Mixing Business with Leisure: How to Take Advantage of Your Next Business Trip – Travelling for ‘Bleisure’

By Scott Dicken Mixing Business with Leisure: How to Take Advantage of Your Next Business Trip – Travelling for ‘Bleisure’ When people hear that I have to travel a lot for work, and particularly when they hear that I spend a lot of that time in Sub-Saharan Africa, they imagine me spending ten minutes in […]

Martinque & Puerto Rico – Top Winners 2020 Caribbean Rum Awards

Caribbean Connection By the Caribbean Journal Staff Martinque & Puerto Rico – Top Winners 2020 Caribbean Rum Awards There’s a new epicenter in the world of Caribbean rum: the island of St Barth. In a turbulent year around the world, the island played host to the ultimate rum experience of 2020: the Caribbean Rum Awards […]

The Orlean Market – A Fauquier County Gem

By Julie Reardon The Orlean Market – A Fauquier County  Gem Located ten miles west of Warrenton on one of the county’s most scenic roads, the Orlean Market has long been a favorite of both locals and visitors alike. With gas, a deli and convenience store, a porch with Blue Ridge mountain views, picnic tables […]

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 […]