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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…

The Best Weekend Getaways in the Caribbean

We love a good weekend getaway — they’re the perfect cure when you’re yearning for some relaxation, but have to be in the office on Monday. While you may think domestically when it comes to weekend trips, some destinations in the Caribbean are perfectly suitable for a quick jaunt. We rounded up six beautiful Caribbean…

The Best Beaches in the Caribbean

With a winning combination of sun, sea, and sand, the Caribbean is undoubtedly one of the best places in the world for beach lovers. But with more than 7,000 islands sprinkled throughout the region and an almost immeasurable number of beaches, narrowing down the best stretches of sand can be a tough task. That’s where…

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.…

The Best Beaches in the World

The world is not in short supply of beautiful beaches. The factors that make a great beach, though, are highly subjective. For our very own list, we took into consideration aspects like safety, accessibility, and unique surroundings. Each sandy stretch has stunning scenery, but beyond that, the locations are richly varied. Without further ado, read…

The Most Underrated Attractions in the Caribbean

Four Seasons Resort Nevis/Oyster When most people think of the Caribbean, powdery beaches and mega resorts come to mind. However, this tropical part of the world has plenty to offer in terms of unusual local attractions that celebrate history, local culture, and wildlife. If you’re looking for spots where your friends probably have never been,…

Inside the Tropical Destinations Making U.S. Political News Headlines

Every day seems to bring a new destination to the spotlight of American politics. To name just a few: Mexico, thanks to Trump’s proposed border wall; South Korea, because of its missile defense system; Russia, which has been under investigation for interfering in the 2016 U.S. election (calls for an independent investigation of the Trump…

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…

6 of the Best Places to Retire in the Caribbean

Crashing turquoise waves, clear blue skies, white sand — a little slice of Caribbean heaven to retire in sounds like a dream. And it’s an attainable one for many, even on modest budgets. There are plenty of places in the region that offer not only gorgeous scenery, but also good healthcare and a reasonably sized…