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An English Pub in the Bahamas

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I have a “no Irish pubs” rule when I travel. It’s not that I don’t like them, it’s just that they’re ubiquitous. To me, they’re the equivalent of going to a chain restaurant in a foreign country — too safe,…

Enjoying Emerald Bay

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I don’t know if there’s a better way to start your day than with breakfast on a balcony. That applies anywhere in the world, really, but even more so when the view is this gorgeous. The made-to-order breakfast delivered straight…

Intro to the Exumas

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A couple of years ago, I hadn’t even heard of the Exumas. Then, one day in early March, I found myself in a very small plane gliding over the most perfect shades of blue. My favorite colors on this earth are…

Friday Photo: Swimming With Sharks

Nurse Sharks at Compass Cay

If you look down anywhere off the 365 cays of the Exumas, you’re likely to find some kind of creature. The water is crystal clear, which means you can see every conch shell, starfish, stingray, turtle, lobster, fish… and shark.…