Heading Into the Holidays with the Rona

By Lani Gering Heading Into the Holidays with the Rona I have been trying to pull a silver lining out of the consequences of the pandemic almost every day but I keep coming up with a Newton’s Law scenario – For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. I am pretty sure I […]

The Beavers Are Back!

By Tom Horton The Beavers Are Back! Behold the concrete road culvert: straight and narrow and lifeless, having whisked the previous day’s rains from oceans of hard-baked asphalt with ruthless efficiency,  swelling quickly to 6 feet deep with storm water, then receding to less than an inch of water hours later. Now follow Erik Michelsen […]

How to Travel to St. Kitts & Nevis

By Alexander Britell How to Travel to St. Kitts & Nevis St Kitts and Nevis reopened its borders on Oct. 31st, and the twin-island federation has now revealed its entry protocols for travelers. Crucially, travelers from the US, UK, Canada and Europe, among others, will have to submit a negative PCR test completed within 72 […]

What Kind of Travel Personality are You and Where Should You Travel Next: Does Pseudoscience Have the Answers?

By Scott Dicken What Kind of Travel Personality are You and Where Should You Travel Next: Does Pseudoscience Have the Answers? Let me start this month’s column with a disclaimer; I don’t honestly think that if you tell me your inside leg measurement and favourite colour that there’s any form of pseudoscience that can determine […]

Latinx ‘Promotores” Lead the Way for Environmental Action on the Bay

By Jeremy Cox Latinx ‘Promotores” Lead the Way for Environmental Action on the Bay Candida Garcia had never been involved in environmental causes. But over the past four years, she has founded a community garden, grilled local officials about air quality, campaigned for statewide bans on plastic bags and straws and successfully lobbied her county […]

The BVI’s Are Coming Back!

The BVI’s Are Coming Back! The British Virgin Islands is officially reopening for international tourism in December, Caribbean Journal has learned. The beloved Caribbean archipelago will reopen to visitors on Dec. 1st, according to British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew A. Fahie. “The Territory has two full months to prepare and we as a people must […]

The Ultimate Rum Experience Returns!

By Caribbean Journal Staff The Ultimate Rum Experience Returns! The Caribbean’s ultimate rum experience is returning this Nov. 10-15, 2020 in St Barth. The 2020 edition of the Caribbean Rum Awards and the St. Barth Rum Festival, a week-long celebration of the Caribbean’s finest rum, will return to the Caribbean capital of luxury. “This year’s Caribbean Rum Awards will again honor […]

Staying Healthy When Traveling

By Scott Dicken Staying Healthy When Traveling It’s one of the worst-case travel scenarios: You save up for months, book a life changing trip, pack your bags, travel halfway across the world and promptly fall foul of a mystery illness that wipes you out for days. From poor food hygiene to communicable diseases, there are […]

Fun On the Flight Deck

By Lani Gering Fun On the Flight Deck I have loved the Flight Deck – officially known as The Flight Deck at the Capital Wheel – since the first day it opened. It was a long time coming but worth the wait if you are into a primo place to sip a beverage, people watch […]

The Seahorses of the Chesapeake

From the Bay By Kathy Reshetiloff/Bay Journal The Seahorses of the Chesapeake In the Lower Chesapeake Bay, a small horse moves through the underwater beds of eelgrass looking for food. No, it’s not a pony like the famous wild horses of Assateague Island National Seashore. It’s a lined seahorse (Hippocampus erectus), the only species of […]