Where Do I Go In The Caribbean For My Summer Vacation?

Caribbean summer vaccation

Without a doubt, the number question I get asked is,"Where should I go for my Caribbean vacation?" I'm no travel agent, (maybe I should have been!) but I know that each person looks for something different when traveling to the Caribbean. Some people like to explore on their own, while others like to spend the day poolside with a frozen rum drink. Some like to spend their time snorkeling and … [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...]

7 Reasons To Find An Authentic Caribbean Escape

Caribbean Resorts

The Caribbean has so many beautiful attributes; the people, the beaches, the food, the rum. One of my favorite attributes is the fact that each island has it's own personality. It doesn't matter who you are, there's an island that fits your vision of paradise. If you've been a reader of this site for any length of time you'll know that I like islands that are a little bit off the beaten track. … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Food, a famous sunken ship, Grenadian beaches, and an epic journey on the Mail Boats of the Bahamas--this week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up has a little bit of everything. Be sure to read the story about the Bahamian Mail Boats, it's extremely well written and tells of a powerful tradition in the Bahamas. I've added a Mail Boat adventure to my bucket list. Will it be luxurious? No. Will it be … [Read more...]

Video: The British Virgin Islands – Natures Little Secret

British Virgin Islands Video

Do you want to know what it's like to fly like a bird through the British Virgin Islands? Watch this video and you will. Castaway Randall turned me on to this stunning video and as soon as I saw it I knew I had to share it with everyone. It was produced by photo and video company, skyvisionvi.com. All I can say is wow. Seriously, the truly spectacular island footage combined with powerful music … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean wrap up

A new rum from Dominica, culinary destinations in the Caribbean, a new BVI beach bar and more. This week's Caribbean Wrap Up gives you stories from the islands that you might have missed. Caribbean Chocolate? What! Where?! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Blue Water Launch: Direct from Dominica, Blue Water Ultra Premium Rum is set to launch in the Caribbean market. -Story by RumConnection.com The … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

Famous rum bars, best diving islands, and a video tour of Peter Bay on St. John--these are just a few of the stories from this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. One of the stories is by the Huffington Post and is titled, The 15 Best Beaches for 2014. All the beaches mentioned are amazing, but I'm surprised some world class beaches were left off...maybe they were mentioned in earlier years? Beaches like … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Another week, another Caribbean wrap up. This week's stories feature; things to do on St. Barts, exploring a resort on Peter Island in the BVI, events taking place in the Caribbean in February and a little love for my friends at the Hope Town Harbour Lodge in the Abacos. Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Seven Caribbean Events For February, From St Kitts and Nevis to Jamaica:  From PGA champions to … [Read more...]

Pirate’s Bight on Norman Island Reopening After Fire

Pirate's Bight

There's good news out of Norman Island in the BVI. Many of you heard the news a couple month ago about Pirate's Bight catching fire and burning down. Bad news indeed. Well here's some good news, it seems that if everything goes smoothly the popular beach bar and restaurant will be reopening in just a few days. UPDATE: It's open! The fire happened on October 1st, right before season. … [Read more...]

Caribbean Islands For Sale – Where’s Your Dream Island?

Caribbean islands for sale

Many people fantasize about owning their own Caribbean island. Who wouldn't want to wake up every day to the sound of the waves, relax on your very own beach and be able to design your version of paradise how you saw fit. Maybe even open up a little beach bar and live the life that people write songs about. Oh wouldn't it be grand. Owning an island is an expensive endeavour that prompts many of … [Read more...]

Quito Rymer’s Reggae Express Music Video

Quito Reggae Express

Quito Rymer is one of the most famous musicians on Tortola. I have heard countless stories from many of you Castaways that have rested your sun-baked bodies at Quito's Gazebo Beach Bar and Restaurant and heard either Quito perform solo or with his band The Edge. His music and hospitality have tattooed the minds of many BVI vacationers. This reputation for authentic Caribbean music and kindness has … [Read more...]