Caribbean

dancing in cuba

Know this Before Dancing in Cuba

This post is a special feature by Lisa Neylan. Know this Before Dancing in Cuba Cuba captivates on so many levels, it’s hard to know where to begin. From old cars to sidecars and horseback rides to mountaintop ziplines, the daylight hours will never disappoint. It is imperative, however, to save some energy for the unequivocal …

Know this Before Dancing in Cuba Read More »

cuba's casas peticulares

Make Yourself at Home in Cuba’s Casas Particulares

At Home in Cuba’s Casas Particulares I remember heading in to Havana from the airport after an evening flight in. The sun was already down but balmy air whistled in through the windows as classic cars rumbled past. Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are A-Changin’” was croaking softly out of the taxi’s radio. Considering recent …

Make Yourself at Home in Cuba’s Casas Particulares Read More »

La Savane des Esclaves

Photo of the Week: La Savane des Esclaves, Martinique

  Slave Village of Martinique (La Savane des Esclaves, Martinique) Growing out of Gilbert Larose’s passion for his people’s history and culture, he recreated a slave village (La Savane des Esclaves ) to represent what it might have been like where escaped slaves settled. These communities were usually up in the forest-clad hills. Martinique’s rough geography …

Photo of the Week: La Savane des Esclaves, Martinique Read More »

travel cuba on a shoestring

How to travel in Cuba on a shoestring budget

Travel in Cuba on a budget Cuba can surprise as well as exceed the expectations of every traveler. It’s a one-of-a-kind place that seems to be trapped in time with vintage cars lumbering past faded colonial buildings; men and women dancing salsa at Havana’s malecon; Cubans move to a rhythm travelers are oblivious to. These are …

How to travel in Cuba on a shoestring budget Read More »

travel Guide to Havana Cuba

Your Travel Guide to Havana Cuba

Your Guide to Havana Cuba Havana embodies both Cuba’s revolutionary spirit and Latin American flare, and is loved by its people, Habaneros, regardless of its flaws. Despite, or perhaps due to, years of isolation from the west, Havana’s dilapidated colonial streets ooze charm, particularly when combined with chugging antique cars, omnipotent music,and Latino pizazz. For …

Your Travel Guide to Havana Cuba Read More »

Exploring the least-touristed and largest Bahamian Island

Down the way where the nights are gay and the sun shines daily on the mountaintop, I took a trip on a sailing ship and when I reached Jamaica I made a stop… Somewhere in the depths of the Gulf Stream I woke to the sounds of ocean splashing against hull and Harry Belafonte’s Jamaica …

Exploring the least-touristed and largest Bahamian Island Read More »

Girl from Tobago

Photo of the Week: Girl from Tobago

We were eating breakfast in the little beach village of Castara on the island of Tobago and this little girl came up to our table to say hi. She was curious and stayed around for while just watching us eat. After breakfast we said goodbye and continued enjoying the rest of our week on the …

Photo of the Week: Girl from Tobago Read More »