Category: Barbados

Highlights of Bridgetown, Barbados

A View of Bridgetown By Nadia Ali

Located in the Caribbean, Barbados appeals to visitors who simply want to kick back and enjoy the sun, sea, and surf. With its aqua blue sea and powdery beaches, you are never too far away from a place to sit and relax. But when you feel like doing some exploring, Bridgetown (Barbados’ capital city) is the place to head to. It’s easy to get to from just about …

Sun, sea, sand and…sustainability

The Bahamas. Photo: Ethical Traveler

Planning your perfect holiday involves several exciting decisions: will it be seaside or city, on-tap entertainment or splendid isolation, excellent for culture vultures or family friendly?
How well a country treats its people, its animals and its environment rarely even gets a look in.

But in these days of eco-friendly everything, it’s now possible to choose your destination by its human rights record, conservation efforts and social and animal welfare. …

Getting in the Swing and Sail of Barbados’ Classic Sports Life

Sailing at the Mt. Gay Rum Regatta: courtesy – Barbados Tourism Authority

From sailing regattas to golf, cricket and polo — Barbados represents the most diverse Caribbean destination you can still experience for the traditional British West Indian sporting scene. Some of the sport is seasonal, while others are year-round – but whenever you happen to be on Barbados, you are able to find one of these sports to participate in or watch. Annual matches, tournaments …