The scene of leering pirates auctioning off women as brides on the Pirates of Caribbean attraction in Disneyland will be gone forever next month, replaced by a scene considered less offensive to contemporary tastes. The Anaheim resort announced this week that it will close the ride on April 23...
Beyoncé And Jay Z Photographed Riding Motorcycle In Jamaica Beyoncé and Jay-Z were photographed riding this motorcycle through Trenchtown in Kingston, Jamaica. The image is a little reminiscent of their OTR promotional material. You guys may recall that imagery references
Netflix giveth and Netflix taketh away. Today, the company announced which film and TV titles will be available to stream in the month of April. Subscribers will soon be able to watch hit...
Southwest Airlines is an interesting option for domestic flights as well as some international destinations primarily around the Caribbean. (The airline doesn’t assign seats and still includes free checked bags on flights.) With the added bonus of the Companion Pass, we got to see a good amount of the US thanks to Southwest. Show More Summary
The Ocean Acidification international Reference User Group (OA-iRUG) has just released a new guide for Latin America and the Caribbean. It provides an overview of why Ocean Acidification is an issue, how it will impact ecosystems, and gives examples of actions to address it. The guide was released during the first regional Latin American OA-iRUG […]
This lush, wild bit of Puerto Rico, a word-of-mouth destination that draws a loyal following of visitors, is rebuilding after last year’s ferocious hurricane season.
Evenings can be lively in Cruz Bay and the beaches are still inviting. But major resorts are closed and cleanup efforts continue.
The first half of our 52 Places Traveler’s trip around the Caribbean brings her to Trinidad and its famous Carnival, and to St. Lucia, where she had a relaxing stop.
Based on the unique fish fauna observed from a manned submersible on a southern Caribbean reef system in Curaçao, Smithsonian explorers defined a new ocean-life zone, the rariphotic, between 130 and 309 meters (about 400 to 1,000 feet) below the surface. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Pirates of the Caribbean at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom has gotten its new Auction scene, allowing American audiences their first look at Disney's changes to this iconic moment from one of the company's most beloved and enduring attractions. Show More Summary
Paul Coughlin impressed with England Lions this winter but a shoulder injury suffered in the final match of their Caribbean tour needs an operation
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line(RCL) is upping the ante on what it means to thrill and chill on vacation with the details of their new Perfect Day Island Collection, a series of unrivaled private island destinations around the world. The...Show More Summary
They've announced the longlists for the 2018 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature -- though these are more less the finalists, three each in the poetry and fiction categories (with: "an unprecedented decision to name no titles to...Show More Summary
(University of British Columbia) New research from UBC's Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries suggests that larger reef areas may help protect the Caribbean's coral reef fish communities from the impacts of ocean warming.
From a recovering Caribbean island chain to spring skiing at a famous mountain, these destinations are wallet-friendly this year.
Looking for great Jamaican and Caribbean food in Atlanta? Pienanny owner Tiffany Parkes takes us on a tour of her favorite spots in Stone Mountain, where people from Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and beyond have opened several restaurants along Memorial Drive.
I promised myself I would sign up for one particular excursion on my southern Caribbean cruise to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, in 2013: I would sail and snorkel with the turtles at Buck Island Reef National Monument. On an overcast November day, my 23 snorkel partners and I met at the Fat Turtle...
Origins and genetic legacies of the Caribbean Taino Authors: Schroeder et al Abstract: The Caribbean was one of the last parts of the Americas to be settled by humans, but how and when the islands were first occupied remains a matter of debate. Show More Summary
Photographer Patrick Dykstra came across the rare species when he was shooting footage of sperm whales in the Caribbean Sea.