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…

Farewell, Caribbean King of Pop

A moment for Michael Jackson. A moment for the man who lived long, lived hard, lived weird. No one loves…

Sipping Red Stripe in the Sea

Located miles from the mainland off Jamaica’s South Coast, there is the unusual Floyd’s Pelican Bar. To get there, you…

Faked Photo of the Day: Breezes Montego Bay

The beautiful sunset, lush foliage, cushioned lounge chairs and decorative Jacuzzi tiles in the Breezes hotel website photo below look…

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