Browsing Category : Barbados

A Weekend At Almond Beach Resort


Barbados is known for some amazing hotels and beaches. We had the pleasure of enjoying a staycation at Almond Beach Resort. Almond Beach Resort is located just north of the historic town of Speightstown. Neither of us had actually stayed at an all-inclusive hotel so this was our first all-inclusive experience. For a staycation the all-inclusive experience was just so perfect,…

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A Barbadian Girl’s Guide to Crop Over


If you have been anywhere in the Caribbean I’m sure you would have heard about one of their carnival festivals. Carnival in Trinidad is definitely one of the biggest ones in the Caribbean and is held on the Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. That’s great but this post isn’t about Trinidad, the second most popular festival in the Caribbean…

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Sitar Barbados: The Best Indian Food


If you are looking for good food followed by a good party then Second Street is the place to come. Second Street is lined with restaurants and bars each offering a unique menu. More specifically, Sitar is the place to visit. If you are craving some good Indian food make a reservation at Sitar. We received a complimentary dinner, but…

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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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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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Epic Trips to Take from Barbados


Booking.com Barbados is lucky enough to be serviced by many major airlines flying in and out of many airports. The biggest ones being JFK, Gatwick and Miami airport. Unfortunately, many people believe that’s where their adventures should end, which is sad. Use the money you would spend on a shopping trip and book another plane ticket, trust me. Here are…

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South Coast of Barbados: Local Guide


South Coast of Barbados: A Local Guide When you land at the airport in Barbados you will be on the South Coast. The South Coast of Barbados is a lot busier than other parts of the island because there is so much to do. Since there is so much going on down here we are going to break it down, here…

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