Want to learn about the real Nassau? You can now get their easier with our friends at Jet Blue. Want to sip rum and explore St. Kitts and Nevis? I can help. Feel like experiencing the charms of Terre-de-Haut, Guadaloupe? Then keep reading.
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Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up
French Immersion In Terre-de-Haut, Guadaloupe: Standing on the dock at a marina in Bas-du-Fort, Guadeloupe, Alain, a Belgian transplant, pointed his finger at a group of islands on the French West Indies chart. “You must sail to Terre-de-Haut, it’s a mini St. Barts, but not many people know about it,” he says. Soon after, my husband, John, and I cast the dock lines off our chartered 41-foot catamaran, Jade Marie, and steered a course of 203 magnetic. –Story by Huffington Post
St. Kitts and Nevis are Gems of the Caribbean, Offering Adventure, Relaxation, Good Food and Grog: Monkeys, Lobsters and Killer Bee cocktails are all part of an ideal Caribbean getaway to the two-island country called the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. Part of the Leeward Islands in the West Indies, the country packs in plenty of adventure, relaxation and culinary riches. Story by NYDailyNews.com
JetBlue Launches More Daily Nassau Flights: JetBlue has officially launched its newest expansion of service in the Caribbean region. The New York City-based carrier has begun operating two additional daily flights between Fort Lauderdale and Nassau, Bahamas. The service, which launched at the beginning of the month, represents the latest addition for what has become the fastest-growing air carrier in the Caribbean. –Story by Caribbean Journal
36 Hours in Nassau, the Bahamas: Most tourists arriving in the Bahamas’ capital city head straight across the bridge to the aptly named Paradise Island, where a glitzy resort scene is anchored by the Atlantis mega-development, known for its water park rides, casino and celebrity chef restaurants. While the sensory appeal there is undeniable, those looking for a cultural allure that’s subtler than, say, a 200-foot water slide, would do well to venture beyond the resorts. In addition to serving as port of call for cruise lines (and as a rowdy hub for spring breakers), at its heart Nassau is a laid-back island town. European influences blend with centuries-old Bahamian traditions here, anchored by an innovative dining scene, unique small hotels and, of course, miles of white sand beaches. –Story by The New York Times
Best Things To Do In St. Vincent and the Grenadines: You’ve just arrived at the most perfect Villa or hotel in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. So what are you going to do this week? –Story by Travel with a Mate
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