Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Food, food, food--the Caribbean is home to some amazing food. Those delicious flavors can be found at rustic beach bars, trendy resort restaurants or even in your home kitchen. Food is a huge part of any trip to the islands and that's why the 3 stories this week focus on wonderful Caribbean food. Enjoy your weekly island escape Castaways! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Anguilla - Lunch At … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Happy Friday Castaways! They say the best places to see and things to do take a little work. If they were easy, everyone would be there and doing it. This week's Caribbean Wrap Up has this type of theme. The subject matters included; nude beaches, Carriacou, moving to the Caribbean, Mona Island, and rare rare rum. Nude beaches aren't for everyone, but those who do it love the freedom. … [Read more...]

Best Beaches of Puerto Rico

There are many reasons to travel to Puerto Rico--the food, the history, the nightlife, the rum, the sexy people--but it's the island's seductive beaches that arguably attract the most people. Puerto Rico is part of the Great Antilles, meaning it's big. With an area of 3,515 square miles, the island has nearly endless opportunities for you to escape to a relaxing swath of sand. But if you'd like to … [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

Why aren't there more floating bars in the Caribbean? I mean it just seems like they are a focal point where ever they are. Take the Willy-T in the BVI for example, the thing is a magnet for the boating community. Why don't more people follow that lead? Well someone else has in Antigua, take a look at D-Boat in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. It's a little different than the Willy-T, but a grand … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

There is a great collection of stories in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. The most interesting story in my opinion is the inter-island Caribbean ferry story by Caribbean Journal. I couldn't agree more that a ferry system similar to what they have in the Greek islands is needed for the Caribbean. Air travel through the Caribbean with LIAT is a headache on a good day. Enjoy and … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

A good rum drink should always be paired with a great view, and at the Treehouse Bar on Virgin Gorda in the BVI you'll have just that. Want a bar a little closer to the sand? Then Jack's Bar on Princess Margaret Beach on Bequia is the place for you. These stories and more in this week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up. Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Rum Journal: In Virgin Gorda, a Bar Among the … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Looking to pack up the family and plunder Puerto Rico? Want to see the itinerary for this year's Castaway Beach Bash? Want ten reasons to go to Anguilla...as if you need even one right! All this and more in this week's addition of the Caribbean Wrap Up! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Top 10 Family-Friendly Adventures in Puerto Rico: Whisking the family off on a fantastical Puerto Rican vacation? … [Read more...]

The Dragonberry Mojito: From San Juan with Love

After one sip, you'll dancing through the streets of Old San Juan. What's the first thing that pops into your mind when you think about Puerto Rico? Is is the the beaches? The salsa dancing? The rum? Ahhh, you know that today being Boat Drink's Wednesday it was going to rum related some how. Rum has reigned supreme in Puerto Rico for ages. Explore that rum history with a trip to both the … [Read more...]

July 10th Is National Pina Colada Day!

I've got two Piña Coladas, one for each hand... Be prepared to dream about coconut, pineapple and rum all day because it's National Piña Colada Day! I don't know who makes up these crazy holidays, but I want to by them a drink. Coconut, Pineapple and rum have been mixed together in one form or another for ages, but the concoction wasn't perfected until one (or two) different bartenders in … [Read more...]

Caribbean Beers – Remember The Islands By Taking A Drink

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...]