Archive for Tag Archives: ' Caribbean'

Port Antonio, Jamaica

Experience three of the most important anchors of Jamaica’s culture and heritage: the language, the cuisine, and the music. By Renée S. Gordon Jamaica’s Portland Parish is approximately 60 miles from Kingston on the northeastern coast [...]

Bob Marley’s Jamaica

Kingston was the famed musician’s home. By Renée S. Gordon The most famous Jamaican and Rastafarian is Robert Nesta Marley, OM. He was born in 1945 in Nine Mile, Jamaica, but his life is well interpreted [...]

60th Anniversary of the Piña Colada

Caribe Hilton, Birthplace of the Piña Colada, Celebrates the 60th Anniversary of Puerto Rico’s Official Drink Beachfront Resort in San Juan Welcomes Guests with Special $60 Offer Hilton is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Piña [...]

Top Ten: Barbados

Ten things to love about this Caribbean island. By Hope S. Philbrick What kind of vacationer are you? Do you prefer to lounge on a sandy beach? Tackle an adventure that’s a physical challenge? Savor gourmet [...]

Barbados, West Indies

Sip rum. Set sail. Golf. Do you really need another excuse to go? By Hope S. Philbrick Someone must have burped—how else to explain the sudden strong whiff of rum as we begin our descent to [...]

Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino

Ten reasons to choose this resort for your next getaway. By Hope S. Philbrick When knotted up with stress, you need to make the most of what little vacation time you have available. To get the [...]

Paradisus Paradise

Matured Luxury in the Dominican Republic By Sherri Telenko There’s something a little surreal about being in the perfect resort, on the perfect beach setting, in a perfect climate. All the quality food I want (and [...]

Iberostar Grand Hotel Bávaro

Pamper yourself at an adults-only resort that earns our top honors, 21 Plus Salute By Hope S. Philbrick The last time someone drew a bath for me I’d guess I was five years old. But when the [...]

Joy Spence, Master Blender Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum

Crashing Through A Glass Ceiling By Hope S. Philbrick Joy Spence has a rolling laugh that thrums through her speech; the happy sound makes it seem that her parents predicted her personality when they named her. But [...]


A Place To Relax, Dine and Even Learn Something, Too. By Hope S. Philbrick I confess that what I most want from a vacation is rest, relaxation and remarkable culinary experiences. So when I find myself [...]

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