Call it “the quiet Caribbean island” – 36 square miles of volcanic slopes and picturesque shorelines, home to 10,000 smiling faces. There’s no tourist throng but ample opportunity to mix with locals. Bottle of homemade ginger beer from island institution Mansa: $1.50.
Moving to an island is easier than you think. Here, one Caribbean expat explains just how she did it – and how you can do it, too.
Take a look at the most comprehensive dive program in the Caribbean from Sandals Resorts. (There are more than 510 dive sites to choose from!)
No fish tales here. Islands' editor Eddy Patricelli goes fishing in Mentawai with a local.
Just off the coast of Indonesia, the Mentawai Islands are an exotic travel and surfing destination.
Happy Chocolate Heritage Month! This October, St. Lucia will be celebrating these delicious days by commemorating the role cacao and its sweet byproduct has played in its history. But we have to ask — can you really live off chocolate? We sent a writer to St. Lucia's Hotel Chocolat to find out.
(Ready to indulge? Check out St. Lucia's Facebook page, where you'll get the scoop on hotel deals, chocolatey spa treatments and more.)
What's better than dancing the night away on Caribbean sands? Dancing the night away with Rihanna at the Hard Rock Hotel.
A nude travel specialist is here to help with the questions you're afraid to ask about nude travel, including "Where do I keep my room key?" (Tip: on a lanyard around your neck!)
Our travel-must? An ultra-durable camera that loves to explore as much as you do.
It's an island lost in time — and the ride to get here is just as magical as the destination itself.
When Garry Lowe moved to Vieques, off the coast of Puerto Rico, he was in a pinch for lodging. One place fit his budget: a cot at the local animal shelter. Dozens of howling dogs provided wake-up calls for the 36-year-old Canadian, who was working for scraps, so to speak, in hopes of starting a business. Six years later, Garry runs Vieques Adventure Company, leading nightly tours into the island’s bioluminescent bay before going home, where, returning an old favor, he shelters adopted dogs — but now he gets his own room, and a bed.