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Cracking the Caribbean on a budget by Ryan Ver Berkmoes · When travelling in the Caribbean, your choices are as diverse as the islands. But you don't need to fall for the cliché of pricey beach resorts or isolated boutique getaways costing hundreds of dollars a night. You can enjoy the same beautiful beaches and lusciously warm, blue waters as the big spenders and you can do so on a budget without settling for the over-hyped all-inclusive mega-hotels with their hundreds of tiny rooms and buffet lines piled high with fast food fare. Cool and interesting budget places can be found on islands scattered across these achingly alluring waters. Here's our favourite five islands for having a sunny frolic that won't leave you with a fiscal hangover.

28 Powerful Photoshop Lighting Effects There is something about beautiful lights that can mesmerize an audience. Take a fireworks show for example. It’s been around for thousands of years, yet still has the power to put looks of amazement on faces of all ages. That’s why lighting effects make such powerful design elements. They are a great way to grab the attention of your audience and leave a lasting impression. Budget Travel - Frugal Traveler Blog /svc/timestopic/v1/topic.json?limit=10&type=article%2Cblogpost&fq=%28headline%3A%22Frugal+Traveler%22+OR++kicker%3A%22Frugal+Traveler%22%29+AND++-type_of_material%3A%22Caption%22+AND++-type_of_material%3A%22Correction%22+AND++-type_of_material%3A%22List%22+AND++-type_of_material%3A%22Paid+Death+Notice%22+AND++-headline%3A%22Paid+Notice%22+AND++-news_desk%3A%22Society%22& Columns There are more articles available on this topic, but we can't display them here. Try narrowing your results by using the search bar below.

Caribbean climbs: the best islands for hiking Gros Piton, St Lucia The steep-sided twin peaks of the Pitons rocketing above St Lucia’s west coast are a World Heritage Site and striking icons of this intensely green island. Rising to 2,614ft, Gros Piton is its second-highest point, a mighty sugar loaf that cries out to be conquered. 15 Wallets Every Designer Should Have in Their Inventory Written by Jacques van Heerden On Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 with 6 Comments so far in Collections If you are as crazy about design as I am then these are a must for you. Dynomighty Design create these epic wallets that are water resistant, tear resistant and fully recyclable.

Caribbean travel guide Read more: What's new in the Caribbean? The islands Click on the links below to read about individual islands. We have detailed expert guides on Antigua, Barbados, Grenada, Jamaica, Nevis, St Kitts and St Lucia, and for the other islands and island groups, we have summarised their appeal, indicated what they are best for, and given pointers on when to consider visiting. Bear in mind that the advice on when to go, above, applies across the Caribbean. Anguilla Antigua Bahamas Barbados British Virgin Islands Cayman Islands Cuba Dominica Dominican Republic Dutch Caribbean French Caribbean Grenada Jamaica Montserrat Nevis Puerto Rico St Kitts St Lucia St Vincent and the Grenadines Trinidad and Tobago Turks and Caicos US Virgin Islands

66 AXE Print Advertisements and TV Commercials From 2003, Axe advertisements portrayed various ways the products supposedly helped men attract women. In 2004, the advertising for the Pulse fragrance showed how it supposedly gave geeky men the confidence to dance to get women. This was followed by Touch, Unlimited, Clix, and in 2007, Vice was marketed on a theme of making “nice” women become “naughty”. Whether they are print advertisements or TV commercials, they always are worth to watch because of their ingeniosity. Print advertisements TV Commercials

20 Beautiful Waterfalls Hidden in North Carolina With North Carolina being home to over 250 waterfalls, its a little hard to pick just twenty, thirty, or even fifty, to explore. Despite the dreary weather currently overtaking my section of the state, making this list has me dreaming of the lush greenery of the North Carolina mountains. There is nothing quite like dipping your toes in that cool mountain water after a long summer hike on the Blue Ridge. I know there is warm weather on the horizon, so I’m making a must see starter list for springtime adventures. 20. Elk Falls, Elk Park, NC

100 Best (Free) Science Documentaries Online No matter how much you know, there is always something new to learn about science. While your college courses may cover the basics, you can get a more in-depth look at a wide variety of topics from Internet resources such as these great documentaries. These selections will help you explore everything from the inner reaches of the human mind to the outer areas of our universe and just about everything else in between. You Should Visit Antigua in May. Here’s How. Our new Destination of the Month feature offers a more in-depth exploration of the Caribbean’s top destinations, with a look at where to stay, play and eat — and how to get there. This month, our destination of the month is the beach-filled island of Antigua. Here’s a quick Antigua guide for what you should do when you get there.

Vector Illustration: 60 Illustrator Tutorials, Tips and Best Practices - Noupe Design Blog Jul 14 2008 Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool for illustrating various elements one can use for web pages and print design. However, it’s important to know what to do in order to powerfully use its tools and achieve certain effects. Travel Safety in Antigua Tropical beaches and English-speaking natives make Antigua a prime vacation location for U.S. tourists looking for a relatively safe, comfortable island vacation. Street crime and thefts do occur on the island, although these types of crimes can affect visitors at almost any vacation destination. Keeping an eye on personal possessions and avoiding known dangerous areas can help ensure that your Antigua vacation is trouble free. Crime Armed robbery and other violent crimes can occur in Antigua, and visitors should take appropriate precautions such as not displaying expensive jewelry or large amounts of cash.

Weird Jewellery Posted on November 10, 2007 - Filed Under Fun, Art | You want to have a cool and unique image? Doubtess, adding at your look one of this jewellery is the answer.Enjoy this great collection of bizarre jewellery. I think that accessories have a major role in a person’s look..What do you think?