Montserrat Donkeys: Wild Survivors of the Soufriere Hills Volcano
I expected to find a few surprises in the distinctly uncommon Island of Montserrat. Wild Montserrat donkeys, though, were not among them.
Soca Music Celebrated, Explained in GREAT Podcast from Vice News
To know the real Caribbean of today, is to know soca music. Vice News Reports offers an amazing intro in its What's Next for Soca? podcast.
Equiano Rum – GREAT Rum Worthy of its Esteemed Namesake
Equiano Rum is a blend of aged rums from Barbados and Mauritius. That's just a small part of what makes it special, though...
Dominican Republic Independence Days – Uncommon History
Of all the unique things to know about the DomRep, the fact that there are two Dominican Republic Independence Days is one of my favorites.
Martinique Slavery Abolition Day Celebrations
For conscious travelers, the evening of May 21st, the night before Martinique Slavery Abolition Day, is the best time to visit Martinique.
Saint James Anglican Church in Adelaide, The Bahamas
The Bahamian village of Adelaide is a must experience for conscious travelers. Saint James Anglican Church is among the reasons why.
Rat Island, St. Lucia Comes Full-Circle (But Could Still Use a New Name)
Every Caribbean island can't have an alluringly exotic name. Rat Island, though, is more than its unfortunate name makes it out to be.
Fort Charles: Fading Bastion of British Colonial Rule in Jamaica
During its heyday (1600s), Jamaica's Port Royal was the richest and wickedest city in the Caribbean. Chief among its defenses: Fort Charles.
Admiral Rodney Rum HMS Royal Oak – My Mixed Emotions
I'm a big fan of Admiral Rodney Rum. HMS Royal Oak, in particular, is fantastic. Admiral Rodney the man, though, is another story.