Go Nevis!

Story by Julie HatfieldPhotos by Tim Leland and Julie Hatfield You can’t jet to Nevis, but you can swim there — if you first fly to St. Kitts, Nevis’ sister island.  Most people take the 20-minute ferry from St. Kitts to Nevis, its tiny West Indies island neighbor, after jetting to Kitts on a commercial […]

The Flavors of Grenada – More Than Spice

St. George’s

When William Cowper wrote, “[v]ariety’s the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavour,” he described his surroundings and reflections on life in 18th century England.   Although hundreds of years have passed since written, Cowper’s words came to mind reflecting on a recent visit to the Caribbean island of Grenada. Grenada is known […]

Spring Back into Travel by Taking a Cruise

When COVID-19 caused the global cruise industry to become sidelined, I couldn’t help but wonder when it would be safe to cruise again. As an avid cruiser, I am keenly aware of the efforts that cruise ships took prior to the pandemic to ensure the safety and well-being of their diverse clientele. For decades, cruise […]

Diving ‘Beautiful by Nature’ aboard a Floating Resort

Diver swims with hawksbill turtle at West Caicos at the top of a wall

The Best of Turks and Caicos aboard the Aggressor Liveaboard Yacht For the past two years Covid 19 has reshaped travel as we knew it. Scuba enthusiasts have stayed dry, afraid to interact and to travel freely as they once did. However, as restrictions are beginning to loosen up, divers are once again eyeing opportunities […]

Classic Cuba

As soon as we spy her there at the curb, cherry-red and classically beautiful, we have to have her.

Taking an Eco-Detour for a Cup of Prized Puerto Rican Coffee

coffee products from Hacienda Buena Vista in Puerto Rico

The Hacienda Buena Vista Plantation in Puerto Rico offers eco-tourists the opportunity to experience the prized Puerto Rican coffee. [dropcap]F[/dropcap]rom that Eureka! Moment in the middle ages when an Ethiopian goat herder discovered what his goats already knew—a little coffee was a great way to start the day—human beings have pleasured themselves with the tastes […]