Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Shut out the stress of the world and dive into the stories in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. You'll learn about the Havana Club rivalry, watch a video interview with Foxy Callwood of Jost Van Dyke, dream about a large island for sale in the Turks and Caicos and much more. I feel more relaxed just putting this story together. Just reading about the islands seems to have that affect. … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

I'm addicted. Are you? I've been going through the Breaking Bad seasons as of late, which if you've been living in a thatch covered bungalow for the past 7 years with no TV, is a show about methamphetamine. A substance that users become addicted to. While I don't necessarily want to compare serious drug addiction to a Castaway's island wanderlust addiction, their are similarities for those … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

How would you like to be the owner of a quirky little restaurant on St. John? Or how about sip on a new beer with your toes sinking into the Bonaire sand? Would you like to comb the beaches of Rum Cay and turn trash into treasure? You can explore all these possibilities and more in this week's Caribbean wrap up. Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Popular St. John Restaurant Lists for Sale: We heard the … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

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...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

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

Let's go island hopping in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up! We start off in the Bahamas with the announcement of the 2015 Festival Rum Bahamas. Then we sail south to find out what to do on Bonaire above the water. We head back up to the Bahamas and pay Cat Island a visit. Finally we sink our toes in the sand on St. Lucia at Sugar Beach. Ahhhh, I feel more relaxed already. Cheers! Caribbean … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

The world's largest rum tasting....sign me up! The best conch salad on Grand Bahamas...I'll take two! Exploring Bridgetown on Barbados...Mount Gay me please! These topics and more in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up World’s Largest Rum Tasting: Global Rum Ambassador Ian Burrell to stage the world’s largest rum tasting to kick off UK Rum Fest. -Story by … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

This week's Caribbean Wrap Up bounces all over, from Anguilla to Bonaire, and St. Maarten to the Bahamas, it's an island hopping adventure in html. Not as good as the real thing I know, but just enough to inspire a day dream or two. Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Anguilla: Snorkeling Secluded Little Bay: Little Bay offers a secluded, gorgeous beach full of amazing sand with stunning … [Read more...]

Bonaire’s Paradise Moon Bar Serves Up More Than Just Good Food

Hi Castaways, here's a guest post from Darryl Kotyk of LovingTheBike.com. Darryl is an island nut like us and is big into cycling. Enjoy his story of the Paradise Moon Bar on the island of Bonaire. Cheers! I may be slightly biased, but in my opinion the best place to chill out and enjoy a beautiful Caribbean sunset in Bonaire has got to be Paradise Moon Bar and Restaurant. That’s right, if … [Read more...]

5 Reasons To Go Cycling In Bonaire

Hi Castaways, here is a guest post from Darryl Kotyk of LovingTheBike.com. Darryl is an island nut like us and is big into cycling. Enjoy his story of biking on the island of Bonaire. Cheers! Do you picture bikes or cycling when you think about the Caribbean?  Probably not.  I’m sure sun, sand, and palm trees pop into your head a lot sooner then the idea of riding a bicycle in the … [Read more...]

5 Caribbean Sunsets That Will Set Your Island Soulshine Ablaze

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...]