Relaxation vs. Responsibility: Leisure Travel for People of Caribbean Descent

Do you avoid traveling back home because you feel that you will have to bring a second suitcase full of things with you? When your family travels to your home country in the Caribbean, do you have certain expectations of them because they are coming from America, Canada, or England? See the tweets below to join the conversation.

Is it possible to really enjoy a vacation to your home country in the Caribbean if you are living abroad? On June 19th we discussed relaxation vs. responsibility when it comes to traveling to the country where your family lives. 

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  3. RSVP by commenting with your twitter handle so that we can give you a shout out and reminder on the day of the chat. Depending on whether or not the chat is hosted, your RSVP may be your entry into a giveaway.
  4. Click on the #CaribbeanMomChat hashtag, or type it in the search box, then click “latest” to get questions and see answers.
  5. Jump in and answer questions. Make sure to number your answer. For example, we tweet, “Q2. How old were you the first time you traveled to your parents’ country. #CaribbeanMomChat” Then you tweet, “A2. @socamomdc the first time I traveled to Grenada, I was four. #CaribbeanMomChat

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