April 17, 2021

Hurricane Irma wiped out so many plants in the Caribbean that entire islands changed color

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By Tom Murray From Business Insider Sometimes devastation — like beauty — is best viewed from above. The NASA Earth Observatory has released an astonishing set of images that show the stark contrast between what islands in the Caribbean looked like before and after Hurricane Irma struck. Barbuda, Anguilla, the Virgin Islands, and Cuba were hit by the […]

British Virgin Islands cleans up after flash flood

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From Caribbean News Service TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Aug 10 2017 – The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is in full “clean up mode” following extensive flooding in certain areas of the Territory with the hardest impact occurring on the island of Tortola. Heavy and steady precipitation from the tropical wave caused flooding in low lying […]

Caribbean wedding spots

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7 Spots for a Spectacular Caribbean Destination Wedding From Coastal Living For a dreamy destination wedding with crashing waves and beautiful vistas, check out these gorgeous Caribbean hotels and resorts. (And say, “I do!”) Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands Oil Nut Bay Panoramic Caribbean Sea views and lush surroundings define this off-the-grid resort, which offers […]

Swans flock to Caribbean

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From Sailing World Yachts from around the world, spanning more than 30 years of Nautor’s Swan heritage, gather in the Caribbean for the 2017 Rolex Swan Cup. The Rolex Swan Cup has been attracting fleets of Nautor’s Swan boats to the iconic yachting haven of Porto Cervo, Sardinia since 1980. Although the Caribbean version of […]

5 islands where cruise ships won’t cramp your style [and Cayman Brac & Little Cayman make list Smaller Islands No Ships]

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By David Swanson From Miami Herald On my first trip to Tortola almost two decades ago, I was struck by how the British Virgin island’s northern coastline was ribboned with tranquil coves of plush white sand. Some of the beaches were deserted at midday. Others percolated with traffic from mom-and-pop inns and barefoot restaurants. Cane […]

USA Today’ C’bean top ten: Tobago 9th best island [Cayman not in top 10]… BUT

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By Elizabeth Williams From Trinidad Express United States-based media house USA Today has published a top ten “Best Caribbean Island” list comprised of votes from 10Best.com website readers, who listed Tobago as the ninth best island in the Caribbean. President of the Tobago Hotels, Restaurant and Tourism Association Nicholas Hardwicke said yesterday it is a […]