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The 9 Best Small Islands in the Caribbean

Famed for its postcard-perfect beaches, azure water, and welcoming atmosphere, the Caribbean continues to reign as a premier travel destination. While larger islands like Jamaica and Puerto Rico hold a wealth of attractions, there’s an undeniable appeal to discovering a tiny island paradise. Whether you’re looking for a Crusoe-style escape, charming fishing villages, or trendy…

The 8 Safest Travel Destinations in the Caribbean Right Now

One of the most common questions we hear at Oyster.com is: “Is the Caribbean safe?” The answer is yes — but it depends where you’re going. By and large, travelers are unlikely to experience any major incidents on their Caribbean vacation no matter where they go. However, murder and violent crime rates are higher on…

Post-Hurricane Update: Caribbean Destinations You Can (and Should) Still Visit

Beach at the Beaches Negril Resort & Spa/Oyster This year has already witnessed one of the most active hurricane seasons in the Caribbean. Category 5 storms Irma and Maria barrelled through the region, with winds gusting over 200 miles per hour, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. Popular travel destinations, including Tortola, St.…

5 Famous Rock Formations and Where to Stay Nearby

When you live on a planet that’s essentially one giant rock, there’s sure to be plenty of incredible geological features on its surface. Luckily, Earth has more than enough amazing natural sights to go around — including many rocky phenomenon. Here, we’ve rounded up five famous rock formations in some of the most beautiful vacation…

6 Destinations Where Billionaires Vacation

We’ve all dreamed about where we’d vacation if money was no object. Would we opt for a luxurious Aspen ski break? How about a private Caribbean island? Or perhaps we’d splurge on rustic European glamour? For some, this dream is a reality. When it comes to traveling, billionaires can live out their wildest vacation fantasies.…

Incredible Hot Springs in Canada and Where to Stay Nearby

Courtesy of Flickr/pentaboxes Welcome to Oyster! Your online authority on all things hot springs. And Canada. Just kidding — as you know, we’re hotel experts, but perhaps you’ve noticed our obsession of late with geothermal hot springs and Canadian travel destinations. Of course, outdoor hot springs in Canada are a mind-blowingly magical combo of the…

5 Best Caribbean Islands for Scuba Diving

While many travelers enjoy lounging the day away on a white-sand beach, others are looking for a different experience by the sea — or rather, in it. Scuba diving is an extremely popular activity in the Caribbean, thanks to warm waters, great visibility, and tons of wildlife at dive sites. If you’re not certified, don’t…

5 Castaway Vacations on Almost-Desert Islands

If your life often feels like it’s moving at near-breakneck speed, you probably consider your vacations as opportunities to disconnect (often, literally), decompress, and slow down. Way down. And what better way to do that than with a so-called “castaway vacation” — a getaway to a deserted island, where even the small handful of tourists…