Ready for the plunge: Jobos Beach, Puerto Rico. Photograph Darrell Jones

Surf’s Up! The Caribbean’s Best Surfing

The Caribbean islands offer some of the best surfing in the world. Learn about the next surfing season and where to find the most exciting breaks.

Sunsplash star Ninja Man. Photograph by Dreamy Riley

Sunsplash: Reggae to Go

Jamaica's annual Sunsplash festival has become one of the world's great musical events and the nerve centre of reggae music .

Barbados mounted police ride through Bridgetown's Independence Arch. Photograph by Eleanor Chandler

A Break in Barbados

Your complete guide to one of the Caribbean's favourite holiday islands.

English Harbour, centre for Antigua's legendary Sailing Week. Photograph by Chris Huxley

Come on Down to the Caribbean!

There's a special excitement in the air this time of the year: sailing, surfing, fishing, carnivals, cricket....

Frankfurt skyline. Photograph by Photographers' Library

Frankfurt: Europe’s Crossroads

Travel Writer Graham Norton explores Frankfurt, the hub of Europe, and uses it as a base for seeing the rest of Germany.

John Caldwell: I'm sitting right where I want to be. Photograph by Garry Steckles

Caldwell’s Palm Island

John Caldwell is one of the most gracious hosts in the Caribbean, a T-shirt and shorts hotelier who's created one of the Caribbean's unique resorts. Garry Steckles shared his affection for a tiny island hideaway in the Grenadines.

Comic by Faithe Pantelides

What’s Your Name Again?

In the Caribbean you need a nickname, and it won't be an obvious one.

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.

Pelican Island

First Stop Antigua

New direct flights from London to Antigua put the spotlight on one of the Caribbean's most popular destinations.

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.