Caribbean

The Travel Journo shares posts and stories from the Caribbean. This includes luxury travel in St Kitts, inspiration on St Lucia, wedding and honeymoon travel in Jamaica and interesting people we meet along the way.

Reasons to take a holiday to Barbados

Reasons to take a holiday to Barbados

In Association with Thomas Cook Airlines Out of all the Caribbean islands, Barbados really does have it all. With paradise-like beaches, unique natural wonders, …
The Travel Journo’s Travel Guide to West End Negril

The Travel Journo’s Travel Guide to West End Negril

Where to Eat, Stay & Play in West End Negril If you’re planning some winter sun (or indeed pre-winter sun) or are simply …
Floyd’s Pelican Bar: is this the coolest bar in the Caribbean?

Floyd’s Pelican Bar: is this the coolest bar in the Caribbean?

I’ve been to sky bars, subterranean bars, bars made from ice and even bars located in former public loos (well, they’re all …
A Stay at Marblue Villa Suites, Treasure Beach, Jamaica

A Stay at Marblue Villa Suites, Treasure Beach, Jamaica

At the end of our Jamaica honeymoon, Mr C and I checked in to MarBlue, a small set guesthouse in Treasure Beach. After an …
20 Reasons to stay at Jakes Hotel, Treasure Beach

20 Reasons to stay at Jakes Hotel, Treasure Beach

Jakes Hotel is the first hotel BC and I stayed at during our honeymoon on Jamaica’s South Coast and let me tell you, …
#MondayInspiration with Angela Eastwick, owner of Somewhere West, Jamaica

#MondayInspiration with Angela Eastwick, owner of Somewhere West, Jamaica

Ever thought about escaping the city rat race and setting up a new life on a Caribbean island? Sounds like a dream right? Well, …
Weddingmoon Bliss at The Rockhouse Hotel, Negril

Weddingmoon Bliss at The Rockhouse Hotel, Negril

When we booked to stay at The Rockhouse ahead of our wedding in Jamaica, I knew it was going to be special. This luxury …
A Dreamy Airbnb Stay @ Somewhere West, Jamaica

A Dreamy Airbnb Stay @ Somewhere West, Jamaica

Serene, colourful and inspirational – that’s how I’d describe the three days leading up to our wedding in Jamaica – thanks to us finding …
My Caribbean Destination Wedding in Jamaica

My Caribbean Destination Wedding in Jamaica

A Caribbean destination wedding (and honeymoon) always sounded way too ambitious. But I’m proud to say, we successfully pulled off a wedding in …
My Destination Wedding: Jamaica here we come!

My Destination Wedding: Jamaica here we come!

So the day has finally come. As you read this, I will be boarding my flight from Gatwick and heading to my own destination …
The Rabot Estate, St Lucia: Chocolate Heaven from Bean to Bar

The Rabot Estate, St Lucia: Chocolate Heaven from Bean to Bar

With those ethereal volcanic peaks, the glorious Caribbean climate and the emerald green landscape, St Lucia is the stuff of dreams. And just when …
My engagement story

My engagement story

When you get engaged, everybody asks – so how did he do it? Generally, people want to know all the details, don’t they? It’…
The Blue Mountain Music Festival, Jamaica

The Blue Mountain Music Festival, Jamaica

February is the official Reggae Month in Jamaica and it’s when the island really celebrates its musical heritage. And on 21-22 February 2015, the …
SALT Plage: Is this the coolest bar in St Kitts?

SALT Plage: Is this the coolest bar in St Kitts?

Upcycled fittings, contemporary white-washed booths and a sophisticated cocktail menu. SALT Plage in St Kitts is my kind of bar. St Kitts and its …
Travel in Style: The YU Lounge, St Kitts

Travel in Style: The YU Lounge, St Kitts

St Kitts is hot on the heels of other Caribbean islands in offering a taste of the high life. And as we touched down …
I’m going to St Kitts

I’m going to St Kitts

Last week I packed away the suitcases of summer clothes, sandals, sarongs and binned all those bikinis that were looking a bit frayed around …
Spectacular sunsets of St Lucia

Spectacular sunsets of St Lucia

The thing about photography in the Caribbean is it’s so easy to take a good picture. It’s like someone’s turned up …