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SeaDream’s small cruise ships focus on hidden harbors

20 May

Source: Examiner

Sardinia is among the exclusive destinations visited by the SeaDream mega-yachts.

SeaDream Yacht Club, a two-ship cruise line that caters to vacationers looking for a decidedly upscale experience, celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. Its ships are small, carrying just 112 guests each, and that means they can call at smaller, exclusive ports and harbors.

 The SeaDream I and SeaDream II mega-yachts are known for their casually elegant onboard lifestyle and they often schedule multiple overnights in off-the-beaten-path destinations.

“Guests have destinations they wish to check off their ‘must visit’ list and the SeaDream Yacht Club crew enjoys helping them reach many travel goals,” says SeaDream Yacht Club President Bob Lepisto. “At the same time, we take greater pride presenting finely crafted Continue reading

#7 Best Caribbean Islands for Nightlife

13 May

SOURCE: FodorsTravel

From dress-to-the-nines salsa clubs to barefoot-in-the-sand beach bars, many Caribbean destinations offer distinctive party scenes that ensure the fun continues long after sundown. If you’re looking for something to spice up your nights, these islands will do the trick.

ARUBA

They pump up the volume at Aruba‘s resort bars when the sun sets. Unlike many other islands, nightlife here isn’t confined to touristy shows. Popular hot spots include Soprano’s Piano Bar in Palm Beach, Mojito’s Cantina and Grill at the Royal Plaza Mall in Oranjestad, and Señor Frogs in Palm Beach. In addition to catching nightly entertainment in one of the many casinos, many of which remain open 24/7, you can slowly savor a drink while Continue reading

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#NewMUsic – Skinny Banton – Jab FOREVER (GRENADA 2016)

13 May

“BLACK AS EVER.”

Skinny Banton and Sandman guide you on a nostalgic musical journey that dates back to a time where our ancestors overcame many a hardship to eventually RISE from opression to freedom. The story within the story subtly hints the emergence of the Jab Jab, the BLACK Diab that is now the face of Grenada’s Carnival. While the story is not directly told, the message comes across as clear as the crystal waters of the Caribbean sea. Even more so, to a listener who can identify with the message and knows his roots and how he came to be. The victorious synth melody combined with the commanding drums and a liberating mellow – mystical flute places the listener alongside those who celebrated their new found freedom many decades ago… And….if you listen carefully you may even hear the ooohs and crys of those very ancestors who have sacrificed so much for our freedom. The refrain BLACK AS EVER rings through the song.seated atop the blare of a powerful horn which resonates deep within ones very soul. Though many questions may remain by the songs end, The message that rings clearest lies in the chorus.. AND WE WILL BE BLACK FOR EVER fortifying Pride for our origin colour and culture.

 

 

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Vybz Kartel A Huge Fan Of Drake Says He Is Open For Collaboration!

12 May

SOURCE: URBAN VYBZ

Vybz Kartel A Huge Fan Of Drake Says He Is Open For Collaboration

Vybz Kartel is also a huge fan of Drake and is open to collaborate with the Canadian rapper.

Earlier this week Drake let the world know that the incarcerated dancehall star is one of his favorite artist of all-time and has been a huge inspiration to his career.

Drake Says Vybz Kartel Is His Favorite Artist, Talks Popcaan & Mavado “Addi Mi Daddy”

“Vybz Kartel is one of my biggest inspirations like one of my favorite artists,” Drake said.

A rep for Vybz Kartel told Urban Islandz that the deejay is also a huge fan of Drizzy and says that he want to collaborate with him.

“Vybz Kartel and Drake has a lot in common, both are great artists with incredible talents,” his rep told us. “Both of them are at the very top of the genres that they are in. Addi (Vybz Kartel) is open to collaborate with Drizzy so you never know maybe on the next album.”

Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, is current serving a life sentence in prison for his murder conviction. He is also appealing the case.

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Top 10 Soca Songs that Crossed over to Mainstream

12 May

SOURCE: PANAMERICANWORLD

Soca has only palanced its way into the mainstream on a handful of occasions since it first developed in Trinidad some 40 years ago. In light of Bunji Garlin’s recent success bringing unadulterated Carnival music to the fore with “Differentology”—as well as the 10th anniversary of Kevin Lyttle’s Continue reading

Tony Cozier: West Indian commentator dies aged 75

11 May

Source: BBC SPORTS

Tony Cozier

Legendary West Indian commentator Tony Cozier has died at the age of 75.

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Jamaican Woman Is Queen in Nigeria…Bobo Zaro’s Daughter Marries King

30 Mar

Source:Caribbean360

IMPERIAL OLUWO OF THE IWO KINGDOM AND HIS QUEEN, CHANEL CHIN. (PHOTO: NAJI.COM)

IMPERIAL OLUWO OF THE IWO KINGDOM AND HIS QUEEN, CHANEL CHIN. (PHOTO: NAJI.COM)

A Jamaican woman is now queen of the Iwo Kingdom of Nigeria following her marriage to King Adbul Rasheed Adewale Akanbi earlier this year.

The Jamaica Gleaner reports that Chanel Chin, 32, met the King in Continue reading