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Soaking up: Barbados Cropover (Carnival)

September 14, 2018
Cropover

Barbados Cropover is all about letting go and freeing up yourself. The BEST advice anyone can give you is build up your tolerance, every day is pace. Here is the break down of the lead up to Kadooment day: Fête: You have your all inclusive fête: When you hear all-inclusive it literally means all-inclusive. These types of fetes offer unlimited food and generally premium drinks. Bliss offered everything from a wine bar, Ciroc and Johnny walker tent, then when I…

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Soaking up: Barbados- Where to play

September 5, 2018
Barbados beaches

Barbados is filled with some of the best of the best to play. If you are trying to soak up some of the best of the culture, beaches and nightlife, here are my best recommendations: Island Safari Tour: Ready to get a little bit rugged? The Island safari tour blends old and new giving you the most authentic version of Barbados. The 4×4 are perfect for the courageous, adventurous type who can handle some good off roading. Ruel, our driver,…

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Soaking up:Barbados – Where to stay

August 29, 2018
Sandals Barbados

Barbados is filled with beautiful properties that each offer their own unique flair on what a Bajan experience is. Here are my top recommendations on where to stay while visiting the island: Sandals I never thought of myself as a Sandals girl. A Sandals vacation always seemed unreachable. I have always felt like Sandals was for the elite, however I was pleasantly surprised when I arrived  to see the mix of people staying there. Party goers, girls getaways, family reunions…

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Soaking up:Barbados – Where to Eat

August 23, 2018
Oistins, Barbados

First things first: You know one of my favorite things to do is eat. When I go to a new destination I want to eat what the locals eat, and save the pizza for when I’m back In Winnipeg. Primo The mood is set by the rustling waves hitting the boardwalk and the soft lantern lights. Nothing better than enjoying fresh seafood with accompanying sides while watching the sunset. Primo is located in the popular Gap strip making for easy…

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Soaking up: Barbados

August 20, 2018

Ohh Barbados, the first time I saw you in 2011 you stole my heart, in 2018 you captivated my mind body and soul. Barbados is where a wondering soul goes to play, fill their bellies and ingrain themselves in the warmth of the culture. I was lucky enough to partake in one of the islands biggest festivals, Crop Over. Historians believe this festival started somewhere around the late 1700’s, as plantation owners documented the African slaves celebrating a plentiful sugar…

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Carnival Essentials Packing list

July 30, 2018
Carnival essentials packing list

Getting ready for d road is a feeling like none other. The sheer excitement of the freeness you are about to experience is almost intolerable. In order to have the best Carnival experience, no matter where you are, here are my top 10 Carnival Essential Packing List for d road: Waterproof phone case This may seem excessive, however it’s better to be safe than sorry. We all want to capture those instagrammable moments with our phones, wete fetes or  J’ouvert…

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