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
Thinking about a place in which we would like to spend our holidays, we often “rack our brains”, sorting through thousands of Internet resources, guides and the opinions of acquaintances. In one place beautiful nature, incredible snow-white beaches, five-star hotels with excellent service, but ticket prices are so “biting” that you are unwillingly trying to come up with something else. In another place, everything is rather modest, there are not very many sights or dizzying natural beauty, but the price tag is spinning wildly before your eyes, luring you to get another tour to a “good place”.
So what to do? I, as a tourist who has seen quite a few different islands, will help in choosing. Ladies and gentlemen, I bring to your attention a wonderful, quiet and calm country of Puerto Rico! Continue reading