Caribbean Destinations, Travel Tips

Caribbean Travel Bucket List: 5 Things to do in the Caribbean

Caribbean Travel Bucket List

Gorgeous beaches. Lush forests. Serene rivers. And some of the most epic parties in the world! With over 7,000 islands serving up diverse activities, the Caribbean is indeed a spectacular playground. Naturally, it’s impossible to cover the full length of breadth of things to do within the region. So let’s start with this list of …

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Why Your Next Vacation Should be a Staycation

Tobago Staycation

Here’s the good news: we will travel again. Eventually. Providing we all #stayathome now, we’ll emerge from this unscathed and ready to wander. But how far do we need to go for our first post-lockdown excursion? Truth be told, there is no “right” answer to this question. We each need to do what feels most …

Caribbean, Tobago

7 Must-Have Cultural Experiences in Tobago

If you ask me, Tobago is the cultural capital of the Caribbean. It’s home to a century’s old sporting event that is as unique as it is intriguing. It’s host of one of the most extravagant wedding processions you will ever witness in real life. And it upholds one of the most sincere fishing customs, …

Caribbean Destinations, Tobago

Instagrammable Places in Tobago: 10 Amazing Spots for Photo-Ops (map included!)

Instagrammable Places in Tobago

Alluring vistas, enchanting natural settings, and charming architecture are now basic requirements when it comes to selecting the ideal destination. Fortunately, in Tobago, such places and spaces are available in spades. From stunning isolated beaches to views that stretch on for miles, perfectly preserved historical remnants and some of nature’s greatest wonders, the island is …

Caribbean Destinations

Your Favourite Dine-in Restaurants doing Delivery in Trinidad

Trinidad and Tobago is in lockdown mode and it’s an emotional time for all as we struggle to adjust to the new normal. Practicing social distancing, remembering not to touch our faces, struggling to stay calm, and overall doing the most to #flattenthecurve is exhausting. Thankfully, in the midst of all these restrictions, some of …

International Destinations

10 Cool, Quirky, Useful Things to know about Costa Rica

Costa Rica has been calling my name for a while now, but it took a work-related engagement to actually get me there. As such, instead of exploring its beaches and rainforests, I spent most of my time at the University of Peace attending the Gross Global Happiness Summit. Luckily, the packed itinerary included a walking …

Caribbean Destinations, Carnival

Trinidad Carnival Survival Guide: Do’s & Don’t for First Timers

Trinidad Carnival Survival Guide

It’s Carnival season in Trinidad and the absolute epicness of the parade is less than a month away! If you’re a first-timer making your debut at the Greatest Show on Earth, the excitement is REAL! But, I completely understand if your anticipation is tinged with just a hint of apprehension. After all, no video, no …

Caribbean Destinations

10 Cool, Quirky, Useful Things to Know About St. Croix

Things to know about St. Croix, USVI

It’s been almost a month since my long weekend in St. Croix and I’m still basking in the afterglow of their special brand of paradise.ย  I played mas. Ate my belly full. Snorkeled. And sang (read: screamed) along as Bunji Garlin and Skinny Fabulous performed “Famalay” live on stage at the Festival Village. All things …

Caribbean Destinations

Great Destinations for Island Hopping in the Caribbean

Island Hopping in the Caribbean

There is so much real estate to cover within the Caribbean, you can make multiple visits throughout your lifetime and still not see it all. Particularly for those travelers who must endure long-haul flights to get here, a trip to the region is often-times a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. Luckily, there are opportunities for you to make …

Caribbean Destinations

Off the Grid Caribbean Islands: 5 Destinations for the Perfect Escape

Off the grid Caribbean Islands

Close your eyes and picture paradise. Chances are your imagination has conjured up long stretches of secluded coastline. Or perhaps you’re envisioning dense and untamed forests just waiting to be explored. Both scenes, a far cry from the sprawling all-inclusive resorts; one-size-fits-all tours and over-subscribed tourist attractions commonly associated with the Caribbean. However, the region …