, leap and dive into Curacao's Best Beaches
Playa Kenepa is one of Curacao's top beaches.
Top Jamaica Water Parks
Jamaica may be the king of water parks in the Caribbean, boasting at least five major attractions guaranteed to keep you wet and happy
What money or currency is used in the...
FAQ: What money or currency is used in the Caribbean? Can I use U.S. dollars on my Caribbean vacation or trip?
Puerto Rico Travel Guide
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to the island of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean.
Saba Travel Guide
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to Saba Island in the Caribbean.
Stay in Style at 3 US Virgin Islands All-Inclus...
All Inclusive Resorts in St. John, St. Thomas and St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands
How To Get a U.S. Passport or Passport Card
Information on how to apply for and receive a Passport or U.S. Passport Card for land and sea travel between the Caribbean, Bermuda, Mexico and Canada and the United States.
Pinchos Grill & Bar, Aruba
ou couldn’t find a better romantic spot on the island of Aruba for a spectacular sunset dinner unless you owned a yacht and moored off shore. And the view in no way overshadows the food.
Barbados Travel Guide
Travel, vacation and holiday guide to the Caribbean island of Barbados, including information on attractions, hotels and resorts, dining, activities, culture and history, events and festivals, nighlife and more!
Bahamas Travel Guide
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to the Bahamas Islands of the Caribbean, including Freeport, Nassau, Abaco, Eleuthera, the Exumas and Abacos, Grand Bahama Island, and Paradise Island.
How to Rent a Caribbean Villa
Expert advice, tips and information on the process of renting a luxury vacation villa or private home in the Caribbean.
March Travel in the Caribbean
A guide to Caribbean travel during March, including information on St. Patrick's Day festivities, weather, events, hotels and airfare prices.
Hurricane truth and myths
Post-Katrina, hurricanes are on everyone's mind. But while hurricanes are a fact of life in the Caribbean, the odds of a big storm ruining your vacation are quite small. Noted hurricane expert Bob Sheets helps explain why in my Caribbean weather guide, which also tells you about other weather factors to consider when planning your trip.
A "newbie" goes nude at Cancun's Desire Pearl...
Review of the Desire Pearl, a Swinger's Resort in Cancun
Two Perfect All-Inclusive Resorts in the Turks...
Information on all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean island nation of Turks & Caicos, where guests pay one price for accommodations, meals, drinks, and activities.
Cayman Islands Travel Guide
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean.
Atlantis Paradise Island
Rooms, rates and amenities at The Royal Tower Atlantis resort.
31 All-Inclusive Resorts and Hotels in Jamaica
The all-inclusive resorts on the Caribbean island of Jamaica.
How Many Islands are In the Caribbean?
Caribbean Travel FAQ - How many islands are there in the Caribbean?
How to Avoid Sand Flea Bites
Tips on avoiding bug bites from the Sugar Bay all-inclusive resort in St. Thomas, who are proactive in making sure guests stay bug-bite free.
When to Go to Carnival in the Caribbean
Here are all of the Caribbean islands that celebrate Carnival and the months in which they do so (exact days can vary from year to year).
Aruba Travel Guide
Vacation, Travel and Holiday Guide on the Caribbean Island of Aruba, including information on attractions, hotels and resorts, dining, activities, culture and history, events and festivals, nighlife and more!
Which Caribbean islands are the safest and most...
Caribbean Travel FAQ - Which Caribbean islands are the safest and most dangerous?
Celebrities, Nudity, and More: The Top Beaches...
A list of the best beaches on the Caribbean island of St. Barths (St. Barts), officially known as St. Barthelemy.
Top Caribbean Ecotourism Destinations
List of the top ecotourism destinations and ecoresorts in the Caribbean
Curacao Travel Guide
Basic travel guide to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao, including information on attractions, hotels and resorts, dining and restaurants, shopping, beaches, culture, history, nightlife, and more!
St. Barths Travel Guide
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to St. Barts (St. Barths, St. Barthelmy) in the Caribbean, including information on attractions, hotels and resorts, dining, activities, culture and history, events and festivals, nightlife and more!
A Brief History of Carnival in the Caribbean
A Brief History of Carnival celebrations in the Caribbean, which have their roots in African culture, Christianity, and slavery.
What's the Best Time of Year to Visit the...
Caribbean Travel FAQ - What's the best time of year to visit the Caribbean?
How To Stay Safe and Secure on Your Caribbean...
Safety and security are always a concern when you travel, and a Caribbean vacation is no exception. It's a fine line between relaxing and letting your guard down, so while it's great to chill out and have a good time on your island adventure, there are a few sensible precautions you should take before leaving home and once you arrive at your destination.
How to Prevent Chikungunya and Other Mosquito...
Preventing Dengue Fever, Malaria, and Other Mosquito Borne Illnesses on a Caribbean Trip.
Jamaica Travel Guide
Travel, vacation and holiday guide to Jamaica, including information on attractions, hotels and resorts, dining, activities, culture and history, events and festivals, nightlife and more!
U.S. Virgin Islands Travel Guide
Travel, Holiday and Vacation Guide to the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), Including St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix
Do I need a passport to take a Caribbean cruise?
Caribbean Travel FAQ - Do I need a passport to take a Caribbean cruise?
Pirates of the Caribbean Tours
Ever dreamed of being a pirate -- or perhaps Johnny Depp? Depp brings Captain Jack Sparrow to life (and back to life) in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, and latter-day buccaneers, wenches and scaliwags can explore some of the real-life Caribbean destinations where the Disney films were shot -- including the latest film, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
Christmas and New Year's Eve Travel in the...
How to plan a Christmas and New Year's Eve getaway for your family in the sunny islands of the Caribbean.
6 of the Best Beaches in the Cayman Islands
Every beach in the Caymans is open to the public. Here are your best bets for sun, surf and sand on Grand Cayman and beyond.
Crime and Safety in Barbados
Barbados is generally a safe place to travel, but there are certain natural and social perils that travelers need to be aware of.
When is high season and low season in the...
FAQ - When are high season, low season, and shoulder season in the Caribbean?
Where was Pirates of the Caribbean Filmed in...
Caribbean Travel FAQ - Where was Pirates of the Caribbean filmed in the Caribbean?
Top Caribbean Tennis Resorts
Our picks for the top tennis resorts and tennis instructional programs in the Caribbean.
What is the Difference Between the Eastern...
Caribbean Travel FAQ - What is the difference between the Eastern Caribbean and the Western Caribbean?
Find the Perfect All-Inclusive Hotel on Antigua...
Information on the all-inclusive resorts and hotels on the Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda, where guests pay one price for rooms, meals, and activities.
Top Regional Airlines Serving the Caribbean
The big airlines cover the popular destinations in the Caribbean -- Puerto Rico, Nassau, etc. -- but regional airlines bring less-traveled islands within reach. My list of top regional airlines includes those that fly primarily within island groups (Bahamas, Caymans, Grenadines) as well as those that use San Juan as a hub; some fly to Florida, too! Only airlines with scheduled service are included, not charter-only companies.
Best Caribbean Islands for Shopping, Deals and...
The top Caribbean islands for duty-free shopping, where visitors can buy jewelry, watches, liquor and other goods for far less money than back at home.
Discover 7 Natural Wonders of the Caribbean
A list of the most fascinating and beautiful nature and natural sights for travelers to enjoy in the Caribbean.
Guadeloupe Travel Guide
Guide to the five island Caribbean destination of Guadeloupe, a unique blend of France and the tropics.
St. Lucia Travel Guide
Travel guide and introduction to the Eastern Caribbean island of St. Lucia, including information on attractions, hotels and resorts, dining, activities, culture and history, events and festivals, nighlife and more!
Travel Guide to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin...
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Preview of the Baha Mar Resort in the Bahamas
Details on the Baha Mar project, a mega resort being built on New Providence Island in the Bahamas that will rival the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island.
How to Save Money on Phone Calls from the...
Tips on saving money on phone calls while traveling in the Caribbean, including information on hotel phone fees and using cell phones while on vacation.
Top Bermuda Attractions
The best things to see and do while on vacation in Bermuda.
Where to Stay for Carnival in Trinidad
List of the best hotels in and around Port of Spain, Trinidad for visitors attending the annual Carnival celebration.
Accessible Caribbean: the best islands for...
Tips on How to Plan a Caribbean Vacation for Disabled Travelers
Live the Posh Life in 6 Barbados All-Inclusive...
Descriptions of all-inclusive vacation resorts in Barbados, where you can get accommodations, food and drink, and activities for one fixed price.
Going to St. Thomas? Don't Miss These 8...
Some of the top restaurants and dining experiences in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Caribbean Flights and Airlines that Fly to the...
Information on Flights and Airlines That Fly to the Caribbean from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Europe and Asia.
Cuba Travel Guide
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to the Island of Cuba in the Caribbean.
The Best Caribbean Spring Break Spots of 2014
Top 2014 spring break destinations in the Caribbean for students, families, and adults.
Top Luxury Hotels and Resorts in St. Barths
List of the best luxury hotels and resorts in St. Barths
Caribbean Treehouse Resorts
Caribbean resorts and villas that offer treehouse style accommodations
British Virgin Islands Travel Guide
My basic travel, vacation and holiday guide and introduction to the British Virgin Islands, including information on attractions, hotels and resorts, dining, activities, culture and history, events and festivals, nighlife and more!
Bonaire Travel Guide
The quiet island of Bonaire is known for its excellent diving and snorkeling. Travel to Bonaire for the life beneath the waves, not on the beaches above them, and don’t expect glitzy hotels and raging nightlife. For the most part, Bonaire remains unspoiled, a back-to-nature escape the way the Caribbean used to be.
Trinidad & Tobago Travel Guide
Travel, Holiday and Vacation Guide to the islands of Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean, a West Indies destination known for its Carnival, culture, nightlife, and -- in Tobago -- great beaches.
Don't Buy Into These Caribbean Travel Myths!
Caribbean Travel Myths and Misconceptions: Separating Truth from Fiction About Island Vacations, Weather and Culture
Which islands do Caribbean cruise lines visit?
Pick a mega-ship and you'll generally be limited to the big ports. Smaller ships offer more flexibility in terms of destinations.
Caribbean Airports
Main International Airports for All Caribbean Islands and Destinations
Looking for an All-Inclusive Resort on St. Lucia?
Descriptions of all-inclusive resorts on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, where you can get your meals, drinks, and activities included in one low price.
Sandals La Source: Vacation like the rich at...
Review of the new Sandals LaSource all-inclusive resort in Grenada.
Thanksgiving in the Caribbean
How to plan a holiday getaway for your family in the sunny islands of the Caribbean, with turkey and all the fixins!
Plan a visit to Martinique, the rhum capital of...
Vacation, Holiday and Visitor's Guide to Martinique, a French Caribbean Paradise
What's the best time of year to visit the...
Month by month guides to Caribbean travel and vacations, including information on weather, events and festivals, and prices for low-season, high-season, and
How to Plan a Weekend Getaway in the Caribbean
Booking air travel and hotels for a weekend getaway in the Caribbean.
The Top Beaches on St. John, US Virgin Islands
List of the Best Beaches on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Finding the Real Bahamas, One Drink at a Time
Finding the Real Bahamas, One Drink at a Time
Are Bermuda and the Bahamas Islands in the...
Bermuda is roughly at the same latitude as Savannah, Georgia, while the Bahamas sit off the coast of southern Florida.
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