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Datebook | Caribbean Events Calendar (January/February 2017)

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Events around the Caribbean in January and February, from Chinese New Year in Suriname to a film festival in Guadeloupe

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This old house

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The historic architecture of the Old Havana neighbourhood in Cuba’s capital is an artistic treasure trove

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Layover: St John’s, Antigua

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Its location near the northern end of the Leewards makes Antigua an important hub for Caribbean travel. Our guide to exploring the island when time is tight

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by T Photography /

Carnival planet

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The Carnival spirit, celebrated across the Caribbean, isn’t unique to our region. In countries and cities across the world — many of them with a cross-cultural history — the weeks and days before Lent are a season of revelry

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Roseau, Dominica | Neighbourhood

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With its dramatic backdrop of mountains, narrow and picturesque streets, and historic architecture, the capital of the “Nature Isle” has a distinctive French Creole charm

Photo by Amanda Richards

Layover: Georgetown, Guyana

Issue 142 (November/December 2016) | 0 comments
On a business trip to Guyana’s capital with a few hours to spare? A free day to explore? Our quick guide to getting the most out of Georgetown when time is tight

B is for The Baths, Virgin Gorda. Blueorange Studio/

An alphabet of Caribbean beaches

Issue 142 (November/December 2016) | 0 comments
How many amazing beaches are there in the Caribbean? Far, far too many to list. But here’s a start: a beach for every letter of the alphabet, from Anse La Roche in Carriacou to Zion Hill in Jamaica

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Brooklyn, New York | Neighbourhood

Issue 142 (November/December 2016) | 0 comments
The unofficial Caribbean capital of North America was once an independent city, and it still feels that way. With so many museums, parks, restaurants, and neighbourhoods to explore, who needs Manhattan?

Enjoying the spectacle at the Barbados 50th Anniversary of Independence launch parade. Photo by Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc

Datebook | Caribbean Event Calendar (November/December 2016)

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Events around the Caribbean in November and December, from the Bahamas International Film Festival to a celebration of ballet in Cuba

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Junkanoo: the rush is on

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Feel Nassau’s Junkanoo rush