Category Archives: Things to Do

Key to being Kadooment Day Ready

Kadooment Day is the grand finale of the Crop Over Festival; celebrated in Barbados on the first Monday in August every year. This highly anticipated day of parading in glamorous costumes will be one of the highlights of your life so be sure to do it right. Here is our guide to being Kadooment Day ready.  Continue reading

Crop Over the Best Summer Festival

Crop Over – the best Summer Festival in the World

First off, what is Crop Over?

No better time to visit and experience the rich culture of Barbados than the Crop Over Festival from May (band launch parties) to August (Kadooment Day). The largest and most anticipated event of the Summer, Crop Over, dates back to 1688! Like the name suggests, Crop Over used to celebrate the end of the Sugar Cane Harvest in Barbados. Today it is a colourful celebration of culture, music and dance. Continue reading

reasons why you should trade a white snowy winter for a white sandy one.

8 reasons why you should trade a white snowy winter for a white sandy one.

Imagine wiggling your toes in the warm sand instead of them freezing off in your boots. Thinking about escaping the cold this winter? Here are 8 reasons why you should trade a white snowy winter for a white sandy one. Continue reading

Barbados Foodie

Why all Foodies should visit Barbados

Street food favourites to fine dining by the sea, treat your taste buds to a tantalizing experience in Barbados. The title ‘Culinary Capital of the Caribbean’ was bestowed upon Barbados thanks to our creative award-winning chefs, fresh local seafood and produce and the rich history of the island Continue reading

2018 Crop Over Calendar

The Official Crop Over 2018 Calendar

Crop Over is a celebration of the culture and history of Barbados. This tradition began in 1687 during the plantation days to celebrate the end of a harvest. Today the celebrations aim to keep the rich culture alive through music, dance, food, arts and many other celebrations. Continue reading