Nearly Busted In Grenada

What's the first thing you think of when you think of the Grenada? Hopefully it's gracious people, nice beaches, the smell of spices, and an authentic Caribbean vibe. It's extreme southern Caribbean location keeps it from the main cruise ship tourism circuit, because of that, the island nation is rich in other commodities other than jewelry stories, t-shirt shops and other cruise ship catering … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Is it cold where you're at? You might hate me, but we had a cold front come through and now we get to sleep with our windows open. Ahhh...winter in Southwest Florida. In all honesty, I want to send warm weather to all you Castaways. We all should be knee deep in the water somewhere with the blue sky breeze blowing wind through our hair. (Thanks Zac Brown) I hope this week's Caribbean Wrap Up … [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...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

I love writing and sharing my personal Caribbean travel stories, but spending time each week picking out the best of the best for the Caribbean Wrap Up is truly a treat. It lets my mind dream and see the island through the eyes of other passion travelers. This week's wrap up was one of those treats. In this week's wrap up we will drink some fine rum with Angostura, dive the Sculpture Park of … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

As beautiful as the Caribbean is, it like nearly all areas of the world is not immune from mother nature's power. As Tropical Storm Erika soaks the northern Caribbean let's keep in mind that the human element is the most important and for all affected to be safe. Now for the side of the Caribbean that we all love--beaches, rum drinks and pure escape. Enjoy this week's wrap up! Caribbean … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Rum, Grenada, wild life, and Caribbean food--all some of my favorite things and all landing on this week's Caribbean weekly wrap up. The 5th story is about the best all-inclusive resorts in Jamaica. I'm more of a villa and small hotel guy, but I know a lot of you dig the all-inclusives, so here you go. Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival 2015: St Maarten has … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Fresh off an epic first Castaway Cruise to Bimini with Captain Mike and Tropical Escape Yacht Charters. The salt water pirate blood is running strong through my veins. Experiencing a trip like this is like a hard drugs, you just want to keep doing it again, and again, and again. (Never done hard drugs, it's what the Drug Inc. junkies say on National Geographic!) This week's Caribbean Wrap Up … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

I just love it Friday slaps me in the face. A busy week flies by, and the next thing you know it's Friday, how did that happen? SLAP! This week's Caribbean Wrap Up will tease with you the world's most expensive rums, take you on a beach bar tour of Pinel Island off St. Martin, dazzle you with the night moves of the Bahamas Rum Festival, take you through Marigot Bay on St. Lucia, and put you out … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Let's just get this out of the way... Winter sucks. It's freeze all over the east coast and parts of Florida saw freezing temps last night. Next week's trip to Nassau can't come soon enough. To warm your spirit this week's Caribbean wrap up has stories about popular beaches, what to do on Curacao, and some off the beaten path islands that will seduce your island soul. Stay warm … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Do you feel that? It's hard to put the feeling into words, but it feels like a touch of anxiety mixed with a cold chill. It's called Island Separation Disorder and I can feel it coming on. Anyone else? If you are experiencing the symptoms of Island Separation Disorder then I encourage you to travel ASAP. If you can't then hopefully this week's Caribbean Wrap Up will help keep the symptoms at … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

It's a new year, full of new goals, new aspirations, and new beginnings. Hopefully some of those goals are exploring the new Caribbean islands and diving into the rich culture of the region. This week's Caribbean Wrap Up highlights  Bonefishing on Andros, exploring culture of Grenada, the top 50 Caribbean restaurants, island hopping the Grenadines and more. I'm not a big fisherman, but I think … [Read more...]