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.

🇦🇬Antigua

Antigua Hiking – Another Way to Get Away From It All Beyond The Beach

When most people think about getting away from it all in Antigua and Barbuda, they think about beaches. Antigua hiking, though, is just as sweet.
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🇦🇬Antigua

Antigua Has Your Space In The Sun For Enjoyable Social Distancing

Could there be a better place for beach lovers to practice social distancing (and actually enjoy it) than Antigua and Barbuda?
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🇲🇶Martinique

Cascade du Saut Gendarme – Easy-Access Waterfall Fun in Martinique

Chasing waterfalls in Martinique doesn't always require careful planning or arduous treks. Such is the case with the Cascade du Saut Gendarme.
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Caribbean

Uncommon Caribbean Launches ‘Summer of Rhum’ to Lift Your 2020 Spirits

'Summer of Rhum' is a virtual journey into the heart of the world's finest rum. Unlike other virtual trips, though, this one offers tasting opportunities...
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🇦🇮Anguilla

Enjoy The Best of Anguilla – Virtually – From Your Couch

Anguilla won't reopen until October 1, 2020. The best way to live out your Anguilla travel dreams right now: Experience Anguilla at Home.
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🇦🇬Antigua

Is Antigua Carnival Really The Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival?

Like a lot of everyone's 2020 intentions, my long-anticipated first-ever Antigua Carnival experience has been postponed. This is particularly vexing.
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Caribbean

Coronavirus Caribbean Travel – Is It Time to Return to The Islands?

Coronavirus Caribbean travel presents more than a few challenges and moral dilemmas to consider before booking your next flight south to the sun...
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🇫🇷St. Barts

Flamands Beach Webcam Brings St. Barts Surprises Home to You

St. Barts boasts 22 beaches. Surrounding it all: 24 or so satellite islets. One of the best places to see and experience both is Flamands Beach.
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🇺🇸Florida Keys

Enjoying a Little Hammock Time in the Florida Keys

I've no idea who created National Hammock Day, or what inspired them to do so. I'd like to think, though, that the aha moment happened someplace like this.
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