Barbados

Barbados is one of the most beautiful countries you’ll find in the West Indies region of the Caribbean. It’s a small island nation, rich in sugar, tropical fruits and seafood, yet poor in many ways. From snorkeling with sea turtles to sound systems blasting out dance hall beats, it’s a place you’ll be glad you visited.

Worthing Beach Barbados, where you’d love to be right now.

You know those ads for Corona where there’s an amazing beach with perfectly bowed palms, white sands and glowing blue waters? Well Worthing Beach isn’t quite like that. It’s actually better. Beach houses are built almost up to the beach and yellowing fiberglass leaking surfboards lean up against garden sheds. A whitewashed beach bar and café, the Crystal Waters Beach...

Savor fine rum at Mount Gay Barbados Visitor Experience

Mount Gay Barbados is one of the world’s premier spiced rums and it’s made just outside Bridgetown, Barbados. The Caribbean is synonymous with rum, but it’s Mount Gay Barbados that has become one of the most highly regarded spiced rums in the last twenty years. We sought out the Mount Gay Visitor Experience, the closest thing we could get to a Mount...

Take in the underground wonders of Harrison’s Cave, Barbados

Harrison’s Cave at Allen View, Barbados offer a welcome change of scene from the ridiculously pristine, unspoiled beaches (OK, who are we even kidding?). Harrison’s Cave is one of Barbados’ many sites of natural wonder and it makes for an easy half-day trip from Bridgetown, just over half an hour by car. There are buses, but not being entirely familiar...

Oistins Fish Fry, a vibrant market where Barbados comes to party

Oistins Fish Fry is a beach side food fair that’s big on flavours and unashamedly loud. We had heard amazing things about attending a Barbados fish fry and Oistins fish fry was the name that came up repeatedly – and it’s easy to see why. The food, the aromas, the music and the energy. Chatting with ex-pats we met along the way, each raved about how...