Taste The Blueberry Mojito: Boat Drink Recipes

mojito recipes

After one sip, you'll be dancing in the streets of Havana. The mojito, an iconic cocktails that was born in Cuba and exported to the rest of the world. While I'm not a huge fan of the drink in general (can't stand mint!), I know that thousands of people call out "mojito por favor," across bars all over the world everyday, so the drink must not be ignored. Today's Boat Drink Recipe is a … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean wrap up

Looking to pack up the family and plunder Puerto Rico? Want to see the itinerary for this year's Castaway Beach Bash? Want ten reasons to go to Anguilla...as if you need even one right! All this and more in this week's addition of the Caribbean Wrap Up! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Top 10 Family-Friendly Adventures in Puerto Rico: Whisking the family off on a fantastical Puerto Rican vacation? … [Read more...]

Kenny’s Coconut Tree: Boat Drink Recipes

Blue Chair Bay Rum Recipe

After one sip, you'll be high in a coconut tree. It could be me, or it could be all the passionate No Shoes Nation people I follow on Facebook, but it seems like Blue Chair Bay Rum has been making a lot of noise lately. They released their new Banana Rum about a month ago, then they open an online store with branded swag, and finally their Coconut Rum and White Rum were just named "Best in … [Read more...]

Castaway Beach Bash Itinerary

Castaway Beach Bash Bolongo Bay

In one month (August 14-17) Castaways will be flying to the sandy shores of Bolongo Bay Resort on St. Thomas for a fun filled four days of island relaxation, rum appreciation, and island hopping. There's still time to book your Castaway package, but if you can't make it I'll be posting live photo updates during the event. For those of you that are going here is the itinerary for the beach bash. … [Read more...]

Pinney’s Beach, Nevis – Island Lime Video

Pinneys Beach Nevis

What can I say about Nevis that hasn't already been said . It's is the quintessential Caribbean paradise that has graced the covers of countless travel magazines. It has a tall looming volcanic cone, lush tropical rainforest, beautiful beaches, and friendly people--what more can one ask for. Oh, you want monkeys? Yeah, Nevis has those too. It also has killer bees, but they don't fly through the … [Read more...]

The Salty Souls of Sagitta

Island Windjammers Sagitta

While it's the islands that dazzle the senses when traveling to the Caribbean, it's often the people you meet that make the trip something special and truly memorable. I had been fantasizing about St. Maarten, Anguilla, Nevis, St. Kitts, and St. Barths for quite sometime, and while the islands were beyond beautiful, it was the crew and fellow Sagitta passengers that made my solo journey one I'll … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

A classic endangered rum, St. Vincent and the Grenadines gets "Happy," and St. Maarten moves in fast forward--all this and more in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Endangered Rums – ’98 Vintage: Our friend Dave Russell is back with more commentary about Endangered Rums. Check it out. -Story by RumConnection.com Atlantis resort in Bahamas joins forces with … [Read more...]

Boat Drinks: Cruzan Peach Splash

Cruzan Rum Recipes

After one sip, you'll be in a hurry to slow down. Summer is, without a doubt, here. That means daily afternoon rain storms and smack-me-in-the-face humidity for us Floridians. One thing that helps beat back the summer sizzle is an ice cold boat drink. You know that was coming didn't you? This week's Boat Drink recipe comes to us from our friends and Cruzan Rum. Their "Don't Hurry" mantra … [Read more...]

A Caribbean Rum Trail

Caribbean Rum Trail

Yo- Ho- Ho, and A Bottle of Rum! Rum, the spirit that is synonymous with Pirates, the high seas and the Caribbean Islands. No good castaway would be seen without some of this delectable liquor in their cup. Thankfully the people at Coconut Bay Beach Resort have developed this handy map to help you take a lazy cruise around the Caribbean and discover the true home of rum. This map will teach … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean stories

A new beach bar on St. Kitts, hiking on Saba, and a big music festival coming to St. John--these are some of the stories in this week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up. My favorite story though is about Fowl Cay in the Exuma islands of the Bahamas. These luxury villas come with everything, even their own powerboat so you can explore the surrounding cays. Talk about heaven! Caribbean Weekly Wrap … [Read more...]

Contest! Win Custom Caribbean Wall Decals

Caribbean wall decals

CONTEST TIME!!! How would you like the chance to win a $75 gift certificate from our friends at Wise Decor? See the Caribbean postmarks above, Wise Decor makes customized wall decals that you can decorate your home or office with. They come in different sizes to best match your home decor. How do you win? I'm glad you asked! For a chance to win all you have to do is "Like" the Wise Decor … [Read more...]