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Hidden Gems of Aruba: Eco-Adventures and Distinct Cuisine
The Travel Detective / Hidden Gems / Caribbean

Hidden Gems of Aruba: Eco-Adventures and Distinct Cuisine

Every year, about a million and a half people come to visit Aruba. How do they get there? A lot of them come by cruise ship. They come piling off… Read More…

Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2016
Africa / CBS News / Canada / Caribbean / National Parks / Polar Regions / South America / USA

Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2016

If you’re looking for the hot new spots for the new year, Peter Greenberg has compiled his hot destinations for 2016: they are accessible; thanks to a strengthening U.S. Dollar,… Read More…

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Travel News / Travel Tips / Caribbean

Travel Tip: The Travel Restrictions Still in Place for Visiting Cuba

With the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Cuba, and the relaxation of some travel rules, you may be tempted to go to Cuba. Well, you can…if you know the… Read More…

Is Cuba Ready for the Influx of Visitors?
Travel News / CBS News / Caribbean

Is Cuba Ready for the Influx of Visitors?

Cuba has enjoyed brisk national tourism for decades—but business is picking up. Last month, the U.S. Embassy reopened in the capital city of Havana, and the Obama Administration announced plans… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Caribbean

Travel Tip: How You Can Travel to Cuba Right Now

Now that Cuban travel regulations have been relaxed, everyone is scrambling to do business there. The first thing I predicted is happening: cruise ships, which are essentially floating hotels that… Read More…

Logistics Still An Issue for Travel to Cuba
CBS News / Caribbean

Logistics Still An Issue for Travel to Cuba

Ever since President Obama said that he wanted to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba in December, more and more Americans have been clamoring to get there. While Cuba has already… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Caribbean

Travel Tip: What’s Happening in Cuba Travel

Here’s what is happening with Cuba travel. It wasn’t that long ago that the Obama Administration announced it’s relaxing rules on travel from the U.S. to Cuba.  I’ve always said… Read More…

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Traveling to Cuba
Travel Tips / Caribbean

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Traveling to Cuba

You’ve probably heard the government has relaxed the trade embargo to Cuba, but what exactly does that mean for you? Here’s what to expect in the coming months. Right now,… Read More…

Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2015
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Peter Greenberg’s Hot Destinations for 2015

We’ve officially entered a new year, with new horizons to explore. You can watch my report below for CBS News about hot destinations for 2015. Keep reading to learn more… Read More…

After Policy Shift, Can U.S. Citizens Travel to Cuba?
CBS News / Caribbean

After Policy Shift, Can U.S. Citizens Travel to Cuba?

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced that the United States will renew diplomatic ties with the island nation of Cuba. The long-standing travel ban has not yet been lifted for… Read More…

The Island of Dominica: Like A Local
Caribbean / Like a Local

The Island of Dominica: Like A Local

Dominica may have the beautiful beaches typical of the Caribbean, but the tiny island nation isn’t the tourist playground we typically associate with Caribbean tourism. Dominica is actually best known… Read More…

Celebrating the Holidays With a Multigenerational Trip to Jamaica
Caribbean / Christmas / Thanksgiving / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

Celebrating the Holidays With a Multigenerational Trip to Jamaica

Multigenerational travel is a great way to spend time with the whole family—parents, grandparents, and children—and discover somewhere new. It’s also an alternative to celebrating the holidays at home—you can… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Children with Disabilities in Dominica
Voluntourism / Caribbean

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Children with Disabilities in Dominica

Dominica is an island with many outdoor adventures, and like many countries, it is a great place to volunteer. The organization Ready, Willing…Enable! (RWE) is providing help to children with… Read More…

What You Need to Know About Traveling During Hurricane Season
Hurricane Season / Caribbean / Natural Disasters / Travel Insurance

What You Need to Know About Traveling During Hurricane Season

With the peak of hurricane season around the corner, it doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t travel to hurricane-prone areas. It just means you need the proper information, a plan B,… Read More…

Is Cuba Travel in Danger for US Citizens?
Travel News / Caribbean

Is Cuba Travel in Danger for US Citizens?

Last week, news broke that the de facto Cuban embassy in Washington, the Cuban Interests Section (CIS), had to shut down all visa operations except for what it labeled as… Read More…

Daily Deal: Explore Cuba for Less in the Fall
Travel Deals / Caribbean / Daily Deals

Daily Deal: Explore Cuba for Less in the Fall

Yes, US citizens can travel to Cuba under the appropriate circumstances, so what are you waiting for? In fact, this fall you can travel there for less. For a limited… Read More…

The Biggest Surprise in Bocas del Toro: Hidden Gems of Panama
Hidden Gems / Videos / Adventure Travel & Sports / Eco Travel / Beach Vacations / Caribbean / Hidden Gems Panama

The Biggest Surprise in Bocas del Toro: Hidden Gems of Panama

You don’t expect Panama’s most famous beaches to push you out of your comfort zone, but that’s entirely possible in the Bocas del Toro archipelago. Step away from the water… Read More…

Panama’s Underground Craft Breweries: Hidden Gems of Panama
Hidden Gems / Culinary Travel / Caribbean / Hidden Gems Panama / Restaurants

Panama’s Underground Craft Breweries: Hidden Gems of Panama

Starting with the original locks of the Panama Canal, Panama City has been a home to innovation. And lately, some of the city’s biggest innovations can be found at the… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Give & Surf in Panama
Voluntourism / Beach Vacations / Caribbean / Water sports

Voluntourism Spotlight: Give & Surf in Panama

If surfing is your ideal summer vacation, you can up your game this summer by combing surfing with volunteering. It all comes together in the surfing mecca of Bocas del… Read More…