New Yorkers love to vacation in the Caribbean. The islands are easy to get to from the East Coast and there are many places and cultures to choose from. Planning a trip for Spring Break? The Caribbean. Convincing the parents to take you away on their dime? The Caribbean. Surprising wifey with a romantic vacay? THE CARIBBEAN.

Take the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico off your list for now, because Barbados is your next hoilday destination. The small coral island that brought the world rum and Rihanna is so warm, fun, and charming, that you'll never want to leave. We're not travel agents, but we like to co-sign the places we love. Here are 8 Reasons To Travel To Barbados.

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