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The Biggest Mistakes to Avoid in Puerto Rico

Old San Juan Just a few hours away from many major East Coast destinations, Puerto Rico is a vibrant, tourist-friendly island known for its beautiful beaches, warm hospitality, and incredible ecosystem. After sustaining severe damage from Hurricane Maria in fall 2017, Puerto Rico is once again ready for tourism — one of the island’s major…

The Most and Least Visited Caribbean Destinations

Despite the devastating hurricanes that rocked many of the Caribbean’s most gorgeous islands in 2017, the region saw 26 million tourist arrivals — a 2.7 percent increase from 2016. And luckily, 2018 proves to be even better for these stunning locations. That means you might face some incredibly crowded beaches. To help you plan your trip and find a little…

10 Cheap Caribbean Destinations to Visit in Winter 2019

Freezing temps, fewer daylight hours, and post-holiday blues — there’s enough to put you in a slump this time of year. Avoid all of that with a cheap Caribbean vacation this winter. Using Oyster-specific data from last winter (December 2017 through March 2018), we found the average hotel price per night in various Caribbean locales. We…

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 Best Things to Do With Kids in Puerto Rico

Old San Juan/Oyster With so many beaches to swim in, restaurants to try, and historical sights to see, planning the perfect itinerary for Puerto Rico can be intimidating. Throw kids into the equation and things might become even more head-scratching. That’s why we crafted this list of the best things to do on the Caribbean…

Where to Escape Winter in the U.S.

Pool at Hampton Inn and Suites St. Petersburg Downtown/Oyster It’s not even fall, but we’re already starting to plan our escape from winter. We love snow and hot cocoa as much as the next person, but there always comes a time when we need to defrost, even if it’s just for a few days. Luckily,…

Now More Than Ever, It’s Time to Visit Puerto Rico. Here’s Why.

Puerto Rico/Oyster On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico, leaving behind a devastating trail of aftereffects. The deluge of rain coupled with 155-mile-per-hour winds destroyed homes, created mudslides that left roads impassable, and led to the longest and largest power outage in modern U.S. history. In the days, weeks, and months following the…

2018’s 11 Most Budget-Friendly Beach Destinations in the U.S.

Now that summer is in full swing, soaring temps have us craving a refreshing beach with cooling breezes to beat the heat. Unfortunately, with so many Americans thinking the same thing, finding an affordable beach getaway can be difficult. So, we did a ton of research to create this list of the 11 most budget-friendly…

7 Best Honeymoon Destinations for LGBTQ Couples

Earlier this year, Bermuda made global news by repealing the law that allows same-sex marriage. The move came as a surprise, both because it represented a step back in terms of LGBTQ rights, and also because it showed an ugly, less tolerant side of the island’s culture. Still, LGBTQ travelers — particularly those planning their…

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.…