After the 1997 Eruption of the Soufriere Hills Volcano, it’s still an island divided By Cindy Bigras All these years later, Plymouth, a charming colonial town on the southeastern coast of Montserrat, is still the official capital. It had a deep port that could accommodate cruise ships, colorful shops, schools, homes and streets linedwith thriving […]
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Wah Gwan in Kingston, Jamaica? Visiting the Bob Marley Museum and Trench Town Culture Yard Wah gwan? Or what’s going on? is Patois, the spoken language of Jamaicans and is as common a greeting as hello or whassup? If you’re feeling all right, answer irie, but if everything is really good, you could say every […]
Cleaning the Reef in Oracabessa, Jamaica By David Peters I wondered what I was doing. Watching intently and photographing as three men surveyed their underwater garden, possessively cleaning coral and rocks with toothbrushes. They do this twice a week in an attempt to re-build Jamaica’s damaged reef. I was in Oracabassa, a small coastal fishing […]
U.S.V.I.: Discover new beaches and hotspots in the US Virgin Islands like Sapphire beach and tips on exploring St Thomas in the Virgin Islands
Beautiful Cuba…in Pictures A new book, Passage to Cuba features images of this ever-more-popular destination A Passage to Cuba, by Cynthia Carris Alonso To stroll the streets of Cuba—to hear the rumbling engines of its 1950s automobiles, the jazz, and the rumba—is to travel back in time, to see the jaw-dropping natural beauty and […]
Havana: Exploring The Three Corners of Cuba’s Crumbling Capital By Nick Wharton Few introductions to a country can be as exhilarating as landing in Havana‘s José Martí International Airport, hopping in a 1950’s classic car and cruising through crowded back streets with the top down, before arriving at your hotel or casa particular. Although there […]
Cuba: A Mysterious Neighbor to the U.S. By Daniel Maldonado Cuba, a beautiful Latin and Caribbean country just 90 miles from the United States’ Key West is geographically so incredibly close to the US, but otherwise a distant and mysterious land. But not for long. Still getting a feel for the lifestyle during the beginning […]