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.

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Lily’s Ice Cream Boat Sails On in St. Martin
🇫🇷St. Martin

Lily’s Ice Cream Boat Sails On in St. Martin

There's a lot of encouraging news coming out of French St. Martin these days. The icing atop the news for me: Lily's Ice Cream Boat sails on!
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Barbuda’s Martello Tower: Uncommon Attraction
🇦🇬Barbuda

Barbuda’s Martello Tower: Uncommon Attraction

Martello Tower Barbuda dates back to the early 1800s. It's said to be the oldest such tower in the Caribbean. It's also the island's strongest structure.
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My Sweet Struggles Sleeping At The Fred, St. Croix
🇻🇮St. Croix

My Sweet Struggles Sleeping At The Fred, St. Croix

Sleeping at The Fred is not so easy when you're traveling alone. The place is damnsexy, a fact made most obvious to me by this bed.
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After Lunch at Grande Anse-d’Arlet, Martinique
🇲🇶Martinique

After Lunch at Grande Anse-d’Arlet, Martinique

For many of those lucky enough to lunch along the shores of Grande Anse-d'Arlet, this is what the "drive" home looks like.
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What’s Cool in Antigua This Summer – Carnival, Beach, and Beyond
🇦🇬Antigua

What’s Cool in Antigua This Summer – Carnival, Beach, and Beyond

Visit Antigua this summer and you'll see: This is one destination that satiates the full complement of uncommon travel desires.
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New York Rum Festival 2019 Preview
🇺🇸USA

New York Rum Festival 2019 Preview

We're getting set to celebrate the third edition of the New York Rum Festival, a two-day celebration of the very best of the noble spirit.
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Reveling In La Plage Des Salines, Martinique
🇲🇶Martinique

Reveling In La Plage Des Salines, Martinique

There seemed to be something singularly soothing about the sea at La Plage des Salines, Martinique's most celebrated beach.
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Add Some St. Lucia Spice To Your Summer With Chairman’s Spiced Tea
🇱🇨St. Lucia

Add Some St. Lucia Spice To Your Summer With Chairman’s Spiced Tea

As with all of my favorite cocktails, Chairman's Spiced Tea employs a modicum of ingredients, is super-easy to make, and is decidedly delicious.
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Sailrock Resort Beachfront Villa, South Caicos: View With A Room
🇹🇨South Caicos

Sailrock Resort Beachfront Villa, South Caicos: View With A Room

This view from inside a Sailrock Resort beachfront villa is like a magnet to my soul. I can't imagine wanting for anything here.
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