This brand new edition Insight Guide to the Caribbean features illuminating text written by expert, local writers alongside inspiring full-colour photography that vividly brings the Caribbean and its people to life, at the turn of a page. The top attractions are highlighted to help you plan your trip priorities and a brand new 'Best of' section features recommendations on the most unique experiences the Caribbean has to offer, such as the best carnivals and the best locations for diving and snorkelling. An in-depth 'Places' section covers the entire Lesser Antilles, exploring each island's diverse character and range of opportunities for things to do, whatever your interests. All the principal sites are cross-referenced by number to the accompanying full-colour maps found throughout the guide, whilst additional maps inside the front and back covers enable instant orientation and easy navigation at a glance. Colour-coded sections and information panels explore the Caribbean's intriguing history and also provide fascinating features on everything from 'Rum' and 'Chains of Slavery' to 'Passion and Poetry' and 'Creole Cuisine', all of which give a rare insight into the culture and heritage of these tropical islands. A comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section covers transportation, accommodation for all budgets, eating out and much more, along with useful contact telephone numbers to help you book activities in advance. The unique combination of insightful exploration alongside practical advice means that this guide truly is a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.