Whenever I get the chance to highlight something or someone from the Caribbean making an impact, I fully embrace the opportunity. Since migrating to North America from the southern Caribbean island of Grenada, I have learned how important it is to help shape the narrative of the Caribbean. Show More Summary
The ITB Marine Group Ltd. (ITB) is currently well into construction of the first of two, twin Z-drive, ATB pusher tugs for service on the West Coast of North America. The tugs are being built at their Annacis Island Shipyard near Vancouver.
Background: My wife and I are currently enjoying a 1 week vacation on Sir Richard Branson’s private island: Necker Island. The usual price for a week on the island is just north of $30,000. Instead, we paid 1.2 million Virgin Atlantic...Show More Summary
There’s a thriving surf scene in Norway’s Lofoten Islands, above the Arctic Circle, where the waves are cold and the air is colder.
Rebecca Reyland and her partner Mitchell Goodwin embarked on a fishing trip north of Rottnest Island, Australia with some friends recently. What they didn't expect was to be drenched by a breaching whale's exquisite display of aqua-aerobics. Reyland...Show More Summary
Just north of St. Pete Beach on Florida’s Gulf Coast on Treasure Island. Part of the Opal Collection, the new-build, all-suite property fronts a wide, sugar-sand beach. All rooms have Gulf of Mexico views and patios or balconies and you can stroll along the town’s waterfront beach to explore the nearby restaurants.
Staten Islanders who can't be bothered to dispose of their trash before entering or after exiting their cars can now get rid of it from the comfort of their vehicles. That is, if they happen to be driving past the corner of North Gannon...Show More Summary
(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) If ecotourism in the Galapagos Islands -- a province of Ecuador 1,000 kilometers from the mainland -- continues to match its growth rate of the past two decades, the renowned sea turtles, giant tortoises, marine iguanas and unique landscapes that help attract visitors face serious risks.
Big Waves, great Gili Islands diving fun… Diving Gili Islands this week, we had quite strong southerly winds causing high waves in the afternoons. On a few days we were limited to the Gili dive sites to the north of the islands, but still we had some good Gili diving fun. The Gili dive sites a...
Spend late July up North, at the islands or in Wonderland. Bauhaus Anniversary of Awesöme Party Bauhaus Brew Labs celebrates their second anniversary on July 16 with music, entertainment and..duh...beer. Duffel, Nooky Jones and HausShow More Summary
New York has been in the process of rolling out a mobile solution for the Metropolitan Transit Agency's super-busy Long Island Railroad and Metro North Railroad lines over the summer, and this week the app was updated with support for both Apple Pay and Mastercard's Masterpass payment systems. Show More Summary
Nintendo eShop on Wii UPaper Mario: Color Splash – A mystery’s afoot on Prism Island and only Mario can solve it by restoring the land’s vanishing colors with his new Paint Hammer. Puzzling battles await, but never fear – there’s always a clever way to deal out the powerful Battle Cards up his sleeve. Show More Summary
A state of emergency has been declared in parts of Georgia, Florida, and the Carolinas as Hurricane Matthew rolls further north after killing at least five people in Haiti and displacing thousands on the island. The 700-mile-wide Category...Show More Summary
Cranston, Rhode Island – SWAROVSKI OPTIK NORTH AMERICA, a subsidiary of the Austrian based company and its TV show, SWAROVSKI OPTIK Quests, continue hunting in Spain this week on Outdoor Channel. Last week, host Dean Capuano and fellow SWAROVSKI OPTIK employee, Jason Gebhart, each connected with their own Beceite Ibex. Show More Summary
After hitting several islands in the Caribbean, Hurricane Matthew continues to track north. Capital Weather Gang's Angela Fritz explains how the hurricane could affect the U.S. East Coast in the next few days.
There's more odious news from BP this week: oil has leaked in the North Sea. About 95 metric tons, or almost 105 US tons, of oil leaked from BP's Clair platform "west of the Shetland Islands." BP plans to allow the oil to "disperse naturally,"...Show More Summary
The Category 4 storm dumped rain on southwestern Haiti on Tuesday morning and lashed the island with maximum sustained winds of up to 145 mph. The hurricane is continuing north toward Cuba.
Located in north Long Island, this is a cosy base from which to enjoy what is surely the best beach in Long Island, with its white sand, warm waters and stunning sunsets.
Via KeepTalkingGreece.com, Czech president Milos Zeman has proposed that economic migrants should be deported from Europe to “uninhabited Greek islands” or to “empty places” in North Africa. The spectacularly incredible president also...Show More Summary
Hurricane Matthew is slamming Haiti, as the southeastern U.S. braces for a possible direct hit. North Carolina and Florida have already declared states of emergency. The powerful and deadly hurricane is hammering Caribbean islands with dangerous 145 mph winds. Mark Strassmann reports from Kingston, Jamaica.