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Get Inspired With Our Most Recent Caribbean Articles

Just getting started planning? Here are our four most recent articles to help you find your way, or dig deeper and browse the latest Moon travel articles for all of the Caribbean.

Best Puerto Rico Day Trips

Rent a car and explore some of the island. Puerto Rico is filled with so many surprising and delightful charms that are just a short drive away, it would be a shame to miss them. From beaches to rainforests to historic sights and more, here are the best day trips from San Juan.

Sexy Las Vegas-style cabarets, such as Tropicana, remain a staple of Cuban entertainment. Photo © Christopher P. Baker.

Where to Catch Havana’s Cabarets Espectáculos

Spectacular, gaudy, decadent, or a combination of all three, Havana’s cabarets espectáculos definitely deliver. From the incredible and infamous two-hour show at the Las Vegas style Tropicana nightclub to small campy shows followed by steamy disco, here’s where to go to experience it all.

Tower of Basilica San Francisco de Asís. Photo © Christopher P. Baker.

Explore Havana’s Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco de Asís

The Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco de Asís, began in 1719, has been church, concert hall, and museum in its long life. Learn about its construction, how it’s used today, and the likeable tramp, El Caballero de París (Gentleman of Paris), who is immortalized here.

Cacti along the coastline of Shark Bay National Park on the island of Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

Off the Water: Forests and Parks in the Virgin Islands

Away from the water, the Virgin Islands are a fascinating and richly diverse landscape: rocky bluffs and wide plains; mountain peaks and dry seaside forests; salt ponds and rainforest. Pack a pair of walking shoes, a water bottle, and a sense of adventure to get up close to the natural world away from the ocean.