Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Addictions spawn other addictions. My love of southwest Florida and the Keys, pushed me into a love affair of the Caribbean islands, and now the islands have turned me on full force to the art of sailing. Beam reach, who is the give-way vessel, how to trim the sails, reading the weather and sea conditions...I think about all the ins-and-outs all the time. A new addiction. Luckily I have a … [Read more...]

Caribbean Wrap Up

Ever been standing in the rum aisle, eyes glazed over, wondering which rum you should try? We all have. In this week's Caribbean Wrap Up Bahama Bob talks about the Houston Chronicle's list of the top 100 rums under $100. A good list but some notable rums are missing. After that, find out how you will soon be able to fly direct to the BVI from Miami, sailing adventures around St. Barths, explore … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Want to be blown away, by St. John and BVI beauty? Then watch the video below in this week's Caribbean wrap up. After than fill up on rum from St. Lucia's Chairmans Reserve and Siesta Key, relax at the best AI resorts on Antigua, then find your next charter boat destination. The Caribbean awaits. Just go! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up The 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Antigua: Antigua’s … [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

It's nearly Christmas, how many of you Castaways are hoping for a Caribbean getaway wrapped up under the tree? My hand is raised as well. Hopefully your next escape is right around the corner. To keep you all warm and snuggly on those cold nights, here are some great stories from around the Caribbean. From Antigua to Belize with a splash or rhum...enjoy. Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up The Top 5 … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

I often hear comments like, "I wish I could go there," or "It must be so great to travel to XYZ island." My answer to these questions is just go. Plain and simple. I you really really really want to go, then you have to find a way to make that dream turn reality. Time and money seem to be the biggest road blocks, but I say still--if there's a will there's a way. I hope the following stories … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

A limited edition dark rum, a rum and beer festival, exotic Saba, Key Lime Pie, and protecting paradise--these are the topics of this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. Enjoy your trip to the islands, no passport required. Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Papa’s Pilar Introduces a Limited Edition Dark Rum:  Papa’s Pilar Rum has put together a very special new expression.  This is a limited production … [Read more...]

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...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

From A to Z, the Caribbean is full of unmatched beauty with its scenery and its people. By accident, I started putting this week's Wrap up together and the first two stories were about Anguilla and Aruba. Then I thought, why not make the entire list about Caribbean islands that start with "A". It's not terribly creative, but maybe a little fun. Grab your sunscreen, sunglasses and flip flops, … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

If you aren't ready for the cold weather that's just around the corner, then hop a fast plane south to el Carib. This week's Caribbean Wrap Up has plenty of hot spots that will keep summer lasting for as long as you want it to. Want to sample amazing Caribbean rums and beers? Then head to St. Maarten next month. Don't know what to bring back for friends and family? Read about the top Caribbean … [Read more...]