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Ready for 12.21.12? Mundo Maya Gears Up for New Cycle
Caribbean / Cultural Immersion / Festivals / Mexico & Central America / Travel News

Ready for 12.21.12? Mundo Maya Gears Up for New Cycle

If you follow the Maya prophesy, 12/21/12 is supposed to be the end of the world as we know it. Michelle da Silva Richmond heads off the tourist path on… Read More…

Daily Deal: 2-for-1 Fares For National Cruise Vacation Week
Caribbean / Cruise Travel / Daily Deals / Europe / Travel Deals

Daily Deal: 2-for-1 Fares For National Cruise Vacation Week

It’s National Cruise Vacation Week, which means member agencies of Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) are offering discounts and perks when you book through October 27, 2012. In celebration of… Read More…

Cuba Travel Update: Renewed Licenses for People to People Operators
Caribbean / Cultural Immersion / Travel News

Cuba Travel Update: Renewed Licenses for People to People Operators

A month ago Peter interviewed Ellen Creager of the Detroit Free Press on what looked to be the end of “people-to-people” trips to Cuba as a result of the sudden… Read More…

6 Off-Season Island Travel Ideas: Forget the Crowds & Save
Australia & New Zealand / Beach Vacations / Caribbean / Destinations / Eco Travel / Romantic Travel / Travel News

6 Off-Season Island Travel Ideas: Forget the Crowds & Save

Is Bali on your bucket list? What about the Galapagos Islands? We’re heading into the off season for many popular islands and contributor Laura Hubber has put together a guide… Read More…

Is this the End of People to People Travel to Cuba?
Caribbean / Cultural Immersion / Culture / Travel News / Travel Safety

Is this the End of People to People Travel to Cuba?

When restrictions were relaxed, the rise in Americans traveling to the Caribbean island was well-reported. But is all that coming to an end? Peter sat down with the Detroit Free Press… Read More…

Destination Weddings and Honeymoon Travel: Turks and Caicos
Caribbean / Romantic Travel / Videos / Weddings & Honeymoons

Destination Weddings and Honeymoon Travel: Turks and Caicos

Every year, thousands of newly engaged couples consider a destination wedding. Not surprisingly, the Caribbean is always a popular pick, especially when you factor in flight times from much of… Read More…

Hidden Gems: Turks & Caicos–The Complete Island Adventure
Caribbean / Culinary Travel / Destinations / Eco Travel / Hidden Gems / Hidden Gems: Turks & Caicos / Videos / Voluntourism

Hidden Gems: Turks & Caicos–The Complete Island Adventure

For the past three weeks, we have been teasing you with videos snapshots of Peter’s Hidden Gems adventures on Turks & Caicos, one of the last outposts in the Caribbean… Read More…

Hidden Gems: Turks & Caicos, Conch and Cuisine
Beach Vacations / Caribbean / Culinary Travel / Destinations / Hidden Gems / Hidden Gems: Turks & Caicos / Restaurants / Videos

Hidden Gems: Turks & Caicos, Conch and Cuisine

Every Caribbean island is known for its special “thing.” In Grenada it’s spices. In Jamaica, it’s reggae and jerk. In the Turks & Caicos, they’ve got something really special: the… Read More…

Hidden Gems: Turks & Caicos, Naturally Beautiful
Beach Vacations / Caribbean / Destinations / Eco Travel / Hidden Gems / Hidden Gems: Turks & Caicos / Videos

Hidden Gems: Turks & Caicos, Naturally Beautiful

Every Caribbean island claims to have pristine beaches and natural beauty, but Turks & Caicos is one of those places that has experiences you can’t find anywhere else in the… Read More…

Travel Deals: Pre-September Savings
Beach Vacations / Budget Travel / California / Caribbean / Destinations / Travel Deals

Travel Deals: Pre-September Savings

Who wants summer to end? From now through the end of September, summer travelers have their run of perks and promotions including flash sales, half off specials, food and wine… Read More…

Market Report: Chef Xavier Ribot in St. Lucia’s Castries Market
Caribbean / Culinary Travel / Cultural Immersion / Restaurants / Videos

Market Report: Chef Xavier Ribot in St. Lucia’s Castries Market

Right now is Carnival in St. Lucia and from food to music we’re reporting on a local’s experience of the island festival. Watch as Jordan Whitley heads to the market… Read More…