The Caribbean

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in the Caribbean, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Insider Guide to Barbados

13/06/2023 by .
Guide To Barbados

Rupert Parker drags himself away from the beaches for his guide to Barbados to explore this wonderful Caribbean Island.

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Saint Lucia Revisited

12/04/2022This entry was posted in Newsletter, St. Lucia, The Caribbean and tagged , , , , , on by .
saint lucia revisited

in Saint Lucia Revisited, Andy Mossack returns to post-pandemic Saint Lucia to rediscover what makes this island so special.

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Exploring Old Havana, Cuba

12/01/2021 by .

Insider Guide to Tobago

29/01/2020 by .
Nylon Pool

The smaller of the two islands that form the nation of Trinidad and Tobago is an eco-heaven with lush rainforest, magical waterfalls and thousands of beautiful birds.

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The Undiscovered Dominican Republic

21/10/2019 by .

Mountains, mines, deserted beaches and the only vineyard in the Caribbean   – there is a side to the Dominican Republic most tourists don’t know about. Judith Baker takes to the country’s roads less travelled.

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Introduction to Haiti

29/01/2019 by .
Cap Haitien Morning

I’m in Dajabon in the Dominican Republic about to cross the border into Haiti. I honestly don’t know what to expect since the news from the country is always universally bad.

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22nd Dominican Republic Jazz Festival

18/12/2018 by .
Omara Portuondo w Piano Player

It’s an audience like no other. The musicians are surrounded by children in wheelchairs. They all have some kind of mental handicap but really do seem to be enjoying the music, some of them joining in.

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Guide to Havana. 500 years of enchantment

07/11/2018 by .
guide to havana

In his guide to Havana, Andy Mossack shows just why it has been enchanting people for 500 years

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Cuba for first-timers

07/09/2018 by .
Cuba for first-timers

Isabel Conway explains what to expect when you visit Cuba for anyone who hasn’t been there yet. This is Cuba for first-timers.

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Nevis Mango and Food Festival

19/07/2018 by .
Flavorz Restaurant

I’m standing in the middle of the main street in Charlestown, the tiny capital of Nevis, with my apron on, facing a frying pan and a collection of ingredients. Curious locals wander past intrigued by what’s going on. Fortunately, I’m not alone and New York Chef, Seamus Mullen, is directing eight of us to cook Mahi-mahi with mango.

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