Author Archives : Stace

Mount Gay Rum Tour: Barbados Must Do


I know I’ve already discussed how to travel Barbados on a budget, but if you are going to splurge on a tour then make it the Mount Gay rum tour. On top of an epic rum tasting tour, you can buy all the different rums at the shop at amazing prices! So stock up before you head home. There are…

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Where to Swim with Sea Turtles in Barbados


Barbados is home to beautiful blue beaches and lots of sea turtles. The most popular being the green turtle. The good news is that you don’t need to book a catamaran cruise to see them. This is perfect if you are travelling Barbados on a budget! They are found off many beaches along the west coast. Some of them are…

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Top 5 Spots for a Delicious Bajan Rum Punch


The Bajan Rum Punch, one of Barbados’ most popular cocktails. Probably because it is so fruity and refreshing. Everyone mixes theirs differently, and not everyone likes to share their special recipe. There is a standard recipe that most of them follow:   So a basic Bajan rum punch would be one part lime, 2 parts simple syrup, 3 parts rum, 4…

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Colombia’s Lost City: Hiking to Ciudad Perdida


So once you’ve checked off your necessities for Cuidad Perdida and packed as light as possible, it was time to start the hike. I ended up hiking to Cuidad Perdida or The Lost City with Magic Tours. Our guide only spoke Spanish but one of the girls translated for us. He was very knowledgeable. Hiking to Cuidad Perdida (The Lost City) Day…

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Ciudad Perdida: What to Know Before You Go


So you’re thinking about tackling the Cuidad Perdida or Lost City trek in Colombia? I was not able to find very much information about this hike before I went. So without really knowing what to expect here is what you shouldn’t forget to bring with you. Also you can check out these hostels in Colombia for the best recommendations! Cuidad Perdida Necessities • Proper…

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Epic New Zealand Itinerary


I travelled from Barbados to New Zealand at the end of May until mid June. The weather was pretty perfect, chilly but sunny. Definitely do this epic New Zealand itinerary at this time. I think I had 2 rainy days out of the whole trip. I spent 4 weeks here and managed to explore the whole country.  Although I did…

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Barbados on a Budget


Barbados has some beautiful beaches with all inclusive resorts along the coasts and 5 star hotels. Don’t let that get you down, there are many ways to visit Barbados on a budget. First of all, if you have read my budget travel 101 post then you know that low season is the best time to travel. If you check google…

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Self Drive Island Tour of Barbados by a Local


You’ve read my South Coast guide and have now seen more than enough of it. It is still such a small section of the island. You really need to do an island tour of Barbados. Don’t be afraid to drive here, it’s very easy. Here are a few tips for driving in Barbados. We drive on the left side of…

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