GoNOMAD Travel articles about the Caribbean.
Nevis, an Island Paradise in the West Indies By Paul Shoul After a short four-hour flight from Boston and a 10-minute water taxi ride from its sister island St Kitts, I arrived in paradise. Waves lapped the shores of a palm-lined beach, turquoise waters glimmered, the view was spectacular from my beach chair. A” killer […]
Hotel Saratoga: A Tale of Two Cities By Lynn Cianfarani The resort community of Saratoga Springs, New York, known for healing waters, horses, and an overall joie de vivre, has long been a summer home to the wealthy and well-traveled. Roughly 1,500 miles south of the upstate New York community, however, another Saratoga draws the […]
Rural, Beautiful Viñales, the Shangri La of Cuba By Habeeb Salloum “You’re lucky! I never did get around to visit Valle de Viñales. They tell me it’s Cuba’s Shangri-la!” A Canadian acquaintance that I met in Havana seemed jealous when I told him that I had joined a group leaving the next morning for this […]
The International BlueSeas Festival—and then some. By Bruce Northam “You have to know how to read the wind,” says my native Curaçaoan guide, Eugene, while pointing to a flock of swiftly fleeting clouds. I’ve only been here an hour, but that wind sends us right into an omen of what lies ahead: laidback locals, great […]
Off the Beaten Path Trails in Trinidad: Five Places You Can’t Miss On the Big Island Although Caribbean islands are primarily marketed as luxury destinations, there’s a lot more to see off the beaten trail. Trinidad, the larger of the twin islandrepublic of Trinidad and Tobago, is found at the end of the Caribbean archipelago, […]
Envision Festival in Costa Rica: A jungle haven for music-lovers, yogis, and permaculture fans By: Devinne Zadravec Welcome to the Jungle There’s heat, and then there’s the heat of a Costa Rican summer, on the coast, in the middle of the jungle. Body slick with sweat, head pounding, and the sound of frantically buzzing insects […]
Swimming with Sea Turtles in Tobago Cays By Kitiara Pascoe By the time I reach Union Island in the Caribbean, I’ve been sailing for nine months. I left England wearing eight layers with a chilly sea kicking up in my face and seven thousand miles later, I’ve found it. I’ve found the reason I left. […]