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SIERRA LEONE | Tue, 7 Jun 2016 | By mickthewaterboy | Views [283]

This trip started a little while ago when I packed up and left behind my scuba diving business in Sierra Leone. I had become a dive instructor during the Ebola pandemic of 2014/2015 travelling, eventually (another story), to Ecuador for my PADI dive ... Read more >

Tags: caribbean, diving, freetown, leone, saint martin, scuba, sierra

Sailing in the Caribbean

NETHERLANDS ANTILLES | Fri, 3 Jul 2015 | By spendlifetraveling | Views [111]

Here I am, just before midnight, on the lookout on a catamaran that we are sailing from St Maarten to the British Virgin Islands. A ‘delivery’ they call it in this world of sailing that’s completely new to me. Yacht deliveries ... Read more >

Tags: bvi, caribbean, catamaran, expat life, sailing, st maarten, virgin islands, yacht delivery


CUBA | Fri, 19 Jun 2015 | By sheree | Views [378] | Comments [1]

We shared a taxi again with our Irish friends to Varadero. We had another incident with the cab drivers who tried to charge us $130 CUC when it should have been $90 all up as he agreed on 45CUC for both Matt and I the day before. Luckily we had the slip ... Read more >

Tags: 1950s american cars, beach, caribbean, cuba, resorts, sea, swimming, varadero

Unique Travel Destinations that are yet to be explored around the world

TURKEY | Tue, 18 Nov 2014 | By blog | Views [297]

Picking a holiday destination spot can be a daunting task especially when you consider the fact that there are so many popular destinations to choose from. In order to add a unique twist to your vacation, try picking from some of the most unexplored ... Read more >

Tags: caribbean, destinations, travel

Not all those who wander are lost

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC | Tue, 16 Jul 2013 | By trustyoursenses | Views [203]


Tags: beach, caribbean, dominican republic

Not all those who wander are lost

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC | Tue, 16 Jul 2013 | By trustyoursenses | Views [198]


Tags: beach, caribbean, dominican republic

Adventure Tourism In The Bahamas

BAHAMAS | Thu, 6 Dec 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [972]

You can do heaps of activities on your vacation in the Bahamas. There is jet-skiing, snorkelling, scuba diving, boating and other water sports. While many operations appear fun and safe, much of the adventure tourism is not regulated properly. Tourists ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, bahamas, caribbean, tourism, travel-safety

The Best Way To See Trinidad & Tobago

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO | Thu, 8 Nov 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [472]

Every tropical destination has its ideal times to visit. But it does come down to if you would prefer to avoid crowds, or avoid rain. Trinidad and Tobago isn’t as susceptible to severe storms as northern islands, as they sit outside the hurricane ... Read more >

Tags: caribbean, travel-safety, travel-transport, trinidad and tobago

Jamaica - Avoiding the Local Hassles

JAMAICA | Sun, 14 Oct 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [1535]

Perhaps one of the most beautiful of all the Caribbean islands, Jamaica is equally one of the most unique.  Sure, like other islands there are gorgeous beaches and breathtaking landscapes, but Jamaica offers a culture and atmosphere that is completely ... Read more >

Tags: caribbean, jamacia, travel-crime, travel-safety

In the Beginning

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO | Thu, 20 Sep 2012 | By jamila | Views [318]

I have decided to really live life on point and purpose. I am the mother of two young boys ages three and seven months and of late I have been feeling really stuck. I ant to live more spontaneously,and more in tune with my mind, body, and spirit. I am ... Read more >

Tags: beach, caribbean, friends, warmth

The Dark Side of Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO | Mon, 6 Aug 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [11593] | Comments [34]

There are many beautiful and safe destinations within Puerto Rico - the capital, San Juan, and some of the other big cities are not among them. We'll name names if you read on. Locals will tell you the island is split into a violent and often dangerous ... Read more >

Tags: caribbean, puerto rico, travel-crime, travel-safety

Local knowledge and scams in Antigua and Barbuda

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA | Fri, 25 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [589]

Antiguan beaches tend to have a lot of vendors selling all manner of things. Unlike many countries where the vendors can be incredibly pushy, a polite “No” generally leads to the vendor moving on to someone who'll be more interested instead. If you ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, barbuda, caribbean, travel-safety

Law and Health in Trinidad & Tobago

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO | Tue, 8 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [544]

If you have packed your camouflage cargo board shorts to wear on the beach in Trinidad and Tobago, think again. There are laws prohibiting the import of camouflage pattern materials, without permission from the Minister of National Security. It’s ... Read more >

Tags: caribbean, travel-legal, trinidad and tobago

Trinidad & Tobago - High Crime

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO | Tue, 8 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [549]

Trinidad and Tobago has some pretty disturbing crime statistics, and frightening stories when it comes to attacks on tourists. But, there are ways to stay safe, so don’t cross it off your travel wish-list just yet. Attacks on tourists are increasing ... Read more >

Tags: caribbean, trave;crime, trinidad and tobago

St Maarten - Jet Blast Injury

WORLDWIDE | Tue, 10 Apr 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [874] | Video

The Dutch Antilles island of St Maarten in the eastern caribbean is famous for its idyllic tropical location, beautiful beaches, relaxed atmosphere - and for one of the most spectacular airport runways in the world. For the plane spotters, aircraft ... Read more >

Tags: caribbean, st maarten, st martin, travel-transport

St Vincent & Grenadines Tips

SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES | Fri, 23 Dec 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [697]

You may feel like donning a three-cornered hat, an eye patch and sticking a parrot on your shoulder because this Caribbean gem was the film location for the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise. Although if you’re holidaying on the Grenadine ... Read more >

Tags: caribbean, saint vincent & granadines, travel-safety, travel-transport

Barbados Crime Dangers

BARBADOS | Fri, 16 Dec 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2402]

Barbados is a lovely island nation home to Rihanna, coconuts and pleasant weather. It’s an overall nice vacation spot, but it’s not without its dangers, especially at night. This country generally has a lower rate of violence than many of its Caribbean ... Read more >

Tags: barbados, caribbean, travel-crime, travel-safety

From Patagonia to Panama

PANAMA | Wed, 28 Sep 2011 | By rachelina | Views [1762]

Arriving at Capurgana Port, we were soggy, high on adrenaline and exhausted from our two day traveling stint to get there. Deposited in the middle of nowhere (a familiar feeling by now for Team Beatrice) we were ready for some relaxation. Ladden down ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, capurgana, caribbean, colombia, hiking, la miel, panama, sapzurro

Hurricane Irene - Travel Alert

USA | Tue, 23 Aug 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2919] | Comments [2] | Video

The first hurricane of the 2011 season, named Irene,  is cutting a swathe through popular tourist destinations of the Caribbean, and is heading to Florida and the southeast USA. At 8pm AST on Monday 22nd August Irene was upgraded to a category 2 ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, bahamas, caribbean, dominican republic, haiti, hurricane, travel-alert, us virgin islands, usa

Haiti Safety Tips

HAITI | Thu, 28 Jul 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [743] | Comments [2]

Let's start with the road quality in Haiti which is generally speaking, terrible. The government has managed to clear many of the roads closed due to damage from the earthquake, but not all of them. Some roads are closed, some roads have ... Read more >

Tags: caribbean, haiti, health, natural disasters, transport, travel-health

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