Tagged: caribbean islands

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Marigot Bay, Saint Martin

Beautiful day at the bay, with boats out in the lagoon.  Marigot is located on the west coast of St. Martin, the French side of the island. A few steps away from this beautiful bay is one of the most famous attractions near the bay is the Marigot Market, typically like your flea markets with open...

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Here comes the plane!

Check out one of the scariest airports in the world where planes fly so dangerously low over people’s heads, yet it has become an attraction drawing tourists from all over the world. Sometime ago I and my travel buddy joined an eager crowd at Maho Beach where the most spectacular jet landings and take-offs happens...

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Barbados quickie highlights

Far away in the eastern Caribbean is the island of Barbados, a tropical gem surrounded by turquoise waters and pristine white sand beaches that makes you think everything is photoshopped. If it’s your first time to visit and if you only have one day to do it, you are not even going to scratch the...

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One day in a Mexican village

ONE of the best ways to experience Mexican culture is to skip the tourist traps and popular tourist destinations and roam around a rural village even just for a day. Let’s put a village of Limones, a town in Costa Maya, Mexico in the spotlight. You can fly to Cancun and take a bus or...

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Frigate Bay, St. Kitts

Frigate Bay in Saint Kitts & Nevis is a scenic oceanfront inlet boasting of stretches of golden sandy shores, clear blue waters, and incredibly breath-stopping views. Frigate Bay is actually two bays close together located in the southeast of Basseterre. The North Frigate Bay faces the Atlantic Ocean and is a vacationer’s dream with a...

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Taxiing around St. Thomas

  Getting around the scenic island of St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands is best done by a taxi. Taxis offer the best unobstructed views of the island and it comes with the fresh scent of the sea. There are no standard taxi types in St. Thomas. Although there are the regular taxis like sedans and...

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Culebra: An island hopper’s get-away

ABOUT 17 miles east of Puerto Rico is a famous strip of an island with beaches so pristine and white and waters so clear that it has become an island hopper’s must-stop in these parts of the Caribbean. A few months ago my travel buddy and I hopped on a small plane from the Isla...

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Flamenco: A beach lover’s paradise

ABOUT 20 minutes or so onboard a small plane from Puerto Rico toward the east coast of is a small slice of idyllic paradise surrounded by the bluest waters of the Caribbean Ocean. The island is called Isla de Culebra. From the air, the first sight that attracts one’s attention to Culebra is a long...