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Monthly Archive for Mar, 2018

Just Relax...

March 28, 2018 | By Blue Sky Luxury

Lovers of Barbados are used to its warming people, bedazzling waters and rolling greens. But, what they don’t usually talk about is the unbeaten path - one which usually leads to a revitalizing experience that is sure to become the new ritual of your Barbados holidays. So, if rejuvenation is at the top of your summer to-do list, we introduce to you Barbados’ healing and relaxing charm with our top three picks for a peaceful getaway.

Something's Happening April 2018

March 20, 2018 | By Blue Sky Luxury

From sporting event like Polo matches and the Barbados Surf pro, to the Oistins Fish Festival and the Barbados Reggae Festival - here's everything that's going on in Barbados for the month of April!

Let's Go to Hugo's!

March 14, 2018 | By Blue Sky Luxury

The launch of Hugo’s Restaurant in the picturesque town of Speightstown is akin to manna from heaven! Touted as “ Something HUGE is coming to Barbados” the modern beachfront eatery did not disappoint. From start to finish, the experience was simply magical! Hugo’s officially opened their doors on December 22 but invited guests were welcomed for a much-appreciated pre launch.

Bajan Fried Flying Fish

March 06, 2018 | By Blue Sky Luxury

Photo compliments Sundale Foods International


Every Barbadian knows that the beautiful waters off Barbados are quietly teeming with a bountiful harvest. So, there is no surprise that a multitude of fish dishes are found on menus and tables across the island; however, one of the favourites remains fried flying fish. Whether paired with rice and peas or sandwiched between a soft salt bread (a local white-flour bun) fried flying fish is without a doubt a signature of authentic Bajan cuisine. Recreate Barbadian friend flying fish at home by following our recipe below!

Barbados Rum Shops

March 01, 2018 | By Gina-Lee Johnson

Photo compliments Braddies Bar Barbados


What is a Rum Shop?

There are a few hundred Rum shops across Barbados, all are located in a Chattel House (a wooden shack with a corrugated roof), some have been extended and may have separate seating. They are easily identified as they are usually brightly painted and many have been branded by a variety of local company or product, such as Mount Gay, Absolute, Banks Beer, Guinness or even a mobile phone provider.

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