Underwater view of an array of tropical fish on a reef.

Staying Safe in the Waters of Aruba

Make your stay in the Caribbean an enjoyable one! Rosalie Klein offers some safety tips for dipping a toe into the waters of Aruba, whether you plan to be swimming in a designated area, relaxing on a lightweight float, or snorkeling in the shallows.

Fried rice topped with egg on a square white plate.

What Foods Make Up Aruban Cuisine?

Aruban cuisine has been influenced by the history and the diversity of cultures that inhabit the island. Author and resident Rosalie Klein talks about what foods you’ll encounter and what foods not to miss when visiting Aruba.

A santa hat on a white sand beach.

A Merry Cuban Christmas

There’s a good reason that many Cubans have never seen Santa, and it’s not because he couldn’t get a visa—nor that it’s never been known to snow in Cuba. To Cuba’s young, bearded revolutionaries, Christmas was both religious and capitalist at the same time, so the holiday was officially banned. Christopher P. Baker discusses the recent history of Christmas in Cuba and shares his own holiday experiences.

Moon Aruba

Longtime Aruba resident Rosalie Klein gives travelers an inside look at this breathtaking island, whether they’re diving to see Antilla or staying on land and exploring the country’s rich heritage and vibrant nightlife. Drawing on her deep knowledge of the island, Klein offers her expert advice on how to make a stay both memorable and […]

Historic white-washed houses perch along the waterfront while large clouds hang in the sky.

A Four-Day Romantic Retreat in Bermuda

A favorite with honeymooners, Bermuda’s natural beauty and languorous pace are seductive to anyone hoping to celebrate a new romance or fall in love all over again. Get ready to spend four days enjoying Bermuda’s charm with this itinerary.

In pale golden sand, two beach chairs under a blue umbrella face the aqua water.

The Best Beaches in Bermuda

Bermuda’s beaches are world-renowned for their pristine, coral-tinged beauty, and there are hundreds of them around the island. Rosemary Jones points you toward the best beaches for snorkeling, the most secluded beaches, the best beaches for the ultimate island experience, and more.