Barbados Blog

Welcome to our Barbados Blog—your doorway to this exotic island paradise. This blog will help you make the most of your Barbados getaway no matter your interests. With insider information, unique tips, and advice you won’t find anywhere else, you’ll get to know our beautiful island long before you ever set foot on it.

Caribbean islands are known for their sandy beaches, crystal waters, and frosty drinks. Barbados is no exception. But if the seaside is all you see while here on Barbados, you’re missing out!

Map of Barbados

The picturesque green hillsides of the Scotland District, the deep jungle feel of the interior forests, exciting exploration in the underground, cocktails and world-class dining just minutes from shops, golf courses, and exclusive yacht club marinas—Barbados is a tropical island unlike any other.

From its tribal history through its days as one of Britain’s most affluent colonies in the New World, to today when the jet set elite and laid back travelers alike call Barbados their home away from home, Barbados has lived a long storied life. Each layer has added to the rich culture overlain on the unique geography of the Lesser Antilles and created a completely unique experience you won’t find anywhere else in the Caribbean.

With so much on offer, Barbados may overwhelm an unprepared traveler. Follow us for all the “Best of the Best” on the “Bimshire.” You’ll find a little bit of everything to help you pick and choose between destinations, activities, dining and more to help plan the best tropical vacation you’ve ever had.

Relax in luxury, luxuriate in adventure, or explore—the choice is yours. Barbados is your playground!

Horse Racing

Horse Racing

  • August 24, 2015

Horse racing is more than a sport in Barbados, it’s a national pastime second only to cricket. Horses have played an essential part in island life since the early 1800s.

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Oistins Fish Fry

Oistins Fish Fry

  • August 20, 2015

Oistins is a fishing village along Barbados’s southern coast. During the day it’s an excellent place to get an authentic feel for how (and why) a significant portion of the local population still makes it’s living from the sea

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St. Nicholas Abbey

St. Nicholas Abbey

  • August 11, 2015

Barbados has a long a storied past. Historic mansions, plantation homes, and massive private residences dot the island dating from the Colonial period over 300 years ago.

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Harrison’s Cave

Harrison’s Cave

  • August 4, 2015

This natural limestone formation underneath the heart of Barbados is massive—at least 2.3 kilometers (1.3 miles) long and nearly 15 meters (50 feet) high in some places

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Hunte’s Garden

Hunte’s Garden

  • July 29, 2015

Barbados is one of the most beautiful islands in the Eastern Caribbean. It’s home to many botanical gardens in which one can escape for a few hours or even a whole day

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Kensington Oval

Kensington Oval

  • July 27, 2015

As a former British colony, cricket holds a special place in the hearts and minds of Barbadians. In fact, cricket plays an important part in the history of the island itself and provides important economic stimulus even today

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Green Monkeys Of Barbados

Green Monkeys of Barbados

  • June 8, 2015

Chlorocebus primates more commonly known as Green Monkeys is one of Barbados’ most mischievous residents, the Green Monkey can be seen all over the islands

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