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10 Reasons to Visit Barbados for Your Next Beach Vacation

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Deep in the [amazon_textlink asin=’1101879998′ text=’Caribbean’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’thetravelersway-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’62abc8ef-a912-11e7-9a33-33c93e938de0′], the island of [amazon_textlink asin=’B01N9GDBC8′ text=’Barbados’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’thetravelersway-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’6ec83738-a912-11e7-9eed-21fc2e192e7b’] makes a wonderful spot for your next beach vacation. Barbados is an independent nation, but since it functions as a constitutional monarchy recognizing Queen Elizabeth II as head of state, it’s a quirky blend of …

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Past is Present in Cuba

Crumbling Colonial architecture. Endless vistas of Caribbean blue seas. Music that still stirs the soul. An artist whose work marks him as the love child of Barcelona’s Antonio Gaudi and Simon Rodia of Watts Towers fame. That’s what I remember most about a recent visit to Havana. The artist – José Rodríguez Fuster – is …

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Puerto Rico: The Real Fountain of Youth

Puerto Rico: The Real Fountain of Youth? (via Richard Bangs) When Christopher Columbus made landfall in Puerto Rico during his second trans-Atlantic voyage, in 1493, a young Spanish nobleman, Ponce de León, some scholars believe, was on board. Rumors of hefty quantities of gold brought Ponce de Leon back, in…

Working on a Cruise Ship: What’s it Like?

Sailing on Carnival Conquest

Seven fun-filled days in the Caribbean. No cooking, no cleaning, not a care in the world — unless you’re one of Carnival Conquest’s 1,150 crew members who make sure every guest’s needs are met. Dining room staff, stateroom stewards, cooks, maintenance personnel, engineers, officers, entertainers, photographers and store clerks, systematically, efficiently and stealthily care for …

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