Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean weekly wrap up

I love hearing news about new flights to the Caribbean and I've been about it more and more lately. Airlift Caribbean is apparently underway. This week's Caribbean Wrap Up will tell you about new island flights, why diving in the Cayman Islands rocks, why Margaritaville in Montego Bay is a hell of a good time and much more. Enjoy! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up American Airlines Adding Several New … [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...]

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...]

The 312 Clematis Boat Drink Recipe from Bob at the Westin Grand Cayman

Drink Recipe Westin Grand Cayman

After one sip, you'll be knee deep in the waves of Seven Mile Beach. It's that time of day, time to soak in that cotton candy sky full of dazzling reds, purples and blues. The transition between day and night is always a special occasion and it should be celebrated--especially when watching from the beach. Your toes are buried in the soft white sand of Seven Mile Beach on Grand Cayman, the … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Bareboat sailing, underwater rum, rainforest monkeys, and a "secret" island...these stories will hopefully tempt your salty island soul to chuck winter out the window and plan an adventure to the warm sand of the Caribbean. I know my mind was racing with island fantasies as I put this post together! Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Underwater Aging of Spirits Proves Sucessful: Underwater aging … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Do you want to trade in your current life for a life in the islands? You could have your chance if you know how to run a small restaurant. In this week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap you'll find out about a popular restaurant in Cruz Bay, St. John that's for sale and ready for someone to start a new life in the USVI. Could it be one of you Castaways? Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Uncommon Attraction: … [Read more...]

Grand Cayman: A Guide to Local Favorites

Smiths Cove Grand Cayman

This is a guest post by Catherine, who runs The Squirrel Machine blog. Now that the temperatures have reached single digits in New York City, it is just about that time of year when I seek refuge and much needed relaxation in the warmer climates of Grand Cayman Island. Although, I have been vacationing in Grand Cayman for years, I have yet to grow wary of the island’s picturesque beaches and … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean wrap up

Another week, another Caribbean wrap up. This week you'll find stories about Cuban Rum, time lapse video of St. John, what to do if you find yourself bored on Little Cayman, and much more. Let's get to it shall we! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Havana Club Daiquiri: Check out this video from Havana Club. It may inspire you to mix up a frozen Daiquiri. - Story by RumConnection.com 5 Things To Do … [Read more...]

Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort Set to Undergo Major Room Renovations

Grand Cayman Marriott Resort

Making paradise even more luxurious and comfortable may be a difficult task, but the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort is up for the challenge with its four-month renovation now in the works. The Grand Cayman resort expects the remodel project, which will focus on guest rooms, to continue until Nov. 3, 2013. During the enhancement process, the Cayman resort will stay open as usual, and … [Read more...]

Caribbean Beers – Remember The Islands By Taking A Drink

Caribbean beers

Yes the Caribbean is famous for its rum, and deservedly so, but sometimes there's nothing like an ice-cold refreshing beer to beat back the tropical heat. The islands aren't known for their beers, in fact I've heard plenty of people complain about how all the beers in the Caribbean are light, tasteless and indistinguishable from each other. I can see how some people would say this, but I also … [Read more...]

Best Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in the Caribbean

best Caribbean diving

This is a guest post from Angie Picardo, a writer at TravelNerd.com. If you are planning on going to the Caribbean, scuba diving and snorkeling is a must. Diving the underwater world of the Caribbean is a phenomenal way to experience the islands. Let's look at some of the more magnificent reefs and islands suited to explore the underwater world. From huge holes in the ocean floor, to massive … [Read more...]