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Come thirsty and leave satisfied. Explore the oldest rum distillery in the world, harbored right here in Barbados. For just $10USD, discover the history of rum making in the Caribbean which all started right here. Sample and taste four different...
Allen View, Barbados
For the longest time I avoided coming here. It's not that I'm afraid of caves...I just feel like all these caves look the same. I went to some in Spain, another in Virginia. I was convinced, however, because it was a nighttime trek through the...
Sam Lord's Castle, Belair, Barbados
Sadly, the infamous castle by the island's famous buccaneer caught fire in 2010. I never seemed to find time in previous visits to see it in its splendor which makes me appreciate historical sites more. You never know when a fire or disaster will...
The Boardwalk Main Road, Highway 7, Bridgetown, Barbados
On my most recent visit, I arrived at Tapas just after the lunch rush. The hustle and bustle had just died down — leaving me and my traveling companions free to enjoy the sounds of the waves coming ashore just beyond the dining room and more...
Too often us intrepid experiential travelers can get caught up in the whole effort of trying to do it all. "I must explore this off-the-map place!" "I have to try this exotic dish!" It's easy to forget that sometimes the best way to get to know a...
On the road along the coast headed north out of Bridgetown, you come across some old boatyards full of colorful vessels. There are some little lunch spots and rum bars along the way. My favorite is called St Elmos in Moontown, between Holetown and...
Northpoint, Conneltown BB27003, Barbados
Like most place in Barbados, the Animal Flower Cave is nearly impossible to find. There are no street signs anywhere on the island (seriously) and directions are usually given with instruction like "turn left at the second red rum shack." Most...
Oistins Fish Fry - Christ Church, Barbados. Can't lie about this place. If your plans don't include a Friday night, stay over!!! This Friday night Fish Fry is unlike anything you've ever seen. Dozens of stalls cooking great local food, music, and...