Caribbean

Caribbean Retreats: The Club Barbados

The Spa Spy | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

The hotel is one of the few all-inclusive adult only resorts on the glamorous west coast and pretty much everything is included in your package price, offering affordable luxury. It's clear from the warmth of the staff and the way that some of the guests greet them like long lost family, that the hotel has many returning guests.

Promising Young British Cricketer Shot Dead On Caribbean Holiday

Huffington Post Staff | Steven Hopkins | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK

A promising young British cricketer has been shot dead in an apparent armed robbery while on holiday in the Caribbean, according to reports. Adrian S...

Callaloo Baked Eggs and Bammy Soldiers

Charlene Flash | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Charlene Flash

My family love callaloo, a wild form of spinach grown throughout the Caribbean but is of African origin. More than likely, callaloo was transported from Africa to the Caribbean during the transatlantic slave trade and it's grown and flourished in the Caribbean ever since.

Caribbean Retreats: The Coral Reef Club, Barbados

The Spa Spy | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

On arrival we were greeted by Cynthia O'Hara. The resort has been owned by the O'Hara family for over half a century and it maintains a friendly family atmosphere and a refined and personal service. Cynthia's love of nature is reflected in the fact that the rooms have names such as bougainvillea, gerbera and orchid rather than numbers.

Best Beaches in Jamaica

Black Tomato | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

vWhether you're after a romantic getaway or a good old Jamaican celebration, we've rounded up the best beaches on this magnificent island.

Caribbean Island Hopping - St Kitts, Nevis and St Maarten

Petra Shepherd | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Petra Shepherd

I was out of my depth in more ways than one! I was swimming from the Caribbean island of Nevis to nearby St Kitts on Easter Sunday, a day when typically I'd expect to be gorging on chocolate eggs and not trying out an altogether different kind of island hopping.

Planet Appetite: Immersive Caribbean Gastronomy Week in St. Lucia

Rupert Parker | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Cap Maison, a boutique resort in the north of St Lucia, has a new immersive gastronomy package for foodies which includes visits to farms and local markets, and lessons on Caribbean cooking.

Planet Appetite: All at Sea in the British Virgin Islands

Rupert Parker | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

I'm on my way to the British Virgin Islands, BVI for short, East of Puerto Rico, part of an archipelago which also includes the US and Spanish Virgin Islands. It's a British Overseas Territory and consists of the main islands of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, and Jost Van Dyke, plus 50 other smaller islands and cays.

Authenticity and Responsibility - Tiny Tobago Shows Tourists The Real Caribbean

Justin Francis | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Justin Francis

White sand and turquoise sea. Check. Tropical sunshine. Check. Rum. Check. On the face of it you could be forgiven for thinking that Tobago is just another Caribbean hideaway, a beach break for lovers of sun, sea and sand.

Rum at the Top

Judith Baker | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Baker

After years as the drink of choice for grisly old fishermen, sailors and pirates, rum is replacing vodka as the spirit of the times.

National Sovereignty Vs Human Rights?

Robin Guittard | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK
Robin Guittard

Amnesty International calls on the Dominican government to reaffirm its commitment to the Inter-American Human Rights System, recognize the decisions of the Inter-American Court and make a commitment to implement its recent ruling in full and without delay.

Looking for a Leader in the Caribbean

Robin Guittard | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK
Robin Guittard

Every year, Trinidad and Tobago becomes a paradise holiday retreat for thousands of people around the world. But in the twin island state, many women and men are living in hell as they continue to be discriminated against for who they are, and who they love.

Summer Is Over, Let's All Move To This Private Caribbean Island

South West News Service | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK

This paradise island is set to become home to a super-rich Robinson Crusoe after it was put up for a cool sale for £36million. Water Cay, in the T...

Why Everyone Is Talking About... Dominican Republic

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With an average annual temperature of 25 degrees, stunning beaches and great nightlife, it's tricky to work out why you wouldn’t want to go on holid...

Why Everyone Is Talking About... St Kitts

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A little known jewel in the crown of the Caribbean, this stunning island is the perfect place to take a break from the modern world. Sure it's got...

9 Caribbean Hotels With Amazing Views

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If there's one thing that's utterly special about a Caribbean island hotel room, it's the view. Nothing quite beats walking into your suite and re...

Families Divided in the Dominican Republic

Robin Guittard | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK
Robin Guittard

The Dominican Republic's nationality rules are a tangle of check-boxes and criteria, but for one family the impact of new legislation could not be more stark. By a fluke of bureaucracy, two out of three children might be awarded citizenship and all its benefits, but the third could remain lost in the limbo of statelessness...

Kicking Back on the Island of St Kitts

Zahra Razavi | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

Experience the thrill of zip-lining through gorgeous, untouched rainforest terrain on the hidden away Wingfield Estate. Lush vegetation, beautiful flowers, mango trees and mischievous moneys await in this lively, tropical paradise.

Cuba: A Journey Through Time

Katarina Zimmer | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Katarina Zimmer

It enchants with its complete genuineness, as you can tell by the extreme friendliness of the locals. Spend the day getting lost in the old town's colonial alleys, to stumble across a live rumba dance. At night follow the habaneros to the cooling sea spray of the Malecòn, the city's eight-kilometer long sea-drive.

Aruba Uncovered

Black Tomato | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

As with any Caribbean destination, it would be silly not to start with the beaches. Oh, the beaches. There's plenty in Aruba, and all of them are lucky enough to be lapped by sparkling blue waters.

Fertiliser, Foot-And-Mouth & The Formation Of Hurricanes: 7 Things You Didn't Know About Sahara Dust

Huffington Post UK u | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

It sounds impossibly exotic but Sahara Dust entered our consciousness and airspace this week – via a fine dusting of sand on the nation’s vehicles...

Incredible But True: Sahara Dust Can Bring Not Just Haze But Also Disease

Terry Ally | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK
Terry Ally

Huge clouds of Saharan dust arriving in the UK may not only make the place hazy or smoggy but it could also bring upper respiratory tract infections such as asthma, runny noses, itchy eyes, and breathing difficulties. It is not the actual dust that impacts the health of humans but the bacterial and fungal spores which travel with dust clouds...

Brit's Body Found Floating By Burning Yacht

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK

A British sailor has been found dead on a burned-out life raft after his yacht was destroyed by fire in the Caribbean. The body of the man, named i...

Caribbean Holidays: Destinations of Which Dreams and Desktop Wallpapers Are Made

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Soft white sand, crystal-clear water, perfect weather... it's not hard to see why every year millions of visitors flock to the islands of the Caribbean. It ticks all the boxes of a perfect tropical holiday. Here is the scoop on just some of the beautiful destinations of which dreams and desktop wallpapers are made.

The BodyHoliday, St Lucia

The Spa Spy | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

So there I was, 40-something years old, chanting, humming, and heartily exhaling - hypnotised by the Caribbean sea - learning to breathe (correctly). And I really can't remember the last time I felt so energised...