Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

My home town of Kansas City just got a blanket of snow, and the water of the Gulf in my current home sends shivers up my spine--anyone else thinking about a trip to el carib? If your mind likes to wander to palm tree playgrounds then consider this weekly wrap up fuel for your wanderlust fire. This week's wrap up will tease you with a beach party on Jankanoo Beach in Nassau, a new bar in Cruz … [Read more...]

Tw’elf Re-Gift-O-Rama From Mike’s Hard Lemonade!

Mike's Hard Lemonade Tw'elfie

It's the holiday season here in southwest Florida. Palm trees and docks are lit with festive lights and flip flops, shorts and Santa hats are the common attire when finishing up those shopping lists. There's definitely no snow on the ground and the beach was my location of choice when relaxing with a group of friends this past weekend. I heard about this unique holiday social contest that … [Read more...]

Exclusive Buck Reilly Interview

Buck Reilly

Salvage operator, flying boat pilot, checkered past, Key West resident, and adventure seeker--these are words I would use to describe Buck Reilly. But these only tell you a fraction of the real story. Let's dive in a little deeper and find out what makes the star of the Buck Reilly adventure series do the things he does. In this exclusive interview we will touch on some lighter topics like … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

I don't know about you, but it's cold here in Florida right now. The stories in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up have me thinking of a warm blue water and beach bar bliss. This week's Wrap Up includes stories about a "Crappy" rum punch on Anguilla, a private beach bar in the BVI as well as one that is considered Taboo, a sailing adventure through the Grenadines, and why the small island of Tobago … [Read more...]

Miami Yacht Charter Last Minute Special

Miami boat charter

Hi Castaways! I had the pleasure of meeting Captain Mike of Tropical Escapes Yacht Charters a couple days ago. He and I swapped islands stories and I learned all about Mermaid Tales, his motor yacht and his charter business. Mermaid Tales is a beautiful classic HATTERAS cockpit motor yacht. At 70', with four levels of living and entertainment space, Mermaid Tales is perfect for dinner cruises, … [Read more...]

New Lavish Resort Opens its Doors to the Visitors of Aruba

Aruba Ritz Carlton

Aruba is renowned for being one of the most beautiful Caribbean islands that enjoys hot weather even throughout its winter months. The island, which is west of the Lesser Antilles, offers vacationers white sandy beaches, tropical weather and a plethora of fantastic coastal resorts. This year, Aruba welcomed another beatific resort to its coastal region: the first Ritz-Carlton Resort on the … [Read more...]

Love Boating? Then You’re Gonna Love This

i love my boat clothing

There's no greater feeling than being out on the water. The sun on your skin, wind in your hair, tossing anchor in a blue-water bay, and relaxing to the sway of the sea--boating is a passion that gets into your DNA. If you're a reader of this site then there's a good bet that you, like me, love the boating/sailing lifestyle. My closet is stuffed with beach bar shirts and hats I've collected … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean stories

Another Friday, another exciting Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up! This week we have a couple great stories about Curacao, a trip to the south of Haiti, how to do Dominica like a local and our buddies at Caribbean Soul Trekkers talk about their experience at the Big Bamboo Bar and Restaurant on Anegada in the BVI. Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Trek Stop: The Big Bamboo Beach Bar and Restaurant … [Read more...]

Christmas in Blue Chair Bay by Kenny Chesney

Christmas in Blue Chair Bay

The holiday season is here, which for most of you means snow on the ground and freezing temperatures. Well if you need a temporary escape, watch Kenny Chesney's new Christmas video. It's called Christmas in Blue Chair Bay and it will definitely put you in that island state of mind. Might make you thirsty for some rum as well! I know it did me. Christmas in Blue Chair Bay by Kenny … [Read more...]

Meeting Foxy on Jost Van Dyke

Great Harbour Jost

It was early morning, say 7ish, the day after Halloween. The night before our group aboard both the Maples Cookie and Fly-Bye attended a huge Halloween party at Foxy's Beach Bar in Great Harbour on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. I jumped in the dingy with Castaways Mike and Lorrie and we motored over to Great Harbour from our anchorage in White Bay. They needed to grab a few things … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean News Stories

A good rum drink should always be paired with a great view, and at the Treehouse Bar on Virgin Gorda in the BVI you'll have just that. Want a bar a little closer to the sand? Then Jack's Bar on Princess Margaret Beach on Bequia is the place for you. These stories and more in this week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up. Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Rum Journal: In Virgin Gorda, a Bar Among the … [Read more...]