Caribbean

Bavaro Adventure Park - Photo Stephen Johnson
Adventure Awaits Even the Non-Adventurous in the Dominican Republic

It is sometimes good to leave your comfort zone. In our family, it’s our son David who is the great adventurer. He is always up for trying the tallest zip line or jumping off the highest cliff. Myself, I am more the soft adventure type like hiking and biking however
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Single Parent Tax? How to Avoid the Single Supplement Charge on Your Vacation

Families come in all different shapes and sizes and single parent families are no exception. In fact, single parents often juggle the needs of dual parenting roles in the family in addition to jobs, activities, homework, and household. With all the responsibilities laid upon single parents, there is little time
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Living the Dream Jamaica—Bath Tub—Adán Cano Cabrera
Living the Dream at Jamaica’s Bluefields Bay Villas

With two toddlers and a full-time job, I frequently feel like my days (and nights) are an endurance test. Sometimes—like when I’m changing the diaper of one squirming child as the other is getting into my makeup and our dinner is in danger of burning—I fantasise about a world in
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Rose Hall – Great House – Adán Cano Cabrera. The construction of Rose Hall Great House began in 1750.
Ghostly Thrills Await at the Rose Hall Great House Tour

Today, the grounds of the former Rose Hall plantation, a seaside stretch of land on the outskirts of Montego Bay, boasts world-class golf courses and five-star resorts. Yet if there is anywhere in Jamaica that’s still haunted by the ghosts of its past, it is here. The Rose Hall Great
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Beaches-Cookie_Ernie_Bert(Photo CourtesyBeaches)
S is for Sesame Street at Beaches Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Some people go for the weed, while others go for the jerk chicken, the beach, or the reggae. Those, I’m sure, are all excellent reasons for going to Jamaica, but one of my top reasons is the Cookie Monster. After all, as a mom, there’s nothing quite like seeing my
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Kidz Bop Experience Hard Rock Punta Cana - A little Dab for the paparazzi on the pink carpet
Kids Will Rock Out at the Kidz Bop Experience – Hard Rock Punta Cana

The Kidz Bop Experience is entertainment on another level for those Electro shuffling, Flossing, Dabbing, superstars in the making, and it’s all included with your stay at the Hard Rock Punta Cana. A week at an all-inclusive Caribbean resort with sunshine, white sand beaches, nine restaurants, a golf course designed
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Samana, Dominican Republic: A Tropical Combination of Adventure and Relaxation

As your plane descends toward the Samana airport, you’ll see postcard-perfect views of a natural paradise: rolling hills of lush, green forests pressed against countless kilometres of pristine beaches. The Samana Peninsula, which juts from the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, is about a four-hour direct flight from Toronto
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Rivers Run Through Jamaica
The Rivers Run Through Jamaica: 4 Watery Routes for Adventure

When I was trying to get pregnant, I put off going to Jamaica, because Island Routes Caribbean Adventures does not recommend river tubing if you’re expecting. That’s how keen I was for tubing the White River; I was planning my whole trip around it. Needless to say, this year, when
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Dinner will soon be served at Bluefields Bay Villas. Photo Adan Cano Cabrera
Eat Jamaica – 5 Jamaican Foods You Won’t Want to Skip!

When you sit down to dinner in Jamaica, you get an authentic taste of the island—its tropical geography, its varied history, and its contemporary cultural currents. Some of Jamaica’s foods are perfect for the whole family, while others are for mum and dad only. Here is a Jamaican journey through
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British Virgin Islands Summer Sailing
Set Sail with the British Virgin Islands Summer Sails Promotion

The British Virgin Islands comprise 60 idyllic islands full of adventure, culture and natural beauty waiting to be explored. And what better way to hop from island to island than by sea? For a short time only, visitors can take advantage of discounts on a minimum seven-day sailing charter, or
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