“The gladdest moment in human life, methinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton
There are many of us who can relate to this well-known quote from Sir Richard, who was not only a British explorer, but was famed for his travels and explorations in Asia, Africa and the Americas. During his vast travels he had an extraordinary Continue reading →
Summer in Barbados is about fun, sun, food and parties. And don’t be mistaken, they all go together! So if you’re hanging with friends or chilling by a poolside bar chances are fishcakes will be involved!
You’ve probably had your fill of Bajan Macaroni Pie & Flying Fish, so now it’s time to try something different. For some Bajans, there’s nothing like hanging out with friends, playing dominoes and enjoying some Pudding n’ Souse on a Saturday afternoon. What exactly is Pudding n’ Souse you ask? Continue reading →
After you’ve set your clock to Vacation Mode and adjusted to the laid back atmosphere, it’s time to truly experience Barbados. Sightseeing is always at the top of everyone’s To-Do List, and there are a number of ways to get around the island. You could try your hand at Continue reading →
Way back when in the year 1637, on our small island Barbados, Rum was born. In the 1600’s and 1700’s Barbados was the world’s largest producer of not only of sugar cane but rum as well, made from the sugar cane’s byproducts. Rum wasn’t just invented in Barbados, Continue reading →
For many visitors traveling south for the winter, there is nothing more soothing than the sun’s warming touch on your skin. Destinations like sunny Barbados are perfect for escaping in the sun. Taking home a nice tan is one of the best souvenirs there is. Relaxing in the sun definitely has its perks, vitamin D aside, but with skin Continue reading →
Green is so in these days, and not just because it looks good, but more because it feels great. At Bougainvillea we are proud to have achieved Platinum EarthCheck Certification after over ten years of being above the best practice benchmark.
‘Something that is valued for its beauty or perfection’, this is the definition of a gem. It is therefore no surprise that Barbados is known as The Gem of the Caribbean Sea. But what is it exactly that leaves visitors spellbound after their first Continue reading →
Barbados is certainly known has having some of the best food in the Caribbean. Whether it is the locally sourced ingredients or the extra TLC that Bajan chefs are known to add, you just can’t beat the flavor. We recently asked our friends on Facebook what their favourite Continue reading →
Bougainvillea Beach Resort is known as one of Barbados’ most family friendly hotels. There is nothing like the look on a child’s face the first time they squish sand between their toes or dive into the warm Caribbean Sea. Traveling with children however can be a little nerve-wracking so we have prepared a list of 10 tips Continue reading →