Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Do you feel that? It's hard to put the feeling into words, but it feels like a touch of anxiety mixed with a cold chill. It's called Island Separation Disorder and I can feel it coming on. Anyone else? If you are experiencing the symptoms of Island Separation Disorder then I encourage you to travel ASAP. If you can't then hopefully this week's Caribbean Wrap Up will help keep the symptoms at … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Blogs

Have your flip-flops been giving you dirty looks from your closet? Give them a little love and slip them on for this week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up, I promise it will help set the mood for a little island state of mind. This week's wrap up showcases Havana Club Mojitos, new Cuban travel rules for Americans, Jamaica and James Bond, low-key Caribbean resorts and some fun activities when … [Read more...]

Cayman Lemonade – Boat Drink Recipes

Cayman Lemonade

After one sip, you'll be hooked like a tuna. This is a post I did about 3 years ago, but being that I've tried this cocktail first hand in the land where it was created I thought I'd bring it back to life. Enjoy the Cayman Lemonade! Quick confession, this Boat Drink has no rum in it. I think I just heard a few hundred of you curse at me. Trust me it's a great drink, one that one that I just … [Read more...]

Get To Know The Sailing Vessel Maple Cookie

BVI Sailing Charter

She was simply known as The Cookie. With elegant lines, a spacious salon, state-of-the-art navigation, and four large bedrooms--the Maples Cookie cut through the waters of the British Virgin Islands with style and grace. As for her passengers, well that's another story. Style and grace we are not, more like rum loving pirates on a floating magic carpet. That magic carpet was the Maples Cookie … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

Winter Sucks. What is the temperature where you're at? It's even cold here in south Florida. I heard that Jacksonville got ice and Penacola had single digit temps. That's just not right. All I know is that the sun is shining and it's 80 degrees in the Caribbean. Who's up for a little escape? If you can't physically escape right now, how about a mental escape. This week's Caribbean Wrap Up … [Read more...]

Rum is Invading the Bahamas Again

Festival RumBahamas

Festival RumBahamas is gearing up to once again bring the public a rum festival like no other. There will be food, there will be dancing, there will be music, and that might even be a little rum there as well. Who knows, a Junkanoo parade might just appear out of no where like it did last year. Nassau's Festival RumBahamas is more than just a rum event, it's a Bahamian cultural experience. The … [Read more...]

Review of the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa

Westin Resort Grand Cayman

After tossing my bags on the bed, I walked over to the patio door, pushed it open, and stepped out into a setting that was awash in relaxation. In front of me sat a small personal courtyard with soft green grass, the white sand of Seven Mile Beach, and beyond that was the glowing blue waters of the calm Caribbean. The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa on Grand Cayman wraps its … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

It's a new year, full of new goals, new aspirations, and new beginnings. Hopefully some of those goals are exploring the new Caribbean islands and diving into the rich culture of the region. This week's Caribbean Wrap Up highlights  Bonefishing on Andros, exploring culture of Grenada, the top 50 Caribbean restaurants, island hopping the Grenadines and more. I'm not a big fisherman, but I think … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Blogs

It's the day after Christmas, time to exhale and loosen up those belts. I hope all you Castaways had a fantastic  Christmas and are looking forward to a wonderful 2015. Here are a few stories that will have you day dreaming about 2015 travel destinations. I thought we'd go with a list type theme this week; 5 Ways to Do This, 6 Things To See Here...you get the picture. We will take a look at … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]