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Destinations: Caribbean

In transition

In transition

A small island works towards keeping its local life intact.
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Iconic peaks

Iconic peaks

Catch a glimpse of the sulfurous volcano air and land rich with tropical fruit in St. Lucia.
puerto rico

Explore Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico offers a multitude of diverse activities, from scuba diving and snorkeling, to coffee tours, to whale-watching, and much more.
Budget beachfront

Budget beachfront

The living is easy for a couple seeking quality beach time on sleepy Culebra.

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A semester in England

A semester in England

A passion for travel writing and English literature led Alexandra Churchill, a junior majoring in journalism at the University of New Hampshire, to Gonville and Caius College at the University of Cambridge in England.
Southwestern Dominican Republic offers an affordable adventure

Southwestern Dominican Republic offers an affordable adventure

If your pockets have more holes in them than money, I have two words for you: Dominican Republic. I recently spent a month in the little-traveled Barahona and Pedernales provinces for under $1,000.
Watery adventures in the Turks and Caicos

Watery adventures in the Turks and Caicos

It was peer pressure that made us eat the strange, wiggly thing.Buff, the first mate from Caicos Dream Tours demonstrated how you slurp down the long, translucent tube he had pulled from the body of a conch.
Sunday Morning at Rum Point

Sunday Morning at Rum Point

Sunday at Rum Point might be Grand Cayman’s biggest casual beach party. Caymanian singles and families alike arrive early to get a head start on a laid-back day at the beach.
Barbadian wonders coax kids out of their shells

Barbadian wonders coax kids out of their shells

Barbados is best known as a favorite destination for cruise ships, surfers, and sun-starved retirees. But this Caribbean island is also a terrific place to bring young children.
Seasoned in the sun

Seasoned in the sun

When Nassau was a fishing village, Great Inagua was the Bahamas’ first port of entry. Closer to Cuba and Haiti than to Grand Bahama, it stands apart in every way.
Under the volcano, Montserrat rebounds

Under the volcano, Montserrat rebounds

The residents of Montserrat, a small Caribbean island 300 miles southeast of Puerto Rico, are conversant in the science of live volcano's eruptions.
Silver linings

Silver linings

The most industrialized of the former Netherland Antilles, Curaçao does not rely on tourism as its sole industry. As a result, it has remained a bit of a hidden jewel.
A homeland treasure

A homeland treasure

Far from cruise ships and hotels, tourists and their buzz, the Caribbean's Water Island lets visitors feel like locals and take in the golden sun.