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...]

Boat Drink: The Jamaican Redhead

rum drink recipes

After one sip, red will be your new favorite color. The mercury is rising and the summer sizzle is going to be on top of us before we know it. One hundred degree days are on the horizon and there's no better way to cool down than with a refreshing, mouth-watering boat drink! Today's boat drink recipe was created by Castaway mixologist Jeremy McDaniel, and its been titled the Jamaican … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Who doesn't love to be inspired, the feel of goosebumps crawling across your skin, mouth hanging open, forgetting to breath. The Caribbean is a place that triggers these side effects on people every day. Feel like being inspired? This week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up has plenty of goosebump producing visuals and fantastic day dream material. Get warmed up with a St. John video and see what it's … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean weekly wrap up

Diving on Roatan, rum from Belize, delicious jerk in Jamaica, a treehouse resort on Dominica--this week's Caribbean Wrap Up has a little bit for everyone. Make sure you watch the video of Secret Bay Resort on Dominica, it's an unbelievable video that showcases a lot of the island's beauty. I think the entire thing was shot with one of those drone helicopters gimmick deals that holds a … [Read more...]

Kenny Chesney Releases ‘Spread the Love’ Video Featuring The Wailers

Kenny Chesney Spread The Love

Kenny Chesney released his "Spread the Love" video on 12/13/13. Shot during a break on Chesney’s 2013 No Shoes Nation Tour, the video shows Chesney with Barrett, Alvin “Secco” Patterson and the rest of the Wailers Band, as well as capturing Hope House, Tuff Gong Studios and the myriad faces and places on Jamaica. For me the though the singing school children steal the show. Click here to watch … [Read more...]

Best Nude Beaches in the Caribbean

Caribbean nude beaches

Baring it all on a beach with strangers all around you might sound like a frightening experience, but to many other cultures the birthday suit is common beach attire. The Caribbean has many well known nude beaches, you just have to know which islands allow the all over tan and which ones don't. If a nude beach is on your bucket list, then look to the French and Dutch islands like St. Barths, … [Read more...]

The JD Special, A Boat Drink Recipe From The Tryall Club Jamaica

JD Special drink recipe tryall Club Jamaica

What's the first thing you think of when someone says, Jamaica? Is it sandy beaches? Fastest man in the world? Jerk chicken? Those are great answers, but I think RUM should definitely be high on this list. Me personally, after Barbados, Jamaica is head of the class when it comes to Caribbean rum. Let's take a little trip to the north coast of Jamaica for a little sip sip in your cup shall … [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...]

ISLANDS Magazine Readers’ Choice: Best of the Caribbean

Best Caribbean Golf

Let's pretend you have unlimited funds, unlimited vacation time and you want the make the Caribbean your oyster. Your goal is to do the best and see the best the islands have to offer. Well the people of ISLANDS Magazine have put together a Reader's Choice list giving you the "Best of " Caribbean. Over 17,000 seasoned Caribbean travelers weighed in on the best the islands have to offer. Best … [Read more...]

Jamaica Road Trip: The Pirate Route

Jamaica Pirate Road Trip

Jamaica is best known for its all-inclusive resorts, snow white beaches and I hear the make some pretty good rum. A Caribbean paradise for sure. But 300 years ago Jamaica was very different. It was a haven for pirates. Jamaica was strategically located between Central America with all it's Aztec gold and deep water leeward island passages that lead back to Europe. The perfect place to set up shop … [Read more...]

5 Caribbean Sunsets That Will Set Your Island Soulshine Ablaze

Bonaire Sunset

Caribbean sunset photos are no stranger to this website. There's just something about them that touches the sensitive side of me. Erin would argue that that part doesn't even exist in me, but it does, it just picks certain times to reveal itself. As I was picking out the sunset photos to include in this post a fitting song started playing on No Shoes Radio, Soulshine by Gov't Mule. How perfect … [Read more...]