3 Bahamas Villa Rentals for Every Budget!

Villa rentals appeal to travelers for various reasons. Large groups and families have room to spread out, while couples enjoy more privacy than in conventional hotel settings. Villas also give you the sense you’re living in the Caribbean instead of just visiting it....

Caribbean Hotels Enjoy Profit Boost

Caribbean hotels enjoyed an 18.6 % boost in net operating income last year according to a recent report in Caribbean Trends in the Hotel Industry. It’s the highest annual profit growth since 2008. The boost is largely due to room revenue, which increased by 56.8% last...

Is Your Travel Website Guilty of These Content Mistakes?

There’s no doubt that eye-catching photos will spark a visitor’s interest. However, content mistakes you may have on your travel business’ web site could keep visitors from becoming loyal customers. 1. Your home page is just “meh”. A generic home page can...

Budget Travel: Caribbean Camping

If a tight travel budget is keeping you from a Caribbean getaway – try camping. It’s the ideal way to experience the Caribbean in its most authentic form. Though being steps away from white sand beaches and cerulean waters is hardly my idea of “roughing it”,...

Jamaica: More Than One Thing to Love

Jamaica has long been a popular Caribbean destination – and for good reason. Its lush forests, beautiful beaches, and unique excursions make it appealing to the masses. With so many incredible areas to fall in love with, picking your favorite may be nearly impossible....

I Left my Heart in San Diego

Yes, I know that song goes with another well-known California city. However, it certainly sums up my visit. I fell in love with San Diego before my plane ever touched down. Maybe it was my bird’s eye survey of the terraced land and varied architecture hugged by the...

Running in the Caribbean

Although bitten by the running bug fairly late in life (I ran my first race at 39), I have become enamored. When preparing to travel, my running gear is the first thing I pack. Of course, everything is better when you’re in the Caribbean. What better way to soak up...

My Five Best Caribbean Beaches

I won’t lie. Spending time on Caribbean beaches has largely spoiled me from appreciating other coastlines. While this list is in no way exhaustive, it’s a quick peek at my five best Caribbean beaches. It’s somewhat organic, as I’m sure by next...

Hilton Head Island: Under the Radar

You’d think that after visiting the same place a few times a year – every year – things might get a little stale after awhile. I’ve traveled to Hilton Head Island for over 22 years now – my husband even longer. We often do the tourist favorites – Harbor...

There’s a lot to be Happy About in Aruba

Sunshine, beautiful beaches and lively nightlife can be found on most Caribbean islands – and Aruba certainly has plenty of all three. Add to that its abundance of activities to keep you busy 24-7, and little chance of rain to hinder those activities,...