Archive for the ‘Caribbean’ Category

Air Travel News 01.18.11

Air Travel News 01.18.11
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up. Good Karma From Southwest Airlines Those Southwest pilots are...
January 18th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Calling & Texting, Caribbean, Extras, Spa & Beauty | Read More

5 Romantic Adventures in the Turks and Caicos

5 Romantic Adventures in the Turks and Caicos
By Holly C. Corbett, LG Executive Editor Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a little adventure, or nothing but r&r, the Turks and Caicos may be your ticket to paradise. With an average of 350 days of sunshine a year, and 83 degree temperatures, the white-sand beaches and almost-hurts-your-eyes...
December 28th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Caribbean, Couples Travel, Hotels & Resorts | Read More

Bahamas Culture: Faces of a Weekend in Nassau

Bahamas Culture: Faces of a Weekend in Nassau
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor “Attention incoming passengers, if Patricia Hodapp is in the customs area will she please identify herself. Attention passengers, Patricia Hodapp, kindly come forward.” My attention, hovering somewhere between outer space and the grinning Nassau customs official,...
October 28th, 2010 | Bahamas, Caribbean, Cultural Travel, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

Book Review: The Spice Necklace, My Adventures in Caribbean Cooking, Eating, and Island Life

Book Review: The Spice Necklace, My Adventures in Caribbean Cooking, Eating, and Island Life
The Spice Necklace: My Adventures in Caribbean Cooking, Eating, and Island Life by Ann Vanderhoof Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company 2010, $25.00 Rating: 3.5 stars Review by Lori Rice When you open the cover of The Spice Necklace by Ann Vanderhoof and begin to read the pages within, don’t...
August 24th, 2010 | Caribbean, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Air Travel News 7.23.10

Air Travel News 7.23.10
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up. Job Hunting?  Check Here! For the first time in recent history...
July 23rd, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, All Inclusives, Budget Travel, Caribbean, Extras, Finances & Savings, Getting There Deals | Read More

A Girls’ Guide to Vacation Gambling: 3 Ways to Play it Smart at Bahamas Casinos

A Girls’ Guide to Vacation Gambling: 3 Ways to Play it Smart at Bahamas Casinos
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor If there is such a thing as “The Vegas of the Caribbean,” (and believe it or not, more than one island is referred to in this way!) then the Bahamas would most certainly earn the title. Unless you’ve beached yourself on one of the remote outer islands,...
July 2nd, 2010 | Bahamas, Group Travel | Read More

3 Ultra-Affordable Cruises (Less Than $1000 Per Trip!)

3 Ultra-Affordable Cruises (Less Than $1000 Per Trip!)
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Dying to go on a cruise, but can’t quite bring yourself to click the “confirm purchase” button on a pricey seven-day getaway? We hear ya. Fronting the entire cost of your trip all at once can be daunting, particularly when you’re dealing with limited...
July 1st, 2010 | Budget Travel, Caribbean, Cruise, Europe, Getting There Deals, Mexico | Read More

Coping With Culture Shock

Coping With Culture Shock
Arriving back in America after spending time abroad is difficult no matter where you’re coming from. Re-integrating back into society, and back into your everyday life, can range from depressing to shocking – or even completely comfortable depending on where you’re coming from and...
March 31st, 2010 | Africa, Caribbean, Leaving & Coming Home, South Africa, Working Abroad | Read More

Lost in Belize II: Where to Stay in Ambergris Caye

Lost in Belize II: Where to Stay in Ambergris Caye
by Holly Corbett LG Executive Editor I’ve made my way to what some Latins call La Isla Bonita (a.k.a. “The Beautiful Island”).  Lapped by an ocean that’s the underside-of-an-aquamarine-stone green and decorated with coconut trees on white-powder beaches, it’s easy to see...
March 5th, 2010 | Caribbean, Central and South America, Dispatches from the Road, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Cruise for a Cure

Cruise for a Cure
By Holly C. Corbett LG Executive Editor I’ve volunteered abroad, but I’ve never purely vacationed for a cause before going on Cruise for a Cure to the Bahamas this month. Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim teamed up with Coaches vs. Cancer, so a portion of the proceeds from...
August 20th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Bahamas, Cruise, Dispatches from the Road, Extras, Hotels & Resorts, Sports & Games, Tours & Attractions, United States, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More