Have your flip-flops been giving you dirty looks from your closet? Give them a little love and slip them on for this week’s Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up, I promise it will help set the mood for a little island state of mind.

This week’s wrap up showcases Havana Club Mojitos, new Cuban travel rules for Americans, Jamaica and James Bond, low-key Caribbean resorts and some fun activities when exploring Anguilla. Relax and enjoy the island reprieve, your flip-flops will thank you. Cheers!

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Havana Club on Cuban Mojitos: Havana Club reveals the secret behind Cuban Mojitos in their latest a TV spot. Enjoy. -Story by Rum Connection

Jamaica – The Birthplace of James Bond: The super spy, James Bond, and his creator Ian Fleming are inextricably tied to the Caribbean island of Jamaica. Fleming fell in love with the island paradise after a brief stop as a naval officer during the war in 1943 and decided right then and there that he would return and make it his home. It was at his Goldeneye home on Jamaica’s northeast coastline where he was inspired to write more than a dozen Bond books. –Story by Caribbean & Co.

New Cuba Travel Rules Take Americans a Step Closer to Tourist Visits: The Obama administration’s new travel rules on Cuba don’t let Americans travel unfettered to the nearby Caribbean island, but personal travel licenses are no longer required and Americans can now bring back prized goods like Cuban cigars when they visit. –Story by GoCaribbean.About.com

Top 10 things to do on Anguilla: Sun-drenched beaches and plush resorts are just the beginning on the gorgeous island of Anguilla. Get into the island groove and enjoy yourself like a local with the ten essential activities on this 35-square-mile piece of paradise just north of St Maarten and east of Puerto Rico. –Story by USA Today Travel

Stunning Rustic-Luxe Beach Retreats in the Caribbean: It’s been a hectic holiday season, and as much as we love this time of year, we’re ready for a break! Assuming we’re not alone, we’ve decided to share a list of our favorite rustic-luxe Caribbean retreats. Fewer crowds, intimate spaces, and unspoiled tropical vistas are the hallmarks of these hotels, and these secluded spots are the places we like to visit when we’re looking for a low-key getaway. –Story by HuffingtonPost.com

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