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“Out of an abundance of caution, pregnant women advised to consider postponing travel to areas where Zika virus transmission is ongoing”
http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2016/s0315-zika-virus-travel.html
This advisory includes these countries: Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The virus is usually spread via the Aedes species mosquito. There is no vaccine to…

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Hello,

I've just returned from 3 weeks in Haiti and want to post a quick summary here, before posting a more detailed report later this week hopefully.

This is mostly as a response to the excellent information I received here before going.
It's difficult to get much up-to-date information on Haiti, so anything is appreciated.
We used the 2013 Bradt guide, but even that is partly outdated.

Firstly I would like to tell people that Haiti is a wonderful though greatly impoverished country, and…

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Hi!

I plan to go sailing with 3-5 friends in the Carribbean from ~christmas 2016 to January 7th 2017.
We don't have a specific region in mind, the area around Guadeloupe (Dominica, Antigua, Barbuda,...) looks very appealing though.
Neither of us can sail, so we are looking for a good and knowledgable skipper and a boat (catamaran preferred).
Who has experience with a skipper, knows someone or has contacts?

thanks a lot
stefan

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Hey guys! I've been getting lots of information from previous posts, so thanks already for that.

I will be in Haiti for my birthday at the end of the month. I wish I had more time to spend there, but I only have five days, and I'm trying to cram a lot into that small period of time. I originally decided I wouldn't have the time to fit the Citadelle with everything else I wanted to do, being that it is was really the only thing I was crazy about seeing that was so far away from everything…

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Hi just wondering what the most cheapest easiest direct way to fly to jamaica can i fly direct or do i need a stop over in USA? Thanks

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I am looking for a place to snorkel in the Caribbean. I want a place that is an easy single flight from the east coast. I already have my gear and everything. We want to snorkel that is the big thing and particularly with reefs and fish in a natural environment. We want a nice resort feel with the beach front pools. We don't really care for the cruise crowd type of people or the excursions that every single person does. Just a casual place to go snorkeling. We haven't really narrowed it down but…

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Hi all! I have been to puerto rico on multiple occasions, I compiled a few tips on how to travel and enjoy puerto rico on a budget:
Puerto Rico: Best Budget Island

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Since the hurricane in 2009, has the coral come back enough to make snorkeling worthwhile? I heard most coral is too deep and only of interest to divers.

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How did you get there?
How long did it take?
How much did it cost?
How did you get back to Phillipsburg?
Was it hassel-free?

Not intersted in generic websites that say taxis and minibuses are plentiful, etc., I want proper information from people who have done this. Thanks and sorry if I sounded a bit snotty.