Our speculation from earlier this summer has been confirmed: Anthony Bourdain will give Jamaica the “Parts Unknown” treatment in an episode this season on the very popular “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown” on CNN.
The Atlantis Resort, on Paradise Island in The Bahamas, is world renowned for its family friendly environment, offering activities for kids of all ages to enjoy, from the current Cartoon Network ‘Summer @ Atlantis’ water feature to Club CRUSH, a teenagers-only nightclub. My summer crew of kids and I had the pleasure of experiencing a tour of the entire water habitat at the resort, and it did not disappoint.
I was initially apprehensive about agreeing to travel to Wemyss Bight, Eleuthera with my family and had many good reasons. First, the house we’d be staying in has no cable television or internet service. Second, there are no shopping malls, movie theatres or fast food restaurants. (Where is this? Medieval England?!).
As locals we often take our every day surroundings for granted. We read, see and hear visitors rave about our beaches, culture and people, but most days we only give them passing notice.
In addition to food tours and festivals, local art is another great way to learn about a country’s history and culture. The next time you visit a Caribbean country – or for those already at home looking for something new to do – stop by a local art gallery and experience a less common part of travel. Continue reading
Wednesday afternoon view of the Western Esplanade, the stretch of beach between Arawak Cay and Long Wharf, Nassau, Bahamas.
We’re huge fans of Anthony Bourdain and his Emmy Award winning CNN show “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown“. We’ve watched every single episode of the show with the Punjab, India episode in this past season being an all time favourite. The episode about Lyon prompted us to ask about school lunches in the Caribbean.