Nevis' sweet plantation life

This “Rooms to Explore” feature focuses upon places throughout the country and the world where I have stayed that became part of the experience of visiting a destination. Places that bring to life the local history, culture and lifestyle in a very meaningful way –...

St. Kitts — A sweet tourism Nirvana that sugar built

A Caribbean island presents a sugary past and a warm present When Christopher Columbus sighted two small, adjacent islands during his second voyage to the New World in 1493, he named the larger of the two St. Christopher (now St. Kitts). Because the single peak that...

Puerto Rico — Island environmental splendor

An island of environmental diversity One part of Puerto Rico is blanketed by the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest System. The setting is very different not far away, where a mountain range that blocks rain-producing weather systems has created a...

The island of Nevis: Come to relax — Stay to re-energize

Large resort hotels. Check. Three to four cruise ships a day. Check. Beach bars galore. Check. Extensive nightlife. Check Chain restaurants. Check. High-end jewelry and clothing stores. Check. Casino Gambling. Check Those are just a few of the things you won’t find on...