Carnivals across the Caribbean

Barbados crop over festival

On the face of it, you might think it’s an odd time for us to be telling you about carnivals across the Caribbean. After all, the large crowds that gather are hardly conducive to safe social distancing. But actually, if you’re keen to experience these colourful festivals for yourself, now’s the time you should be … Read more

Vieques: The Caribbean’s Best Bio-Bay Experience

Mosquito Bay kayaking

In Puerto Rico, locals often refer fondly to Vieques as “La Isla Nena” or “the little girl island,” and travelers routinely fall under the sway of this Caribbean destination just eight miles from the mainland. Yes, the turquoise water and alabaster beaches on Vieques are gorgeous, but the one bucket list-worthy attraction is unquestionably Mosquito … Read more

The Allure of Abaco

“Stay at home”, aren’t we all tired of hearing that??? Even while knowing it’s necessary, it certainly dampens one’s spirits. Make no mistake,  I adore my farm here in southern Missouri, but ohhhhhhhh how I love immersing myself in the local culture of a tropical island!!!! As soon as this social distancing is lifted, I’ll … Read more

Top Jamaica Tours and Activities Region by Region

ATV riders from Jam West Sport

Beautiful Jamaica is a top tourist destination for international travelers in search of adventures, beaches, activities and tours. What many visitors don’t realize is that Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean after Cuba and Hispaniola. It is 146 miles (235km) long and covers over 4,200 square miles. With winding roads and speed … Read more

Explore Hunte’s Gardens in Barbados

Hunte's Gardens

Often when you’re travelling, it’s the people that make or break a place. Those you’ll encounter on the beautiful island of Barbados are warm and welcoming, and the man who’s the brains behind Hunte’s Gardens was no exception. Horticulturalist Anthony Hunte can trace his Bajan ancestors back to the 17th century. His passion for his … Read more