Open Road

The Bahamas: Still Beautiful, and Now More Accessible Than Ever

Island life is now just a direct flight away.

01/30/2018 By Scott Vogel

Safe Travels

What to Expect: Caribbean Cruises After Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Islands are rebuilding. Be patient and supportive.

01/09/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Oh, the places you'll go

Bahamasair Flights Off to a Festive Start

Courtesy a smartly scheduled morning flight, passengers were splashing in the islands’ famed turquoise waters by lunchtime.

11/17/2017 By Scott Vogel

The Friendly Skies

Houston Gets a New Direct Flight to Paradise

Bahamasair is the second carrier to offer non-stop flights from the Bayou City to the Bahamas.

10/12/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Bird's the Word

Get Your Fried Chicken Fix at These 11 International Eateries

In Houston, you can get fried chicken from across the world. And you absolutely should.

06/21/2017 By Alice Levitt

Travel

July on the Fly: The Quick and Dirty on Non-Stop Flights to the Caribbean

We've rounded up 11 sunny spots, each easier and cheaper to reach from Houston than you may think.

06/16/2017 By Julia Gsell

Editor's Picks

The Top 7 Spots for Caribbean Cuisine in Houston

The cuisine of the Caribbean is way more diverse than rum and Scotch bonnet peppers.

01/23/2017 By Alice Levitt

Pholourie Me Twice

Why You Should Be Eating Trinidadian Street Food in Vintage Park

Cute bakery Donafe's Café is serving big flavor.

12/12/2016 By Alice Levitt

Island Time

Keep Warm With Jamaican Grub at Island Sizzler

Sometimes, a chilly day requires hot food.

12/06/2016 By Alice Levitt

Not a Tamal, Nacatamal

Our Latest Obsession: Fritanga Nicaraguense La Carreta

We can't get this hard-to-find Central American cuisine out of our heads.

12/05/2016 By Alice Levitt

Island Time

How to Make the Most Out of Three Days in Belize

San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye may be tiny, but it has tons to offer the weekend tourist.

08/29/2016 By Miranda Proctor

The Friendly Skies

Houston-to-Havana Flights Are on Their Way

United Airlines will begin offering non-stop flights to Cuba later this year.

07/08/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Friendly Skies

Flight Deals of the Week: All-Inclusive in Mexico and Round-Trip to China

Who says Spring Break is only for kids?

02/22/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Feature

Great Escapes: Cuba

Take in Havana before the inevitable onslaught.

05/31/2015 Photography by Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Caribbean

Is Haiti Making a Comeback?

Dig into one of the world’s unluckiest countries, and you’ll find a diamond.

05/27/2015 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

The Perfect Island Getaway...Most of the Time

Snorkeling, relaxation, staring down the President of Honduras—all in a day’s work visiting Roatán.

04/07/2014 By Catherine Matusow