Word of Mouth: Carriacou

With 100+ rum shacks and just one gas station, this small Caribbean island is full of charm and adventure

For those who wish to go beyond the well-known islands in the Caribbean, beyond the glamour and resort-style trips, Carriacou’s size, location and proximity to the nearby Grenadine island chain makes it undeniably unique. Positioned almost halfway between Grenada and St Vincent, Carriacou constitutes one of the seven islands that make up the nation of Grenada and offers a glimpse of what life in the …

Word of Mouth: Kauai Adventures

An island that's as free-range for humans as it is for its iconic wild chickens

Five minutes after landing on Kauai, you spot one: a colorful, carefree chicken that, strutting around aimlessly in the rental car parking lot, defines free-range. The sighting seems novel at first, but here the bucolic bird is almost as ubiquitous as a palm tree and blends right in with both the island’s rustic landscape. As an idyllic place to unplug and explore, Kauai’s un-cooped chickens …

Nowboat: Seafaring Adventure Platform

A tool connecting travelers with extraordinary yacht and sail experiences, with environmental NGOs getting support along the way

Yacht and sailing adventures represent one of the fastest growing categories in travel. In fact, it’s forecasted that by 2020, $51 billion will be spent on seafaring and everything that accompanies it. An avid kite-surfer and world traveler, Giovanni Alessi Anghini looked at the industry and found a lack of innovation, awareness and uniformity when it came to booking. To combat this (and the extreme …