When it comes to food in Barbados, seasoning is basic. Food is fun. And it must be appealing to our palate. That is why anything that enhances the flavour has always interested the cooks in our families and communities. What we know of Barbados and its history helps us to understand its food culture. For … More Some Seasoning Basics
While this blog isn’t by definition a travel guide, from time to time I reblog posts from vacationers who have visited Barbados so that you will get a visitor’s take on a Barbados holiday. Some of their articles may help you to plan your trip by providing authentic advice or tips based on their … More Winter In Barbados
We all want a comfy bed. A place to lay our head, on a sultry night. We all would love a decent beach. A place to drag our feet, on a peaceful shore. We all can use a cosy bar. A place to sip our dreams, on a break water. The island of Barbados has … More Beds Beaches ‘n Bars- Twitter Barbados
My Dear MacCallister, Picture this: I came across this gal who said she was from Barbados. Not bad, I thought, . Nice looking gal and real posh accent. Discovered she was born here and lived here practically all her life except for a short spell in Barbados which she visits on a regular basis. I … More Correspondence UK
One woman experiences dislocation and what it means to be “Barbadian”. Delving into the historical roots of her ancestry, she researches her antecedents, reflecting on Barbados as a new growing Nation. Sandra Taitt Eaddy, M.A Public History, is a well known Barbadian scholar. Read all about ancestral research, including the why? and how-to?, as well … More Ancestral Journey
As a holiday island with tropical breezes and good sunshine Barbados has plenty to offer by way of serenity and wellbeing. I should know because it is where a few years ago I regained my serenity and wellbeing.
Despite the fears, and against all historical odds, Barbadians went to the polls with one intent: to rid themselves of the chains of a debilitating and stifling government. So much so that they created history and a politically unique and challenging situation. History, in that they now have their first female Prime Minister. History also, … More A Valiant People
A few good men in the political party can become enmeshed in the struggle to enlighten a wilful … More Party Political Meeting
The Free Dictionary describes valiant as (adjective) having or showing valor. so what is valor? What is it to have or show it? Is it merely being courageous in any given situation? Are Barbadians a valiant people? Clever or skillful, peace-loving or laid-back, industrious or proud, or valiant/valorous?
Yeah, but this thing in me side, you know, that old injury from … More Picture Postcard 14
What does The Telegraph have to do with Barbados? Well, Barbados is a wonderful tropical island which gets many visitors each year enjoying her charms. So of course the Telegraph had to, and continually does, poke its big nose around her trying to sniff out little tit-bits of serious journalism for its….travel guide. That’s … More The Barbados/ DailyTelegraph Connection
Amerindian dish made of meat and spices, coucou and flying fish , coconut beer shrimp, bajan rum burger, baked cinnamon plantain … More Barbados Travel Guide : Where to Eat — Scrubs2Sweats