Caribbean Blog

Underwater exploration is one of my many passions, so of course I jumped at the chance to give power snorkeling a try. Thom and I signed up for a tour with the company, Chukka, on Grand Turk. I honestly didn't know what to expect going in to the tour, which…

View from the Venetian on Grace Bay

View from the Venetian on Grace Bay

Tripadvisor recently published their Traveler's Choice Top Ten Islands of 2015, and who should hold the leading spot but the Caribbean's very own Providenciales Island of Turks and Caicos! That's right, visitors have voted Providenciales as their number one island destination for 2015, and it’s no surprise to us. From…

I’m a thrill seeker through and through, which is why on our last trip to the Dominican Republic, my buddy, Eric, and I went to one of my favorite spots on the island, Cap Cana’s Scape Park. We were both in the mood for some high-flying fun, so of course…

During our recent Barbados visit, Cole wanted to check out a tour offered through Action Charters. A friend of his spent a day on one of their cats earlier in the summer and could not stop raving about all that the tour offered. So of course the three of us…

Learning to surf is practically a rite of passage for island frequenters and water fanatics everywhere, and for lessons in Barbados, I recommend checking out Barry's Surf School - surf-barbados.com. Barry Banfield, a champion surfer and native Barbadian, and his wife, Christie, operate out of their surf shack on Dover…

When we have a chance to go diving Thom and I almost always jump on it. And for diving trips in Anguilla, Doug "Dougie" Carty is the "go to" guy. Thom and I were recently on the island, and we both knew that at some point between villa visits, spear…

Anguilla is an amazing vacation destination known for its beautiful beaches, luxury accommodations, and amazing food but did you know that it's also a popular spot for kitesurfing enthusiasts?
Shawna and I usually like to relax when we getaway to the islands, but this time we brought our teenage son…

Bonaire, holds a few surprises

Bonaire, holds a few surprises

Think you know the Caribbean? There's a pretty good chance that despite being able to list off all of the most popular destinations one after another, you're missing out on a few hidden gems.
Carriacou
This island, located northeast of Grenada and west of Barbados, has an amazing cultural heritage.…

Carnival Dancer

Carnival Dancer

The Caribbean is beaches, sun, sand, exotic locales and...carnivals?
Most definitely. Carnivals aren't just crazy, costumed parties. They are a great way for you and your family to soak up a bit of local Caribbean culture, religion, history and food while having a lot of fun doing it. And yes,…

Baraka Point

Baraka Point

Few things are more needed and emotionally recharging than an occasional girlfriend getaway. What better place to relax and let loose than on the beautiful island of Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands? Being the avid Caribbean fan I am, I jumped at the chance to grab five of…

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