Our Guide to the Caribbean


Everything you imagine about the Caribbean is true. From their kind and welcoming nature, flavourful food, unimaginably beautiful islands decorated with golden-white beaches and turquoise waters. This relaxing pace of life will ensure that the Caribbean will be a holiday of a lifetime.

Each island represents its own diverse and vibrant cultural characteristics. With an assurance of 365 days of sunshine – it’s no wonder why the Caribbean is the world’s most popular and best-loved cruise destination. Discover the colonial majesty of San Juan in Puerto Rico and the ‘city life’ of Bridgetown in Barbados, to the laid-back vibes of Grenada and Curaçao; there’s a world of exploration to be undertaken in the Caribbean Sea.

Whatever reason you’re wanting to learn more about the Caribbean, we’re here to help! We’ve comprised a comprehensive guide to the region combining destination guides with in-depth articles looking at various aspects of Caribbean culture. We’ve even provided all the information you’ll need to prepare for your unforgettable trip to paradise!

Caribbean Destination Guides

montego city guide

The Top Things to Do in Montego Bay

We’ve run through the very best things to see and do during a trip to one of Jamaica’s most popular destinations, Montego Bay. When it comes to soaking up the rays, there are few finer spots than this small cruise port resort in the north-west corner of Jamaica.

barbados travel guide

The Top Things to Do in Barbados

The most ‘British’ of the Caribbean islands; Barbados is a beautiful concoction of golden-beaches and cocktail-fuelled parties. If you’re wanting to explore the colonial history of the island, or simply chill out, relax and simmer under the warmth of the sun – this is the destination for you.

san juan city guide

The Top Things to Do in San Juan

Known for its bars, nightclubs and casinos, the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan is one of the most unforgettable locations in the Caribbean. Guarded by a 16th-century fortress and featuring colourful Spanish colonial buildings, these remarkable landmarks mark the cities’ ancient city walls – taking you back over 500 years into the past.

guide to bahamas islands

The Insider’s Guide to the Islands in the Bahamas

More than 700 islands make up the Bahamas, most of them intimate and uninhabited – perfect for spotting exotic wildlife! Our insider’s guide saves you the time of researching each island and introduces the destinations and sights you simply cannot miss. Our guide covers what to see and do whilst cruising around the Bahamas, perfect for those stepping onto this delightful archipelago for the very first time.

guide to music and dance in the caribbean

Infographic: A Quick-Step Guide to the Music and Dance of the Caribbean

Music and dance are both central to life in the Caribbean, and the islanders know how to celebrate. These small islands have had a huge influence on music and dance around the world, with many of our favourite musical genres and dance moves originating from this part of the world. To celebrate the Caribbean love of music and dance, we have created an infographic guide to everything you need to know about this wonderful culture.

must try caribbean dishes

8 Dishes You Need to Try on Your Trip to the Caribbean

The Caribbean culinary trail is a melting pot of different cultures infusing delicious flavours, such as succulent curried goat and chicken split. We’ve put together a few of our favourite dishes which we think everyone should sample whilst cruising through the Caribbean islands, from some old favourites to unusual surprises.

caribbean beach

Cruise Miss’ Caribbean Beach Days

Cruise Miss (aka – Danielle Fear) shares her love of spending her days soaking up the sun’s rays on the soft Caribbean beaches. She runs through just a few of her favourite beaches lapped by the waters of the Caribbean Sea, sharing exactly what makes each of these sandy stretches extra special. As an experienced traveller, Cruise Miss is a trusted well of information if you’re looking to book a beach-centric cruise around the Caribbean.

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Darcy is a writer and blogger, with a passion for travel. When she's not exploring somewhere new, or writing about her experiences, you'll most likely find her on the field-hockey pitch, or indulging in a good book!

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