From the Back Cover
Your insiders guide to the best places and prices
Choose the island getaway thats right for you
From Jamaica to Puerto Rico to Barbados, the Caribbean offers scores of intriguing destinations. So how do you choose the perfect island escape? Relax! This easy–to–understand guide is all you need to plan a tropical dream vacation.
- Down–to–earth trip–planning advice
- What you shouldnt miss and what you can skip
- Best accommodations for every budget
- Lots of detailed maps
About the Author
and Danforth Prince:
A native of North Carolina, Darwin Porter was a bureau chief for the Miami Herald
when he was 21, and later worked in television advertising. A veteran travel writer, he is the author of numerous best–selling Frommer′s guides, including those to the Bahamas and Bermuda. He is assisted by Danforth Prince, formerly of the Paris Bureau of the New York Times
. They have been frequent travelers to the Caribbean for years and are intimately familiar with what′s good there and what isn′t. They have also written Frommer′s Caribbean from $70 a Day
, the most candid and up–to–date guide to budget vacations on the market.
Echo and Kevin Garrett: Kevin′s articles have appeared in Affordable Caribbean, Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles, The Atlanta Journal–Constitution, BizTravel.com, Bridal Guide, Chicago Magazine, Coastal Living, Elegant Bride, Executive Getaways, Fantastic Flyer, Great Outdoor Recreational Pages, Investor′s Business Daily, Islands, Modern Bride, Second Home, and The Self–Employed Professional. He and Echo updated/wrote chapters on Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao for Rum & Reggae′s Caribbean 2000. An international award–winning photographer and member of the American Society of Media Photographers, Kevin′s images (www.kevingarrett.com) have run in several of the preceding publications as well as Voyages: The Romance of Cruising, Hemispheres, Los Angeles, Management Review, Sky, Smart Money, Southern Accents, Travel Holiday, Travel & Leisure, Weight Watchers, and World Trade.
Echo worked as an editor at McCall′s, then Venture, before going freelance in 1988, racking up credits in more than 50 national publications from The New York Times to Money, where she became a contributing writer covering travel. She was a founding editor for an awardwinning Web site BizTravel.com, responsible for Executive Getaways; a contributing writer for "News For You," the best–read, front–page column in Investor′s Business Daily; and a contributing writer covering hospitality and restaurants for The Atlanta Business Chronicle.