Caribbean

The best of Saint Lucia

I was chatting with someone the other day about living in New York City and how it affects the types of vacations I take: the constant chaos of the city leaves me craving something calmer, which is why I end up in the Caribbean so often. Bonus points that it’s fairly convenient, with plenty of […]

March 23, 2017 Continue reading…

St Lucia + Dominica: on video!

We’ve been greeted by quite the blast of cold weather in New York City! Snowstorm Stella and the resulting frigid temperatures, subway delays and knee-high slush puddles have left me daydreaming about the Caribbean paradise we just left. So if you need a quick five-minute break from the chill of winter (or just the drudgery […]

March 16, 2017 Continue reading…

Notes from a honeymoon

We’re back from a wonderful honeymoon to the islands of Saint Lucia and Dominica! As David quipped: “So far every day of marriage has felt like a tropical paradise.” Ha! Putting that to the test now that we’ve been reunited with our pug on the eve of a blizzard. One of the things that I […]

March 13, 2017 Continue reading…

A weekend in San Juan

San Juan is easily one of my favorite winter escapes: this is the third time I’ve gone in four years, mostly because it’s so reliably sunny and warm and easy. I can get my fill of sweet plantains, fish tacos, sunshine and colorful buildings in 36 hours—just enough to sustain me through a few more […]

January 24, 2017 Continue reading…

The best of St Bart’s

Holy moly St Bart’s! This was certainly one of those pinch-me travel experiences: we flew over on an eight-person plane and landed on one of the world’s most dangerous (and most photogenic) landings, drank copious amounts of rosé and ate plenty of fresh-baked bread, and generally just soaked up all of the sunshine and enjoyed the incredibly […]

December 19, 2016 Continue reading…

Le Barthelemy: on video!

There are some trips where I have to pinch myself to remember that this crazy travel life isn’t a dream: this past weekend in stunning St Bart’s was one of them. I headed down to this gorgeous destination in the Caribbean to check out the island’s newest hotel, Le Barthelemy. It was an epic weekend […]

December 14, 2016 Continue reading…

The best of Barbados

“Ah, but those aren’t real islands, with real flavor,” my cab driver replied, when he asked where else I’d visited in the region. “Barbados, this is the real Caribbean.” I wasn’t sure what to expect when I arrived in Barbados, other than sunshine and rum punch and a few days by myself. I was surprised by […]

November 29, 2016 Continue reading…