Today marks the 50th anniversary of Barbados’ independence from the UK & I’m sure that Bajans have cooked up one heck of a lime (that’s their word for party). This dot in the Caribbean holds a soft spot in my heart from the years my Dad lived there as an ex-pat. The friendly locals, delicious […]
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Anyone who reads this blog on a semi-regular basis already knows two things about me: I am constantly seeking out yummy local food when we travel & one of my favorite places in the world is Barbados (which, not so coincidentally, has very yummy local food). When we booked our cruise on the Celebrity Equinox, we were […]
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Every Saturday morning, the Piles open up the grounds of their Brighton Plantation to a whole host of farmer’s market vendors, allowing locals sell produce, ready-to-eat food (including the best spring rolls), handmade pottery, jewelry, & art. From 6am when the gates open, the area is full of American, Canadian, British, & Australian ex-pats sharing […]
Every Friday and Saturday night the village of Oistins in Christ Church, Barbados serves up a mean party. Both tourists (who tend to come early) & locals (who only show up after 9pm) flock there for the open air fish fry. Booths set up & grill right out in the open, the flavors of grilled […]
In the past, one of the hardest things about traveling to Barbados was going for seven or ten days without a decent cup of coffee. A former British colony, these people are tea drinkers all the way, & those that do drink coffee make a cup that tastes very different from what we would drink […]
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