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Island Escape: 5 Reasons to Take a Weekend Trip to the Exumas

Last month I celebrated my birthday with a Bahamas weekend trip to the Exumas, a chain of beautiful cays and islands just an hour's flight from Miami. The Exumas are famous for the Swimming Pigs, which have been featured on TV show The Bachelor. But whether you want to get up close and personal with giant swine or…



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Mont Pelée: Adventures on Martinique’s Deadly Volcano

While sun-seeking vacationers flock to the southern resort town of Trois-Ilets and cruise ship passengers disembark in the capital city of Fort-de-France, the northern region of Martinique is relatively untouched by tourists. The main draw here is the volcano, Mont Pelée, but the scenic drive there is half the fun. It’s easy: Norwegian Air now…


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A Weekend on “One Happy Island” | 48 Hours in Aruba

Aruba is a dream destination for weekend jetsetters purely because of its size - at 20 miles long and 6 miles wide, you can totally see it all in two days. Of course that doesn't mean you won't want to stay for longer (there's something about that year-round perfect weather). But if you have 48…




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48 Hours in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is easy to fly to from the eastern half of the U.S. - and you don't even need a passport to feel like you've ventured to a foreign land. The island's capital and largest city, San Juan, is a great home base on the island. It's easily accessible for those wishing to head…


48 Hours in Tulum | TheWeekendJetsetter.com

48 Hours in Tulum, Mexico

Tulum: it’s a destination frequented by fashion editors, celebrities, the mega rich and… beach camping hippies. Known for yoga retreats, ubiquitous juice bars and trendy restaurants, Tulum was, at least for me, a much preferred alternative to nearby Cancun. It's easy: airlines like JetBlue, Delta, American and Aeromexico all offer direct flights from major U.S.…