Movie Quiz! Name the Films that Featured these Jamaican Locations

Some of Jamaica’s seemingly secret spots — rugged caves, isolated, white-sand beaches, and a serene, deep-blue lagoon — became not-quite-so-secret…

This Blog Post Is About Toiletries, Not Sex

Size doesn’t matter… except when it comes to toiletries. And even if they’re small, they better be attached to a…

Miami Beach's Lesser Known Minority

Everyone knows Miami Beach is famous for sand, sun, fun, bikinis, and bods. What’s less known, at least to visitors,…

Hotel Death Watch: Barcelo Talanquera

Oyster Blog presents the first post in an ongoing series of hotels now serving guests in Eternity. Barcelo Talanquera (Late…

Don't Worry, Be Happy

Some happy Jamaicans in Montego Bay

Photo Fakeout: In which Mr. Model Man goes surfing in a hot tub

Last week, we showed you how hotels stage and Photoshop photos. This week, we show you what a little clever…

When Love is a Game

The Dominican staffers at Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace Resort dubbed this the “Love Game;” Italian staffers called it the “Kama…

Best Nude Beaches in Jamaica

Although topless sunbathing is widely acceptable in Jamaica, spots for full-on nude sunbathing are a little scarce — but there…

Get Medieval in La Romana, D.R.

Located on Casa de Campo’s property, Altos de Chavon looks like it’s stuck in a time warp. Perfect for a…

Grime, Mold, and Cockroaches, Oh My!

Sometimes, it’s the little things that can make a hotel stay unpleasant — some grime under the sink, a wad…

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