Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap UP

The pull is growing strong. It's hard to explain. There's something in my DNA. There are walls that need to be overcome, but it will happen. Is it the color blue? Is it the wind in the sails? Maybe it's just the freedom. The pull is growing strong. Maybe it's reading stories like the ones that populate this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. Rum, Turks and Caicos, Dominican Republic, the Caymans, and … [Read more...]

7 Reasons To Visit The Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Dominican Republic? I'm guessing beaches and all-inclusive resorts are high on the list. While the DR does have some stunning beaches and a wide selection of resorts, the country has a host of other attributes that make it a special place to visit. The Dominican Republic is one of the Caribbean's most geographically diverse … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blog

Hope you like this week's stories in the Caribbean Weekly Wrap UP! Have you ever wanted to know what yacht that is sitting in the harbor...well there's an app for that. Want to know what some of the top beach bars in the Caribbean are? Of course you do! Want to really know Antigua or The Baths of Virgin Gorda? You'll find great answers to all of these questions in this week's Wrap Up. The … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

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Where do you want to go? Where ever it is...go. You'll thank yourself later. This week's Caribbean wrap up has a little bit of food, a dash of hiking in Grenada, a sprinkle of fishing in the Bahamas, and a sip of rum. I hope you enjoy this week's stories as much as I do. Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Saba Rock – an Island Oasis: For exotic rum cocktails at a tiny island bar in the BVIs, … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap UP

Caribbean wrap up

The Caribbean is full of treasure, not the kind that sparkles and shines, but the natural kind that causes onlookers to watch in amazement. This Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up features some treasure that I think you'll enjoy. Watching flocks of brightly colored Flamingos on Great Inagua in the Bahamas is a treasure, snorkeling with humpback whales in the Dominican Republic definitely qualifies, and … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Stories

Rooftop bars over looking the Caribbean, awesome beach bars of Punta Cana, and somewhat sad news from Margaritaville. The Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up is a must read if you're in love with the islands. I just read Bahama Bob's report that the 10 store Margaritaville restaurant chain was sold to a Brazilian company. I'll let you read the details that are linked below, sad news indeed. I can … [Read more...]

Dive into the Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic vacation

(A guide to the Dominican Republic by Thomas Cook.) The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean favorite for both couples and families alike. The crystal clear waters and fine white sand lined with luscious green palms are just the start of the attraction to this tropical island. The terrain is a refreshing mixture of rainforests, mangrove swamps and savannas. It's littered with hidden historic gems … [Read more...]

Dominican Republic – The Perfect Blend

Dominican Republic Holiday

(A guide to the Dominican Republic by Thomas Cook.) Are you looking for a postcard-perfect Caribbean getaway for 2014? If so, the dazzling Dominican Republic with its white sand beaches and luscious rainforests could be just the slice of paradise you’re craving. Nowhere else will you such a unique blending of European, African and native Taíno Indian cultures than on this island which neighbors … [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...]

Experience Puerto Plata And Samana In The Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

PUERTO PLATA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – For the first time ever, two members of Small Luxury Hotel of the World in the Dominican Republic have teamed up to offer one incredible shared Dominican experience. Casa Colonial Beach & Spa and the Bannister Hotel are ideal for the discerning travelers who fully appreciate magnificent surroundings and the sheer pleasure of a five star luxury experience and … [Read more...]

Uncommon Caribbean Slates @GoDomRep Week, May 20-26

Dominican Republic

(Photo by Patrick Bennett) Our friends at Uncommon Caribbean are spending a week celebrating the Dominican Republic. During this celebration they are giving away a trip for two to Cabarete, DR plus a host of prizes to go with it. Here are the details. Good luck! Uncommon Caribbean, an innovative travel and lifestyle website updated daily with fresh, original content showcasing the best of the … [Read more...]