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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…

The 13 Best Caribbean Hotels for Under $100 a Night

As winter quickly approaches, we’re setting our sights on a warm Caribbean getaway. And while we’re all for indulging in luxury vacations, we also love scoring budget-friendly stays that don’t compromise on comfort and convenience. If you’re looking for an inexpensive hotel that still offers cozy rooms and easy access to the beach, you’re in…

7 Bucket List Trips You Can Do on a Budget

When it comes to travel, the term “bucket list” can be synonymous with “budget-busting.” Sure, some bucket-list candidates, like safaris or around-the-world cruises, are so expensive that you might need multiple lifetimes to pay them off. But at Oyster, we know you can have an epic, life-changing trip without draining your bank account to the…

The 9 Best Things to Do in Havana

Havana, Cuba/Oyster Despite the tightened travel restrictions posed by the current U.S. administration, Cuba remains a dream destination for many travelers. Full of old-school cool, the capital of Havana should be the first place you visit on a trip to the Caribbean island. The city’s name alone evokes visions of vintage cars, colorful architecture, and…

13 of the Best Swim-Up Bars at Caribbean All-Inclusives

Some trips are all about hitting museums, joining guided tours, and scrambling to see as many local sights and landmarks as possible. Beach vacations are emphatically not those trips — especially those at all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, where the itinerary revolves around lounging on the beach, strolling in the surf, and simply gliding across…

Oyster’s Travel Predictions for 2018

It’s been a wild year in the travel industry, from the growth of trans-Atlantic budget airlines to travel bans. With 2017 (finally) coming to a close, we’re looking ahead to what we think 2018 will hold for travel.

You Can Still Visit Cuba Despite Trump’s Tight New Travel Restrictions

Five months ago, President Trump pledged to reverse relations between Cuba and the United States, which the Obama administration thawed in 2015. Now, it seems like he’s following through. On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced that it’s imposing new travel and trade restrictions on Cuba. So what do these tight new regulations mean for travelers?…

8 Bucket List Cruises Every Traveler Should Take

Avid cruisers seem to break down into two types: Those that gladly sail to the same sunny destinations again and again and those that have a bucket list of ports that keep getting more and more far flung. And while we’re happy to hoist a fruity drink with that first group, we’re proudly in the…

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.…

10 of the World’s Best Music Cities

papagaio-pirata/Flickr Music is an international language, spanning cultures across the world, and, in fact, across time. Looking at today’s musical landscape, certain cities truly stand out for their music scenes, whether for classical music, jazz, or even techno. In honor of International Music Day on October 1, we’re naming some of our favorite cities for…