Haunted Caribbean: Don’t Trifle With Le Ti Bolom
Ti Bolom represent the souls of children who died before being baptized. They are the Devil's subjects, damned for all eternity to do his bidding.
Coconut Jack-O-Lantern: Add the Caribbean to Halloween
This Halloween, punt the pumpkin and make your Halloween decorations a little more tropical with this coconut jack-o-lantern.
There’s Nothing To Fear From Haitian Vodou… Except Maybe This Guy
As with any religion, there's a dark side to Haitian Vodou. It's not all encompassing, as the mainstream media and Hollywood would have you believe.
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.
Unleash Your Inner Demon This Halloween With The Devil’s Tail Cocktail
Apropos of the Halloween season, the Devil's Tail is blood-red in appearance, a tad on the sweet side, and fairly deadly in the potency department.
Haunted Caribbean: Ghostly Lovers of Fort Napoleon, Guadeloupe
Fort Napoleon in Guadeloupe was never tested in battle, but as legend has it, death was no stranger here. The tale involves a pair of lovers...
Haunted Caribbean: Duppy Turn, Grand Cayman
Duppy Turn. The name alone puts a lump in the throat, duppies being widely known as the most malevolent of supernatural spirits in the West Indies.
Beware Costa Rica’s Highway ‘To’ Hell
By all outward appearances, it smacks much more of Heaven than Lucifer's lair.
Beware Costa Rica’s Highway ‘From’ Hell
Irazú's size is intimidating enough, but it's what was discovered beneath it a few years ago that truly cements its place on my infamous volcano list.