With a culture and dialect spawned from English, African and West Indian heritage, Barbados residents, also known as Bajans, love life and may surprise you with their charm. Locals will happily discuss the meaning of life with anyone at the market, beach or rum shop. Perhaps Bajan music best reflects that joy of life in its mixture of jazz, classical, calypso, soca, pop and gospel music.
The human history of the Barbados is being rewritten due to recent archaeological discoveries unearthed at the site of Port St. Charles. Credible artifacts and other evidence point to human settlement around 1623 BC … More
The East Coast favors huge Atlantic waves that crash along the shore, making these beaches better suited for walking and sunning. But there are a few good places to swim after waves break over rocks and reefs into small … More
Barbados is an eco-travel paradise. Andromeda Botanical Garden preserves the exotic flowers native to the island, not to mention fragrant scents. Chancery Lane Swamp hosts migrant shorebirds such as Pelicans … More
Bajan Roots & Rhythm is a “must see” cabaret dinner show is held Wednesday and Fridays at The Plantation Theatre. It is the only cabaret show on the island to have true representation of local lifestyles … More
In the birthplace of rum and Rihanna, wedding planners also do brisk business. Barbados Duty-free shopping is substantial, but save cash for Pelican Village, on the outskirts of Bridgetown. It features a treasure trove of … More