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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 Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are home to the third largest barrier reef in the world.

The Turks and Caicos Island’s Barrier Reef

The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are home to the third largest barrier reef in the world.  In addition to providing some of the best snorkeling and diving opportunities on the planet, the barrier reef keeps the pristine waters of Grace Bay Beach so clear

The Haitian Mango is in Season

The Haitian mango is in season—early March until the end of May. Mango ice cream does not taste like the mangoes you buy in the grocery store.  That’s because the mangoes sold all year in supermarkets come from Ecuador or Peru.  The taste of Mango’s

Gracee Bay Beach

Trip Advisor Names Grace Bay World’s Best Beach

The whole world now knows what anyone who has ever been to Turks & Caicos has always known: Grace Bay beach on the island of Providenciales is the number one best beach in the world. While Grace Bay is regularly named one of Trip Advisor’s

For Americans traveling to Turks & Caicos there is no need to worry about converting money or returning home from vacation with a pocket full of coins you will never use. The official currency is the U.S. dollar.

No Currency Conversion in Turks & Caicos

For Americans traveling to Turks & Caicos there is no need to worry about converting money or returning home from vacation with a pocket full of coins you will never use. The official currency is the U.S. dollar. Like 50 countries across the globe, he