Happy Birthday, Steve! From Your Uncommon Caribbean Family
Join me in raising a glass to my brother, partner, and fellow lover of all things Caribbean—Happy birthday Steve!
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.
Soca Gold 2020 Brings Carnival Home With World’s Greatest Soca Party
The release of Soca Gold 2020 on July 31 allows you to bring this year's biggest chunes home AND fete like you're at your favorite Carnival!
2020 Notting Hill Carnival Born of Fire & Pride Rises Again
For over 50 years Notting Hill Carnival has grown and morphed with the times. Born of fire and pride, it's an institution unlike anything else in the UK.
Travel to Haiti? In 2020? Recent Positive Signs Point to a Comeback
A month into 2020 and it looks like travel to Haiti may be primed for a rebound. The return of the country's vibrant Carnival is a big reason why.
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.
St. Croix St. Patrick’s Day Parade – World’s Sexiest
The world's sexiest St. Patrick's Day experience, the St. Croix St. Patrick's Day Parade, takes place on the Saturday closest to March 17th.
Up Next: Our First Taste of Martinique Carnival
Martinique Carnival is a bit unique among West Indian Carnivals. The fete here continues an extra day after it ends in Trinidad and most everywhere else.
St. Martin/St. Maarten
Getting All Made Up For St. Martin Carnival
Halloween always reminds me of St. Martin Carnival as it marked the first time that I really got made up for the revelry.