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Oistins fish fry

If your visit to Barbados includes a Friday night, you don’t want to miss the Oistins Fish Fry. It’s a ‘must visit‘ during your stay in Barbados. Located in the parish of Christ Church, on the south coast of Barbados, Oistins is an active fishing town, but on Friday and Saturday nights it comes alive for this longstanding Barbadian tradition.  This is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike and is the second highest-rated attraction in Barbados. It begins … Continue reading →

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Mount Gay Rum Distillery

Ride along in this video as we drive from Holetown, Barbados to the Mount Gay Rum Distillery in Bridgetown. It’s about a 16 minute drive as we pass by Sandy Lane (island home of Rihanna), Paynes Bay, Fitts Village, Brighton Beach, and Brandons Beach. As you may notice in the video, roads in Barbados are mostly pretty bad, filled with pot holes and dangerous drops on the sides of the road.  As you can see in this video, Highway 1 … Continue reading →

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St. James Beach, Barbados

St. James Beach is nestled between Holetown Beach and Folkstone Marine Park on the western coast of Barbados, sometimes called the Platinum coast.  Many upscale hotels and resorts line the beaches here.  This beach area is bounded by Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts to the south and The Sandpiper to the north. Even though all beaches are open to the public, access to them can sometimes be difficult as the hotels pretty much cover most of the beachfront real estate.  … Continue reading →

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St. James Parish Church

Located in Holetown, St. James, Barbados, St. James Parish Church is one of the oldest buildings in Barbados. It stands on one of the oldest parcels of consecrated land on the island, often known in Barbados as “God’s acre”. Constructed in 1628 only three years after the arrival of settlers in Barbados, some of the first settlers are buried in its cemetery. The first settlers landed on the island on February 17, 1627 not far from the site where the … Continue reading →

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Each year, millions of families take a summer vacation together. Vacationing with your family is nice; however, there are times when you and your partner may just need to be alone. If you are interested in scheduling a romantic getaway with your spouse, you have a number of different options to choose form. When selecting a romantic summer vacation destination, you will need to consider what romance means to you. For many individuals, there are certain activities, settings, or events … Continue reading →

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