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 […]

PROTEUS – Underwater Space Station Coming to the Caribbean

By CJ Staff PROTEUS – Underwater Space Station Coming to the Caribbean The “underwater version” of the International Space Station is coming to the Caribbean island of Curaçao. Renowned ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau has announced his plans for PROTEUS, a project that’s being billed as the “world’s most advanced scientific research station and habitat.” “As […]

Turks and Caicos Islands – Open Again for Tourism.

Caribbean Connection By Caribbean Journal Staff Turks and Caicos Islands – Open Again for Tourism. The British Overseas Territory officially reopened its borders for tourism on July 22. So what should travelers know? All visitors need to complete a “TCI Assured Pre-Travel Authorization” application to be granted entry into the country (you can find it […]

The USVI is Open for Tourists – Here’s What to Expect

By Bob Curley The USVI is Open for Tourists – Here’s What to Expect St Croix might be your best bet if you’re thinking about heading to the U.S. Virgin Islands soon after the U.S. territory officially reopened to visitors on June 1. Of the three islands in the USVI — St Thomas, St Croix, […]

From the Bahamas to St. Lucia – The Islands Plan Their Reopening

By Caribbean Journal Staff From the Bahamas to St. Lucia – The Islands Plan Their Reopening For the last few months, we’ve been featuring Caribbean beaches to visit digitally; for the first time, we’re now able to include a handful of beaches you will soon be able to visit in person, as destinations like Aruba and […]

From Cancun to Turks and Caicos, 7 Cocktails to Make Right Now

By Alexander Britell and the Caribbean Journal Staff From Cancun to Turks and Caicos, 7 Cocktails to Make Right Now If you’re at home right now, you’re probably still dreaming about the Caribbean. And for those of us who can’t be in the region right now, there are still some ways to rediscover the Caribbean […]

Rum Journal: Cruzan Single Barrel, the Essence of St Croix

Rum Journal: Cruzan Single Barrel, the Essence of St Croix By Alexander Britell St Croix changes as you drive along its green curves, beaches giving way to lush hills and farmland and ocean cliffs. It’s an island that rewards those who dig deeper, whether you’re walking the old alleys of Christiansted or bowing your head through […]

St. John: How To Get Here – “News” You Can Use!

By Jenn Manes St. John: How To Get Here – “News” You Can Use! It’s not easy getting to a little island in the Caribbean. Here’s a quick rundown on how to get here, the latest ferry and barge schedules and more. For starters, let’s talk about location. St. John is located in the United […]

The 20 Best Caribbean Beach Bars to Visit in 2020!

Lani Gering w/Caribbean Journal Staff The 20 Best Caribbean Beach Bars to Visit in 2020! I signed up for the Caribbean Journal newsletter quite some time ago since we try to spend as much time as we can on our favorite islands of St. John and Jost Van Dyke but lately the treks have been […]