By Toccoa Switzer There is something gritty about the isle of Bonaire. I feel it the minute I set foot on the ground. I also taste it. It may be the dry, scrubby terrain. Or maybe it is the thick, salty air. Perhaps, it is a little bit of both. Each year, tourists flock to […]
GoNOMAD Travel articles about the Caribbean.
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Dominican Republic
- Puerto Rico
- Saint Lucia
- St. Martin
- The Bahamas
- US Virgin Islands
Dining Tips in Exciting, Tasty Havana Cuba By Nicholas Gilman “You don’t go to Cuba to eat,” just about everybody had warned me. “There’s nothing… NOTHING!” admonished my friend Ruth, who gives food tours of Mexico. Well, it turns out it’s not true. I’d been to Cuba once, ten years ago, and my culinary memories […]
By Laurie Ellis When I got the invitation to go to Costa Rica in November, I jumped at the opportunity. Hey, it’s getting cold here in New England; I wouldn’t mind another week of warmth. Then I read the small print at the bottom of the email: Extreme Ecotourism. Uh-oh. What have I gotten myself […]
Port Antonio, Jamaica: A visit to Port Antonio, Jamaica, and reports with beautiful waterfalls, hidden coves, blue lagoons, friendly people and great jerk.
By Laurie Ellis Sure, it’s really nice to go to the British Virgin Islands to relax, but in my opinion, it’s even better to go to the BVI for swimming! Lucky for me there’s an outfit called SwimTrek. There are many choices for people looking for active vacations: biking, hiking, kayaking, etc., but I had […]
Kent St. John takes a two-sided tour of Puerto Rico: arduous adventures by day and luxurious living by night.
Cuba: Lost in Time, Lost in Space Cuba is a cock-eyed collage of colorful people, a constant adventure partly explained by an untimely historical accident befalling Fidel Castro on July 26, 1953, a botched first attempt at revolution. Fidel’s fearless assault failed because of no street signs. Fidel’s driver, leading 119 rebels, took a wrong […]
By Kent E. St. John Senior Travel Editor Less than ten minutes after leaving the airport on St. Lucia, I was pulling up to the Coconut Bay Resort. Within fifteen I headed to the beach, cocktail in hand. St. Lucia was a destination I longed to see but knew little about. I found out a […]