A Journey Through the Dominican Republic

A Journey Through the Dominican Republic

Home to both the tallest and the lowest points in the entire Caribbean, the Dominican Republic’s natural contrasts are reflected in the juxtaposition of its culture, displaying an unusual, yet striking, blend of western and African influences in a tropical setting. While political matters, power struggles and several changes of ownership have defined much of its fairly young history, a pret...
by Ollie Barstow on 11 January 2012, 12:01PM



Top 5 Things to do in Cancun

Top 5 Things to do in Cancun

Mayan Archaeology Relics of the ancient Mayan civilization that occupied this area during the early centuries can be found in and around Cancun. In addition to archaeological sites at El Rey and El Meco, the great walled city of Tulum is the biggest draw for tourists interested in Mexico’s history. Situated on cliffs overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Tulum is a remarkably well-preserved Mayan ...
by Ollie Barstow on 11 January 2012, 09:01AM



Cancun - A Caribbean Dream

Cancun - A Caribbean Dream

For a destination that has become synonymous with global travellers and is now regarded as the most popular holiday choice in the Caribbean, it is remarkable to think that just 40 years ago Cancun was a nondescript Mexican peninsula in Quintana Roo with no permanent inhabitants. Certainly, when Mexico unveiled its ambitious plans to transform this land of sand dunes into a tourist attraction larg...
by Ollie Barstow on 11 January 2012, 07:01AM



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