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Enjoy sports in Jamaica

Jamaica is one of the liveliest and most fascinating Islands of the Caribbean, well-known for its paradisiac beaches and turquoise waters. But the interior is equally beautiful, with waterfalls, impressive mountains and lush, tropical vegetation. In Jamaica you can play a variety of sports out in the open while enjoying the beauty of nature on this island.   Jamaica cries out to be explored. To do this you can go hiking through the labyrinth of narrow paths that crisscross and wind through the highlands of the Jamaican forest, visiting its rivers and fascinating waterfalls. The most salient excursion is to…

Nothing beats Christmas in the Caribbean

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  If you want to enjoy your Christmas vacation in paradise, why don’t you fly over to the Caribbean? We propose doing away with the winter cold and embracing warm weather instead, substituting an explosion of color for the regular everyday grays. The emerald green of the lush forests, the infinite turquoise waters and the vibrant blue sky: there is no ‘almost’ in the Caribbean—even the flavorful foods are shot with color. Besides the beauty of nature and the privileged weather, its culture is always on the rise. The Caribbean is packed with joy thanks to the music of all…

Cancun, Mexico’s most internationally renowned tourist center

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  A mere forty years ago, Cancun was a fisherman’s village with paradisiac beaches on the coast of Yucatan. In just a few years it underwent a substantial transformation and became Mexico’s most internationally renowned tourist center, with 22 kilometers of white, sandy beaches and turquoise waters alongside magnificent natural landscapes. Cancun offers first class accommodation, an exceptional restaurant offer, shopping malls, a number of theme parks and all kinds of sports. It is the perfect combination of beaches, fun and culture, and you can choose between spending the day lying in the sun or visiting the extraordinary remains of…

Montego Bay, tourist capital of Jamaica.

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  Montego Bay is Jamaica’s second city in size and importance, but it is the island’s capital for tourism as well as one of the main tourist destinations in the Caribbean. It is on the northwest coast of Jamaica and its beaches of white sand are flanked by floral plants, hills and prairies lined with palm trees. The name Montego Bay derives from the Spanish bahía de manteca. The port was the boarding point for exports of lard from the wild boars that were once plentiful in the hills. Later on, sugar and bananas were to become the main exports.…

The natural exuberance of the National Park of the East in the Dominican Republic

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Santo Domingo is still the beautiful paradisiac island described by Columbus in his first voyage to the Americas, and here the National Park of the East stands out for its beautiful and exuberant Nature. This park is located in the southeast tip of the country, on a peninsula jutting into the Caribbean alongside the beautiful island of Saona. It is one of the largest protected natural areas in Santo Domingo, a fascinating place that you would be wise to visit. Designated as a national park in 1975, it spans over an area of over 310 square kilometers, most of which…

Boca de Yuma, away from mass tourism

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Boca de Yuma, in the Dominican Republic, is a charming little village surrounded by beautiful beaches and inhabited by simple, hard-working people. Boca de Yuma is surrounded by plenty of attractions for visitors, including fishing, excursions, cycling, photography, a mile-long river that’s good for rowing, beaches, caverns, photography, and the National Park of the East, one of the biggest in the country and one of the largest marine reserves of the Caribbean. Boca de Yuma was a small river port from where Juan Ponce de León travelled in 1508 on a voyage to conquer Puerto Rico. In colonial days the…

Cuba

Locked in time, Cuba is much more than simply a place for a quick getaway. It has so many appealing features that you’ll have to plan out the purpose of your trip to this fascinating country. Cuba is blessed with the most beautiful and exuberant natural gifts, vibrating, colorful landscapes, protected natural areas and paradisiac beaches. It is a country of contrasts, where past and present, freedom and restriction cohabitate. Its people are generous, intellectual, cultivated, dreaming, cheerful and passionate. They are the backbone of a musical nation, with deep-rooted culture and perfectly preserved history. The decadent architecture is beautiful…

Partying along the beaches of Jamaica

  Jamaica is not only a paradise with beautiful beaches, crystal-clear water and impressive landscapes; it is also the Party Capital of the Caribbean. Few countries are so defined by their music as Jamaica. Besides reggae, you’ll also find plenty of raggamuffin, calypso, dancehall, soul, hip-hop, jazz, gospel, ska and rock. The island has many beach establishments dedicated to fun and music lovers. The best places in the country for partying are the Hip Strip in Montego Bay, which is not on the beach, and the entire Negril Beach, where the party lasts until breakfast time. Every day hundreds of…

Hellshire Beach in Jamaica

    Jamaica is plentiful in sublime beaches that are impeccably kept and cared for. Hellshire is not among them, although as far as beauty is concerned it could compete with the rest, thanks to impressive blue sea and the fine, white sand. But it is not the typical beach you find on a catalogue, with cots and parasols neatly arranged and fine cabins. Instead you’ll find old wooden tables and boards to sit on. This genuineness is what makes it so charming—it is a beach made by Jamaicans, for Jamaicans to enjoy. Located in Hellshire, the namesake beach is…

Thousands of things to do in the Dominican Republic

There is a lot to the Dominican Republic, including its beaches, natural parks, bachata music, warm waters … Here we review some of the many different things you can do in this earthly paradise. · Sun and beach, of course! It’s your decision: Bayahibe, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana… and so many more beaches. · Visit any of the 6 Natural Scientific Reserves. · Or the over 67 protected natural areas. · Charming towns where you can buy genuine souvenirs: rum, typical jewels (larimar stone and amber), cigars, coffee, Taino paintings and artisan figures. · Excursions that will leave you breathless:…