Crop Over once called “Harvest Home” had its early beginning on the sugar cane plantations during slavery. Since then the festival has evolved into the colourful street parade that it is today. Here is a brief walk through the history of the Crop Over festival in Barbados. Continue reading
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
Green, Eco-friendly Vacationing
No matter what continent, country or town you come from, we are all citizens of our beautiful planet earth. You should take care of our planet both at home and while on vacation.
At Bougainvillea Barbados we try our best to encourage our staff and guests to play their part Continue reading
Barbados has been called, time and time again, “The Family Destination of The Caribbean.”
The people are known to be very friendly, the island quite safe and there is so much to see and do. Planning a family trip to Barbados? Keep the whole family entertained with these 5 free family fun activities. Continue reading
There is a reason why Barbados, is called the island of Festivals.
With your choice of music festivals, food festivals to sporting festivals and cultural events, we highly recommend scheduling your trip to Barbados to coincide with one of these events. Here are 13 of our favourite Festivals in Barbados! Continue reading
Charge your cameras and walk with extra memory cards because Barbados is bursting with beauty that you can’t help but photograph. Here are our top 11 spots to capture that Instagram worthy couple shot! Continue reading
Barbados has a rich culture and history. From ancient Amerindian artifacts, housed in the Barbados Museum, to the more recent Concorde Experience, we invite you to explore these 19 museums in Barbados! Continue reading
The area so many things to discover about Barbados, this includes a dialect full of many interesting words and phrases, to places of interest. Continue reading
Barbados is the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean. It’s no surprise that every November, Foodies from around the world flock to Barbados for the Food & Rum Festival. Here is all you need to know about the upcoming festival! Continue reading