7 Caribbean Chocolate Brands - From Cacao Bean To Bar

Demand for fine or flavor cacao with its exquisite color, taste, and quality is increasing. And instead of exporting these cacao beans (cocoa beans) mostly cultivated in the Caribbean, they are being used by old and new chocolate making companies popping up in the region. Some of these chocolate companies are associated with cacao plantations...

Hotel Review: Jade Mountain Resort St Lucia Is Architecturally Bold, Beautifully Decorated & Bucket List!

The Caribbean island of Saint Lucia was recently voted the World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination at the World Travel Awards. Saint Lucia winning this award for the tenth time is not surprising as her landscape is picturesque and there are quite a few luxurious and award-winning hotels on the island which are popular with honeymooners and...

Discover The History Of Chocolate And Its Connection To The Caribbean Region

Globally, chocolate is a billion-dollar industry, and some of the best chocolate comes from the Caribbean. This is because cacao farmers in the Caribbean primarily cultivate Criollo and Trinitario cacao trees that produce cacao pods and beans which eventually become fine cacao or flavor cacao. Fine cacao produced almost exclusively in the Caribbean region is...

Cost Of Getting A Second Passport from the Caribbean

Citizenship by Investment Programs that cater to high net worth individuals interested in getting a second passport raise millions if not billions of dollars.  And one of my recommendations post-hurricanes Irma and Maria was for the five Caribbean governments that offered a second passport to high net worth individuals via a Citizenship by Investment Program...

9 Overwater Bungalows Open at Sandals Grande St. Lucian

Sandals Resorts International has followed up on their successful launch last year of five overwater bungalows at Sandals Royal Caribbean in Jamaica with nine overwater bungalows at Sandals Grande St. Lucian. These overwater bungalows introduced to the Caribbean region by Sandals Resorts after decades of popularity in the South Pacific are proving hugely popular with couples...

10 Things for Citizenship By Investment Candidates To Keep In Mind When Viewing the CBS 60 Minutes Passport for Sale Report

High net worth individuals and their advisors researching second passport options are likely to come across the CBS 60 Minutes Passport For Sale Report broadcast on January 1, 2017. This report should be viewed with caution as it presented dated information and didn’t offer a balanced view of the 5 Caribbean Citizenship By Investment Programs....

5 of 8 Citizenship By Investment Programs In The Caribbean

Britain’s vote to leave the European Union combined with Donald Trump recently winning the Presidency of the United States has not dampened the demand for second passports via Citizenship By Investment Programs. In fact, the interest in second passports by ultra high net worth individuals from across the globe will most likely increase as they...

14 Historic Caribbean Hotels

The white sand beaches lapping the turquoise waters of the Caribbean are one of the main reasons that millions of tourists visit the region each year.  Many stay at large-scale luxury resorts overlooking the beaches, but an increasing number of visitors are opting for the charm and history of boutique plantation properties that once served...