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Fresh cocktails prepared by your own bartender!
Fresh cocktails prepared by your own bartender!
Feb 18, 2019

Best Staffed Villas in the Caribbean

The only thing better than staying in a Caribbean villa is staying in a staffed Caribbean villa. After all, who really wants to cook on vacation? Some travelers like the…

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Oct 30, 2018

Tipping in the Caribbean: An Island by Island Guide

Tipping can be one of the trickiest parts of travel— some regions won’t accept tips at all, whereas others will tack on additional fees until you’re bone-dry. The Caribbean is…

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Nov 20, 2017

You Don't Want to Miss These 5 Christmas Activities in Dominican Republic

A country that is ripe with Christmas traditions, the Dominican Republic is the perfect holiday getaway for those who still want to hold on to some of that Christmas spirit.…

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Sep 26, 2013

Don’t Just Vacation, Carnival!

Carnival celebrations are seemingly synonymous with the Caribbean. However, the tradition of Carnival began in the Catholic region of medieval Italy. Just before Lent, they held a huge costume festival.…

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Dominican Republic shore with palm trees
Dominican Republic shore with palm trees
Jun 14, 2013

Top Five Reasons to Visit the Dominican Republic

Yes, there are WAY more than five reasons to visit this stunning destination. However, this is a blog, not a thesis. We had to narrow it down a bit. 1. …

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woman reading on Caribbean beach
woman reading on Caribbean beach
May 28, 2013

Top Ten Caribbean Themed Reads For The Summer

Summer will be here before you can say “cannonball!”.  You may not be headed to the Caribbean this summer (though you really should!). However, reading Caribbean-themed books by the pool…

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Sleek lines and an endless infinity pool at Casa Kimball
Sleek lines and an endless infinity pool at Casa Kimball
Aug 27, 2010

Casa Kimball

If you want a secluded, luxurious vacation, Casa Kimball is for you. With a private chef, total seclusion, and a personal ocean view, you’ll feel totally pampered here. Casa Kimball…

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Aug 26, 2009

Riu Rolls Out Kids Program

Riu Hotels & Resorts has launched RiuLand, a children’s entertainment program, at some all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Mexico.

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