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Barbuda – the Hidden Gem of the Caribbean

Barbuda is a small island nestled in the eastern Caribbean which, together with several other islands, forms the sovereign Commonwealth nation of Antigua and Barbuda. When I was younger, I’d always hear my doctor saying he was heading to Antigua year after year, but I’d never really heard of Barbuda. Would that I had researched …

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The Sultry Shores of Turks and Caicos

The Turks and Caicos islands are an archipelagic British Overseas Territory, comprised of the Caicos and Turks islands, respectively. The islands are located south of the Bahamas, and north of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic/Haiti).   The Turks and Caicos islands are nestled within the world’s third largest coral reef system, making these clear tranquil waters ideal …

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Saint Martin – Clothing Optional!

Saint Martin is a half Dutch and half French island located in the northern Caribbean.   It’s the smallest island in the world to be divided, and populated by two nations.   While there is technically a border, there is no border patrol, and the differences are slight, but culturally significant.   The Dutch side …