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20 Best Caribbean Islands. #1 May Shock You!

Covering a wide swath of the area between the southern US and eastern Mexico, the Caribbean Islands offer a myriad of landscapes, activities, and price ranges.  From exotic turquoise beaches to lush, dense jungles and cactus-strewn deserts, activities ranging from snorkeling to hiking, rum-tasting, cigar-rolling, and historical exploration, there’s something for everyone, whether you are […]

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Antigua Excursions, Culture, History

Antigua is one of the most fascinating islands in the Caribbean Sea. It is awash with gorgeous beaches, outdoor pursuits such as snorkeling, hiking, and mud buggy adventures. But that’s not all it has to offer. Antigua excursions into culture and history are a must-do when visiting the island. Devil’s Bridge Devil’s Bridge is a […]

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Aruba Travel Tips – Best Things to Do for a Fun-Crammed Vacation

As the four-wheel-drive jeep lunges forward along an unpaved road in the Arikok National Park, I have to laugh at my Caribbean experience. Aruba turned out to be a lot more than resort hotels lining white sandy beaches and lazy days lounging by the pool. My trip turned into two weeks filled with adventure, much […]

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Antigua Mud Buggy Adventure: As Down and Dirty as It Gets!

Antigua is one fabulous Caribbean Island! With nearly endless sunshine, shimmering beaches, lush rainforests, towering volcanoes, rich culture and history, and the options for outdoor adventure are almost infinite. And I did them all! My favorite? I got very down and dirty in my Antigua mud buggy trek through the island! About Antigua With almost […]

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Can Americans Travel to Cuba? Cuba Travel Guide

Disclaimer: This guide to “Can Americans travel to Cuba” was first published in Vacation Rental Travels Magazine Winter 2018 Issue reflecting regulations of 2017.  Click here for updates on legal travel to Cuba. It’s been one of the most controversial destinations for Americans since the 1960s.  But love it or hate it, no one can deny […]

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Things to Do in Ocho Rios: Weekend in Jamaica

Jamaica is the third-largest Caribbean island, and there are several areas to stay.  Depending on how much time you will be on the island, you might be able to leisurely visit many different cities and beaches, but or for a Jamaica weekend, you can find lots of fun things to do in Ocho Rios! This […]

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Girls Getaway in Antigua – Do, See, and Eat

Antigua tourism’s tagline is “the beach is just the beginning,” and we certainly found that to be true. While the 365 beaches – one for every day of the year – are stunning, the lush rainforest and craggy coast also offer myriad outdoor activities to be enjoyed and the culture and history are fascinating. Our […]

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Are the Beaches of Antigua the Prettiest in the Caribbean? They Just Might Be.

Antigua boasts that it has 365 beaches – one for every day of the year. For a girl who’s happy place is the beach, the opportunity to scour the island from coast to coast to find the most beautiful beaches of Antigua was a dream come true. With nearly 100 miles of coastline, there is […]

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10 Best Outdoor Things to Do in Antigua

With almost 100 miles of pristine sandy white coastline lying mostly on the Caribbean Sea, it’s no wonder that Antigua boasts having 365 crystal-clear turquoise beaches – enough to visit one a different one of these palm-swaying paradises every day of the year. Yet there is more to this quintessential Caribbean island; lush tropical rainforests […]

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BEST Activities & Beaches in Culebra, Puerto Rico for Families

“It’s invisible water!” exclaimed my 9-year-old son. I could see his point. Standing waist-deep in the crystal surf, the water below him looked more like it came out of a tap than from the beaches in Culebra. That’s what Flamenco Beach on the northwest coast of Culebra is like. Hailed in tourist brochures as one […]

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