SPA Wars

Posted on September 24th, 2015

Happy Trails to You

Posted on September 16th, 2015

As if it weren't already one of the top eco-travel destinations in the Caribbean and beyond, Trinidad and Tobago are working on a new Eco-Adventure Trails Project.

The Buzz in Caribbean Family Travel

Posted on September 1st, 2015

Can somebody tell me what “family vacation” really means? Is it a getaway during which adults savor some downtime while the kids acquire new friends and skills in a childcare facility, or is it a week of nonstop togetherness?

Antigua and Barbuda’s New Terminal: 10 Things You Need to Know

Posted on August 24th, 2015

People used to build things—tables, houses, the Pyramids—so they could survive anything man or nature threw at them. The new Chinese-built terminal at V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU), which I just toured, is designed that way, too, but with cutting-edge technology.

The Girls—& Guys—Just Wanna Have Fun

Posted on July 29th, 2015

Think women-only packages are yesterday's trend? Think again. Eleven resorts on Grenada alone are offering them. As for guys, the golf getaway is no longer the only game in town.

Small Boats & Big Tortoises in the Galapagos

Posted on July 9th, 2015

When my friend Larry returned from Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, he told me (repeatedly) that he’d found the water too cold for snorkeling. A few months ago, when I returned from the Galapagos, I told him that his skinny pal had felt warm enough. How could this be?

Get Off That Beach Chair!

Posted on July 8th, 2015

The fat cats are history. Today’s upmarket travelers stay in fightin’ trim on vacation: exercising, improving that swing, and pushing their limits. They sleep well at night because they’ve played hard, not because they’re soused. Two of the three resorts recommended here are the 800-pound gorillas of Caribbean sport, but the third may surprise you.