Red and pink ginger lilies. Photograph by Barbara Martin

Caribbean Flowers for Sale

Exotic Caribbean flowers are turning out to be a thriving export business.

The steel pan. Photograph courtesy Pan Jazz Secretariat

A Season of Steel Pan

Two big events in the steelband world take place this fall.

The main entrance of El Convento de Belén. Built in the early 18th century and now being restored, the covent also serves as living quarters for specialist craftsmen working on the city's buildings. Photograph by Martin Charles

Saving Old Havana

The historic Spanish centre of Havana is being restored to its former splendour.

diving, tobago

Tobago Diving: Landscape of a Dream

Donna Yawching goes scuba diving off Tobago. Photographs by Peter Hauerbach..

The Ospray in Trinidad, ready to retrace Slocum's Caribbean voyage

Joshua Slocum’s Journey

English sailor James Mellor is retracing the Caribbean voyage of Joshua Slocum, the first man to sail alone around the world..

Miss Leila bakes bread over wood embers in a stone oven

Warning: Carriacou is Addictive

Longtime resident Frances Kay explains why she loves Carriacou.

Illustration by Gabriel Woodham

Learning the Caribbean Language

The Caribbean gives a certain twist to conventional English. .

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Destination Focus: Grenada

Grenada is a perfect Caribbean destination, with all that a visitor can hope for and much more to be discovered.

Four of the best Caribbean beaches

Four of the best Caribbean beaches

Joyce Huxley's personal choice of perfect places to get away from it all. Photos by Chris Huxley..