Caribbean

Boiling Lake, Dominica, Morne Trois Pitons National Park
Boiling Lake in Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Dominica

This is the latest in a series of travel photos inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. The theme of this week’s Photo Friday is LAKES.  The picture above is of Dominica’s Boiling Lake, located in Morne Trois Pitons National Park. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the second largest hot springs in the world. And […]

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This week’s Photo Friday takes us to Victoria Falls in Dominica, West Indies.
Victoria Falls - Dominica, West Indies

This is the latest of our weekly travel photo series, inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s #FriFotos theme is WATERFALLS.  In 2006, Chris and I took our first trip together to the island of Dominica, also known as the Nature Island because of its pristine beauty.  It’s not a very built-up, and is popular with birders […]

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This week’s Photo Friday takes us to paradise, which I define as a vacation at the beach in the Grenadines.
At the beach, Grenadines

This is the latest of our weekly travel photo series, inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s #FriFotos theme is PARADISE. It’s been a few years, but Don and I have yet to encounter a destination as relaxing as the 2009 trip that we took to St. Vincent & The Grenadines. While the Caribbean islands […]

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This week’s Photo Friday: The infinity pool at Amanyara, a luxury resort on Providenciales, Turks & Caicos.
pool photo

This is the latest of our weekly travel photo series, inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s #FriFoto theme is POOLS. And in terms of sheer luxury, it’s hard to beat the infinity pool at Amanyara, a luxury resort on Providenciales, in Turks & Caicos. Most of the island’s hotels are on Grace Bay, one […]

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Photo Friday: Tobago Cays Sailing

by Don Faust on January 13, 2012

Tobago Cays sailing on the Friendship Rose of Bequia, St Vincent and the Grenadines.
Tabago Keys Sailing

This week’s Photo Friday (#FriFotos) theme is HAPPY PLACES.   In late 2009, Chris and I traveled to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, my favorite Caribbean destination so far.  During our trip, we boarded the Friendship Rose, a 101-ft dual mast schooner for a day of sailing to the Tobago Cays, with the final destination […]

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Photo Friday: Turks and Caicos Luxury

by Don Faust on September 9, 2011

Turks and Caicos beaches are among the best in the world, with the most perfect fine white sand and the clearest water.
Turks and Caicos Luxury

Today’s Photo Friday (#FriFotos on Twitter) theme is LUXURY.   In January 2009, Chris and I traveled to the Turks and Caicos island of Providenciales, a much needed break from the cold weather on the US East Coast. When we arrived, I realized that for $350 per night accommodations, we were in the Provo slums. Not exactly, […]

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Photo of blue dusk at Young Island in St. Vincent, West Indies.
Blue Dusk

This week’s Photo Friday (#FriFotos) theme is BLUE.  Pictured above is a photo taken at dusk, looking out toward Young Island, St. Vincent, West Indies.

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Photo Friday: Red habanero peppers from the Caribbean
Caribbean Red Habanero Peppers

Red habanero peppers, from the Caribbean.  Take a bite… I dare you. Photo taken in a restaurant in St John, US Virgin Islands.  

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Photo Friday: Sailing on the Water

by Don Faust on June 3, 2011

One of my favorite photos of sailing: A peaceful moment on the water on our Virgin Islands cruise
Photos of Sailing

This week’s Photo Friday (#FriFotos) theme is WATER.  Pictured is a woman looking out over the peaceful water before sunset on the Arabella, a 160 ft. tri-masted tall ship.  The Arabella is part of the Windjammers sailing cruise line, and it sails  New England in the summer, the Mid-Atlantic region in the fall and the […]

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Getting up close and personal watching a celebrity chef cooking competition at the St. Croix Food and Wine Experience.
celebrity chef cooking competition

By Kelly Goodman, Contributing Writer If you like watching chefs at work (and the popularity of cooking competitions on TV show that many do), then you’d love the Food Fight event at the St. Croix Food and Wine Experience.  Two teams, each made up of visiting luminaries and local favorites, competed on the beach to […]

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