Category Archives: Travel

Hurricane in Puerto Rico

Hurricane in Puerto Rico Was “Catastrophic” Event

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico with the flooding rains of Harvey and the destructive winds of Irma. Not surprisingly, Puerto Rico is still reeling several weeks after the nearly category five storm passed directly over the island. The United States has been hit hard during

Hurricane Irma

Caribbean Nations Devastated by Hurricane Irma

When hurricanes hit the United States, they are major news events; but when they destroy Caribbean nations, even online Internet news about them is scarce. In the Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma, at least 14 people have died, with the death toll rising as

Families Flock to Beaches Turks & Caicos

While there are a number of all-inclusive resorts that cater to kids, Beaches seems to have come up with the winning formula.  It’s facility on Grace Bay in Providenciales is packed with families during the holiday weeks. The resort has been named the “leading all-inclusive

Revolutionary War Loyalists

Revolutionary War Loyalists Left Mark on Turks and Caicos Islands

Not everyone supported American independence in 1776.  Some colonists remained loyal to England throughout the conflict.   During the war they were treated well and protected by the British but after George Washington’s victory at Yorktown, the supporters of the revolution scorned the loyalists openly and

Turks and Caicos Hotel

Turks and Caicos Hotel Scene Started with Club Med

The Turks and Caicos Hotel Boom all started when All-Inclusive Resort Pioneer Opened in TCI. Turks and Caicos was not always a mecca for tourists. In fact, many Americans had never even heard of the island chain when astronaut John Glenn splashed down in the

The Bahama Islands

The Geology of the Bahama Islands

The Bahama Islands are unique in that they rise up as a rocky plateau from the ocean floor. The chain’s 700 islands sit on vast platforms of carbonates that are thousands of meters thick and date back millions of years. The Bahaman Archipelago consists of two

Best Boutique Hotels

Summer in the City: NYC’s Five Best Boutique Hotels

The warm weather makes it a lot more enjoyable to explore New York City, including its prime tourist attractions like Ellis Island, the Empire State Building, High Line, and Central Park. During the summer, the city also offers many free activities, from Shakespeare in the