Caribbean Travel

Travelling South? Beware The Chikungunya Virus

Jason Tetro | Posted 01.11.2015 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

The illness is called Chikungunya (pronounced chick-uhn-guhn-ya) and is derived from the African Makonde language meaning "to become contorted" or "to walk bent over." As the name implies, the disease is manifested through the development of muscle and joint pains although this isn't the only symptom.

Five Reasons to Take a Cruise This Year

Sara Graham | Posted 11.24.2014 | Canada Travel
Sara Graham

Canadians have actually been steadily increasing their overseas departures year over year. Rather than biting off more than one can chew, cruising offers a taste of other countries. Here are five more reasons to consider a cruise

If You Missed Booking Rio Carnival...

Rod Charles | Posted 03.28.2013 | Canada Travel
Rod Charles

As anyone who's ever suffered through a Canadian winter knows, it's never too early to start thinking about your next tropical visit. Especially where caribbean festivals are concerned. The catch is that it's almost too late to get in on the action at the Carnivals in Rio or Trinidad and Tobago, which take place in early February and often book up months in advance. Luckily, there's Crop Over.