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  • Puerto Morelos, Mexico: From chewing gum to mega-resorts
    Puerto Morelos, Mexico: From chewing gum to mega-resorts
    Think of 100,000 vacationers whooping it up at hundreds of gorgeous resort hotels, theme parks, shopping malls, block-long discos, zipline mazes and the like dotting an 80-mile-long strip of beaches on the Mexican Caribbean. Then try to imagine a...
  • Kenneth Kerr Bahamas Model
    Caribbean male model inks model management deal in US
    (Chicago, Illinois)…A Chicago-based modeling agency has signed a Caribbean male model. Blake Martin of Distinct Culture Model Management confirmed that Kenneth Kerr, from Freeport, The Bahamas was selected during a first round recruitment...
  • Aruba
    Three hidden gems to do in Aruba
    Beyond the turquoise waters and sun-kissed, sandy shores exists the real Aruba - where natural bridges, caves, rugged desert, thriving culture, 90plus culinary influences and countless other hidden gems await visitors' discovery of these...
  • Nuño de Guzman: Spain’s bad boy in Mexico
    Nuño de Guzman: Spain’s bad boy in Mexico
    This is a story for vacationers heading to the golden sands of Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, Manzanillo and other spots on the Mexican Riviera. It will give you a little history of the Spanish conquest of western Mexico – and perhaps some...
  • Barbecue recipes from top chefs in the Caribbean
    Easy Barbecue Recipes to Taste the Caribbean from Top Chefs
    Take advantage of the sunshine and warm nights with inspired barbecues from some of the Caribbean's most innovative chefs. They are sharing their favorite barbecue recipes to spice up your gathering with some authentic tropical flair.The...
  • Mexico's Isla Holbox to host annual culinary fest Oct. 15-18
    Mexico's Isla Holbox to host annual culinary fest Oct. 15-18
    Attention octopus and other seafood fans: The folks on Cancun’s little offshore island of Isla Holbox want you to know you’re invited to their Third Annual Gastronomic Festival set for Oct. 15-18. Organized by the Holbox Restaurant...
  • Colorful new 'street art' project an eye-popper on Isla Mujeres
    Colorful new 'street art' project an eye-popper on Isla Mujeres
    Attention art lovers (particularly fans of whale sharks and the like): The little Mexican Caribbean island of Isla Mujeres off the coast of Cancun has some surprises for you. Fifteen of them, to be exact. You’ll see them gracing the walls of...
  • La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain
    Cruise the Mexican Riviera, visit the Dominican Republic, adventure in Spain
    This week’s deals include a great deal on a Mexican Riviera cruise, a resort in the Dominican Republic and adventure in Spain.Princess Cruises has partnered with Travelzoo.com to offer a 10-day cruise along the Mexican Riviera starting at ...
  • Nine reasons to sail on Carnival’s newly renovated Freedom Ship
    Nine reasons to sail on Carnival’s newly renovated Freedom Ship
    This past April, Carnival's Freedom ship (originally built in 2007) spent two weeks in dry dock receiving an extreme makeover including innovative technology, fabulous repurposed spaces and kids programs second to none!Two weeks seems like a...
  • Barz Noble
    Hip-hop breakout star Barz Noble up for 6 Marlin Caribbean Music Awards
    Barz Noble has been nominated for six awards at this year's Caribbean Marlin Music Awards. The hip-hop artist from Caribbean has been underground for the past few years but he emerged last fall with his 'Symphonic Signatures' album,...
  • Windstar 'Private Events': Nights to remember
    Windstar 'Private Events': Nights to remember
    Here’s a night you’ll be talking about for years.First, let’s set the stage: You’re cruising the Aegean Sea and the Turkish coast on one of the small luxury cruise ships operated by the Windstar line.Today’s stop is...
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    HURRICANE FEVER by Tobias Buckell is a quick and dirty read
    Premise, plot, and prose: three elements that Tobias S. Buckell’s Hurricane Fever juggles in an ungainly show. The novel purports itself as a fast-paced sci-fi hitter. When it comes to premise, the book certainly succeeds as a technothriller...
  • Why whale sharks go to Mexico for their spring break
    Why whale sharks go to Mexico for their spring break
    Swimming around the world’s oceans is hard work, especially if you’re 40 feet long and weigh 15 tons. So it’s no wonder you need a sort of spring break now and then to flop around in sunny waters, get together with old friends,...
  • Vampire Legend
    Weird legends: The Soucouyant
    What exactly is a Soucouyant?That is a very interesting question, and here's the answer: a soucouyant is a shape-shifting bloodsucking creature. At first the creature looks like an old woman (though in some legends, it doesn't have to just...
  • Female Aedes aegypti mosquito as she was in the process of acquiring a blood meal from its human host
    Dominican Republic accounts for 47 percent of chikungunya cases in the Caribbean
    Despite the fact that the Dominican Republic didn't experience its firstautochthonous, or locally acquired chikungunya cases until early April 2014, four months after the initial cases were reported in the Western Hemisphere on the island of...