August 2017

  • Cuba carnival article - Active Caribbean Cuba article by Antony Barton

Cuba carnival wild street parties

Brazil may boast the colossal Sambadrome and Trinidad might be famed for flamboyant celebrations, but for an unrivalled multi-day extravaganza of outlandish parades, passionate dancing and mile-long street parties, the Cuba carnival in Santiago de [...]

  • Honduras border with Guatamala - Active Caribbean Honduras travel article

Hooray for Honduras travel!

Hooray… Honduras travel is finally changing for the better. After decades of social and political turmoil, Honduras is slowly emerging on the tourist map. Cruise ships call in Roatan Island or mainland Trujillo on the [...]

July 2017

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Caribbean wildlife

Within the wonderful mix of islands that make up the Caribbean, lies one of the most varied and well-preserved ecosystems on the planet – a living tropical paradise overflowing with colour and Caribbean wildlife… from [...]

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Caribbean turtles – nesting nooks

In the Caribbean and Central America, there are really exciting opportunities to see Caribbean turtles nesting, including the critically endangered Leatherback turtle. Older children will find joining night-time turtle patrols quite an adventure. It’s not [...]

  • Saint Lucia adventure travel article Active Caribbean features

Saint Lucia adventure…for the brave

‘All aboard? No standing, belts on, let’s go.’ My Saint Lucia adventure begins... It was Palm Sunday and in Castries the streets were almost traffic free. Men sold palm fronds along the pavements and little [...]

  • Maya trail magical moments Active Caribbean Mexico travel article

Maya Trail magical moments

My Maya trail adventure starts with a loud roar. ‘What was that?” A jaguar, lady, God of War and Night Sun, listen…’ Another roar, closer this time, then another, I peer into the jungle, stumble on the [...]

June 2016

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Caribbean family adventure

Exciting Caribbean activities and adventures for families In this Active Caribbean Family Adventure section discover exciting things to do with children while on vacation. There is a Caribbean family adventure for children of all ages [...]