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Snorkelling Anguilla – Wrecks, Reefs and Walls

Aside from its other offshore water sport activities, Anguilla is known as the “Wreck Diving Capital of the Caribbean” since there are nine shipwrecks in its surrounding waters – all sunk specifically to be enjoyed by scuba divers. These wrecks are home to a wide variety of corals and marine life, including angelfish, barracudas, margates, […]

Outstanding Surfing Destinations Round the Caribbean

(credit: courtesy – Barbados Tourism Authority)

Why call this “round the Caribbean” and not “in the Caribbean” in sharing some suggestions on spots that surfing fans would love in this region? One prime reason is that the islands suggeste all have a windward coastline – that faces the Atlantic and which have some sizable […]

Grand Cayman Diving

(credit: Cayman Islands Dept. of Tourism)

Thanks to the variety of dive sites and the presence of several highly experienced diving operators and facilities around Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, it has long been an established leader in Caribbean dive destinations – attracting not only seasoned scuba divers but also beginner divers who all can […]

5 Must-Do Activities on Barbados

Barbados‘s past and present along with its natural diversity provides it nowadays with a wide choice of outdoor options for any travel taste. Whether you’re more inclined to just launching offshore to do some water sport, or also interested in the nature and history on land, there’s plenty enough to fill in your days […]

Aruba Celebrates Food, Film and Music in 2011

Already a southern Caribbean favorite for its beaches and offshore diving, Aruba is making itself even more attractive to travelers with cultural interests. The first half of 2011 will see the island hosting a number of events that are gaining a strong following among lovers of fine food, music and movies. If food or entertainment […]

Riding Round the Caribbean: Horseback Living, Island Style

Horses were always part of the Caribbean way of life, and nowadays there are still great opportunities to experience the equestrian lifestyle from one island to the next with plenty of variety along the way. Nowadays, if you’re interested in horses and the role they still play in island life, you can either do it […]

Grand Cayman – Blue and Green

Although it’s so close to the North American mainland, Grand Cayman – main island of the Cayman Islands – keeps its own easy pace even while it leaps fast forward into the twenty-first century. While giant blue iguanas crawl around the island’s lush botanical park, just a few miles away lie burgeoning commercial and financial […]

Port Antonio – Jamaica’s Eco-Luxe Retreat

Port Antonio, Jamaica, near the eastern end of the island’s north coast, retains a feeling of serenity and the enduring magic of its landscape – stunning vistas from so many points along its hillsides towards its unspoiled bays, coves and offshore islets. At the same time, magic and reality have been coming together here on […]

Petit St. Vincent – Private Grenadines Escape Opens Its Doors

Petit St. Vincent – affectionately known as “PSV” – is one of those ultimate getaways where there’s no ‘hotel’ or ‘room’ to speak of, just 22 simple yet luxuriously comfortable cottages spread over 113 acres of softly rolling hills. In keeping with the relaxed atmosphere, there is no formal check in, no keys, no televisions […]

Hiking the Caribbean’s Flats, Valleys and Mountains

Hiking or walking expeditions round the Caribbean – from easy to more challenging – can actually include everything from basic shoreline routes to rolling inland valleys and mountains. Aside from that, the terrain of an island that’s very flat can still provide a fantastic hike that’s gentler on the knees, if you need easier on […]