Prices in the country: how much does life cost in the Caribbean?
There is an opinion that the Caribbean is a place purely for luxury travelers. In fact, the Caribbean region includes 30 countries: some of them are on the brink of survival, others have a very high standard of living. In general, local prices cannot be called low. But, for example, a trip to the Bahamas or the Dominican Republic will cost more than to Jamaica, Cuba or Haiti. In this article, Prian.ru decided to consider the cost of living in the Caribbean using the example of one of the most developed countries in the region – Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Saint Kitts and Nevis belongs to one of 13 independent states of the Caribbean region, which is located on two islands. Among the other 29 countries there are also possessions of the USA, France, Great Britain Continue reading
Geography of the Caribbean. Geographical Description of the Caribbean
Geographically, the term “Caribbean” includes the Caribbean Sea, and all islands located southeast of the Gulf of Mexico, east of Central America and Mexico, and north of South America.
Although the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands are not part of the Caribbean, they have nevertheless been included in this section because of their cultural, geographic, and political ties with the Caribbean.
In total, there are over 7,000 islands in the Caribbean (including rocky islets, small coral and sand islands, and coral reefs).
The largest Caribbean islands are Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti (which is geopolitically divided between the two countries – Haiti and the Dominican Republic), and Puerto Rico. Continue reading