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The Caribbean and All That Jazz

The Caribbean and All That Jazz

main-stage-tobago-jazz-festival-by-nadia-aliThe Caribbean is one of the most popular regions to host jazz festivals with almost thirty to date happening in and around the island chain. The festivals have managed to attract international artists such as Earth, Wind and Fire, John Legend, …

This Summer's Unusual Beach Activities

This Summer's Unusual Beach Activities

Moonlight Paddleboard Yoga, Greece

The Skiathos Princess: Participants can awaken their senses by performing YOGAqua (Yoga on Stand up Paddle Boards) on the glistening, moonlit waters of Skiathos with stars sparkling overhead – a truly idyllic and unforgettable atmosphere. Days with …

Desserts Glorious Desserts on the Highseas

Desserts Glorious Desserts on the Highseas

Chocolate Chocolate Orange Cake by Nadia Ali

When most people think about going on a cruise, the first thing that comes to mind is the dreamy vacation onboard a luxury ship surrounded by the sea. Spending evenings watching the cabaret …

Jamaica Day Trip to Falmouth

Jamaica Day Trip to Falmouth


What to Expect
The Port of Falmouth is one of the newer ones in the Caribbean. It was opened in 2011 to house the new mega ships and give another itinerary choice in Jamaica. Since it is between Montego Bay …

5 Beach Resorts that Work for All Ages

5 Beach Resorts that Work for All Ages

Dreams Riviera Cancun Pool

Dreams Riviera Cancun

Riviera Maya, Mexico
Just outside of the hustle and bustle of Cancun is another world in Riviera Maya. Among the resorts nestled in their own private kingdoms, Dreams Riviera Cancun is one that …

Caribbean Eco-Trekking – Easy to Extreme Island Hikes

Caribbean Eco-Trekking – Easy to Extreme Island Hikes

From a vertical challenge to rocky and winding trails, dense and lush vegetation to tranquil river and waterfall oases, exploring the enduring forests of the Caribbean remains an incredible connecting doorway to the interior green worlds of this region. Some …

MSC Cruises Brings Europe to Miami and the Caribbean

MSC Cruises Brings Europe to Miami and the Caribbean

Aqua Park on MSC Divina
The Aqua Park on MSC Divina has a retractable roof.

In the past, MSC Cruises has sailed hundreds of enthusiastic crowds out of a myriad of global destinations that include Europe, South America, and even Dubai. The Italian cruise line …

Nisbet Plantation Beach Club: What’s it like to stay at the Best Beach Resort in the Caribbean?

Nisbet Plantation Beach Club: What’s it like to stay at the Best Beach Resort in the Caribbean?

View From Beach Bar Nisbet Plantation Nevis
View from the Beach Bar at Nisbet Plantation

It’s been named one of the “Top Resorts in the World” and “Best Beach Resort in the Caribbean” by Conde Nast and Travel & Leisure respectively, and it’s earned a Four …

Highlights of Bridgetown, Barbados

Highlights of Bridgetown, Barbados

A View of Bridgetown By Nadia Ali

Located in the Caribbean, Barbados appeals to visitors who simply want to kick back and enjoy the sun, sea, and surf. With its aqua blue sea and powdery beaches, you are never too …

Stunning Winter Sun Breaks

Stunning Winter Sun Breaks

Winter Sun Getaway by Nadia Ali

 

 

Brrr, it’s getting cold outside! The temperatures are dropping, the days are getting shorter, and keeping warm inside the house has become a top priority. But fortunately for travelers who are seeking

Martinique: On the Shopping Trail Around the Isle of Flowers

Martinique: On the Shopping Trail Around the Isle of Flowers

It seems appropriate that the legendary French beauty Empress Josephine, known for her sense of style, spent her early years on the island of Martinique, where travelers today can still encounter an abundance of fine design, craftsmanship and style.  In fact, Martinique nowadays is home to …

Seven-Day Immersion in the Soundtrack of Our Lives

Seven-Day Immersion in the Soundtrack of Our Lives

Recently, my spouse and I found ourselves at the epicenter of a masterfully orchestrated convergence of three great loves – music, cruises, and of course, each other. The venue was a premium class cruise ship full of dedicated music lovers …

Roatán – Ultra-Relaxed to High Energy in Honduras’s Bay Islands

Roatán – Ultra-Relaxed to High Energy in Honduras’s Bay Islands

View from Anthony’s Key toward Roatan (credit: Hal Peat)

You might feel like you have escaped to the edge of the planet, but in fact you have just reached the edge of the south Caribbean when you arrive on the …

Curacao’s Colorful Kaleidoscope of Adventures

Curacao’s Colorful Kaleidoscope of Adventures

Beyond the historic handelskade lies an island full of surprises!

Photo courtesy of www.curacao.com

Chances are good if you have ever looked up the Caribbean island of Curacao, you would have seen a photo similar to this one above- a …

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