Whoo Hoo! Go for the Adventure! All the Exciting activities on the island!
After long, hard workdays and weeks, locals need a break. However, with the tough economic times, some cannot always afford to travel abroad. Luckily, Barbados has great accommodation facilities island wide that tourists frequent for their vacations and locals can visit for their staycations. Below are some of the experiences of some locals who stayed
Dining by the Water’s Edge is a wonderfully romantic experience in tropical Barbados. Here are some restaurants where you and your loved one can go in St. James to experience this romantic setting… Fine Dining Bajan Blue Located on the lower terrace of the Sandy Lane Hotel, the Bajan Blue offers all day dining with
….Yesterday… Guinea Plantation is located in St. John Barbados. With its expansive grounds, it is of no great surprise that it was one of the first sugar plantations located on the island of Barbados. It derived its name from the Africans from the Guinea Coast that once populated the property. Additionally, the location holds some
Weddings are probably my favorite event to attend. I love seeing the color schemes, decorations, bridesmaids and groomsmen attire and especially the moment when the happy couple says “I do”. I especially love the food at receptions because it is usually such a nice blend of Bajan and Caribbean cuisine. My latest wedding experience was
Choosing to get married should be one of the most romantic and wonderful moments in your life, and very often it is, until…you have to plan the wedding. Where to get married, where to have the reception, who sits where, what should be served, which colours to choose, the list goes on and on. That’s
Sunday, 09 July 2017 by Marissa Chandler
As we approach the Crop Over season, we will be featuring some of the best names in the industry. These articles will take an interview style format, with most of the responses coming from several different articles. Quick Facts Name: Anderson Armstrong Born: February 1st 1968 Secondary School Attended: The Lodge School I’m
Event Planning is no easy task. Chances are if you are the main coordinator for the event, there will be a million things for you to do and decide on before your event. Therefore, we present the most important things you must consider when planning an event. Remembering these things will ensure smooth and efficient
The Barbados Crop Over Festival… …represents a blend of festivals from two contrasting cultures – England and West Africa? …is one of the oldest festivals in the Western world (dating back to the 1780s)? …originated as a celebration for the end of the sugar crop (hence the name “Crop Over”)? …is actually very different from
The tropical Caribbean islands are the most romantic destinations for weddings. White sandy beaches, tropical breeze, natural, lush gardens, all-star exquisite resorts, you name it, you can find the ideal location to get married in the Caribbean. However, one of the emerging locations for both local and destination weddings in Barbados are plantations. The history
Wedding Planning can be the most stressful thing to do in the world, so stressful than it can turn the nicest, sweetest woman into what is known as a Bridezilla – a woman whose behaviour in planning her wedding is regarded as obsessive or intolerably demanding and includes high-strung behaviour, a snarky attitude, and obsession
Getting married is one of the most beautiful things in the world. With that being said, we know planning the wedding day could be one of the most hair pulling, frustrating, infuriating, overwhelming and stressful things as well. Luckily for all brides to be out there, more and more writers and bloggers are creating Wedding
We usually have sunshine all year round but there are some days, specifically during the summer months that it rains. But the beauty of Caribbean life is that there is always something to do, as the older generation would say, “rain fall, sun shine!” Harrison’s Cave Tour this lovely and eye catching limestone cavern via
Some of us have a list of things that we would love to do on visits to other countries; things that we wish to experience that we may never get to do again. With so many Caribbean islands to choose from and even more activities to enjoy and sights to experience, we have created a
I never thought about all of the things I wanted to do in Barbados before the good Lord called me home before, so coming up with this list was a bit more challenging than expected. However, most of what I have come up with have to do with a lot of the physical, adventure activities
Friday, 09 June 2017 by Marissa Chandler
Gifting wedding favours dates back centuries. Couples would initially gift guests love knots made of lace and ribbon as a wedding favour. However, this has evolved as a tradition where the newlywed couple would present their guests with various treats (edible and non edible) as a thank you for joining them on their special day.
Slow Food is a global, grassroots organization with supporters in 150 countries around the world who are linking the pleasure of good food with a commitment to their community and the environment…Slow Food unites the pleasure of food with responsibility, sustainability and harmony with nature. Those were the words spoken by Carlo Petrini, the Founder
One of the most important days in a woman’s life is her wedding day. After getting all the usual things out of the way such as the venue, the caterer, the guest list and the registry, the bride must now focus all her attention on her personal appearance, including her hair, nails and makeup. What
Choosing your wedding registry presents a fun opportunity to build-up a new home with your significant other. However, sometimes this task becomes stressful and tedious, because there are so many things that you both wish to get, and you may struggle to compromise since its’ nearly impossible to get everything. Therefore, it is helpful to
Nearly a quarter of total time spent on the internet is spent on social networks. This telling statistic reflects the current state of our society, where social media has essentially taken over most of our lives. We use it to catch up on the latest fads, gossip and news (and for most Candy Crush addicts, games).
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 by Marissa Chandler
Calypso music is the most popular music played on radio stations across the island and no matter where you go, from rum shops, to wedding receptions, you will surely hear this type of music blasting over the speakers. In this article, we take a closer look at the origins of and the evolution of this