Steve Bennett

PR guy by trade, West Indian by birth, Steve has been helping journalists tell stories about the Caribbean for the past 20+ years. As co-founder, editorial director and principal voice of Uncommon Caribbean, Steve shares a personal and uniquely-informed view of the authentic side of Caribbean travel and culture every day. Steve’s travels have taken him to 39 Caribbean destinations (and counting), many of which he’s visited while leading media tours as the head of his travel-focused public relations agency, SBPR Corp. This depth of experience has taught him that the uncommon is not relegated to the region’s most far flung and little-known destinations.

🇭🇹Haiti

Ogier-Fombrun Museum – Stirring History by the Sea in Haiti

At the Ogier-Fombrun Museum in Haiti, the pain of slavery is juxtaposed with a lavish colonial estate to create a provocative conscious travel experience.
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🇻🇮St. Croix

Time Out For A Cane Bay Beach Lime Courtesy Leatherback Landing

"The waves of the sea help me get back to me." If the popular saying applies to you too, then join us for a virtual time out at Cane Bay Beach, St. Croix.
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🇩🇲Dominica

Fort Shirley Officers’ Quarters: Where Mutiny Begat Emancipation

An 1802 revolt that started at the Fort Shirley Officers' Quarters in Dominica directly led to the emancipation of a most unlikely group of slaves.
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🇲🇶Martinique

Sizzling, Sunning Along the Shores of Le Carbet, Martinique

Facing the sea elevated above the hot sand, a Biere Lorraine within reach, you'll emit your own special brand of radiant heat at Le Petibonum in Martinique.
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🇫🇷St. Barts

Gustavia Harbor Webcam Allows Easy Anytime Escape to St. Barts

St. Barts tops my Caribbean travel bucket list. To cope with continually missing out on her charms, I turn to the Gustavia Harbor Webcam.
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🇦🇬Antigua

Social Distancing Essentials in Antigua and Barbuda

Any list of social distancing essentials would likely not include a powerboat. This boat, though, has me aspiring to be in Antigua and Barbuda right now.
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🇵🇷Puerto Rico

Arroz Con Gandules Recipe Straight From My Titi Elsa’s Kitchen

Arroz con Gandules (Rice with Pigeon Peas in English) is the national dish of Puerto Rico. My Titi Elsa's version is simply the best.
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🇻🇮St. Croix

Caravelle Hotel Webcam Keeps Us In The Heart of Christiansted Harbor

Historic Christiansted Harbor shines from every angle, all the time. Thankfully, we have the Caravelle Hotel webcam to remind us of this every day...
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🇲🇶Martinique

Petits Pâtés Antillais Recipe: Taste Of The French Caribbean

Petits Pâtés Antillais are to the French West Indies as empanadas are to the Spanish islands and pates are to the USVI. Here's the recipe...
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