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The Bahamas’ Cat Island Is Getting New Nonstop Flights

The Bahamas’ Cat Island Is Getting New Nonstop Flights

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the Bahamas’ great undiscovered destinations, the island of Cat Island is putting itself on the travel map in a big way of late — and now it’s about to get a whole lot easier to get there. Fast-expanding regional carrier Silver ...

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Life’s a beach for Jews on tropical St. Lucia isle

When Yaniv and Marcia Gliksman and their children moved a few years ago to St. Lucia — an idyllic island nation nestled among the Windward Islands at the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea — they found warm waters, inviting beaches and tropical forests. While the towering Pitons — St. ...

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Maldives: A to Z of things you (probably) don’t know

Maldives: A to Z of things you (probably) don't know

The Maldives, famed for its crystalline waters and long tongues of white sand, lies peacefully at the centre of the Indian Ocean. There is so much to love about this intriguing country, and so much more to learn beyond the travel brochures. The archipelago peppers the seas south-west of Sri Lanka offering a blissful holiday ...

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The 20 Best Cruises To Take In 2019

The 20 Best Cruises To Take In 2019

Cruising has never been hotter. According to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), 30 million people are expected to sail the high seas in 2019 — that’s up from 17.8 million in 2009. And a whopping 21 ships are launching in 2019, adding to an already crowded marketplace. The good news is ...

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Why the Best Maldives Souvenir Is One You Can’t Bring Home

Why the Best Maldives Souvenir Is One You Can't Bring Home

Traveling to the azure atolls and remote oases of the Maldives is an extraordinary journey which requires more than the usual souvenirs, and the island resorts of Four Seasons Kuda Huraa and Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru have just the idea. Both resorts are committed to sustainable tourism, ...

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Dave’s People: People in our lives

Dave’s People: People in our lives

Wow, a bust of Fidel Castro, $75. What an eBay treasure and perfect match to my busts of Lenin and Chairman Mao. I had to buy it. “What’s this?” asked my wife, Yahindi, when it arrived. “Just some old guy with a beard,” I replied. But as a Caribbean native, ...

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