Everything about St Lucia is green. From her lushly vegetated peaks undulating across the teardrop shaped island, to her twinkling emerald waters, it's a Caribbean paradise chock-full of geological marvels.
It is believed that only 15 pigs are still alive.
Several beloved pigs have been found dead at a popular tourist destination in the Bahamas leading to claims that rowdy visitors
Heading on a tropical holiday often means emptying your bank account on a costly resort at a characteristically expensive destination, like Fiji, Turks and Caicos, or Curacao. The Florida Keys are often overlooked as part of the much-visited American state of Florida,
St Lucia's street parties are famed: the Friday night "Jump Up" in Gros Islet and Seafood Friday in Anse-La-Raye attract hoards of tourists. But if you really want to party like a local, head to Dennery on a Saturday night.
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.
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.
A little known jewel in the crown of the Caribbean, this stunning island is the perfect place to take a break from the modern
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.
A British sailor has been found dead on a burned-out life raft after his yacht was destroyed by fire in the Caribbean. The