Tag Archives: Caribbean

The Ultimate Travel Guide for Planning a Trip to Turks and Caicos

Planning a Trip to Turks and Caicos

I recently celebrated another birthday and continued the tradition of traveling to another island with my cousin. For my 30th, we were introduced to some of our roots in Barbados, last year we enjoyed food and beaches in Martinique, and this year we visited Providenciales island in Turks and Caicos. Turks and Caicos had been […]

How to Spend a Day at the Warwick Bahamas

How to Spend a Day at the Warwick Bahamas

My sister and I received a complimentary day pass to the Warwick Paradise Island. All opinions expressed are my own. When I visited the Bahamas for  Junkanoo Carnival weekend, I wasn’t too upset because of the short visit. From the service of the staff to the lovely decor and incorporating Bahamian culture on the property, I […]

Don't Forget the Islands! How to Help Hurricane Victims in the Caribbean

How to help hurricane victims in the caribbean

Disclaimer: Please refer to the FTC Charity checklist or Charity Navigator before making donations to any organization. I do not claim responsibility for these organizations or money donated. If you’ve been following the news lately, you are aware of Hurricane Irma and Maria’s impact in the Caribbean leaving people without power, food, shelter, totally abandoned and even […]

A Complete Guide to Booking a Casa Particular in Cuba

In addition to questions on how to visit Cuba and getting around, I received many questions on where to stay in Cuba. Hotels are pretty expensive, but to be in compliance with the “Support for Cuban People” category, you should be staying in Casa Particulares (casa particular, or casa for short). Types of casa particulares in Cuba […]

More Than the Beach: 4 Caribbean Destinations for Cultural Travelers

More Than the Beach: 4 Caribbean Destinations for Cultural Travelers

June is Caribbean American Heritage Month and each year New York City hosts Caribbean Week. At this year’s Media Marketplace session , I had the opportunity to speak with individuals representing islands in the Caribbean Tourism Organization. A lot of people think the islands only offer blue waters, white sand beaches, or it as just […]

Transportation Options in Cuba

Transportation Options in Havana, Cuba

Since coming back from my trip to Havana, Cuba I received so many questions about getting there, transportation, and where to stay. If you’re a first-time reader, I suggest reading my tips on planning a trip as an American citizen. Since my cousin and I paid for lodging in advance, the majority of our money […]

Tips for Traveling to Cuba Independently

5 Tips for Planning a Trip to Cuba

If you haven’t noticed, Cuba is one of the most popular travel destinations in the Caribbean this year. Since taking a Caribbean Music course in college and being a lover of history, I’ve always wanted to visit. I’ve asked friends, read several blog posts and even joined Facebook travel groups to be informed of what to […]

Experience Bahamian Culture at Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

How to Celebrate Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Weekend

There’s always a uniqueness to every city and country that hosts Carnival. Needless to say, I was extremely excited to be invited by Bahamas Tourism to cover the Bahamas Carnival in Nassau just a few days after my birthday trip to Martinique. What is Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival? Celebrating its third year, Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is […]

Why the Warwick Paradise Island Resort is the Perfect Escape

Why the Warwick Paradise Island Resort is the Perfect Escape

Pressure on the job, home or in a relationship, will sometimes make you want an escape.  On my recent trip to The Bahamas for Junkanoo Carnival weekend, the Warwick Paradise Island provided me with a complimentary stay. The resort has 12-floors, 250 rooms and provides luxury and hospitality for guests 18 and over. Read more on why the […]

Things to Know Before Visiting Martinique

Things to Know Before Traveling to Martinique

My cousin and I recently found a flight deal and traveled to Martinique to celebrate my birthday. Last year we visited Barbados and hope to continue the tradition of visiting the Caribbean each year. Being a Caribbean-American, I love discovering the cultural similarities and differences between the islands. I’ve visited former Spanish, Dutch, and (of course) British territories […]

- powered by chloédigital