Idyllic and beautiful though it may be, the Caribbean region poses its share of risks for travelers, from crime and corruption to natural hazards. Joanna Tovia shares her commonsense tips to keep you safe and informed.
Find out when visas are required, and ways to keep your passport safe
The essentials, from natural disasters and road safety to LGBTQ+ travel
Hidden fees, fake police – we share some common scams to watch out for
Get the scoop on food and water safety, vaccinations, Zika and more
Theft, assault, and corruption does go on here – learn how to steer clear of trouble
Laid back though the region may seem, there are some big no-nos here
By all means, kick back with a drink or two at a beach bar or nightclub, but keep an eye (or hand) on your drink at all times.
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